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by | June 11, 2017 | 13:56

Afghan and American officials are investigating the incident. The latest insider attack also happened as U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly mulling over increasing troop levels for Afghanistan. And it's not the first time this year that one has occurred, as NBC News explains : "The attack follows one in March in which three American soldiers were shot and wounded by an Afghan soldier on a base in Helmand province, officials said".

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:49

Manila: The Philippine military said it hoped to "liberate" Marawi by Monday, the country's 119th Independence Day, and cited the waning volume of fire coming from the enemy as an indication that the pro-Islamic State groups' loosening grip on portions of the besieged city would soon be weakened.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:51

Thomas, 45, was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began on Saturday night. Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into the River Thames, which London Bridge crosses. The latest arrests come on the eve of Britain's general election today, after a political campaign marred by the London attack and a suicide bombing in Manchester last month which left 22 people dead.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:46

The military said the United States is providing technical support to end the siege of Marawi by the so-called Maute group, which took over large parts of the city late last month. The assistance comes after months of strain between the two longtime allies that was stoked by President Duterte's hostility toward Washington and his pledges to throw U.S.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:41

President Donald Trump greets then-FBI Director James Comey in the Blue Room of the White House on January 22. That doesn't mean the hearings were a waste of time. The king's plea was an invitation to murder Becket, which four English knights dutifully carried out on December 29, 1170. Trump has also called Comey out for "leaking" the memorandum describing his closed-door meeting to a friend, supposedly in violation of, well, something, that his lawyer didn't clearly define.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:40

He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over M Flynn's contacts with Moscow's ambassador. Trump has remained relatively media shy since the Justice Department tapped former FBI Director Robert Mueller to be the special counsel looking into Russia's meddling into the 2016 election and the Trump campaign's possible ties to it.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:38

Syrian government troops and allied forces reached the Iraqi border for the first time since 2015 today, a monitor said, risking fresh tensions with US-led forces nearby. It was the third time the coalition has struck pro-government forces near Al-Tanf in less than a month, as tensions on the border area grow. The At-Tanaf area has been the scene of repeated incidents between US-led forces and pro-government troops, including on Thursday when a U.S.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:39

Representatives of 23 countries, including the United States, India and China are attending the meeting, which aims to build worldwide support on ways to restore security in the conflict-torn country. A spokesman for the Taliban said he was not prepared to make immediate comment on the conference. The blast occurred when a sewage truck packed with what Ghani called "military-grade" explosives detonated at the entrance to a fortified area of that city that includes foreign embassies and ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:35

Therefore the United Kingdom needs a government soon. Given that Britain has already triggered the formal divorce talks, it is unclear what mechanism could be used to delay the negotiations. The news comes after Ms Merkel said the negotiations should go ahead as scheduled, despite the uncertainty caused by the UK's General Election resulting in a hung Parliament.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:27

The charge has been denied by Doha . The coordinated move suggests the Gulf states are seeking to lessen the humanitarian impact of their June 5 severing of ties with Qatar , in retaliation for what they call its support for terrorism and their regional foe Iran.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:27

He said that an end to the occupation and reaching a two-state agreement in direct negotiations "on the basis of relevant United Nations resolutions, agreements and worldwide law" could end the 50 year old situation and described it as "the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace" that would answer the desires of the two parties.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:25

She said Carter often texted her about "personal problems". During the opening statement, prosecuting attorney Maryclare Flynn accused Carter of using Roy as "a pawn in her sick game of life and death" just so she could play the part of "the grieving girlfriend".

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:23

The ministry previously said it had arrested 41 alleged Islamic State members in the Kurdish provinces of Kermanshah, Kurdistan, West Azerbaijan and also in Tehran . IS has long vowed to attack Iran because the country had deployed military advisers and support to both Syria and Iraq in their fights against the extremist group.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:23

Iranian police say they have arrested several suspects in their investigation into the attacks on parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who led the 1979 revolution against the US -backed shah and is considered the founder of the Islamic republic.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:22

The gang crashed the vehicle into railings and then ran through Borough Market , randomly stabbing more terrified victims at bars and restaurants, before armed officers arrived and shot them dead. Scotland Yard gave their fullest detail yet of the attack last Saturday, the third to strike Britain in three months, amid debate about tougher measures, impacting on civil liberties, to protect the United Kingdom against an unprecedented terrorism threat.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:09

Current plans to start negotiations in the week of June 19 may have to be delayed, experts said. She said a government with the support of the DUP would "allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country, securing a new partnership with the European Union which guarantees our long-term prosperity".

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:10

Each constituency represents about 125,000 inhabitants. Macron said before he won the presidency on May 7 that he wanted privatisations to help fund a 10 billion euro ($11.2 billion) government drive to boost industry and innovation. But with 50 lawmakers not standing again, it could lose more support to REM. The Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon scored 19.6% in the first round of the presidential ballot.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:05

Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", wrote Sessions. He did not indicate whether the committee would hear him in public or closed session. A Justice Department spokeswoman has said that no such meeting occurred.

by | June 11, 2017 | 13:05

Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation, a humiliating outcome for them after an election meant to make them a dominant force. Labour won 262 seats in the General Election, up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:59

The government of Qatar has hired former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and U.S. Tillerson said that the U.S. will throw its weight behind efforts by the Emir of Kuwait to act as a mediator to bring about a resolution to the crisis, which was reportedly sparked by an interview with the Qatari leader that Qatar said was a false news story.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:57

Therefore, Trump said , he took the "hard but necessary action" of calling out Qatar. President Donald Trump doubled down on his war of words with one of America's top Middle East allies, publicly undercutting one of his own senior aides and potentially threatening the future of a vital United States military base.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:54

On Tuesday morning he reiterated his stance, telling the BBC that "there are so many things Donald Trump is wrong about, and in those circumstances I'm not in favour of a state visit". Following Kahn's statement to the press, President Trump, again, sent out a tweet criticizing London's first Muslim mayor. While Prime Minister, Theresa May , and Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, have managed to avoid the receiving end of the American President's frequent and vociferous Twitter tirades, Mr ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:50

Hill thinks there were many problems in the Tory election campaign, notably: "May has no base of support ideologically or in the movement". Boris Johnson has dismissed claims he is preparing a leadership bid as "tripe", as Theresa May's position is looking increasingly perilous.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:39

The terror list came a day after both Bahrain and the UAE declared it a crime, punishable by multi-year prison sentences, to show "sympathy or favoritism" to Qatar or criticize both government's actions towards Qatar through social media or other ways.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:41

Nigel Evans was among Conservative MPs to call for Timothy's resignation, and said "anyone with their fingers" on the document should resign. He said the Conservatives' failure to win was down to an "unexpected surge" of support for Labour and he conceded his party had failed to communicate a sufficiently "positive" message to voters and address their "frustrations" over years of austerity and inter-generational divisions, including over Brexit .

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:36

Potential areas for compromise include changes to how much capital banks must maintain and decreasing the paperwork burden for small lenders. They also oppose efforts to sharply curtail a consumer protection agency's power to pursue companies that it determines have participated in unfair or deceptive practices in their financial products and services.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:19

Collina said police called her after her son was stopped at Bologna airport and asked if she knew he was going to Turkey. The report said Italy had put him on a watch list and flagged his presence to Moroccan and British authorities. "This is a passing time for us". Another 36 men and women are now in hospital, 21 of whom are in a critical condition, according to emergency services.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:18

Although Redouane was born in Fez, Morocco, his father was Libyan. Choudary's now-banned al-Muhajiroun group was linked to one of Butt's alleged connections, Sajeel Shahid, according to the British government official who again spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:12

It further said that the concerned industry groups, associations and even the individual industry can approach the respective sectoral group officials with the concerns regarding the GST and seek help. Also Read: Will investing in physical gold post GST be a good option? "Tax on food grain, flour, cereals, and pulses will be zero after the GST comes into force on July 1".

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:13

In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party. Two of May's closest aides resigned Saturday after party members issued an ultimatum to the prime minister to either fire them or face a leadership contest.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:07

King Abdullah also stressed Jordan's support for Egypt in its war against terrorism that "targets Islam and humanity". Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Friday telephoned his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail to condemn the attack that killed and injured dozens who were heading to a monastery, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported .

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:08

Speaking after police revealed the ringleader of the London Bridge terror gang tried to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the attack, she urged people to report anything they deem suspicious. Bound with black tape, the 12-inch weapons which helped kill and maim revellers last Saturday were ceramic, possibly so the murderers could avoid metal detectors, police believe.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:09

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, even as UK's largest Muslim body issued a statement refusing to perform funeral prayers for the "vile murderers". Two men were arrested by armed police on a street in Ilford , east London . Butt had appeared in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast previous year by Britain's Channel 4 , as part of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park.

by | June 11, 2017 | 12:05

But he wrote on the ConservativeHome website: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour ". British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. She accused the pair of "rude, abusive, childish behaviour" towards fellow staffers and cabinet members, and said they "measured success by how many enemies they ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 11:58

Trump had raised the possibility that his conversations with Comey were recorded in a May 12 tweet he sent several days after he fired him. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told the press conference, referencing allegations his campaign cooperated with the Russians and then tried to halt an investigation.