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Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10

Witnesses said the man was "smiling" and "happy" as he was placed under citizen's arrest . The Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , told Sky News that the imam's actions in " calming things down" were "what I'd expect from a good faith leader, from a good Muslim leader". Read More »

Van Incident at London Mosque, Several People Injured

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Mr Rahman told the BBC he struck the man and helped subdue him. 'I want to kill Muslims'. He contained him with two or three other guys and gave him to the police once they arrived. "He's a killer. he killed a lot of people". "Then we managed to get him on the floor". I was shocked, there were bodies around me. Thank God I just moved to the side, I just jumped. Read More »

London attack had 'hallmarks of terror'

A 48-year-old man, the driver of the van, was detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police on suspicion of attempted murder. "And that reputation may be more historical than current", he said. "Their restraint in the circumstances was commendable". He complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. Read More »

4 killed in attack by extremists at Mali resort

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The statement reiterated unequivocal support for the efforts of the Malian leadership to provide security and achieve national consensus based on the accord on peace and reconciliation of 2015. Witnesses told the Mali Press Agency they saw a plume of smoke and heard gunfire. "The anti-terrorist forces arrived on the scene immediately afterwards". Read More »

One dead, 10 injured after driver plows into crowd outside London mosque

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London police say they're investigating whether the death of a man outside a London mosque was the direct result of a van plowing into a crowd of Muslim worshippers. The chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque says the van crash that hit worshippers was a "cowardly attack" and urged Muslims going to mosques to be vigilant. Read More »

Leo Varadkar meets Theresa May at Downing Street

An EU relationship similar to Norway's is the only model that could attract public and political support in Britain, without threatening EU principles or inflicting serious economic costs on either side. They argue instead for a "soft" version, prioritising some form of continued access to the single market in order to minimise economic damage. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party will not agree a deal to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in government before ... Read More »

Former German chancellor Kohl dies at 87

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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde gestures during an interview with Reuters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates February 13, 2017. Shortly after leaving office, Kohl's reputation was tarnished by a financing scandal in his center-right CDU, now led by Chancellor Merkel. Read More »

So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?

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Even Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who as a USA senator was Trump's strongest supporter-and for a time, virtually his only one-among top-ranking elected officials, is reportedly on thin ice with the president, who is angry that Sessions recused himself from overseeing the investigation and didn't defend the president strongly enough (or press his enemies hard enough) when he testified to Congress to last week. Read More »

Fernando Santos: 'I trust Cristiano Ronaldo 100% as an athlete'

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The news of his possible departure attracted the attention of worldwide media covering Portugal at the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup. "I've known him for many years", he told reporters in Kazin. It is not just Ronaldo they will need to stop though - winger Bernardo Silva, who missed Euro 2016 through injury, is fresh from winning the French title with Monaco and sealing a big-money move to Manchester City. Read More »

Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition

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But in April, Russia briefly suspended a hotline meant to prevent midair incidents with the US over Syria after the American military fired 59 missiles at a Syrian air base following a chemical weapons attack that Washington blamed on the Assad government. Read More »

Vehicle attack near London mosque: What we know

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Police urged for calm and said more officers would be deployed. One man is dead, and ten have been injured, while people in the area detained the driver before being arrested by London Metropolitan Police . "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the bad attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect", he said. Read More »

4 jihadis killed in Mali attack

It has been targeted constantly by jihadists, with dozens of peacekeepers killed, including five on Saturday. "The operations continued throughout the night". He said that both were killed by gunfire. In a video released in March, jihadists said those two were joining together along with two Mali-based terror groups. Read More »

At Least Three US Soldiers Wounded After Afghan Base Attack

The US soldiers were evacuated after the "insider attack" a spokesman for the US military command said. A Taliban spokesman praised the attack but did not claim responsibility. The Pentagon is set to announce it is sending another 4,000 U.S. troops to the country to counter the increasingly aggressive insurgents. Local journalists say the attack is not over as yet. Read More »

Muslim Council says van struck people leaving mosque

One witness told CNN that three people were in the van. I think between eight to 10 people were taken away. Witness Abdiqadir Warra said the van "drove at people" and some of the victims were carried for several metres along the road. Read More »

Mumbai blasts case: Verdict against Abu Salem and six others today

The court, while describing the charges under which the accused were held guilty, also explained the roles of each of those charged. Khan, who along with his two associates, allegedly shot at his wife in Janakpuri on June 3, had previously been arrested by Mumbai Police on charges of firing at actress Raveena Tandon's husband Anil Thadani. Read More »

Saudi says it does not need Turkish military base

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Saudi Arabia said today a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is "not needed". Qatar rejects the accusations . In addition, the three Gulf counties closed their airspace to Qatari flights, causing disruptions for a country that is heavily dependent on imports. Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover On Hiring Frenzy

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Like a growing number of rivals in the luxury market, JLR has joined the electric vehicle race with plans to release for sale, in a year's time, its Jaguar I-PACE sports auto now being built at production facilities in Austria . The increase in workforce recruitment is in line with the company's target to raise the number of cars manufactured in the United Kingdom from 544,000 in the past year to 1 million by 2020. Read More »

Senate Intel panel won't investigate Trump obstruction question

Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. Details from some memos were made public in news media accounts in the days after he was sacked, and Comey himself detailed his conversations with Trump at a Senate hearing last week. Read More »

Israel reduces power supply to Hamas-ruled Gaza

The electricity will be scaled back gradually, "so that the electricity supply will match the financial commitment". The decision will shorten the daily average of four hours of power to Gaza's two million residents by 45 minutes, Israel's security cabinet said. Read More »

Man Utd's possible XI next season after Cristiano Ronaldo swap deal

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Ronaldo is furious after Spanish authorities have accused him of trying to dodge multi-million tax payments. According to Eurosport , Real Madrid could settle for a transfer payment of around $150 million. Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation with the national team to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup which kicks off on Saturday. Marca also reported that Sergio Ramos had called Ronaldo to ask him to stay . Read More »

USA president confirms he is under FBI investigation

The Washington Post first reported that Robert Mueller wanted to question Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence; Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett , the former deputy director of the NSA. Read More »

White man plows van into crowd by London mosque; 10 injured

Britain woke up to more tragic news Monday after a vehicle plowed into worshippers near a mosque in north London , killing one and injuring 10 other people. - UK Communities Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC that "clearly, from what we've seen and what we know already, this is a hate crime attack". "Immediately after the incident, people were praying for the victims of the attack ". Read More »

UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First

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While she is ultimately expected to reach a deal, a source in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) told Reuters that an agreement to support her minority government was not likely before next week. Hundreds of protesters chanting "we want justice" stormed a local town hall on Friday afternoon and May had to leave a meeting with residents under heavy police guard. Read More »