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Qatar must stop funding terrorism

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Qatar has "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump told reporters . Federal Bureau of Investigation experts visited Qatar in late May to analyse an alleged cyber breach that saw the hackers place the fake story with Qatar's state news agency, the USA broadcaster said. Read More »

Japan: Missing US sailors found dead in Fitzgerald destroyer

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The Fitzgerald , an Aegis guided missile destroyer, collided with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel more than three times its size some 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka early on Saturday . and 2:46 a.m. on June 17. The ship's captain Commander Bryce Benson was airlifted to hospital in Yokosuka after dawn on Saturday with a serious head injury. Read More »

Iraqi Forces Seize Key Crossing near Syria from ISIL

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A US fighter shot down the Syrian SU-22 plane after Syrian aircraft made their second bombing run against Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) allied with the USA near Taqba. The Iraqi side is still held by IS. The push by Iraqi forces came as the Syrian military announced Saturday the cessation of all combat operations in the southern city of Daraa for 48 hours in support of national reconciliation efforts after days of violence in the area. Read More »

Dark horse Ram Nath Kovind named NDA Presidential candidate

Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena which is in alliance with the NDA at the Centre, said that the BJP should have discussed with its allies before finalising the candidate. Thackeray also took on BJP chief Amit Shah and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis for their statements on the BJP's readiness for midterm polls in Maharashtra. Read More »

How an imam stopped furious locals from attacking suspected terrorist

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Nine other people were injured , while the attacker has been taken into police custody. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said " terrorism is terrorism". "Some of them he took a few metres". "This seems to be the latest and extremely violent manifestation of Islamophobia in Europe as we have been witnessing an increase in racist incidents and speech targeting Muslims across Europe", Michael Privot said. Read More »

Queen's Speech and parliament opening date confirmed

The delay comes as the United Kingdom grapples with political uncertainty after last week's inconclusive election cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to stay in office or govern effectively. Colum Eastwood, the leader of the nationalist SDLP, said the government needed to "prove to the rest of us that they are not under the thumb of the DUP". Read More »

Spicer Doesn't Quite Say that Trump Has Confidence in Rosenstein

The Latest on the investigation into Russia's actions in the 2016 elections. "The President's response was as it related to the Washington Post report". Although Kushner's current lawyer said in a statement that he is seeking advice rather than replacing or adding to his current team, it appears as if Kushner could be advised by a better legal experts than his father-in-law, President Trump. Read More »

Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

There was no realistic way back and they eventually folded to 158 all out in 30.3 overs. India handed Pakistan a 124-run defeat in the first group match before Pakistan defeated South Africa, Sri Lanka and then thrashed England in the semifinals to qualify for its first ever Champions Trophy final. Read More »

Trump admits he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

In another tweet posted about two hours earlier on Friday morning, Trump, for the second consecutive day, went directly after DOJ's Russian Federation probe, which now includes an examination of whether the president obstructed justice when asking Comey to drop a probe of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, or by firing Comey. Read More »

Imam praised for saving life of suspect in London mosque attack

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The Muslim cleric who prevented the angry worshippers from harming the suspect of the van attack at a mosque in London's Finsbury Park , has been praised for his "bravery and courage". The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said "the incident reflected the rise of Islamophobia in Europe, especially after the recent terrorist attacks which had raised the concern for a potential backlash against the Muslim communities". Read More »

Man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 1 dead, 10 injured

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The vehicle swerved into a group of mainly North and West African people shortly after midnight as they left prayers at the Muslim Welfare House and the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque in north London , one of the biggest in Britain. "At this stage, we are calling for calm", he said. London Mayor Sadiq Khan, meanwhile, paid tribute to the local community who apprehended the attacker near the mosque, especially the religious leader who kept him safe from the angry crowd. Read More »

JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

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The mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists that have since become a centre for inter-faith outreach. Aldo Saadi had just finished praying at his mosque in North London around midnight Sunday when he heard screams and cries for help. Read More »

Terror in Paris: Driver dead after ramming police van

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French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the driver was killed as soon as he rammed the auto into a convoy of police vehicles, reported The Guardian. "This shows once again that the terror threat level in France is high". The incident came just two months after a policeman was shot and killed on the avenue, three days before the first round of France's presidential election. Read More »

Iran, Algeria Urge Negotiated Solution to Regional Conflicts

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Also at the meeting, Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif referred to significance of relations with the North African country adding "both countries share similar views on and make consultations over regional and global issues". He added that his country and Algeria shared common views regarding the need to preserve the values of sovereignty and non-interference in other countries' affairs. Read More »

Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound'

He called the blockade illegal and said customers are coming back to Qatar Airways and again using Qatar as an aviation hub after an initial hit to business. The British law firm, Carter-Ruck, added that it will be raising concerns regarding Sky's Abu Dhabi-based subsidiary, Sky News Arabia, as Ofcom considers a proposed multibillion dollar merger between Sky and 21st Century Fox. Read More »

Five people reported missing in Grenfell Tower inferno FOUND safe and well

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The officer said that the "awful reality" of the situation is that it may not be possible to identify all the victims because of how charred the bodies are. Of his experience at the church, he said: "I've spent time with the local community, not just the Christian congregation, but members of all faiths here at the church, grieving, sharing their stories". Read More »

Paris police: Suspect drove into cop car on Champs-Elysees

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The car's driver, whose identity was not released, was killed in the incident, said Gerard Collomb, France's interior minister , speaking to reporters at the scene. Police forensic teams continued to work around the man's vehicle, which caught fire following an explosion inside, after it had rammed a van in a police convoy. Read More »

1 dead, 11 injured by explosion in upscale Colombia mall

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is offering a $35,000 reward for information leading to the capture of those who set off a bomb Saturday in a luxury shopping mall. Analyst Victor de Currea-Logo of Colombia's National University said it was unlikely either of the leftist groups involved in the peace drive would have carried out the attack. Read More »

1 dead, 10 injured after van strikes crowd outside London mosque

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The Muslim Council of Scotland has advised people to take extra precautions if travelling alone or after dark. Two of them were in a very serious condition, police said. A vehicle struck pedestrians on a north London road early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. The ministry's statement warned of Islamophobia as a threat to peaceful co-existence, calling on the worldwide community to stand firm against terrorism of all kinds. Read More »

Tears for London fire victims

May, criticised for keeping her distance from angry residents during her visit to the charred remains of the apartment building, said on Saturday that the response to the disaster had been " not good enough ". "My understanding is the cladding in question, this flammable cladding which is banned in Europe and the United States, is also banned here", Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond told the BBC's "The Andrew Marr Show ". Read More »

Soldier sentenced to death for Somali minister's killing

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At 31, Siraji, who grew up in a Kenyan refugee camp, was the country's youngest minister. Shabaab militants linked to Al-Qaeda carry out regular bombings and assassinations targeting government officials, and it is rare for a government minister to drive himself, making mistaken identity a strong possibility. Read More »