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by | June 11, 2017 | 07:50

Zarif described the condolence message "repugnant" after the United States president suggested the Islamic republic bore some of the blame. On the other hand, Iran chose to point an accusing finger at Saudi Arabia in an official statement released to the Fars news agency: "The attack took place only a week after the meeting between US President Trump and the Saudi leaders who support the terrorists and the fact that ISIS claimed responsibility proves that they were involved in the brutal ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:43

And you can't get much more of a gloriously terribly high five fail than a high five attempt that was both ignored and turned into accidental groping. UK's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn accidentally slaps Emily Thornberry's chest during a misguided high five attempt. One person wrote: "Being awake for 25 hours has been worth it just to see UKIP disappear, Theresa May's world implode and Corbyn's awkward high five #JezWeCan".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:43

The family of Mr McMullan, who lived in Hackney, east London , have been told by police his bank card was found on one of those killed during the atrocity. Thousands of people across the capital fell silent to pay their respects to the victims of the London Bridge terror attack. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:44

Abedi, a British-born son of Libyan refugees, killed 22 adults and children, including an 8-year-old girl, when he detonated the explosive at the close of an Ariana Grande concert as thousands were exiting the 21,000-seat arena. Abedi's father, Ramadan, and his brother, Hashim, have been detained in Libya. The return to a level of normalcy followed an emotional tribute Monday to attack victims.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:39

That has been challenging for us all. He repeated his pre-tour claim that the opening games are all about steady improvement, comparing his task to that of a coach taking a new-look club side into its pre-season phase. "I thought we caused them some problems at times". The Lions face the Maori on June 17, a clash in which Gatland has already admitted he could well field a starting line-up that would closely resemble his Test XV.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:36

Britain may be in the midst of a political chaos, but the European Commission president says he is ready to open Brexit negotiations tomorrow - at 9.30am. The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, urged a note of caution: "Our British friends have gone to the polls, one year after the referendum we still don't know the British position in the negotiations on Brexit and it seems hard to predict when we will, because democracy often requires time".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:37

After 10 years of recession, Puerto Rico's unemployment rate is at 11.5 percent, and the territory owes $74 billion in debt. His party has launched an aggressive ad campaign urging people to "demand respect" with their vote - to choose statehood so the island can obtain equal treatment from the federal government that some say would ease a 10-year economic recession that has spurred almost half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the US mainland.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:36

The soldier was also killed in the return fire", Khogyani told AFP. The U.S. military apologized for the deaths and senior worldwide diplomat in Afghanistan said authorities are investigating the possibility the incident could be connected to the shooting by the Afghan soldier.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:33

This is still on. May has signalled she will use her right as incumbent to make the first attempt to form a government, but it is unclear whether she will have the necessary support to do so. The single biggest issue confronting Theresa May in her in-tray. Though Labour is not expected to form the next government, even through an alliance with smaller parties, the vote suggests the British warmed to the party's vision of keeping close ties with the lucrative European Union market.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:32

The 27-year-old was one of three men who struck pedestrians on London Bridge with a rented van before stabbing diners and drinkers at bars and restaurants in Borough Market while wearing fake suicide vests. "There are no words to explain my feelings because it's such a frightful thing". "How can you say something sensible about things that are absolutely senseless?" Each counter-terrorism investigation is given a name by British authorities.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:33

Dick became London's first female police chief in April, taking over the sprawling agency also known as Scotland Yard several weeks after a terrorist attack on Parliament. He is thought to have driven the van, with Redouane and Zaghba in the back. Earlier on Saturday police said a 27-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the attack during a raid in Ilford, east London .

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:29

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a humiliating election Thursday and now need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP to pass votes, sparking widespread calls for her to resign. Jeremy Corbyn's party increase its share of the vote by 9.6 per cent, while the Tories were up 5.5 per cent, the Liberal Democrats, Greens and SNP saw small loses and Ukip's vote collapsed.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:25

Zintan is controlled by armed groups opposed to the GNA. Gaddafi is also wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity committed during unsuccessful attempts to suppress the 2011 unrest. Although previous reports of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's release have proved to be false, the group holding him announced on saturday that he had been freed under an amnesty.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:20

For months, organizers of NATO's leaders meeting in Brussels tried to orchestrate an event that would extract that very phrase from the president in order to ease transatlantic concerns. You need the money to make it strong. Yet coupled with Trump's announcement the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate accords, which President Obama had signed, there was a backlash from some foreign leaders after Trump's nine-day foreign trip.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:42

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". The ban has been blocked in the courts and Trump's legal team has asked the Supreme Court to reinstate it. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, said on CBS' "Face the Nation" that he was concerned about Trump's call for a travel ban "even though the courts have ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:35

Australian police are conducting a counter-terrorism operation in Melbourne , just days after a deadly siege by a lone gunman in the city. "They are not persons of national security interest, but they are persons who are known to us through their criminal history", Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton told a news conference on Friday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:28

The intelligence ministry said they were Iranians who had joined the Islamic State group and traveled to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria before returning home. The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by US President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. The group's militants are directly at war with Iranian-backed forces in Syria and Iraq, and view Shiites as apostates.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:27

It wasn't immediately clear how Mr. Trump's sharp condemnation might affect US cooperation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 USA troops and a major US air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria , Iraq and Afghanistan.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:23

The Prime Minister rejected the suggestion her decision to go to the polls, having previously insisted there would not be an early election, was exclusively in the interests of the Conservative Party. Corbyn's allies have long said that once people got to know him, they'd start seeing him as a serious contender. Dimbleby asked the Labour leader. But Jeremy Corbyn just rose above the temptation to cast aspersions or try to make political capital out of it, and gave the correct response: The ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:24

The fishermen raised an alarm for immediate rescue and the information was relayed to the coast guard by New Mangalore Port Trust at 9.25 a.m. The Indian Coast Guard today rescued seven fishermen from a sinking boat off the coast here.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:20

Hussain said: "No government or court can initiate proceedings on the basis of mere suspicion". "But, If I am summoned again, I will appear to fulfil [my] legal obligations", Hussain said after he appeared before the Panamagate JIT for a fifth time.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:16

Strongly condemning the dastardly twin attacks at the Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran , Minister of Sports, IT and Technical Education, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari today said such cowardice acts serve no goal except bringing destruction and victimizing the innocent people.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:14

Beirut- Syrian forces and their allied militias reached the Iraqi border on Friday, achieving Tehran's strategic objective in linking the Syrian border with Iran via Iraq and guaranteeing a meeting point for Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces and groups backed by Tehran in Syria.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:10

OPSGROUP, an industry flight operations service, said it had advised airlines of a series of restrictions on Qatari nationals, including a ban on transit through the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Social media in the Gulf has been brimming with Tweets both criticizing and celebrating the breaking of ties with Qatar - a plethora of politically charged hashtags have also surfaced.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:01

A US P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, media said. The US Embassy said Washington would "continue to work with the Philippines to address shared threats to the peace and security of our countries, including on counterterrorism issues" in its statement Saturday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:01

Theresa May , leader of the Conservative Party, will remain prime minister and plans on forming a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. "It was her decision to call the election , it was her name out there and she was saying she was doing it to bring about strong and stable government ", said Jeremy Corbyn .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:59

The Conservatives' losses were largely gains for the Labor opposition, which defied polls and predictions to gain 29 seats - a vindication for leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose grip on the party appears to have strengthened. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP , a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the Tories .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:55

May has pledged to remain in office, and said she will will form a minority government to provide "certainty". "The Prime Minister called this election because she wanted a mandate", said Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn after winning in his seat with 40,000 seats in Islington North.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:56

The Labour Party gained 32 seats, jumping from 229 to 261, setting back May and the Conservative Party . May has pledged to remain in office, and said she will will form a minority government to provide "certainty". "Regardless of the question of who will form a government in Britain , time is ticking". When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:53

A politically diminished May entered into an "understanding" with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which won 10 seats, to remain in power. Northern Ireland's Democrat Unionist Party gained 2 seats to secure a total of 10 and the U.K.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:51

After a night of high drama across the country, May insisted her party was still in pole position to lead , despite falling short by eight seats and having to turn to Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party for backing. "The British have spoken, they have voted, and have given the Conservative party a majority, albeit a simple majority, which is something of a surprise", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on France's Europe 1 radio station.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:44

North Korea responded Wednesday to the Pentagon's intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) intercept test by threatening to reduce the U.S.to ashes. "I was confident before the test that we had the capability to defeat any threat that [North Korea or Iran] would throw at us", Navy Vice Admiral James D.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:43

His remarks assume significance as they come weeks after India boycotted the high-profile Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing in which 29 world leaders took part. Modi, in his address, also thanked the SCO countries for granting membership to India. "We spoke about India-China relations and how to further improve ties", Modi tweeted after his meeting with Xi, who is also the general secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China .

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:41

We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this Holy Month of Ramadan, but they can be addressed immediately. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major US military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:39

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry", Trump said seconds after insisting he was "not hinting at anything".