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It appears Saudi Arabia is now working to consolidate its position as the leader of that group and sideline Qatar , whose policies have often been at odds with other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council , a regional alliance of six nations.
  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

    Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

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    Mr Trump said the bombing in the British city of Manchester on Monday, claimed by the Islamic State group, showed that "terrorism must be stopped in its tracks". Markovic's tiny country is set to become NATO's 29th member on June 5. He suggested that states who had so far failed to reach the 2 percent of GDP funding threshold should make additional reparations in the coming years.
  • Spithill confident with America's Cup to set sail tomorrow

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    In the first clash of the syndicates since the epic 2013 Cup Match in San Francisco, Team USA prevailed by a narrow six-second margin. For the first time, the defenders have been allowed to contest the challenger series as part of their build-up and Oracle showed they were already on the money.
  • Phoenix police say comicon suspect threatened them

    Phoenix police say comicon suspect threatened them

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    If you buy a prop weapon, police will require you keep it sealed while you're inside the venue. The entertainment and comic convention began Thursday in the downtown area. The man had been taking and posting photos of police officers on social media, Phoenix police spokeswoman Sgt. Mercedes Fortune told AZ Central .
  • Lib Dems pledge support for cutting-edge grid and storage technologies

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    Future Lib Dem measures to encourage public uptake of low-emission cars could include reversing or amending the latest tax changes, or widening the scope of the existing electric vehicle grant, which now stands at a maximum of £4500. The Conservative Party has surged in the polls in recent months, now leading with 49% of the vote according to a YouGov poll published on May 12. Mr Farron was again forced off message over his religious views and had to confirm he supports a woman's right to ...
  • Denied Permission For Visit, Rahul Gandhi Heads To Riot-Hit Saharanpur

    Denied Permission For Visit, Rahul Gandhi Heads To Riot-Hit Saharanpur

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    Earlier, former union minister Kumari Shailja and senior Congress leader PL Punia were denied permission to visit Saharanpur. The Congress party had on Thursday said Adityanath was nobody to stop Rahul Gandhi from visiting Saharanpur. The decision may have come about after fresh bout of violence broke out following Mayawati's visit. However, the BSP chief said the state government has till now not provided relief and compensation to the victims of the violence.
  • More Than 100 Civilians Killed in Iraq Bombing in March

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    The coalition does not usually compensate civilians for accidental strikes, with the exception of occasional sympathy payments. More than 100 civilians were killed when a U.S. But Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, disputed that. The Iraqis requested the airstrike on the snipers, who were firing from the roof of a building in the densely packed neighborhood of Al Jadidah.
  • Trump Vows 'To Do Everything I Can' to Achieve Middle East Peace

    Trump Vows 'To Do Everything I Can' to Achieve Middle East Peace

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    And therein lies the catch: The willingness of the Sunni coalition to normalize relations with Israel and the Gulf states is predicated on the resolution of the Palestinian conflict. View of the Palestinian village of a-Ram, a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem. The Trump Administration is looking to resolve that by courting top Labor figure Isaac Herzog from the opposition to try to get him to back the peace process.
  • China installs rocket launchers on disputed reef in South China sea

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    In this September 23, 2015, photo, provided by Renato Etac, a Chinese Coast Guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea . Both sides exchanged views on issues related to the South China Sea in a frank, in-depth, and friendly manner, where both sides reiterated their commitment to cooperate and to find ways forward to strengthen mutual trust and confidence.
  • Two explosions in Jakarta near bus station; two dead including suspected bomber

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    Details were still unclear at press time, but various witnesses had said the first and second blast occurred between five and 10 minutes apart near a bus terminal and a parking lot for motorcycles. Local reports suggested the explosions happened near the terminal's toilet. The country saw a deadly attack in 2002 when bombers targeted the popular tourist destination of Bali, killing 204 people.
  • Absentee ballot count underway in BC

    Absentee ballot count underway in BC

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    Officials say about half of the ballots have been counted in the riding so far. Ballots collected by Elections B.C. mobile teams, in hospitals, remote work camps and one that went door-to-door in an area isolated by a landslide in the Shuswap, are also not included in election night vote counts.