Friday, 23 June 2017

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Fundraising appeal launched for tragic crash victim

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LONDON: A Gofundme page set up for Marshall Arnott, who tragically died in a collision on the A38, has already raised over £1,000. Marshall, aged 20, was one of three men who died after the van they were travelling overturned during treacherous conditions on Monday afternoon. The friends, all in ...

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PARIS: Police SHOOT ATTACKER outside Notre-Dame cathedral

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PARIS police say a suspect was shot and wounded on Tuesday after attacking an officer outside Notre Dame cathedral. The Paris prefecture of police tweeted an alert urging people to avoid the area. Police took to Twitter to urge people to stay away from Notre Dame and the island located ...

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Sadiq Khan hits back at Trump, calls for cancelling his UK visit

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LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan hit back at US President Donald Trump on Monday. He called for cancelling the US president’s state visit to the UK. Trump renewed his criticism earlier on Monday of the London mayor’s handling of the aftermath of Saturday night’s terror attack. He accused Khan of making ...

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Theresa May says Sadiq Khan is doing an EXCELLENT job

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 05:  British Prime Minister, Theresa May speaks at RUSI as she resumes the Conservative party election campaign on June 5, 2017 in London, England. The political parties resumed campaigning today after the weekend's terror attacks in the London Bridge and Borough areas of Central London.  Theresa May will campaign in London, Scotland and West Yorkshire today.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

LONDON: Theresa May defended the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after he was mocked by Donald Trump for his response to the London terror attack. The PM said Sadiq Khan is doing an ‘excellent job’ and they are working together closely the wake of Saturday night’s terror atrocity. But she ...

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Melbourne siege: Police shoot gunman dead, free hostage

An Australian policeman stands near emergency services vehicles near the site where a gunman was shot dead after holding a woman hostage in Melbourne, Australia, June 5, 2017. AAP/Christine McGinn/via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT.

MELBOURNE: A possible terror incident has left two men dead and three police officers and a woman hostage injured in a Melbourne apartment building. Police shot the gunman dead after discovering the body of another man in the foyer in the serviced apartment in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne’s central ...

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One London attacker of Pakistani origin: British police

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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

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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

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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

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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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