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Incoming PM May set to shake up UK Cabinet

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 11:26 IST      
Incoming PM May set to shake up UK Cabinet

London, July 13(ANI): Incumbent British Home Secretary Theresa May will take charge as the second woman Prime Minister of her country following her predecessor David Cameron's resignation and her acceptance of the Queen's invitation to form a new government on Wednesday.

According to reports, May is preparing to promote several women Conservative colleagues into cabinet positions.

As May plans to shakes up the team running the government, allies including Amber Rudd, currently UK Energy Secretary, and Justine Greening, the International Development Secretary, are among those expected to be in line for prominent positions, reports the Guardian.

She will today announce the reshuffle after she moves into Downing Street with her husband, Philip.

The Queen will confirm her new role after she takes up residence at No 10.

Meanwhile, David Cameron will make his outgoing remarks outside Downing Street after facing the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in the House of Commons for one final round of prime minister's questions.

He will then head to the palace to formally resign.

May, who has pledged to make Brexit a success, will appoint her own ministerial team when she takes office.

She had said that she was honoured and humbled to be taking over and pledged to make a success of the UK's European Union exit.(ANI)

Moscow [Russia], July 25 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that he is astonished to see how many U.S. politicians are prone to mass hysteria regarding what he termed as "Russophobia."

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Israel to remove metal detectors at Temple Mount

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 04:46 IST     

Jerusalem [Israel], July 25 (ANI): The Israeli Security Cabinet has decided to remove metal detectors, which have aroused a wave of protests among Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank, from the Temple Mount compound and replace them with "smart security checks" at the entrance.

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Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has put forth the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 (ANI): A protester on Monday tried to get U.S. President Donald Trump's son in law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner to sign a Russian flag after his meeting with Senate Intelligence Committee staffers on Monday.

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Rawalpindi [Pakistan], July 25 (ANI): Commander of the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and the US Forces in Afghanistan, General John W. Nicholson, on Monday met Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa here.

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Lahore's Ferozepur blast: Death toll reaches 25

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 19:15 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): The death toll in Lahore's Ferozepur blast has risen and 25 people have been reportedly killed, said a Pakistani official on Monday.

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Five injured in chainsaw attack in Swiss town of Schaffhausen

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 19:03 IST     

Schaffhausen [Switzerland], July 24 (ANI): Five persons were injured after a man carrying a chainsaw attacked people in an office building in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen on Monday.

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Lahore [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): At least two people were killed and several others injured in an explosion near the Arfa Karim IT Tower on Ferozepur Road of Lahore on Monday.

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New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Monday he was not sure about fate of 39 missing Indians, who were held captive by Islamic State in Mosul.

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Death toll in Kabul Suicide Bombing rises to 24

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 15:52 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 24 (ANI): The death toll in Kabul suicide car bomb blast has risen to 24.

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Growing dissent emerges against Nawaz Sharif in PML-N

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 15:18 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): Growing dissent against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is out in the open, as Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) activists over the last few days have put banners in Lahore asking the former to resign and let his younger brother become the premier of the country.

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 24 (ANI): Condemning the shooting attack aimed at the Jaffna High Court Judge M. Illanchelian, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to initiate a special program to strengthen the security of judges.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): A total of 40 Pakistani teachers left for Beijing for a Chinese language training program on Sunday.

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Two Jordanians killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 14:03 IST     

Amman [Jordan], July 24 (ANI): Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli wounded in an incident at the Israel embassy compound in Amman on Sunday night, according to media reports.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], July 24 (ANI): The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing that left more than 20 people killed in western Kabul on Monday.

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Beijing [China], July 24 (ANI): China on Monday urged India to immediately withdraw their troops from the Doklam Plateau for solving the current border standoff between the two sides. Beijing warned that it is determined to safeguard its territory.

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Banners favoring Sharif's brother as PM appear in Lahore

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 11:40 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): Banners in favour of Punjab Chief Minister and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz Sharif have appeared in Lahore asking Sharif to let his younger brother become premier of the country.

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Foreign terror suspect brought to U.S. for trial

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 10:51 IST     

Philadelphia [United States], July 24 (ANI): An Algerian terror suspect from Spain has been brought to the United States by the President Donald Trump administration, to be tried in federal court rather than at the Guantanamo Bay naval prison

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Kabul: Over 20 killed in suicide car bomb attack

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 09:37 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 24 (ANI): More than 20 people were killed in an explosion in western Kabul on Monday.

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'Just want to go home': German teenager who joined ISIS

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 08:56 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 24 (ANI): A German teenager, who is suspected to have joined ISIS, has now expressed deep regret for her actions and wants to return to her family.

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