• Egypt denounces London mosque attack, warns of Islamophobia
Egypt denounces London mosque attack, warns of Islamophobia

The Muslim Council of Britain said the vehicle had hit people as they were leaving Finsbury Park mosque. British counter-terrorism officers have joined regular police to help investigate the incident, according to the Guardian . Police have named the man suspected of using a van to attack worshipers at a London mosque as 47-year-old Darren...

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  • Oppn parties decide to meet on June 22 to discuss presidential nominee
Oppn parties decide to meet on June 22 to discuss presidential nominee

The choice displays Modi and Shah's penchant for pulling off "spectacular surprises" such as the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister. Yet, Kovind's candidature has been lauded by the RSS with the outfit's spokesman Prof Rakesh Sinha describing him as "a flawless person" and "a man with a clear vision".

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  • Who Are The Finsbury Park Mosque Attack Victims?
Who Are The Finsbury Park Mosque Attack Victims?

His mental health reportedly will be assessed on Monday. An imam prevented other people at the scene from taking revenge on the man, Kacimi said. "Their restraint in the circumstances was commendable". The mosques were busy with people observing the holy month of Ramadan. British Security Minister Ben Wallace said authorities were aware of risi...

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  • Smoke in Portugal hinders firefighting aircraft
Smoke in Portugal hinders firefighting aircraft

Image: Firefighters work to put out a forest fire near the village of Fato, central Portugal , June 18, 2017. They also belive the death toll will rise as fire fighters reach remote villages. More than 1,000 firefighters were yesterday still battling a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 62 peop...

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  • At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast
At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast

The blast occurred around 4:50 p.m. local time at the gate of the kindergarten, as the children were leaving, Xinhua news agency reported . Xu dropped out of school due to neurological disorders. Clothes and shoes were also seen strewn across the ground. A video posted by the People's Daily showed emergency workers arriving at the scene with...

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  • Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'
Theresa May condemns 'sickening terrorist attack on Muslims'

He then thanked worshippers who restrained the attacker. The man, who is in custody at a south London police station, was arrested earlier on suspicion of attempted murder. He said there had been a spike in Islamophobic hate crimes since the London Bridge terrorist attack . Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "Our thoughts are wi...

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  • Final pitches made in nationally watched Georgia House race
Final pitches made in nationally watched Georgia House race

A Tuesday special election in the northern suburbs of Atlanta will settle just one of 435 U.S. House seats, but it has become a national story in the early months of Donald Trump's presidency. Ad campaigns like these are part of a massive investment on Handel's behalf from outside groups. The price tag of the Georgia special congressional elect...

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  • Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray
Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray

He was elected twice to the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. "Since Mayawati has to take care of her Dalit vote bank, she can not openly oppose a Dalit candidate". Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will convene a meeting of party leaders to decide on supporting the NDA's choice for President, party MP Sanjay Raut said on Monday.

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  • How Michelle Obama is staying fit after leaving the White House
How Michelle Obama is staying fit after leaving the White House

The Chicago native posted a gallery of images on Instagram Monday morning showing her with her girlfriends enjoying one of their favorite pastimes during the Obamas' eight years in the White House. "Our boot camp weekends were a reminder that if we want to keep taking care of each others, we need to take care of ourselves first", she wrote. Now t...

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  • Support Ram Nath Kovind, Yogi appeals to opposition
Support Ram Nath Kovind, Yogi appeals to opposition

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind , the Presidential candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on June 19. Mr. Adityanath said there can be "no greater honour" for the Dalit community than to see a social activist from Dalit family rise to the post of President.

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  • Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind is NDA's Presidential nominee: Amit Shah
Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind is NDA's Presidential nominee: Amit Shah

Mamata Banerjee said that the opposition would meet on June 22 to decide on the name suggested by the BJP. Virtually accusing the BJP of playing Dalit vote-bank politics, the Shiv Sena on Monday said if the ally had put forth Ram Nath Kovind's name merely to capture the community's votes, it would not support him.

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  • Trump urges tougher US travel ban, expedited court review
Trump urges tougher US travel ban, expedited court review

But Trump signed that very watered-down version after withdrawing the original travel ban, Rove said . In their legal argument, the government's lawyers have sought to convince judges should dismiss Trump's public statements as campaign trail rhetoric.

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  • UK Police Say Van Attack Suspect Charged With Terrorism
UK Police Say Van Attack Suspect Charged With Terrorism

May chaired an emergency response meeting Monday morning. The mosques' worshipers, who come mainly from North and West Africa, had just left special prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. A police officer talks to local people at Finsbury Park in north London , where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017 .

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  • A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years
A look at attacks in Britain in recent weeks and years

Authorities and the media faced questions Monday over whether they treated the terror attack on a group of Muslim worshipers in north London in the same way as other, Islamist-inspired incidents. The attack comes at a time of political turmoil in Britain, as Prime Minister May plunges into divorce talks with the European Union weakened by the los...

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  • Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead
Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead

A bomb disposal police officer checks the vehicle, which rammed into a police van, in a sealed off area on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris , on June 19, 2017. Khan says all these incidents are attacks on the city's shared values. "They got out of a police truck and tried to break the glass and take the man out, they shot and threw tear gas an...

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  • Cousin: Elyria sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon
Cousin: Elyria sailor killed in crash near Japan was to retire soon

Seven Dead and Three Wounded in Saturday's Incident JAPAN - In the early hours of the morning of Saturday, 17 June the US Navy destroyer USS Fitgerald (DDG 62) and the APX Crystal , a 30,000 dwt container ship, were involved in a serious collision at the entrance to Tokyo Bay.

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  • In Iraq, dead end for ISIS
In Iraq, dead end for ISIS

Iraqi forces have launched an attack on Mosul's Old City, the last district held by the Islamic State militant group. Several air strikes during the day hit a medical complex just north of the Old City, alongside the western bank of the Tigris river, a Reuters TV reporter said .

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  • High flier Macron kicks off Paris Air Show
High flier Macron kicks off Paris Air Show

So far the decision has paid off. Boeing stated that later this week it will reveal orders for more than 240 737 Max 10 jets from at least 10 customers. Industry sources said that Airbus would soon announce an order for 10 of its A350-900 wide-body jets from Ethiopian Airways, while it also looked set to clinch a $5 billion deal with low-priced...

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  • UK PM May condemns sickening terror attack on Muslims
UK PM May condemns sickening terror attack on Muslims

That incident, plus the four attacks, have stretched British authorities and left May's government, which suffered losses in a snap election, reeling. "An attack on one religion is an attack on all religions, and all people and faiths must stand together against terror". Eight have been hospitalized.

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  • UK to ease tension after van attack on London Muslims
UK to ease tension after van attack on London Muslims

Sadly, he has died. "We treat this as a terrorist attack and we in the Met are as shocked as anybody in this local community or across the country at what has happened". The man's name was not released. GRANT STINCHFIELD (HOST): I was going to first ask you about the maybe attack in London , where again we had a van drive through folks it ap...

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