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Afghan Capital Rocked by Deadly Bomb Attack

Deploring the loss of lives in Kabul attack yesterday, Hussain assured the government and people of Afghanistan that he and his companions and the entire "Mohajir Nation" stands with the people of Afghanistan during this time of test. The Islamic State group has had no such compunctions, claiming responsibility for several deadly bombings in the Afghan capital, but so far has not issued a claim in Wednesday's blast. Read More »

USA hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

He then suggested that hackers from within the United States could also have been responsible, and used Russian Federation as a fall guy. "They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia. I can."Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip" and any evidence cited by USA intelligence could easily have been faked". Read More »

Grande to return to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

Also on Friday, Grande met privately with some of those who lost loved ones in the May 22 attack, including parents of Martyn Hett, 29, and Courtney Boyle, 19. Authorities have said the attack started with a van plowing into pedestrians and then involved three men using large knives to attack people in bars and restaurants at a nearby market. Read More »

What is Hillary Clinton thinking?

Klobuchar, keynoter at a recent Tennessee event geared toward the next elections, said - as reported by the Nashville News-Sentinel - that her party has left out too much of the country. "Personally, I'm in the camp that thinks a large percentage of Trump voters didn't support him out of personal affinity, but rather as a means to ensure that Hillary Clinton would finally shut-up and go away forever", Kreiger wrote. Read More »

Twelve people arrested in Barking in connection with London attack

If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump tweeted . My prayers are with the victims & their families, first responders & the British people. Saturday, in what quickly became a terrifying night in Central London , as the sirens of police cruisers and ambulances wailed into early morning. Police dealt with the incident within eight minutes and three suspects were shot dead. Read More »

Israel says relations restored with Senegal after spat

Netanyahu will be traveling with Israel's Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Tzipi Hotovely. The post Morocco king boycotts Africa summit to avoid Netanyahu appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . "We will strengthen the economic cooperation with the member states". In addition, the sides will declare their cooperation in the fight against terrorism. Read More »

Cricket Tahir spins South Africa to big win over Sri Lanka

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On a sunlit, boisterous afternoon at the home of the unceasing beer tap supply system, South Africa eased to a 96-run victory over Sri Lanka in their Champions Trophy Group B opener. And three balls later Chamara Kapugedera was lbw first ball to Tahir's googly , never the greatest end for an global batsman. Sri Lanka were shot out for 203 runs with 8.3 overs remaining. Read More »

Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement

While announcing the U.S.'s exit from the agreement, ABC News quoted President Trump saying the deal gives other countries an undue advantage at the cost of the US economy and American jobs. Theresa May has told Donald Trump that she is "disappointed" at his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord on climate change. Read More »

Officer wounded in London Bridge attack armed only with baton

In this tweet , Trump said, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" Mr Trump Jr was ridiculed on social media over the comment with people saying that Mr Khan did not say that attacks were to be expected, but rather that the threat of them was part of life. Read More »

Death toll from London terrorist attacks rises to seven

Also Saturday, two men entered a restaurant at Borough Market, just south of the Bridge, and stabbed two people inside, a witness told CNN on Saturday. Police declared both incidents terrorist attacks, but did not say if they were connected, and did not give details on the number of casualties. Several days later it was lowered again to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely. Read More »

Just eight minutes from first 999 calls to bring down attackers

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A van driven at pedestrians on London Bridge, and stabbings in Borough Market have been labelled as terrorist attacks, and Facebook Safety Check was activated for the incident. President Donald Trump used the attacks in London to renew his controversial campaign for a travel ban. A few minutes later Trump tweeted a message of support for Londoners: "Whatever the United States can do to help out in London and the U". Read More »

Trump delays move of USA embassy in Israel

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And among those to notice this tempered response was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. White House officials cautioned that this is a postponement and Trump still intends to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of an independent state. Trump says he wishes to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, and the first imperative for an honest broker is "do no harm". Read More »

Donald Trump may try to prevent James Comey from testifying

One of the administration officials said Friday evening that Mr. Trump wanted Mr. Comey to testify because the president had nothing to hide and wanted Mr. "He can't put somebody in jail for violating executive privilege, and he can't fire him, because he's already been fired ". Trying to stop Comey from testifying by using executive privilege will nearly certainly fail, but I understand why the White House would want to do it. Read More »

Trump's Paris Exit: Big Now, Not in 2020

However, the US move might well affect Trudeau's plans to implement a national carbon tax and his overall environmental agenda that many critics say will make the Canadian economy less competitive than its American counterpart. " China was the leader, with America, to create the Paris agreement", Brown noted. The United States under this accord had pledged to cut greenhouse emissions 26 to 28 per cent by 2025 and agreed to pay 3 billion dollar in aid for other poor and developing countries ... Read More »

Bloomberg Pledges $15 Million To Help Prop Up Battered Paris Climate Deal

Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of USA conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: "Climate change is real". "Trump wrongly claimed that the Paris Agreement would allow China to "build hundreds of additional coal plants" and allow India to "double its coal production by 2020" but the United States "can't build the plants", said Robertson. Read More »

UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea

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North Korea on Sunday denounced the new sanctions imposed two days earlier by the U.N. Security Council after Pyongyang conducted a ninth ballistic missile test this year in defiance of earlier U.N. "We will still be there", he said . In his speech, Mattis also urged China to follow through with action its stated desire to see North Korea denuclearize, but pledged that the United States will "engage China diplomatically and economically to ensure our relationship is beneficial". Read More »

Canadian 'directly impacted' by London attacks

Hospitals across central London are treating victims of the London Bridge terror attack, which killed seven people and injured 48. The attacks come days ahead of a June 8 election and less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England. Read More »

9 killed, 48 injured in London Bridge attacks

After one of the men was shot, Sciotto, captured a photo of the suspect on the ground wearing what appeared to be canisters strapped to his chest. She said: "I saw them bringing them out of the flat opposite, around 7 am". "It is clear to be that the courage of those people was extraordinary and I pay tribute to all of them who came to the aid of those in need during this awful attack and I am sure helped to save lives". Read More »

Trump slams London's mayor in wake of attacks

On Sunday morning, all the major parties, including May's Conservatives, suspended campaigning ahead of an election due on Thursday. The suspects left the vehicle and "a number of people were stabbed, including an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge ", Mark Rowley, Metropolitan police assistant commissioner for specialist operations, said in a statement . Read More »