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South Australian nurse feared dead in London Bridge attack


British police have named the third London Bridge attacker at 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent. Assistant police commissioner Mark Rowley said 36 people were in hospital with a "range of injuries" with 21 in a critical condition. Read More »

Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar


Bahrain, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Libya, and the Maldives also made a decision to break off its ties with Qatar after the nations accused the tiny peninsula of destabilizing the region by supporting terrorist and sectarian groups such as al-Qaeda, ISIS, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

Beef ban reports in Meghalaya are false and malicious untruth: BJP


Marak said beef-eating was a part of their culture and tradition. "Imposition of BJP's non-secular ideology on us is not acceptable", Bachu said after the resignation. "Beef is one of our traditional diet and no government can restrict people's food habit". Meanwhile, BJP Meghalaya incharge Nalin Kohli said, " Welcome it since action against him was in process". Read More »

UAE gas pipeline operating normally, no impact from political tensions


Egypt's national gas company, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co, did not respond to requests for comment. The UAE, whose gas demand has been growing at about 6 per cent a year, has been diversifying its sources of gas, including developing the Shah gasfield in the Western Region, which now supplies about 10 per cent of consumption. Read More »

As Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland PM, kin celebrate in Mumbai

Mumbai: Late night celebrations broke out at the Borivali residence of relatives of Leo Varadkar , who won the leadership race of his party for Ireland's Prime Ministership on Friday. But Varadkar has sought to position himself as a youthful, globally minded leader, in the mold of Canada's Justin Trudeau or France's Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

Arizona cities buck Trump, pledge to stick to Paris climate goals

It marked a direct stand against the Trump administration and a formal commitment to upholding the targets of the Paris agreement. Hardly any issue divides Americans politically as much as attitudes toward climate change. "The EU and China are switching to clean energy production too slowly to keep global temperature rises below levels that will cause catastrophic changes in our climate", Kiene said. Read More »

Australia police: Melbourne attack 'act of terrorism'


The Seven Network said it had received a phone call Monday afternoon from a distressed woman who said she was involved in a hostage situation. They found the receptionist's body in the foyer upon arrival. The woman who had been held hostage was released and was unharmed, Ashton said, while Crisp confirmed the three officers' injuries were not life-threatening. Read More »

Qatar row: Saudi revokes Qatar Airways' licence

Rohan Gurung, General Secretary of Nepal Association of Foreign Employment Agencies, said: "Question has arisen over what happens to Nepalis working in branches of Qatari companies in other countries which severed ties with Qatar ". Qatar has rejected the accusations, calling them "unjustified" and "baseless". They were being contacted by officials of PIA and Qatar Airways but no measures have been taken so far for them, passengers said. Read More »

London Bridge attack: What we know about the attackers

Residents reported hearing "loud flash bangs and gunshots" in the early hours of Monday morning. Extremely loud bangs followed by gunshot bangs. Simon Tucker wrote: "Heard this in the Dagenham area at around 4:15 am". "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", the family statement said. She understood that she wasn't in charge of the lives of her clients. Read More »

Trump Admits: 'Extreme Vetting' Already Happening Without the Travel Ban

Conway was in contention to head the civil division of the Justice Department, which would have given him responsibility for defending the travel ban in court. Trump argued in a Twitter post for leaders to "stop being politically correct" and to focus on "security for our people". "A ban would mean people can't get in". Read More »

S.Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

The Pentagon just successfully tested the nation's only missile defense system created to destroy the kind of intercontinental ballistic missiles with which North Korea hopes soon to threaten us. "There is no secret about how this has moved forward and there was television coverage on the delivery of the THAAD missile system". Seongju residents expressed concern over risks to health and agricultural produce that could be caused by Thaad's powerful X-band radar, and the Ministry of ... Read More »

London mayor says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

When asked to comment on President Trump's mocking tweets , a spokesperson for Mayor Khan said he had more important things to do than respond to Trump's "ill-informed tweet". In the two days since a group of terrorists killed seven people and injured many others on London Bridge on Saturday night, Trump has tweeted several times about the attack and used it to promote his travel ban , which is being blocked by the courts. Read More »

Oregon Will Join Climate Change Coalition To Meet Paris Goals


The new open letter features many of those mayors and governors, as well as more than 170 college and university presidents and hundreds of businesses, investment groups and other organizations. "I was a governor in SC", she said. John Oliver first goes through the premise of the Paris Agreement and it general objective: that in order to avoid the global devastation of exceeding a carbon budget, countries would come together to set goals. Read More »

Mattis reassures allies as US turns to China on North Korea

The Trump administration has been pressing China for help USA in action against North Korea , the officials of State warned North Korea that all the options are on the table if Pyongyang continues to launch its missiles. May 30, the Pentagon tested a system to intercept ballistic missiles in the Pacific ocean. Chinese U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi said that the resolution reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and northeast Asia. Read More »

Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal


Venezuelans are furious with Goldman Sachs for buying the country's government bonds last week, which critics say gives a lifeline to an incompetent government that is starving its people. "It has given support to repression and systematic violations of human rights". Last month, Borges sent over a dozen letters to worldwide banks requesting that they refuse to service transactions with the Venezuelan government. Read More »

Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact

Trump "knows that it is changing and that the United States has to be responsible for it and that is what we are going to do", Haley said, adding that withdrawing from the Paris agreement will not change the country's commitment to curbing climate change , the CNN reported. Read More »

UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

The authorities are still working to identity the third attacker. The United Kingdom has been hit with a series of terrorist attacks since the beginning of the year. Police were not yet releasing the names of the dead, but thousands of people gathered at Potters Field, across from the Tower Bridge and the medieval Tower of London , to pay tribute to the victims. Read More »

Qatar says ready for mediation to ease Gulf rift

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for dialogue and negotiation among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to ease the unprecedented diplomatic crisis that has erupted after some of the countries severed diplomatic relations with Qatar over individual national security concerns. Read More »

Israel to reduce Gaza electricity citing Palestinian spat


Palestinian prisoners have ended their hunger strike in Israeli jails after going without food and water for almost 40 days. There are now 6,500 Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel, including more than 500 administrative detainees, according to Jerusalem-based prisoner rights group Addameer. Read More »

Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

He was armed with a handgun and a knife, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said in a news conference. Seven others were inside the building at the time of the shooting, but none were harmed. Agents of the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also were investigating, WESH-TV, Orlando , reported . He noted that Aaron Alexis, killed in a gunfight with police after he had killed 12 people at Washington Navy Yard in 2013, was well known for his freaky behavior. Read More »