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Zakir Musa slams 'spineless Indian Muslims' in audio clip

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Invoking the recent "atrocities" against Muslims in India, Musa reiterated that the war was not just limited to Kashmir. "They gave their blood during the wars and martyrdom for the honour of our sisters", Musa said. The al-Qaeda operative tried to mislead the Indian Muslims by saying that despite a population of crores they are living like slaves in the country. Read More »

Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

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Her comments came Sunday morning after a Saturday night attack beginning on London Bridge with attackers ramming pedestrians with a van before stabbing several people in a market. Khan and Police Commissioner Cressida Dick toured the site of the attack and praised the quick police work that they said prevented further deaths. Read More »

Actions must follow China's words on North Korea, US defence secretary says

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As tensions have increased between Pyongyang and Washington, the U.S. has been pressing China to rein in Kim Jong Un's nuclear programme. Additionally, the United Nations Security Council will vote on Friday on a USA and Chinese proposal to blacklist more North Korean individuals and entities after the country's repeated ballistic missile launches. Read More »

South Korea fires 90 warning shots after object flies across border

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The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch. He told reporters on Monday that France hopes the council will move ahead on a strong resolution that demands better implementation of existing sanctions and tougher new sanctions against North Korea . Read More »

Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held Raqqa

US Defense Secretary James Mattis in a bid to justify civilian death caused by the so-called anti-ISIS coalition's airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, said such casualties are merely "fact of life". The attack on the al-Mashlab district and on the Division 17 base around 1 km to the north of the city centre followed heavy overnight air strikes, the Observatory said. Read More »

Landslide, floods claim 91 lives in Sri Lanka

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According to the Center for elimination of disaster consequences, about 2.9 thousand people were forced to leave their homes due to natural disasters caused by heavy rains. Jayasekera said although the peak of the monsoon had passed, more rains are expected during the next few days, adding that it is expected to intensify again on May 30. Read More »

SNP manifesto: What it says and what it means

In most places across Scotland the way to send Nicola Sturgeon a message that we don't want another divisive referendum is to vote Labour . Sturgeon said that if the SNP held on to a majority of Scottish seats that would make it "democratically unsustainable" for a Conservative government at Westminster to block Scottish demands for a referendum. Read More »

Mentally-ill passenger threatens to detonate a Malaysia-bound flight

Flight MH128 returned to Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport "after the operating captain was alerted by a cabin crew of a passenger attempting to enter the cockpit", the airline said in a statement. Marks now faces charges of endangering the safety of an aircraft and making threats or false statements. Police have not revealed what type of electronic device the man was carrying, but have said it was nothing unusual or unsafe. Read More »

Explosions Kill at Least 6 Attending Kabul Funeral

At least four people died in the protests as demonstrators hurled stones and Afghan police fired bullets into the air in an attempt to disperse crowds. A statement from the president's office said the meeting determined that an investigation must find out what exactly happened that led to the violence and identify those who acted against the law. Read More »

Qatari riyal under pressure as Saudi, UAE banks delay Qatar deals

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Daesh is among the terrorist groups that Qatar is accused of supporting across the region. Any suggestion Qatar is backing the agenda of Shiite-dominated Iran - Sunni Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival - is especially sensitive. Egypt announced the closure of its airspace and seaports for all Qatari transportation to protect its national security, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Read More »

Five dead in shooting at Orlando manufacturing plant

Yamaris Gomez, who is the owner of a tile store across the street, said that the woman ran out of the Fiamma, Inc . facility and across the street to call law enforcement. Five people were shot and killed Monday morning at a business in Orlando in what authorities are calling a case of workplace violence. He lived alone and had no family in the area, Demings said. Read More »

Sadiq Khan: London police should look into 'what they knew'

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He had appeared in a documentary , " The Jihadis Next Door ", that aired on British television previous year. One of Butt's neighbors, Ikenna Chigbo, told Reuters he had chatted with Butt - also known as "Abz" - just hours before the attack on Saturday and said he appeared "almost euphoric". Read More »

Turkey calls for dialogue to solve Qatar row

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Steps taken include closing down transport links with Qatar and preventing ships coming from or going to the small peninsular nation. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani "received a call from the emir of Kuwait asking him to postpone it in order to give time to solve the crisis", Sheikh Mohammed said . Read More »

British police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

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The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot dead by the police. Police said they were still working to establish the identity of the third attacker. May said she has protected police budgets and increased the number of armed officers and matched Corbyn's finger-pointing with some of her own, saying her opponent wasn't fit to safeguard Britain at a time of heightened threat. Read More »

Watch One Love Manchester fans singing Robbie Williams' Strong

The song was the ideal selection for the occasion, with some fans even crying as they sang along. Security for the show was heightened after another terror attack took place in London less than 24 hours earlier, according to CNN . Proceeds from the ticket sales of the concert at Lancashire Cricket Club's Emirates Old Trafford ground, which also featured Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay and Liam Gallagher , will also go to the appeal. Read More »

New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

We still have to go out and do our things to be aggressive and take it to the opposition. "We've just got to deal with it". There have been some impressive individual performances so far - the classy centuries from Joe Root, Kane Williamson , Hashim Amla and Tamim Iqbal; the fielding display from South Africa and Imran Tahir's match-seizing spell - and some hard-fought periods of play, but ultimately the results have been one-sided. Read More »

South Africa start off tournament with a comfortable win

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He bagged the man of the match award beating Hashim Amla who had scored a century in the match. Though the all-rounder was declared fully fit before the team's departure for the United Kingdom, a statement from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Thursday revealed that Mathews suffered a "strain on the muscle". Read More »

Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

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According to the person, "if you add that up to the other $700 million they paid to Iran and its proxies, that means Qatar actually spent about a billion dollars on this insane deal", he said . Oil prices also fell on concern that the rift would undermine efforts by OPEC to tighten production. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani "received a call from the emir of Kuwait asking him to postpone it in order to give time to solve the crisis", Sheikh Mohammed said. Read More »

3 terrorists responsible for London attack identified: PM May

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of Thursday's national election has narrowed to just 1 percentage point, according to a poll by Survation for ITV television on Monday. On Saturday seven people were killed and 49 injured at London Bridge when attackers rammed a van into pedestrians before stabbing revellers in bars in the nearby Borough market. Read More »

MTV to live-stream "One Love Manchester"

The concert featured performances by Ariana Grande , Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Take That and Niall Horan, with added acts including Little Mix , Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas . 'You looked fear in the face and said, "No". Ariana's boyfriend, Mac Miller, even joined her on stage at one point to duet with her on the song, The Way. Read More »

Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

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In their appeal they asked people to march to Tral in Pulwama district to offer prayers (fateha) of Sabzar, the successor of Burhan Wani . A police spokesman said barring stone pelting in Tahab in Pulwama, situation remained peaceful and under control throughout Kashmir. Read More »

Trump, Fox News Smear London Mayor

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In one instance, he leveled an inaccurate criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan , saying the mayor was telling people there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the attack . As many in the news media have noted, Trump began by retweeting a Drudge Report alert before the attacks had been confirmed, a disturbing window into what a president in crisis does to inform himself. Read More »

Lorraine Kelly in tears over Manchester terror attack victim on ITV show

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Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, said before the service that everyone in Scotland would join her in "sending our heartfelt sympathy to Eilidh's family and friends ahead of what will be the most hard day imaginable". The funeral will be attended by several Scottish ministers. Around 1,000 people - about the size of the island's population - are expected to go to the church for the funeral. Read More »

Weather warning issued across East Anglia for gale force winds

A spokesman added: "Isolated gusts close to 60 miles per hour are possible over coasts, hills and locally inland where heavy showers occur". Forecasters are warning people to expect "some localised travel disruption" and are warning that there is a risk of trees being uprooted. Read More »

May plays down election loss poll

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Just a week out from the general election , Labour's support has risen three points, to a high last repeated in February 2014, whilst the Tories have dropped one point. The SNP, which is forecast to win 50 seats, would be the only party with enough seats to prop the party up in Government but is unlikely to as it opposes Brexit and much of the Tory platform. Read More »