Monday, June 26, 2017 | 8:43 PM


UK PM strikes deal to get Northern Ireland party’s support for minority govt

Monday, June 26, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May’s minority government got a semblance of stability on Monday after the Conservative party reached a coalition deal with the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party, despite reservations over London’s neutrality in the trouble-torn region.

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Two thirds of Mosul Old City retaken from IS

Monday, June 26, 2017

Iraqi forces have retaken two thirds of old Mosul, a week after launching an offensive against the Islamic State group’s last bastion in the city, a senior commander said on Sunday.

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Iran´s Rouhani backs Qatar, rejects "siege"

Monday, June 26, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced support on Sunday for Qatar in its confrontation with Iran´s rival Saudi Arabia and its allies, saying a "siege of Qatar is unacceptable", the state news agency IRNA reported.

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Israel strikes at Syrian positions for second day running

Monday, June 26, 2017

Israeli forces fired on Syrian regime positions af ter projectiles from the war-torn country hit the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, the army said, in the second such exchange in two days.

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India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Sunday, June 25, 2017

India's leader Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in the US for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties and move beyond disagreements over climate change.

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Turkey's Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

Sunday, June 25, 2017

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate's sovereignty.

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