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London mosque attack suspect arrested for terrorism


The alleged attacker is now in custody, and a residence in Cardiff, Wales , is being inspected by the police as possibly associated with the incident. "He turned left into the alleyway, and he just drove at people", eyewitness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP. One dead after van ploughs into pedestrians. Read More »

Pakistan crushes India to win Champions Trophy

Reigning champions India went into Sunday's showpiece as strong favourites after thrashing Pakistan in the group stage, but found themselves on the receiving end of a crushing 180-run defeat at The Oval . "They outplayed us. They were more intense and passionate on the day". "Amir was the guy that could do that for us", said Arthur. "We now have two years to identify a squad we want to take forward and give them enough game time". Read More »

Afghanistan air freight corridor now operational


Meanwhile, first air freight corridor flight arrived in New Delhi .External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and others were present at the arrival of the flight. Presently, there are four to five flights operating daily between Afghanistan and India, bringing almost 1,000 Afghans, many of them for medical treatment in Indian hospitals. Read More »

Canadian foreign minister says Trump's America can't be trusted for 'global leadership'


Canada has continued to play a large role in promoting multculturalism and diversity and providing a home to the downtrodden - refugees fleeing persecution, starvation or wars, she said. Canada plans to strengthen its military presence in the most unsafe parts of the world, Ms. Freeland said, and will on Wednesday release details on spending plans for a new defense policy. Read More »

London terror attack suspect named


Eight others were taken to hospital and two were treated at the scene, Basu said , adding that all of the victims were Muslim. The alleged attacker has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terror offences. He seemed polite and pleasant to me. One witness, Abdul Rahman, told the BBC he saw the van "deliberately run over about 10 or 15 people". Mr Rahman told media he struck the man and helped subdue him. Read More »

Britain, EU start historic Brexit talks

A terms-of-reference document agreed by the EU's Michel Barnier and Britain's David Davis said further talks would be held in the weeks starting on July 17, Aug 28, Sept 18 and Oct 9. "An overly blinkered approach focused on simply cutting immigration to tens of thousands and focusing only on high-skilled employees could leave employers high and dry, especially those who rely more on European Union migrants to fill low-skilled jobs". Read More »

Businessman-in-chief owes lenders $436m: Disclosure

The 98-page report was filed with the Office of Government Ethics , and breaks down Trump's sources of income and hundreds of assets, from real estate to airline companies. Among the companies dissolved were a number of entities which appear to have been managing Trump's global business ventures in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Read More »

National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria

Russia's defense ministry also said Monday it was suspending coordination with the Syria over so-called "de-confliction zones" after the downing of the Syrian jet. The Syrian aircraft was destroyed, the Russian ministry said . American officials say the Syrian jet dropped bombs near USA -backed forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - a claim the Syrian government and Russian Federation both dispute. Read More »

Britain, European Union To Start Historic Brexit Talks

The hung Parliament has led to the belief that the Brexit discussions have shifted from a hard to a soft stance, explained here . He said: "No deal would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain , but there is a possible worse outcome and that is a deal that is deliberately structured to suck the lifeblood out of our economy over a period of time". Read More »

Steve Scalise tweets message 4 days after being shot


Almost 25,000 tickets were sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1 million, roughly double what it did past year, organizers said . Rep. Cedric Richmond , the Democrats' star player, said he planned to stop by the hospital to check on Scalise before heading to the stadium. Hodgkinson's wife emotionally told reporters Thursday, "I can't believe he did this", saying there were no signs. Read More »

Bayern label Cristiano Ronaldo talk the 'hoax of the day'


Let us know in the comments section below. "Cristiano has the same corporate structure he had in England, where he spent many years without problems". "I have not talked with him yet, but I will talk with him in the upcoming days". "The clause for Cristiano is £1bn". But I have no doubts about Cristiano. Read More »

Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions


The area is of strategic significance to Tehran as it seeks to secure a land corridor to its allies in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon and establish a "Shi'ite crescent" of influence that has long concerned USA -allied states in the Middle East. Iran also has missiles with a range of up to 2,000km, more than enough to strike Israel. The Syrian government has previously signaled it would not interfere in SDF's Raqqa campaign, and would focus on the Deir al-Zor and the Badia region, south of Raqqa, as ... Read More »

Otto Warmbier suffered brain damage in N Korea

Veteran former USA politician and diplomat Bill Richardson offered on Friday to visit North Korea to secure the release of three detained Americans and a Canadian after US university student Otto Warmbier was brought back in a coma. Read More »

Israeli police officer killed in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers shot dead


The Hebrew-language news site of Ynet reported that army forces have started to map the family homes of the attackers in order to demolish them as a punitive measure. Police said the three were killed . Adel Ankoush was training to be a plumber, while the other two were unemployed. More so, Israeli authorities have transformed Jerusalem to a military garrison and raided the Ramallah village known as Deir Abu Mash'al, where the three perpetrators were based. Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: Death toll rises to 79

London police said 79 people are now believed to have died in the fire that swept through a high-rise apartment building last week, making it the deadliest blaze in recent British history. In other developments, a company that renovated the tower denied that cladding on the building was banned in the United Kingdom after comments made by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Read More »

Grenfell cladding banned in UK: Hammond

She said her visits to London and Manchester -- the latter the site of a terror attack last month - have highlighted the people who offer comfort and support those affected. The national and local government, including the local council called the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, have been sharply criticized for the response to the fire and for the alleged neglect that led to the massive fire. Read More »

Four extremists killed after attack on Mali tourist resort


Mali's Ministry of Security and Civil Protection said in a statement that "armed individuals - certainly terrorists" attacked the Le Campement resort, noting that a Malian anti-terror force was on the scene. The US embassy in Bamako had warned earlier this month "of a possible increased threat of attacks against Western diplomatic missions, places of worship, and other locations in Bamako where Westerners frequent". Read More »

Number of casualties in London tower block fire rises to 79


London Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the toll from the Grenfell Tower blaze could still change. The search and recovery operation in the 24-story Grenfell Tower continues, Cundy said. All 4,000 high-rise tower blocks in the United Kingdom similar to Grenfell Tower are to face inspections, communities secretary Savid Javid has announced. Read More »

Minute of silence for London blaze victims

The death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire has risen to 79, police said. Cundy explained that one of the reasons identification has been so hard is because dental records are needed from victims who hailed from different countries around the world. Read More »

London tower fire death toll reaches 58

After a church ceremony to pay respect to those who died in the fire, London mayor Sadiq Khan said he found "a community frustrated and angry". USA builders have been using cladding since the 1970s, but mostly on low-rise buildings, so any fires were small and nothing on the scale of the recent London fire, which killed at least 30 people with dozens more wounded or missing. Read More »

Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies


Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today". "Our thoughts and prayers are with Otto's family and friends, and all who loved him". At least three other Americans are now detained in North Korea, which has launched nine missile strikes so far this year while President Donald Trump has been in office. Read More »