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by | June 05, 2017 | 20:20

Netanyahu is the first non-African leader invited to address the ECOWAS leaders. Morocco regards Western Sahara as part of its historic territory and has spent much of the last three decades trying to strengthen ties with Europe at the expense of relations with Africa.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:03

When the smoke cleared, 37 casino employees and guests were dead of suffocation. At a press conference streamed live online, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Oscar Albayalde said Carlos was considered a high roller among gambling circles, whose minimum bet was usually PHP40,000 (US$810).

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:53

In Doha , the Qatar Exchange Index plummeted 7.94 per cent to hit 9,135, marking an 18-month low. In the harshest measures, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain's civil aviation bodies banned Qatari planes from landing in the kingdom's airports and banned them from crossing their airspace.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:10

May said the series of attacks were not connected in terms of planning and execution, but were inspired by what she called a "single, evil ideology of Islamist extremism" that represented a perversion of Islam and of the truth. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn criticized May for cutting police numbers and repeated his pledge to recruit 10,000 new police officers, including armed officers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:10

President Donald Trump lashed out at his own Justice Department Monday for seeking the Supreme Court's backing for a "watered down, politically correct version" of the travel ban he signed in March instead of a broader directive that was also blocked by the courts.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:58

But Trump withdrew the country's participation in the nonbinding agreement Thursday, saying it left the U.S.at an economic disadvantage because it and other wealthier nations would fund climate actions in developing countries. "I think [Trump's] appealing to a very small percentage of the American electorate when he does this", he said. But environmentalists, many top business leaders, and even some of Trump's own advisers are horrified.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:40

A split between Doha and its closest allies can have repercussions around the Middle East , where Gulf states have used their financial and political power to influence events in Libya , Egypt , Syria, Iraq and Yemen . The "decisive" measure was due to the "gross violations committed by authorities in Qatar over the past years", the Saudi statement said. "Tell Qatar to choose sides or we will change the nature of the relationship, to include downscaling the base", Gates said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:16

While James has delivered — he had a triple-double Sunday night in Game 2 — it hasn't been almost enough against the superstar-laden Golden State Warriors . "And we forced them to 20 turnovers, and they still beat us pretty good, so we got to be much better, too". Thompson then pushed the ball ahead to Durant who with two dribbles waltzed into the lane for wide-open dunk after JR Smith decided that leaving Curry unattended for a wing three would be a bad decision.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:32

Saudia Press Agency said: " Qatar has also supported the activities of the Iranian-backed terrorist groups in the Qatif province of Saudi Arabia and in neighboring Kingdom of Bahrain". "Using sanctions in today's integrated world is inefficient, to be condemned and unacceptable", Ghasemi added of Qatar's neighbours closing all land, sea and air links with it.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:09

She also advances to only her second career major quarterfinal (2015 U.S. Open). Defending champion Garbine Muguruza has blasted the French Open crowd for being disrespectful after she suffered a heart-wrenching loss against Kristina Mladenovic in the last 16 on Sunday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:42

Iran - long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a behind-the-scenes target of the move - immediately blamed US President Donald Trump for setting the stage during his recent trip to Riyadh . "We are saddened by the current picture and will give any support for its normalisation", Cavusoglu said. The four countries began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar as regional airlines announced they'd suspend service to its capital, Doha.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:42

The ministry's statement said Qatari citizens needed to leave Bahrain within two weeks and that air and sea traffic between the two countries would be halted. USA authorities have also banned the use of most electronic devices on board aircraft from some Middle Eastern origins. The row between Gulf states is a fresh challenge for the region's airlines at a time when U.S.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:14

The prime minister said the attack was driven by the same "evil ideology of Islamist extremism" behind the May 22 Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster attack in March, which killed five. "How can you change that ideology?" The assailants ran people over on London Bridge before lunging seemingly at random at the crowds gathered around Borough Market, which is full of restaurants and bars.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:22

His friend Brett Freeman from Dagenham, East London , was pictured recovering in hospital after being caught up in the attack . The 32-year-old, from Christchurch, is said to have had four hours of surgery for his injuries and is in an induced coma.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:18

Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday called for tougher measures to contain Islamic extremism in Britain. "This has been a truly ghastly few weeks", said London police chief Dick, who said the spell of recent attacks was unprecedented in her working experience which began in 1983.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:18

Walters made his debut for the Republic of Ireland back in 2010 under Giovanni Trapattoni and has been a constant feature ever since, earning 47 caps in his time . However, he may have to put up with more ribbing from team-mate Daryl Murphy , whose Newcastle pipped Brighton to the title on a dramatic final day.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:53

Located on the southwest coast of Japan , Abu is close to the Korean Peninsula. U.S. President Donald Trump has actively courted Beijing's support on North Korea, raising concerns among Southeast Asian allies in the lead-up to the dialogue that Washington might allow China a more free rein elsewhere in the region.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:12

Additional Secretary Golam Mostafa told the media on Wednesday as many as 286,000 people in 16 coastal districts were affected by the storm. "More people were still waiting for evacuation", CNN quoted Abu Syed Mohammad Hashim, acting director general of the country's Disaster Management Department, as saying.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:25

Earlier, Trump offered U.S. help to Britain and promoted his controversial travel ban as an extra level of security for Americans. As Philip Bump noted for The Washington Post, Trump tends to rush to weigh in on attacks connected to Islamist terrorism but is "remarkably late" in responding to others that are not.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:14

The Interim government is affiliated with the internationally recognized House of Representatives and is based in eastern Libya. It also banned Saudi commercial and private air operators from serving Qatar . It has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes. Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers that routinely flies through Saudi airspace, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:52

And on Sunday he tweeted: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". As the world was left reeling from the third terror attack in the United Kingdom in as many months, police are working to identify the perpetrators and discover whether they were part of a wider network.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:52

Egypt's Foreign Ministry accused Qatar of taking an "antagonist approach" toward Cairo and said "all attempts to stop it from supporting terrorist groups failed". NPR's David Welna, who is traveling with Tillerson and Mattis, notes that the rift among USA allies "comes just 10 days after President Trump addressed an anti-terrorism summit of Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, and some see Trump's siding there with Sunni monarchs and his rhetoric against Iran as having given a kind of green light to ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:09

Petersburg she had posted on Twitter . To which, she replied, "Oh really, did you?" The Russian president has committed to an interview with her on Friday, when Kelly will be in St. The events all taking place at the International Economic Forum being hosted in Russian Federation. However, Kelly returned the greeting, but only mentioning the names of Lauer and Guthrie.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:38

Three terrorists wearing stab-proof vests drove a van into pedestrians at 50mph on London Bridge before attacking revellers with hunting knives. "They went 'This is for Allah, ' and they had a woman on the floor". Metropolitan Police twitter Officers from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command investigating the London Bridge terror attack entered two further addresses - one in Newham and another in Barking .

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:42

Irving says he and his teammates want to do a better job of playing with pace. "If we had to go to 9½, maybe, but we're not going to have to because of those money-line bets on Cleveland". Steve Kerr was back on the bench for the Warriors in this one, which was great to see and gave the Warriors and emotional boost. Hubie Brown also was honored as a co-recipient.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:53

The all-star show was put together to remember victims of the suicide bombing at Ariana Grande's concert on 22nd May. Twenty-two people were killed and dozens more were injured. While Justin Bieber was giving his emotional final remarks , which reduced him to tears, the live broadcast camera panned to the audience where one special group stood out.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:30

For months, the Trump administration has been doing almost everything to say that the president's travel policy was not an outright travel ban. "The courts are slow and political!" It's unclear whether the president has conveyed his requests to the Justice Department , which he oversees, in a forum other than Twitter.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:58

Officials in Jerusalem and the Vatican have been discussing the possibility of Pope Francis visiting Israel this coming autumn, Channel 10 reported on Thursday. The White House notes that Francis spoke about King and his civil rights legacy during his address to Congress in 2015. About a year ago, the Pope said that Trump wasn't appropriately serving the Christian faith with his harsh stance on immigration .

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:50

Since Moon's inauguration, North Korea has test-fired three ballistic missiles in an apparent demonstration of its resolve to bolster its nuclear and missile arsenals to deal with what it calls USA military threats. According to the presidential Blue House's investigation into military officers, working-level officials of the defense ministry included the four more launchers delivered to an unidentified USA base in South Korea in the document, but those were omitted in the final version ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:03

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday's attacks , the SITE intelligence group said Sunday. London police arrested 12 people in the Barking district of east London in connection with the attack and raids are continuing there.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:28

Seven people were killed in a marauding van and knife attack on London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market on Saturday night. "This bloodshed will end", Trump said. US lawmakers from both political parties criticized Trump for raising the travel ban and for assailing Khan. Islamic State has claimed the responsibility, as per media reports.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:17

All three were shot dead. Police conducted a series of raids following the incidents and arrested 12 people from the East London neighborhood, which is home to many Muslims. The Shard skyscraper - Britain's tallest building and one of the best-known sights on the London skyline - is also at the south end of London Bridge.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:07

Eight officers fire 50 bullets, an "unprecedented number of rounds", the Met's assistant commissioner Mark Rowley says. Soon after, the attackers started targeting random people on the street, especially those returning home from bars in the nearby Borough Market area.

by | June 05, 2017 | 19:09

As counter-terrorism police units and security services launched a huge investigation for the third time in a matter of weeks, officers arrested 12 people in raids on flats in east London . The assault unfolded over a few terrifying minutes late Saturday, starting when a rented van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge .

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:32

Observers say that while terrorism is likely to be uppermost in the participants' minds given the recent deadly bombings in Manchester, Jakarta, Baghdad and Kabul, the most pressing issue facing Australia and the USA is North Korea's ballistic missile tests.