Monday, 15 October 2018

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One London attacker of Pakistani origin: British police

LONDON: One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge on Saturday night was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said on Monday. Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan, who was ...

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Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut relations with Qatar

LONDON: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar all cut off diplomatic contact with Qatar on Monday morning, after officially accusing the Gulf state of “sponsoring terrorism”. In what appears to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials claimed Qatar was responsible for supporting the ...

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Terrorists respect neither life nor faith: Muslim Council of Britain

LONDON: The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the terror attack in London which killed seven people and wounded dozens, saying the militants respect neither life or faith. Harun Khan, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, said he was appalled and angered by the attacks at London Bridge ...

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After London Attack, PM May Says, Enough Is Enough

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain spoke on Sunday morning about the Saturday night terrorist attack in London. LONDON: Declaring “enough is enough,” Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Sunday a sweeping review of Britain’s counterterrorism strategy after three knife-wielding assailants unleashed an assault late Saturday night, the third major ...

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Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

ST. PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin insisted on Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and said Moscow will wait out the current political storm in the US to forge constructive relations with President Donald Trump, whom he praised as a straightforward person with a “fresh set of ...

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Cyclone Mora: Nearly 3,00,000 evacuated in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Nearly 3,00,000 people have been evacuated from southern coastal areas of Bangladesh as cyclone Mora made landfall on Tuesday, authorities here said. Mora is forecast to make landfall near the southeastern tourist city of Cox’s Bazar and the seaport city of Chittagong, the Bangladesh Meteorological Agency had said. “More ...

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