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Police find suspected Molotov cocktails in London attack van

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George's, which was not affected by the cordon, at all Masses a minute's silence was observed and prayers offered for those killed and injured in the attack. One has since been released without being charged. Counter terrorism partners have dedicated intensive effort to developing and improving our counter terrorism response over recent years, as the threat has changed. Read More »

May's bid for stronger Brexit hand at stake in United Kingdom election

The majority of United Kingdom architects plan to vote for the Labour Party in tomorrow's general election, according to research from industry magazine The Architects' Journal. At least five opinion polls are expected before voting begins at 0600 GMT on Thursday. The first handful of seat results are then expected to be announced by 2300 GMT tonight, with the vast majority of the 650 consituencies due to announce results between 0200 GMT and 0500 GMT on Friday morning. Read More »

Van strikes as many as 6 people on London Bridge

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Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane , who both lived in Barking, east London , were both shot dead within eight minutes of the first call to police. Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. Eight people were killed and dozens wounded. Late on Saturday the three attackers drove south across London Bridge, mowing down pedestrians before stabbing bystanders in the nearby Borough Market area. Read More »

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

Trump said on Twitter . The United Arab Emirates has warned that anyone expressing sympathy for Qatar could face up to 15 years in prison, as a regional crisis escalates. Gause notes that compared to its neighbors, Qatar "is less stringent about regulating the movement of private monies". Qatar also backs the Palestinian political and militant group Hamas and the global Islamist movement the Muslim Brotherhood , which Saudi Arabia and Egypt oppose. Read More »

Philippine Police Identify Resort Attacker As Indebted Gambler

According to local reports, numerous victims suffocated due to the smoke. "This could have probably triggered him", Mr. Albayalde said, describing Mr. A security guard tried but failed to stop Carlos as he was brandishing a baby armalite. The attacks turned a Saturday night in a crowded area of bars and restaurants into chaos, with police screaming for people to flee and lifeboats called in to help clear the area, the AP said. Read More »

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

The two UAE leaders reiterated the importance of stepping up regional and worldwide coordination to combat extremism and terrorism and to block their financing sources. Qatar strongly rejects the allegations. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home. US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday that Middle Eastern leaders complained about Qatar when he demanded an end to support for radical ideology that encourages ... Read More »

What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

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President Donald Trump's White House is seeking to ban reporters from asking about the biggest scandal in the Washington D.C. aka the federal probe into alleged relations between Trump associates and Russian officials. Spicer gave no further clarity on Mr. Trump's confounding overnight "covfefe" tweet , which created an Internet sensation and caused people to speculate about why the president is tweeting - and what he is tweeting - in the middle of the night. Read More »

Comey: Trump called Russia investigation "cloud"

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Trump said of Flynn: "He is a good guy". "I think the request is inappropriate", said Andrew Arena, a retired senior Federal Bureau of Investigation official. Comey, though he acknowledged Trump was not personally a target of the inquiry, said he declined to say so publicly because he would be obligated to declare otherwise if the focus of the investigation shifted. Read More »

Is Goldman Sachs Playing With Fire In Venezuela?

Maduro's adversaries have for two months been blocking highways and setting up barricades in protests demanding he call early elections and address an increasingly severe economic crisis that has left millions struggling to get enough to eat. Read More »

United Kingdom police name two of London attackers

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Police early Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old man in east London in connection to the attack and are searching his home. Police said they were still working to establish the identity of the third attacker. Security sources in Dublin said one of the attackers was carrying an identification card issued in Ireland when he was shot dead, the Press Association reported. Read More »

Donald Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

Trump took aim at Mayor Sadiq Khan , London's first Muslim mayor, by twice taking to Twitter to slam Khan's statement after the attack that Londoners had "no reason to be alarmed". As for Trump, Khan acknowledges that Britain and the USA have a " special relationship ", no matter who is president. Donald Trump is making enemies left and right. Read More »

British Airways cancels flights after major computer outage

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The pilot said passengers on planes that have landed at Heathrow were unable to get off because there was nowhere to park. The airline said it was suffering a " major IT systems failure " around the world. The snag reportedly affected all of the airlines' check-in and operational systems, including customer service phone lines and rebooking function. "Many of our IT systems are back up today", BA Chairman and Chief Executive Alex Cruz said in a video posted on Twitter . Read More »

Actor Fatima Sana Shaikh Trolled For Wearing Swimsuit During Ramzan

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She is a Muslim by her name n not by her doings. So ignore n move on. To all those who are praising Fatima for this besharmi , I am asking them would you allow your sister to romance with an actor and allow her to wear a bikini in front of the world? Her first film showcased in a wrestler role sans glamour and she thinks that it is time for her to show her hot side to the fans. Read More »

London terror trio conspired at gym just five days before attack

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As attention fell on Butt's path to extremism, British media reported he featured in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " and numerous people alarmed by his views had gone to the authorities. The police have not yet been able to identify the third man. The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot to death by police. One has since been released without being charged. Read More »

After test, US says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

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Infrared footage shows a successful intercept of a mock warhead on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. In the words of Vice Admiral Jim Syring , who is Director of the U.S. As Boeing stated , " GMD is an integral element of the United States' layered ballistic missile defense architecture, with interceptors at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Fort Greely, Alaska". Read More »

Police name two London bridge attackers

CNN's Melissa Bell spoke to residents there who recognized a familiar face among the three dead attackers, identifying him as one of their neighbors and describing him as a family man who kept to himself. Shortly thereafter, the police had neutralized the three terrorists on the outskirts of the bustling Borough Market . Police said on Sunday they were holding 11 people, all arrested in raids on two addresses in Barking in suburban east London . Read More »

US decries human rights situation in Venezuela

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Reuters reports that a letter written to Haley in May from eight independent groups, including Freedom House and the Jacob Blaustein Institute, warned that a us exit might make Israel more vulnerable to targeting by other members. sees "some areas for significant strengthening", according to Reuters . In her first meeting at the United Nations headquarters she was gobsmacked with the blatant bias against Israel and the refusal to back any demands in the defence of this God ordained state. Read More »

Theresa May on course for big election win, say polls

May called the snap election in a bid to boost the Conservative majority in Parliament , which May says will strengthen Britain's hand in divorce talks with the European Union . Latest polls put her party anywhere between 12 to 1 point ahead. But analysts say May, if she wins, will have to continue to push for stronger UK-China ties. Read More »

Donald Trump, Saudi King discuss terror, regional unity

President Trump's recent giant military contracts which Persian Gulf monarchies raise the risk of a new spiral in arms sales", Gabriel warned in an interview with the Handelsblatt daily to appear on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Philippines announced it will temporarily suspend the deployment of Filipino workers to Qatar. Six countries including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut ties with Qatar over its alleged support for Islamic terrorists. Read More »

Polls open in UK election after campaign marred by attacks

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Many voters are thinking about security as they cast ballots in Britain's general election just days after three extremists killed eight people at London Bridge and nearby Borough Market. The campaign has seen intense personalisation too, with the main political parties seeking to attack perceived weaknesses in the top leadership of their opponents. Read More »