• Macron confirms third French victim in London attack
Macron confirms third French victim in London attack

With flags at half-mast, the nation fell silent at 11:00am to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night - a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months. Officials in plain clothes searched the restaurant and questioned people who were there, the source said, adding that no arr...

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  • Another arrest in London attack investigation
Another arrest in London attack investigation

Bound with black tape, the 12-inch weapons which helped kill and maim revellers last Saturday were ceramic, possibly so the murderers could avoid metal detectors, police believe. One passerby was shot in the head by a police bullet. It's been a awful week since the London Bridge attack, but Dick takes some pleasure in the way the city's buzzy str...

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  • Owen Farrell boots British Lions to win over Crusaders
Owen Farrell boots British Lions to win over Crusaders

From 1998 through to 2008 they collected seven of the 11 titles on offer. I've got no qualms about the Crusaders getting beaten fair and square, but that's not a great advertisement for the game. A positive going forward is that at least they are creating chances as opposed to the sterile nature of the attacking gambits in the first two matches...

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  • Afghan soldier kills 2 United States soldiers
Afghan soldier kills 2 United States soldiers

In late April, however, two United States service members were killed and another wounded while conducting a joint raid in the Achin District, according to a Pentagon spokesman. Deliberations include giving more authority to forces on the ground and taking more aggressive action against Taliban fighters. The U.S. military has not commented.

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  • European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel
European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel said she was ready for the Brexit negotiations, which are due to begin in the coming days. After the election result, European Council president Donald Tusk warned Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade if it did not open negotia...

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House
Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

He said normal life in Qatar is "not affected" by the blockage, insisting the tiny country maintains sufficient access to other air and sea routes to secure food for its people. Gregory Gause, a professor at Texas A&M; and an expert on the Gulf region, spoke to NPR on Tuesday about the diplomatic rift. Separately, the upper chamber's foreign af...

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  • North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch
North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch

In April, a top North Korean official told the BBC that the country will continue to test missiles despite global condemnation and growing military tensions with the us and its allies, including Japan. North Korea should release video footage of the test soon. They landed in waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan, where US aircraft carrier...

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  • Trump On Comey Hearing:
Trump On Comey Hearing: "No Collusions, No Obstruction, He's A Leaker"

TRUMP: Remember how nice you used to be before I ran? Trump also claimed during his first news conference in 22 days, that he'd be willing to testify under oath that he didn't ask Comey to end the FBI's investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn .

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  • Weakened Government could undermine Brexit process, Budget Commissioner warns
Weakened Government could undermine Brexit process, Budget Commissioner warns

Britain was plunged into political turmoil on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a snap election just days before negotiations on leaving the European Union were set to begin. "May wanted to achieve stability and brought chaos". May, who had campaigned against Brexit last year but to...

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  • Iran attacks expose security gaps, fuel regional tension
Iran attacks expose security gaps, fuel regional tension

Separately, the head of the Fars judiciary province said on Saturday that seven people were detained in the southern Larestan area for possible ties to Daesh. Following deadly attacks on Tehran on June 7, Iran has initiated a response, targeting those responsible for the attacks. The US "knows that the Revolutionary Guard and its Qods Force are...

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  • CCTV footage of police gunning down London Bridge attackers online
CCTV footage of police gunning down London Bridge attackers online

Two of the men, aged 27 and 29, were held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism while the third was detained over suspected drugs offences. Two men are now in custody on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act. Valeria Khadija Collina, an Italian who converted to Islam, spoke with Italy's L'Espresso news magazine about her 22-year-old so...

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  • Third London attacker named by police
Third London attacker named by police

In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and found IS-related materials on his mobile phone. He was allegedly on his way to Syria and was carrying only a backpack. Butt, also known as Abu Zaitun, 27, appeared on Channel 4's The Jihadis Next Door and lived in Barking. The second man, Rachid Redouane , had not aroused an...

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  • Russia police in standoff with shooter, 4 dead
Russia police in standoff with shooter, 4 dead

At the moment, police officers can not evacuate the bodies, as shots are being fired on them. Special forces from the Russian National Guard surrounded the house and were engaged in a stand-off with the suspect who fired at officers and threw grenades.

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  • Gadhafi's son released from more than 5 years of detention
Gadhafi's son released from more than 5 years of detention

Gaddafi's son had been attempting to flee to Niger at the time of his capture. After the coup, Saif Islam Gaddafi was taken hostage and was kept in jail until Saturday release., although in July 2015 he was sentenced to death. Since the 2011 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intervention in the Libyan conflict, the resulting power vacuum has see...

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  • British prime minister names new chief of staff
British prime minister names new chief of staff

May's chief of staff Nick Timothy, left, and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave the Conservative Party headquarter on Friday. "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government", a spokesman for May said on Saturday.

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  • Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble
Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble

But despite jubilation among Mr Corbyn's supporters at bloodying Mrs May' s nose, Labour MP Chris Leslie said the party should not pretend it achieved a "famous victory". The turmoil engulfing May has increased the chance that Britain will fall out of the European Union in 2019 without a deal. May's former director of communications, Katie Pe...

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  • UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers
UK election: Theresa May clings on, appoints new ministers

May's chief of staff Nick Timothy, left, and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave the Conservative Party headquarter on Friday. Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives losing their overall majority in Parliament .

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  • Hansen ramps up Lions pressure
Hansen ramps up Lions pressure

Hansen called it one of the "toughest" squads he has had to select as he assembled a line-up with 1 164 Test caps worth of experience to face Samoa and then the Lions . Has given Warren Gatland a real headache over who to start at loosehead in the first test. North apologised, described his actions as "horrendous", and said players do acknowle...

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  • PM Modi exhorts SCO to fight against terrorism
PM Modi exhorts SCO to fight against terrorism

PM Sharif reiterated Pakistan's commitment to peace and stability in Afghanistan. Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here and held discussions on a range of issues, including China's reservations over India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group and United Nations s...

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  • PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit
PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit

Pakistan became a full member of the SCO. "We have extensive cooperation with SCO nations". The expansion will improve its potential for cooperation and representation and boost worldwide security and stability. China, as a staunch supporter and facilitator of the SCO framework, has played a positive role in the development of the mechanism. Du...

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