• UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge
UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Zaghba, Pakistan-born British citizen Butt and Rachid Redouane , 30, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, launched a murderous rampage around London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night . Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. In a strong criticism of May, Hilton said on social media...

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  • Missing Myanmar plane: Military aircraft carrying 105 people disappears
Missing Myanmar plane: Military aircraft carrying 105 people disappears

An aircraft of the Myanmar air force with 104 passengers aboard went missing Wednesday afternoon, confirmed the release of the Office of the Commander-in-chief of the Defense Services. The aircraft was on its flight from southern Tanintharyi region's Myeik to Yangon, said the release. All five crew died when an air force plane burst into flames s...

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  • We Love Manchester Emergency Fund passes £10 million mark
We Love Manchester Emergency Fund passes £10 million mark

Fans have questioned Usher's whereabouts after he failed to appear at One Love Manchester on Sunday (04Jun17). The sold-out concert also featured Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Liam Gallagher , Katy Perry , Take That and more .

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  • British Police Name 2 Attackers From Terrorist Attack In London
British Police Name 2 Attackers From Terrorist Attack In London

Khuram Shazad Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan who appeared in a television documentary past year about extremists in Britain. Hedge was one of at least 48 people who were injured in the attack carried out by three men in the London Bridge area that also left seven people dead and anxious friends and relatives frantic to find out abo...

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  • Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran
Islamic State claims stunning attack in heart of Iran

The Intelligence Ministry said security forces had arrested another "terrorist team" planning a third attack, without giving further details. Saudi Arabia has itself been a target of numerous lethal attacks by IS affiliates in the Arabian Peninsula, who see the kingdom's Western-allied leadership as heretics.

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  • US condemns attacks that killed 12 in Iran
US condemns attacks that killed 12 in Iran

Some reports suggest at least four people have been killed so far, and attackers have taken hostages . "Today's terrorist attacks in Tehran will make the Islamic Republic of Iran more determined in the fight against regional terrorism , extremism and violence", he said in a statement published by ISNA news agency .

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  • Russian Federation denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency
Russian Federation denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar. Of the 19 hijackers of planes used in the attacks, 15 came from Saudi Arabia, also the birthplace of Al-Qaeda founder and attack mastermind Osama bin Laden.

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  • US bars gear up for Comey testimony 'Super Bowl of Washington'
US bars gear up for Comey testimony 'Super Bowl of Washington'

And, in those conversations Trump is repeatedly cast as attempting to secure Comey's loyalty - and, at times , suggesting his job depends on it. ( FBI directors are appointed for 10 year terms but, as we know, can be fired at any time by a president.) That he asks for Comey to end the probe into Flynn is, at minimum a massive breach of protocol.

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  • U.S. and United Kingdom universities slip in new QS world rankings
U.S. and United Kingdom universities slip in new QS world rankings

Six other Taiwanese universities were also ranked , with Chang Kung University ranked in the 481st-490th category, National Cheng Chi University, National Chung Hsing University and National Taipei University of Technology in the 601st-650th category, and Feng Chia University and Fu Jen Catholic University in the 801st-1000th category.

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  • Indian Army foils infiltration bid, kills three militants in Kashmir
Indian Army foils infiltration bid, kills three militants in Kashmir

Search operations to track down other members of the group were going on, the official said. "The area was cordoned off and a search operation was launched in the area where the militants were suspected to be hiding", the sources said. The Army also said that this was the third infiltration bid foiled by it along the LoC in Kupwara-Baramulla-Band...

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  • British police identify third London Bridge attacker
British police identify third London Bridge attacker

Zaghba was said to have been placed on a watch list by Italian authorities and flagged to their Moroccan and British counterparts, but a lack of evidence about his intentions meant his phone and passport were returned, Italian media reported .

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  • Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29
Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

The attack is the second time Isis has targeted the beleaguered Christian minority in Egypt in recent months following twin bombings that killed at least 44 people in churches in Tanta and Alexandria on Palm Sunday last month. In certain local villages, the faithful celebrate Mass before a cross drawn on a wall, making it easy to erase quic...

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  • Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar
Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

The official said there were enough grain supplies in the market in Qatar to last four weeks and that the government also had large strategic food reserves. "The Ministry of Interior will reveal the findings of the investigation when completed", he told CNN . Germany's foreign minster on Wednesday warned against deepening conflict in the M...

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  • Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead
Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

Hossein Sajedinia announced late Wednesday night that five suspects had been detained for interrogation, according to a report in the semi-official ISNA news agency . The statement concludes that the "spilled blood of the innocent will not remain unavenged". Irina Fedorova, senior analyst at the Russian Academy of Sciences' Center for Middle E...

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  • IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12
IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

Trump had said he prayed for the victims of Wednesday's attacks that were claimed by Islamic State, but added that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". A senior Interior Ministry official told Iran's state TV the male attackers wore women's attire. Iran is a key fighting force against IS and other groups i...

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  • Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor
Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Seeking to reassure London residents and visitors, Khan had told BBC Radio on Sunday that "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days". "If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump, 70, tweeted. "We're working with him, working together and that's important - central governmen...

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  • Israel, Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace'
Israel, Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace'

Trump recapped his recent trip to the region, his first as president. In doing so, Trump continues the policy of the previous three presidents and breaks an election promise he made to move the embassy to Jerusalem, the second president to break such a promise, after George W.

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  • Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated
Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

The statement details five conversations Comey had with Trump: one before his inauguration and four after Trump became president. Why Comey chose to document his one-on-one interactions with Trump and not Obama remains unclear, though the former FBI director in his testimony says he was concerned by Trump's request that he end his agency's inve...

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  • Mandsaur violence: Judicial enquiry taken up, says Centre
Mandsaur violence: Judicial enquiry taken up, says Centre

The government agreed for the loan settlement scheme for defaulters, and also announced setting up of a commission to fix a formula to ensure fair price for crops. However, Dewas ASP Anil Patidar claimed that situation in his district was under control. While it is of course, true that the opposition in both these states have extended their sup...

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  • Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Spicer said he hadn't spoken with Trump about that and, as a general rule, didn't comment on things he hadn't spoken about with the president. Trump has been angry with Sessions, one of his most vocal and earliest supporters, ever since Sessions recused himself in March from the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential electi...

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