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Islamic State claims London attack: IS-linked agency

Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism. "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed", May said. In response to Trump's comments, Khan's spokesman said, "He has more important things to do than respond to Trump's ill-informed tweet ". The terrorist attacks took place at London Bridge and Borough Market late on Saturday. Read More »

South Korea raises bird flu alert after confirming first case since April

The cases reported over the weekend are believed to have spread from a farm in Gunsan . The UK's deputy chief veterinary officer said the H5N8 strain had infected around 35 birds at a farm near Diss. A quarantine official inspects a chicken farm in Gunsan , North Jeolla Province on Sunday. The recent bird flu reports are the first in two months since the last outbreak on April 4 in Nonsan, South Chungcheong. Read More »

French President Macron grills Putin on LGBTQ rights

Vladimir Putin made a visit yesterday to France and held a meeting with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron , where he was interviewed by the French newspaper and it will be posted in tomorrow´s edition, while the video was previously published on the website. Read More »

Corbyn cuts Tories' poll lead again

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Support for the Conservatives now stands at 43 percent, down two percentage points from a week ago, while Labour rose two points to 37 percent. "The risk of May not having an overall majority has increased significantly based on our data". May's six-point lead compared with a lead of 10 percentage points in Opinium's previous poll published on May 27. "The only way they can be sure their taxes won't rise is to vote Conservative", he said.But May, asked by reporters whether Fallon's comments ... Read More »

'One Love': Stars, Fans Flock to Manchester Concert

Sunday's concert raised money for victims of the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's show on May 22. "I wanna take this moment to honor the people that were lost, that were taken", he said. "We came back tonight to be fearless and show we are courageous", said another teary-eyed mother who'd been at the May 22 concert with her daughter and asked not to be named. Read More »

World Environment Day being marked today

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They also gave us the ancient wisdom to protect and respect mother nature. "It reminds us of what a treasure nature is and encourages us all to protect and appreciate our environment ". Saluting people who are working for the betterment of nature and protecting the environment , Modi said this year's theme of " connecting people to nature " was nothing but a way "getting connected with ourselves". Read More »

Dozens of Indonesians involve in terror activities in southern Philippines

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In a statement, the US Embassy in Manila said the new gear would enhance the military's counterterrorism capabilities and "help protect Philippine Marines actively engaged in counterterrorism operations in the southern Philippines". Lucman and Paccon said militants had knocked on their doors while they sheltered the terrified Christians. Reuters could not independently verify the account. Read More »

Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

The couple sang their duet "The Way" from Grande's 2013 album "Yours Truly", and Miller's "Dang!" from his 2016 album "The Divine Feminine". The mood at the concert was especially somber after a terrorist attack in London - which left seven dead and 48 injured after three men drove into a crowd and attacked with knives - occurred less than 24 hours ahead of the concert. Read More »

Brighton hostage situation resolved

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A hostage situation is unfolding in Brighton. Police are trying to negotiate with a man inside one of the apartments, who is believed to be holding a woman hostage. Residents say that moments after the explosion "rattled the whole building", they saw undercover police jumping out of a vehicle and running up the road. Read More »

Three Australians and one New Zealander caught up in London attacks

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The BBC says more than one person has been killed. Eight minutes after the attacks began, London Metropolitan officers had arrived at Borough Market and killed three suspects, saving untold lives. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said its warning was based on an assessment of risks and threats. She warned that perpetrators are inspired to attack "by copying one another ". Read More »

Donald Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US

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The attackers, wielding blades and knives, then ran down a set of stairs into Borough Market where they stabbed people in several different restaurants. The injured also included at least one Australian. The three attackers in yesterday's attack have not been identified. Grande and other stars performed Sunday night at a benefit concert for victims under tight security in Manchester. Read More »

B.C. woman ID'd as Cdn killed in London terror attack

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A police officer armed only with a baton along with a chef wielding a bread basket were among heroes emerging Sunday after a London terror attack that killed seven people and wounded almost 50 others. During an interview earlier on Sunday, Mr Khan had said: "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days". Read More »

London terror attacks: British election to go ahead as 12 arrested

May said outside No. 10 Downing St. "They are bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism that preaches hatred, sows division and promotes sectarianism", she said. The president notes the attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. Detectives were still investigating whether the assailants acted alone, but Rowley said he was "increasingly confident that this attack was conducted by three individuals". Read More »

Khadi yarn, Gandhi topi, national flag exempted from GST

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Unlike cigarettes, there will be no cess on bidi. "The rate of 5 per cent for cotton textiles is very progressive and will lead to the growth and development of the entire value chain", said Ujwal Lahoti, Chairman of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL). Read More »

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback , who were involved in the fatal shooting of the boy at a recreation center as he held a pellet gun. Video of an unarmed black boy being gunned down by police just seconds after they arrived on the scene sparked national horror ... Rice's mother called the actions against Loehmann and Garmback "deeply disappointing". Read More »

Blasts heard at Kabul victim's funeral

The demonstration followed the explosion of a huge truck bomb on Wednesday that killed more than 80 people and wounded 460 - one of the deadliest attacks seen in Kabul since the US -led campaign that toppled the Islamist Taliban in 2001. Read More »

Second Indian Ship arrives to assist in flood relief efforts

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In addition to the official death toll of 193, another 94 people were listed as missing as of yesterday afternoon. With more downpours expected on Monday, rescuers raced to evacuate people from the most vulnerable areas. Singapore Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan in his letter to Minister Karunanayake said he is "deeply saddened" by the lives lost and displaced by the floods and landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka. Read More »

Protests break out across Kashmir after Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad is killed

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After a shutdown was called in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Sabzar Bhat, hundreds of youths defied the shutdown call and took part in the Army exam. The unrest that followed Burhan's killing lasted for five months during which almost 100 civilians were killed during clashes with security forces and thousands of others were injured. Read More »

Sri Lanka floods: 100 killed, 99 missing

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Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Taranjit Sandhu handed over the supplies to Si Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake at Colombo Port. The Indian Navy has also sent ships carrying relief material to assist the rescue mission. Read More »

Blistering heat in UP, Banda hottest at 48 deg C

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At Safdarjung weather station, the recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, the maximum was four degrees above normal and the minimum - 30.4 degrees Celsius - was three degrees above normal. The heat wave engulfed a major part of Rajasthan, including state capital Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur. In Shimla, more than 2,000 metres above the mean sea level, the maximum was recorded at 30.1 degrees. Read More »

Putin denies knowledge of Trump son-in-law back channel proposal

He was sacked for what the administration said was lying about his conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to Vice President Mike Pence . Putin once again denied any involvement in the USA election during his interview with Kelly , instead floating the idea that the hackers were American. Read More »

Theresa May approval rating sinks as United Kingdom election race tightens

Since then, the gap appears to have shrunk significantly - down to just five percentage points compared to 15 just over two weeks ago, according to a survey from Ipsos MORI. "It's worth it so any young person can go to university and not leave with debt, it's worth it to make sure school headteachers don't have to collect at the school gate to pay the teachers' salaries". Read More »

Russia's Putin denies having compromising information on Trump

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When pressed on the magnitude of the Russia investigation as the committee enters an important week of hearings, Collins said "there is so much speculation and so many stories and so many leaks that it's very hard to determine the facts of the Russian involvement in our elections last fall, the extent to that of that involvement, and also whether or not there was collusion or collaboration with members of President Trump's campaign team". Read More »

Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

He said that it was important to have a seat at the table, and that his participation did not reflect an endorsement of Trump's positions or that of the administration. "Climate change is real". President Trump announced this afternoon that the USA will withdraw from the multi-national 2015 agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions . Read More »

U.S. states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

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That was a blunt rejection of Mr. Trump's assertion that he will eventually negotiate a better deal on climate. In December 2015 in Paris , world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change. The world's response will be clear at the G20 meeting in Germany this July. Whatever the industry, companies will be reluctant to change plans based exclusively on the withdrawal from the climate agreement because the pendulum could swing back. Read More »

Philippine Police Identify Perpetrator of Deadly Friday Manila Resort Attack

Carlos had been employed by the Finance Department as a tax specialist, but was sacked "over questions about his assets and liabilities". "He is heavily indebted due to being hooked to casino gambling". Albayalde said Carlos had a bank account with an outstanding debt of P4 million, and several other non-bank related debt. "We can't accept ourselves that my son became like this, he was a very kind son", she said. Read More »

May vows to get tough after attack in London kills 7

The secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Harun Khan, also condemned the attack. This comes as 12 people were arrested Sunday in connection with the violence, as British Prime Minister Theresa May called for tougher measures to contain Islamist extremism. Read More »

Contradictions Add Up During Trump's Saudi Visit

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That speech was denounced by many Republicans and criticized by a number of the United States' Middle East allies as being a sort of apology. "Terrorism has spread all across the world". "If we leave this magnificent room unified and determined to do what it takes to destroy the terror that threatens the world", Trump said , " then there is no limit to the great future our citizens will have". Read More »

Spicer: President Trump's Relationship with Chancellor Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

His remarks came two days after Merkel cast doubts on the European Union's alignment with the U.S. and Britain, saying that Europeans should determine their own destiny. The NATO summit in Brussels on May 25, three days after the Manchester suicide bomb attack, was an important gathering not only because it brought together the newly elected Donald Trump , Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May with other leaders, but also because they made a decision to step up NATO's role in the fight against ... Read More »

Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

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The last suspension order, signed by former president Barack Obama, expired on Thursday. He also met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who opposes the move as a sign that the United States has sided with Israel on the sensitive question of sovereignty over sacred ground. Read More »