• Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

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    As a result, a number of Middle Eastern countries - including the UAE , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , Bahrain , Yemen and the Maldives - have said they are indefinitely severing ties with Qatar . The German vice chancellor criticised the policies set out by American President Donald Trump as ushering in an era of protectionism and warned that " Qatar could become completely isolated and be existentially affected".
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    Qatar's stock index has now plummeted 8.7 percent to 9,059 points, its lowest close since January 2016, since Monday when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties, accusing Doha of backing terrorism.
  • U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

    U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

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    With the frustrated lawmakers gearing up for Thursday's long-awaited testimony from ousted FBI Director James Comey, the committee on Wednesday afternoon took the unusual step of releasing the written statement Comey plans to deliver. "And the president brings in the FBI Director and says 'please stop your investigation.' If that isn't obstruction of justice, I don't know what is".
  • Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

    Qatar's sympathisers could face up to 15 years of prison

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    On March 3, 2014, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE recalled their ambassadors to Qatar and severed diplomatic ties with the country until eight months later when Qatar agreed to deport seven senior figures of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group.
  • United Kingdom election: the final polls

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    Polling and professional punditry all seemed to agree that Mr Corbyn was such a poor leader of the Labour Party that he would not even get as big a share of the vote as Michael Foot had done in Labour's abysmal 1983 election . "I'm naturally a Conservative voter but I don't agree with the social policy in the manifesto", said voter Patrick Kelly, 60, in east London . The election period saw two acts of horrific brutality disrupt the democratic process, with the Manchester Arena bombing ...
  • Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested

    Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested

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    The mastermind of the communal clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Uttar Pradesh Police. But after the district administration refused to grant permission and arrested several Dalit leaders, a police chowki was burnt, and over 20 vehicles were torched while several instances of stone pelting and clashes were reported.
  • OEA suspende sesión sobre Venezuela sin alcanzar acuerdo

    OEA suspende sesión sobre Venezuela sin alcanzar acuerdo

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    Rodríguez denunció que está en curso un plan de intervención y lo ocurrido en la OEA este miércoles fue una batalla política que evidenció la pugna entre dos modelos, el modelo hegemónico dirigido desde los centros de poder de los Estados Unidos y el modelo que propugna el derecho a la soberanía y a la independencia de los países.
  • Police release 12 London Bridge terror attack suspects without charge

    Police release 12 London Bridge terror attack suspects without charge

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    The men were shot and killed by responding armed police officers. Earlier, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera had reported that Zaghba had been stopped at an Italian airport because authorities believed he was on his way to Syria, and that Italian officials had warned British counterparts about him.
  • Trump attorney says president feels vindicated

    Trump attorney says president feels vindicated

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    In late NY trading, the euro fell to $1.1257 from $1.1269 in the previous session, and the British pound rose to $1.2951 from $1.2885 in the previous session. 'He is a good guy and has been through a lot, ' Comey says Trump told him of Flynn. An ad created by the pro-Trump Great America Alliance - a nonprofit "issues" group that isn't required to disclose its donors - casts Comey as a "showboat" who was "consumed with election meddling" instead of focusing on combating terrorism.
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    Trump no impedirá que Comey testifique

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    Su comparecencia marcará sus primeros comentarios públicos desde que fue abruptamente despedido por el presidente el 9 de mayo. El privilegio del poder ejecutivo consiste en la capacidad que tiene el mandatario estadounidense para no dar información confidencial.
  • USA suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

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    Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' decision, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting USA forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security". The fracas pits Qatar - a country smaller than CT and the world's biggest producer of liquefied natural gas - against Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain.
  • Hoy se conmemora el Día Mundial de los Océanos

    Hoy se conmemora el Día Mundial de los Océanos

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    Desafortunadamente, dice la ONU, "la presión humana, que incluye la sobreexplotación pesquera y la pesca ilegal, desconocida o sin regular, así como las insostenibles prácticas de acuicultura, la polución marina, la destrucción del hábitat, las especies invasivas, el cambio climático, y la acidificación están causando un grave daño a los océanos y los mares".
  • Trump injects U.S. into Arab crisis

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    US officials who monitor terrorist funding have said that Persian Gulf governments have made significant strides in ending official support for terrorist groups, although some money still flows from individuals, primarily in Kuwait and to a lesser extent from Qatar.
  • Qatar LNG Not Affected by Arab States Tension -Exxon

    Qatar LNG Not Affected by Arab States Tension -Exxon

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    Central Command's forward headquarters. He avoided criticizing the president Tuesday while stressing the need for cooperation in the Middle East. Six other governments also have suspended diplomatic ties. U.S. investigators believe Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency and planted a fake report that contributed to the crisis, according to USA officials briefed on the investigation.
  • Iran says 2 killed, 30 wounded in twin attacks

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    The ISIS media wing, Amaq, claimed "fighters with the Islamic State " carried out the assault. About half an hour later, attackers opened fire at the mausoleum a few kilometers south of the city, wounding several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said.
  • Putin revela qué haría si tuviera que ducharse con un homosexual

    Putin revela qué haría si tuviera que ducharse con un homosexual

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    Además de éste tipo de opiniones, dio revelaciones que confirman los calificativos de "machista" y "homófobo" que han lo acompañado luego de emprender políticas que denigran el papel de la mujer en la sociedad y contra la comunidad GLBT. Ese es sólo el curso de las cosas. En el material que se ha podido conocer sobre el documental, Putin habló la supuesta discriminación hacia los homosexuales y negó que esto ocurriera en su país .
  • Trump desea 'suerte' a Comey por testimonio sobre Rusia

    Trump desea 'suerte' a Comey por testimonio sobre Rusia

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    En el citado documento, Comey explica cómo Donald Trump le invitó poco después de tomar posesión en enero a una cena en la Casa Blanca, que acabó siendo un encuentro privado de ambos en el cual el recién estrenado presidente le preguntó por su intención de seguir al frente de la Oficina Federal de Investigación ( FBI ).
  • Trump Will Tap Christopher Wray To Be The FBI's New Director

    Trump Will Tap Christopher Wray To Be The FBI's New Director

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    At the Justice Department, Wray helped handle corporate fraud scandals, served on Bush's task force on corporate fraud and oversaw major fraud investigations including that of energy giant Enron. He called him a "man of impeccable credentials". Christie told NewJersey.com that he has "the utmost confidence in Chris". Christie had previously said he "gave it to the government" a while earlier, but the US attorney's office said it never had the phone.
  • Dos tercios de las personas vivirán sin agua en 2025 — Evo

    Dos tercios de las personas vivirán sin agua en 2025 — Evo

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    Y si no tuitea, a los periodistas que están acá les pago una cena. Horas después, Morales ha vuelto a publicar otro comentario haciendo referencia al conflicto. "Esta situación atenta al crecimiento de la economía boliviana y al derecho del pueblo boliviano a un justo desarrollo, por lo tanto confiamos en que esta Conferencia permitirá recordar a los países los compromisos que asumieron (.) particularmente aquellos referidos a la reducción de los tiempos de tránsito (.) así como el ...
  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) Joins The Fight Against Terrorism

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    Although Cook said that no details about the cooperation could be revealed , he did say that the government of the United States is being facilitated, through a "lawful process", with the data stored on the company's servers that could help track down the suspects of terror attacks, which have been plaguing the country for quite some time now.
  • Third London attacker named by police

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    Security agencies on Tuesday searched the hotel in Mujahidabad area in Karachi owned by an uncle of Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, who was among the three terrorists shot dead by police after their Saturday night terror. before stabbing people in the area around the nearby Borough Market , killing seven people and injuring almost 50. Neighbors described Butt as an avid weightlifter and Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer service before leaving last October.
  • Arab citizens arrested in Hamas assassination plot

    Arab citizens arrested in Hamas assassination plot

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    Hamas instructed an Israeli-Arab to carry out a terror attack that would include the murder of an IDF officer, the Shin Bet revealed today. Firas Faki was one of four Jaljulia residents detained in December 2015 on suspicion of illegal arms dealing and taking part in riots.
  • Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar - Mecca Newspaper

    Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar - Mecca Newspaper

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    Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and other Muslim-majority nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, alleging the small Gulf monarchy supports terrorism. Countries across the globe are increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they deviate sharply from USA policy? While applauding a Kuwaiti effort to mediate the crisis, Gargash said Emirati and Saudi officials planned to concede nothing to ...
  • Primer atentado de ISIS en Irán deja 13 muertos

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    Minutos después, otro ataque ha tenido lugar en el que -según la televisión estatal iraní- cuatro "terroristas", incluido un suicida, han asaltado el mausoleo del ayatolá Jomeini, ubicado en el sur de la capital iraní. Según el ministerio de los servicios secretos, otro grupo de "terroristas" fue neutralizado en Teherán antes de pasar a la acción. "La reivindicación de Dáesh (acrónimo árabe de Estado Islámico) demuestra que están implicados", agregaron, prometiendo no dejar "nunca sin ...
  • Bolivia denuncia escasez de agua ante la ONU

    Bolivia denuncia escasez de agua ante la ONU

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    El jefe de la diplomacia chilena añadió que Morales "dice respetar a las organizaciones internacionales e incumple con regla de la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ) ventilando en ONU un asunto de jurisdicción exclusiva de la (CIJ)". Chile acusó hoy a Bolivia de usar la principal tribuna de la ONU para plantear un tema bilateral , su demanda de un acceso al mar, y "politizar" una conferencia en la que se buscan respuestas globales para desafíos medioambientales.
  • Trump nomina para el FBI a ex funcionario de Justicia

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    A la Casa Blanca le gustaría mantener alejado de Twitter y la televisión al presidente Donald Trump el jueves, pero parece ser un esfuerzo en vano. Se refirió a la declaración que deberá presentar Comey el próximo jueves ante un comité del Senado , que estudia las presuntas relaciones entre Estados Unidos y Rusia .
  • Wray as New FBI Director

    Wray as New FBI Director

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    While Wray's background at the Department of Justice and in private law make him a good fit for the position, his resumé doesn't quite answer questions about why Trump saw fit to nominate him. Wray's not a politician, and his career suggests that he's among the more qualified outsiders to run the agency. Wray led the justice department's criminal division from 2003 to 2005, according to his biography on the website of King & Spalding, where he's now a litigation partner.
  • Arrestan a asesor de Temer por corrupción

    Arrestan a asesor de Temer por corrupción

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    Varios de los ministerios fueron atacados por manifestantes, que incendiaron la planta baja de la sede de la cartera de Agricultura, en medio de disturbios que dejaron unos 50 heridos, uno de ellos de bala. Temer busca aliados para permanecer en la presidencia tras haber sido acusado por el fiscal general, Rodrigo Janot, de corrupción, obstrucción a la justicia y asociación ilícita, tras haber sido grabado avalando sobornos en una conversación con el empresario corrupto confeso Joesley ...
  • Irán: Yihadistas se disfrazaron mujeres y atacan Congreso [VIDEO y FOTOS]

    Irán: Yihadistas se disfrazaron mujeres y atacan Congreso [VIDEO y FOTOS]

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    Trump lamentó los atentados pero subrayó que los países que "patrocinan el terrorismo se arriesgan a convertirse en víctimas del propio mal que promocionan". Estados Unidos condenó ayer los ataques terroristas en Teherán , que dejaron al menos 13 muertos y 46 heridos . " La depravación del terrorismo no tiene lugar en un mundo pacífico y civilizado ", dijo la portavoz del Departamento de Estado , Heather Nauert .
  • IEEM acuerda abrir más paquetes electorales

    IEEM acuerda abrir más paquetes electorales

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    Dio a conocer que los Consejos Distritales se integran por entre 341 y 521 paquetes electorales, los cuales contarán como resultados oficiales siempre que no presente alguna de las causales de ley que obligue al recuento de los votos. El presidente del IEEM, Pedro Zamudio, dijo que sólo se revisarán paquetes de votos que registren incidencias. Algunas de las actas se encontraban dentro de los paquetes electorales, otras no eran visibles por lo que determinaron abrirlos para verificar los ...
  • Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

    Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

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    State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S. is sending thoughts and prayers to the Iranian people following attacks that struck Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of its modern founder. On Monday Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and closed their airspace to commercial flights, accusing Doha of funding militant groups and backing Iran in the region.
  • Will the pound surge or slump during the General election?

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    Thousands of heavily armed police officers will be guarding the polling stations as terror alert remains high in the wake of the recent wave of terror attacks across the UK. Campaigning was twice suspended in the aftermath of the attacks, which May blamed on "evil" Islamist ideology. The Liberal Democrats are facing an uphill task in rebuilding their image after they entered into a coalition with the Conservative party in 2010, a move that fell foul with its supporters.
  • USA may withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

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    NPR's Michele Kelemen reports . She later explained to foreign policy experts her thinking on this. Later in the day, Haley stressed that the US doesn't "seek to leave the Human Rights Council ". "But, but", Tapper said breaking into a laugh, "the standards were set by the United States for the United States ". The U.S. has mulled leaving the Council for months and boycotted its opening session in March due to the anti-Israel agenda .