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by | June 13, 2017 | 08:22

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote and need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's DUP to have a majority. Downing Street initially said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:19

Time and again, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has failed on various fronts. Communist Party of India-Marxist State Secretary Badal Saroj said: "The CM of the government that used abusive language for the killed farmers is now going on an indefinite hunger strike for peace".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:18

America severed ties with Cuba in 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro launched a revolution that toppled a USA -friendly government. The study, which involved 1.973 USA voters, showed that 64 percent of Republicans back such policy that ease the traveling restrictions and trade with Cuba, while 22 percent reject them.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:19

Iran also said its security forces killed the mastermind of the attacks on Saturday. The pragmatist president championed a nuclear deal with the United States and five other powers in 2015 that led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran, in return for curbs on its nuclear program.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:15

The death toll later rose to three, with one injured. Afghan and American officials are investigating the incident. "An investigation has already begun", he said . The Afghan government in Kabul has come under growing pressure from the Taliban and other armed insurgents. Civilian casualties from both U.S. and Afghan air raids increased dramatically previous year, according to the UN's most recent report on threats to civilians.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:19

Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. Negotiations with the European Union are scheduled to begin later this month. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", Tusk tweeted . "The people of this country want control of their borders and an end to the disastrous policy of open-door immigration which has led to a rapidly-rising population, a funding crisis in health and education, pressure on housing and wages, and risky social alienation".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:15

US President Donald Trump has publicly renewed a spat with Germany after returning from an awkward global summit in which he openly criticised his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. The two countries are also not on the same page on climate policies. This latest abuse of social media comes at the expense of America's long-time ally, Germany.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:14

DUP leader Arlene Foster declared it a "good night for the Union". However the big news of the United Kingdom election is that due to a hung parliament, the British Prime Minister Theresa May believes she can form a government with the DUP and will go to Buckingham Palace at 11.30am to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to do so.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:16

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. One of the most controversial aspects of the DUP is that the party are anti-abortion and one of the main reasons why it is illegal to have an abortion in the country. The Democratic Unionist Party recorded its best ever election result. Mrs May needs support in Parliament because the Queen's Speech setting out the Government's programme is due on June 19, with a crucial vote on it expected after a few days' debate.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:14

The Trump administration has, to a certain extent, made North Korea a priority. The missiles are the fourth new missile system North Korea has disclosed and tested this year, sending a defiant message that it will continue to pursue a weapons program that has rattled its neighbors and Washington .

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:09

USA and Iraqi officials believe he has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battles of Mosul and Raqqa , to focus on his own survival. Raqqa became a key city in IS's self-declared caliphate, a hub for the organisation's activities and attacks in Syria , Iraq and further afield.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:13

Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley introduced the so-called COVFEFE Act yesterday, a reference to one of Mr Trump's more famous tweets from his personal account: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". This isn't the first time Quigley has deployed topical wordplay to challenge what he sees as Trump's lack of transparency. The changes would make it illegal for a sitting president to delete any posts on social media.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:09

Gandhi's remarks came after Dikshit said that General Rawat was behaving like a " sadak ka gunda ". Sonia Gandhi should disown their leadership which is going on insulting Indian Army , is not what the Congress wants and should apologise. The views expressed by him are not the party's views", he said, adding, the "Congress Party believes in "ahimha" (non-violence)". Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Sunday called the Army Chief Bipin Rawat a " sadak ka gunda ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:08

The jackpot has been steadily rising since April 1, the last time someone matched all the numbers. Saturday's estimated $447.8-million jackpot, the seventh largest in Powerball history, beat out the $435.3 million won by a ticket buyer in IN in a February 22 drawing, after a late surge in ticket buying.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:08

President Donald Trump, who has strongly backed the countries imposing sanctions on Qatar despite a more neutral stance taken by the State Department and Pentagon, said the measures were helping to stop terrorism funding. "It seems Qatar would be able to weather quite a prolonged period of sanctions", he said, adding that economic growth, fueled by government spending and infrastructure projects, was "highly unlikely to grind to halt".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:04

CNBC reports that the election resulted in a " hung Parliament ", with UK Prime Minister Theresa May losing her parliamentary majority. "I can still be prime minister". Mr Corbyn ran a superb, energetic and charismatic election campaign - I take nothing away from that. Writing in The Times she said: "Mrs May condoned their behaviour and turned a blind eye or didn't understand how destructive they both were".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:01

Nichols told CBS News that he hopes to have victor released on Bond. Garrick's affidavit said he interviewed victor at her home Saturday and she "admitted intentionally identifying and printing the classified intelligence reporting at issue" and mailing it to the news outlet.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:01

With the Presidential elections slated for July 17, the opposition parties are preparing to put up a joint candidate in case the ruling NDA's choice is not acceptable to them. While there was suspense over who would be PM Modi's choice, party sources are of the view that it would be someone in sync with the BJP's ideology.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:02

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:58

Mr Jones told BBC Radio Wales it was the prime minister's "constitutional duty" to seek the Queen's permission to form a government, and defended her choice of partners. Without such a majority, the government can not be assured of passing legislation and often has to rely on the support of other parties. The election ended in a hung parliament with the Labour Party making huge gains.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:59

Those exit talks, expected to be the most complex in post-World War Two European history, are supposed to wrap up before the end of March 2019 - a timeline that was already considered ambitious before May's electoral debacle. This is still on. Speaking on Good Morning Britain, Mr Brady said the overriding mood within the Conservative Party was one of realism and recognising they had not got the result they wanted.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:56

He was said to be holding an unknown black device, reportedly a powerbank . Armed police stormed a Malaysia Airlines flight which was forced to return to Melbourne after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, claiming he had a bomb , officials said on Thursday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:56

While Chouhan's government is under fire for the alleged police violence that took place in Mandsaur , the chief minister alleged that he would find and punish the "real culprits". This was where five farmers were killed in separate police firings during the agitation. "We wanted to meet the families of deceased farmers peacefully and honour them by giving them a letter and soil brought from different parts of the country but we were not allowed to go", he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:52

On social welfare, the DUP is opposed to some Conservative policies that would reduce pensions, for example. THE DUP has denied reaching a deal with the Tories just hours after Downing Street said an agreement had been reached that would see the party prop up Theresa May's diminished Government.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:52

Talks to end that crisis are due to begin on Monday. "We will be serious players if there is a hung parliament ". She and her team are trying to produce a small working majority in coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party . The current seat count puts Labour in the lead with 25 seats, including one snatched from the Scottish National Party. "But equally we want the best for all of the United Kingdom - and these are challenging times".