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by | June 04, 2017 | 20:10

This will be the first time Arthur, a former coach of both his native South Africa and Australia, has been involved directly in a match between cricket's fiercest rivals. The statement added: "Following last night's incident all team hotels went into lockdown and teams, match officials and staff were all quickly accounted for".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:23

Warning that the United Kingdom was facing a "new trend of terrorism" she described a copycat situation where "terrorism breeds terrorism and perpetrators are inspired to copying one another and often using crudest means of attack".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:50

The U.N. Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. In a question-and-answer session with his audience of national security experts from across the globe, Mattis was asked whether the USA might attack the North pre-emptively and without warning South Korea in advance.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:19

Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese sent his sympathy to those affected by the London attack and said: "The people of Manchester have shown incredible togetherness and resolve in the aftermath of the recent attack on our city and this, I'm sure, will be demonstrated once again at tonight's One Love Manchester concert".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:46

The assault unfolded - and ended - quickly, with police fatally shooting the three attackers within eight minutes. Emergency services were seen treating people lying injured at the junction of Thrale Street and Southwark Street, near Borough Market.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:17

May will chair a meeting of the government emergency response committee on Sunday, Downing Street officials said . She said she had been due to get off at London Bridge . As emergency services rushed to respond, reports came in of multiple stabbings at Borough Market, a popular gourmet food market with restaurants that were open and busy on a Saturday night.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:35

Horgan says he will lay out the details of the proposed legal challenge more clearly in the coming weeks. On the other hand, you got a swifter carbon tax increase - $5 more per tonne per year, starting in 2018 - and an expansion of it to "fugitive emissions and to slash-pile burning", which ought to create a lot of jobs for industrial inspectors.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:45

One witness said the aftermath was "pandemonium". "In two or five seconds, they shot all the three men down", Sciotto told the BBC . It is the third recent attack in the United Kingdom - after incidents in Westminster and Manchester - and Mrs May said that they were not connected, but that attackers could be copying one another.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:05

Like Mr Yamada, panellist Ha Jungyul, the vice-chairman of the policy committee of the Democratic Party of Korea, said strengthening the alliance with the USA is key to preventing the outbreak of nuclear war. The isolated country said the missile was sacked at the highest angle and it reached the maximum altitude of more than 1,310 miles before landing in the East Sea, 500 miles away.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:20

Two of Britain's main parties, including the ruling Conservative party , on Sunday made a decision to suspend its campaign for the general election after the terrorist attack in London , which killed six persons and injured 48 others. "Today we are united across borders in horror and mourning, but also in determination", Merkel said in a statement. Musicians and film stars around the world have been paying tribute to the people of London following an attack on the capital last night.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:53

Putin said the two leaders assess many issues similarly and their relations could be "qualitatively" improved. "During the campaign, Russia Today and Sputnik were [organs] of influence which on several occasions spread fake news about me personally and my campaign".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:53

Trump could have declared the Paris Agreement a treaty, which would require the ratification in the Senate, where USA involvement would die a slow death at the hands of fossil fuel industry-financed politicians. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", Trump said Thursday. USA payments to the UN Green Climate Fund , which helps developing countries cope with the effects of climate change , will stop following the announcement to pull out.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:22

In an oblique reference to pleas from European leaders at the G-7 summit in Sicily recently that the USA must stay on in the treaty, the President said: "Foreign leaders in Europe, Asia, and across the world should not have more to say with respect to the US economy than our own citizens and their elected representatives".

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:38

The White House said late Saturday that President Donald Trump offered America's "full support" in investigating the "brutal terror attacks" in London during a telephone call with May. Police shot dead the three male assailants in the Borough Market area near the bridge within eight minutes of receiving the first emergency call shortly after 10 p.m.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:54

Streets around London Bridge and Borough Market, fashionable districts packed with bars and restaurants, would have been busy with people on a Saturday night out. London's Metropolitan Police declared the events at London Bridge and Borough Market as "terrorist incidents". British and world leaders on Sunday condemned the terror attacks in Central London which left seven dead and almost 50 wounded, reacting with both outrage and solidarity.

by | June 04, 2017 | 21:01

On the surface, it looked as if there was a lot of bad news recently for the Islamic Republic. Iran on Monday dismissed US President Donald Trump's allegations that it is a major sponsor of terrorism as "incorrect and irrelevant ". On the American side, the private sector experience of many in the new United States administration may make them more amenable to the idea of negotiations, suggested a reformist analyst of Iranian politics.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:21

Kicking off its journey as among favorites in the event with match against Pakistan , India seems more confident - a feeling that has been developed by well-balanced and strong Indian squad. We can not take our foot from the pedal from any game. "We've got everything at our disposal tomorrow to allow Saf (Sarfraz) to pull the strings to make sure we can try to bowl India out, because that's got to be priority number one, " he added.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:12

The president is to deliver his first Memorial Day address and lay a wreath at the cemetery, the final resting place for many US military members and others who have served the country. SIEGEL: And the president talked about Green Beret captain Andrew Byers , who was killed last November while rescuing an Afghan soldier. Trump finished his first Memorial Day address by honoring the "unknown soldiers" who have lost their lives in service.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:00

Mr Putin denied the hackers were from Russian Federation or swayed the United States election in favour of Donald Trump . Facing questions from NBC's Megyn Kelly , who moderated a panel discussion at St. Her new series, Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly , premieres June 4 on NBC. Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, was also in the crosshairs of the House and Senate's Russian Federation probe.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:44

The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge, west of London Bridge, in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. I saw a young girl stabbed in the chest". Trump also focused on the weapons used in the attack . "I can confirm that the awful incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism", Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement as ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:47

She said she believed the van was traveling at about 50 miles an hour. "That's because they used knives and a truck!" Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:26

Another joked that the White House made "one hell of a covfefe " hiring Spicer , while another speculated that Trump's cabinet "is butting heads together right now to decide what covfefe means". Despite Spicer's instruction, the White House has not provided a point of contact to reporters for Kasowitz. Most people are not buying Spicer's explanation of the viral gaffe.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:56

Juve played very well in the first half, creating some opportunities, but in the second half we were very impressive. "It is something special we are doing at the moment and we need to keep going because this moment will not last forever", Modric said".

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:09

After confirming with the Philippine authorities, Taiwan's representative office in Manila was told that four of the bodies found at the resort were identified as Taiwanese nationals, the ministry said. NBC News reports , however, that ISIS's claim remains quite questionable for a number of reasons, including contradictions made by the terror group.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:18

Eyewitnesses to the attack described seeing a white van travelling at high speed along London Bridge, hitting pedestrians, before crashing close to the Barrowboy and Banker pub. We don't believe there is, but we must make absolutely certain of that. "We don't believe there are additional elements" at large, said Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:47

Attackers targeted the heart of London on Saturday night, with a white van plowing over screaming pedestrians on London Bridge, followed by stabbings in bars around Borough Market. A spokesperson for Ms May's Conservative Party said that national campaigning for the upcoming national election had been suspended on Sunday. She said she saw at least four or five people on the ground.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:33

Others , including India, signaled their commitment to the accord, but Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while the United States should have remained in the 2015 deal, he would not judge Trump , and warned about the accord's impact on jobs and poverty.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:46

Emergency officials said 48 people were treated at London hospitals and a number of others suffered less serious injuries. Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick praised the "extraordinary bravery" of her officers, on and off duty, who risked their lives by rushing to confront the attackers.

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:44

Asked about the "fingerprints", IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers, he said those could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as credible evidence. In a wide-ranging question-and-answer session, Putin also questioned Trump's call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to increase their military spending.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:49

Thursday, however, after Trump announced he would pull the United States out of the global climate change accord, Musk indicated that he'd had enough. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, an oil industry ally and climate change doubter. At home, the U.S. Conference of Mayors strongly opposed the decision and said the nation's mayors will continue efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:07

British police rushed to two incidents in central London after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge before attackers carried out multiple stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area. Witnesses described a van veering at high speed into passers-by. It is the third terror attack in the United Kingdom in three months following the vehicle and knife attack in Westminster in March, which left five people dead, and the Manchester bombing less than two weeks ago, in which 22 ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:57

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. "But even in the absence of American leadership; even as this administration joins a small handful of nations that reject the future; I'm confident that our states, cities, and businesses will step up and do even more to lead the way, and help protect for future generations the one planet we've got", Obama added.

by | June 04, 2017 | 19:08

The two countries agreed to fight terrorism in all its forms, he added. India has signed several agreements during this visit of the Prime Minister. "It will benefit the future generations as well", Modi said addressing a joint Press event with Macron. Modi said that at the time of the Paris accord an International Solar Alliance (ISA) was launched.

by | June 04, 2017 | 20:12

The police said that the men were wearing fake bomb vests. The attacks come two weeks after the Manchester terror attack at the concert of American pop singer Ariana Grande that killed 22 people. London Ambulance have said: "We're responding to this incident and more information will follow when we have it". BBC reporter Holly Jones , who was at the scene, said that the van was "probably traveling at about 50 miles [80 km] an hour" when it hit five to six people, some in front of ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 18:46

Hours after the attack the area remained sealed off. Within minutes, there were reports of a second attack at Borough Market on the south bank of the Thames where three men wielding knives 10 inches long began attacking passersby, even entering one restaurant to attack night diners.