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U.S. student freed by North Korea in a coma has died

The family thanked the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treating him, but said: 'Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today'. Read More »

UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

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The media was also criticized for being slow to call the incident a terror attack . "He did what he did deliberately to hit and kill as many Muslims as possible, so he is a terrorist". Tinkerbell McDonagh came with her son, who left a soft toy elephant in front of the mosque - a former hub of radical Islamists that has become a centre for tolerance and inter-faith relations in recent years. Read More »

More Curbs on Qatar Possible: UAE Official

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In stressing the need to take action against Qatar, Trump appeared to undercut Tillerson , who had called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately ease their blockade. On Thursday, Qatar's Sheikh Mohammed said his country had been isolated "because we are successful and progressive" and called his country "a platform for peace not terrorism". Read More »

Russian Federation to 'target' US-led planes flying over Syria

The Syrian jet was shot down on June 18 evening after regime forces engaged members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance battling with USA support against ISIL , in an area close to Raqqa . The Pentagon said, however, that the bombing against the SDF in Taqba, to the west of Raqqa , occurred in spite of United States warnings. In its warning, Russia also stated that coalition aircraft "will be followed by Russian ground-based air defense and air defense aircraft as ... Read More »

7 missing sailors on damaged US destroyer found dead

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Navy officials said that divers immediately began inspecting the damage and developing a plan for repairs and inspection of the impacted spaces upon the destroyer's return to Yokosuka . "All of our thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families", he also said. Three sailors including the ship's commander, Bryce Benson were evacuated to the U.S. Read More »

By keeping US focus on Islamic State, Trump risks wider Syria war

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The development came as the USA military confirmed that it had shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that had bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against IS, threatening to escalate tensions. "This is the sign of the cooperation between the brotherly Iraqi and Syrian military leadership to secure the shared borders", a Syrian army general, speaking on condition of anonymity, told privately-owned and pro-government al-Ikhbariya al-Soriyah television news network. Read More »

London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds

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Moshe Kantor said in the statement . The Prime Minister has said security at mosques across Britain will be reviewed after a van was driven into a crowd of Muslim worshippers in the latest terror attack to hit Britain. "The driver jumped out and then he was pinned down to the floor and people were punching him and beating him, which was reasonable because of what he's done", a witness named Adil Rana told the Guardian . Read More »

Someone of Swaraj or Advani's stature should have been Presidential nominee: Mamata

With an illustrious background in the legal arena, he said, Kovind's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation. "We didn't expect this from them", said Azad. Reddy also said that the Opposition parties have chose to field a candidate. Leader of the opposition and AINRC founder N Rangasamy said in a release that "AINRC extends its full support to Kovind for his win in the presidential election". Read More »

United Kingdom state opening of parliament pushed back to June 21

The Queen's Speech had been scheduled for June 19 but there has been speculation in British media outlets for days that a delay appeared to be on the cards in the wake of the Conservative Party's lackluster election performance. The details of the speech will be debated for a number of days in the House of Commons before it is voted on. Why isn't there another Queen's Speech until 2019? The next parliamentary session wil be doubled to two years, and the Queen's Speech will be ... Read More »

Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

Challenged on " Fox News Sunday " about the issue, Sekulow said he could not be certain Trump was not under investigation but that no one had notified the legal team if that was the case. "Representatives of Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, have quietly contacted high-powered criminal lawyers about potentially representing him in the wide-ranging investigation into Russia's influence on the 2016 election, according to three people briefed on the matter," The ... Read More »

Attack on British Muslims at London mosque called terror incident

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According to a witness, the driver of the van, a 48-year-old white male, said, "I want to kill all Muslims". Speaking on the steps of Downing Street, May said the attack was a "reminder that terrorism, extremism, and hatred take many forms", and vowed to tackle all types of extremism, "including Islamophobia". Read More »

Imam stops angry Muslims assailing London van suspect

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All the victims were Muslim, he said. He thinks "police are going to struggle to deal with it if [these attacks are] something that erupts nationwide". crushing the people in the mosque". Eight people were killed and dozens were wounded before police fatally shot the three attackers. I spoke to the reception once again and I was like are there any precautions put in after these awful events and she said "no". Read More »

Paris police: Attacker probably dead

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Two police officials said that a handgun was found on the driver, who they said was badly burned after the vehicle exploded. A vehicle exploded and burst into flames after it crashed into a police van on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Monday, police and investigators said, adding that the driver was armed. Read More »

Death toll rises to 3 in blast at Colombia mall

The blast was traced to a device placed in a women's restroom. "We won't let terrorism frighten us", Santos said from inside the shopping center. Of the injured, one is in grave condition but is expected to survive, while the other eight are in less serious condition. Read More »

79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

A resident in a nearby building watches smoke rise from a building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. 'I must consider the fact that there may be others in the building who, for whatever reason, have not been reported to us. Read More »

Rangers announce Alfredo Morelos signing

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Manager Pedro Caixinha has acted quickly in the transfer market so far and further signings could well be on the way at Ibrox. He had scored 11 goals in nine appearances this season to help the Finnish side to the top of the league before his move to Glasgow. Read More »

Iraqi forces storm Mosul's Old City

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Fakih urged the Iraqi forces and their coalition partners to " recognize that in the crowded Old City, using explosive weapons with wide area effects puts civilians at excessive risk ". "We are proud to stand with them". Reuters journalist Erik De Castro was at the frontline last Tuesday when civilians began fleeing the Old City by scrambling through a hole in a wall. Read More »

Man arrested on suspicion of terror offenses over London mosque attack

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Two of the injured are said to be in a serious condition. Home Secretary Amber Rudd described the attack as an appalling incident and said police were treating it as a "terrorist incident". These are the values that this government will uphold. British media reports said that a crowd had gathered outside the mosque Sunday night to help an elderly worshiper who had collapsed; the man died after the attack, but it was unclear whether his death was due to the attack itself. Read More »

One killed Many injured after Van driven at Muslim Worshippers

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Other witnesses said the group had nowhere to go when the van "drove up and hit them out of nowhere". Another witness, Adil Rana, 24, said, "The van was driving towards us to try and basically hit us at speed". Vehicles have also been also used to attack the public on London's Westminster Bridge, in Nice, France, and in Berlin. Those attacks and a third outside a pop concert in Manchester have triggered a surge in hate crimes against Muslims around Britain. Read More »

Russian Federation will target coalition jets in parts of Syria, defence ministry says

Russia's defense ministry said it is suspending coordination with the United States in Syria over so-called "de-confliction zones" after the Americans downed a Syrian government fighter jet on Sunday , June 18. "In accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces, (the Syrian jet) was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet ", the coalition statement said. Read More »

JK Rowling corrected a Finsbury Park attack headline

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Police have arrested a 48-year-old man. "Inquiries continue. More information will be released when confirmed", police said in a statement . The van rammed into the worshipers on Seven Sisters Road, a busy thoroughfare in Finsbury Park , north London , near a Muslim community center and a mosque. Read More »