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by | June 05, 2017 | 23:19

Mrs May insisted: "The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well-resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do, we have protected counter-terrorism policing budgets".

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:31

The Labour leader was mocked for his freaky suggestion that the PM should resign just three days before the election . After the Saturday attacks on London Bridge and Borough Market which led to seven deaths and dozens of injuries, Corbyn reminded United Kingdom voters about May's cuts and went so far as to back calls for her to resign as prime minister.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:34

Qatar is also home to the sprawling Al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the USA military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops, although no announcements have been made on the future of the U.S. Soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Monday it was in "regular contact" with the organizing committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, though it did not comment directly on the diplomatic situation involving the Gulf State.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:19

Diplomatic relations between Maldives and Qatar began in 1984. However, the 2014 crisis did not see a land, sea and air blockade. However, the latest developments don't appear to have a direct impact on oil production and exports, said Phin Ziebell, an economist at National Australia Bank, noting that the jump was largely a knee-jerk speculative move.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:29

British police on Monday identified two of the three men who killed seven people during a weekend terror attack - including one man who came to England from Pakistan with his asylum-seeking parents. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar. Of the 48 people taken to hospital, 36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:51

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called for Theresa May to resign as British prime minister over cuts to police numbers as the political fallout from the London terrorist attack dominated the general election campaign on Monday. The Conservative premier, speaking in central London on Monday, accused Corbyn of "boasting" about opposing every single counter-terror law. "One leader who has opposed the use of shoot to kill, and given cover to the IRA when they bombed and shot our citizens ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:53

The UAE advised Qataris in the country to leave with 14 days; Saudi Arabia , which shares a land border with Qatar, closed its ports, roads and airports to Qatari traffic. The UAE central bank did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment, while a spokesman for the Saudi central bank said it had no statement on the matter.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:48

Extremely loud bangs followed by gunshot bangs. Started with loud explosion sound. Moments later, three men got out of the vehicle at nearby Borough Market and began stabbing passersby at random, including a police officer, who was seriously injured, according to authorities.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:38

The three attackers, wearing fake suicide bomb vests, were shot dead by eight officers outside a pub after police fired 50 bullets. In their first joint appearance overseas, Mr Mattis and Mr Tillerson spoke alongside their Australian counterparts at the opening of a joint meeting expected to touch on a range of subjects including defeating the Islamic State group, stabilising Afghanistan and dealing with North Korea's nuclear threats.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:10

It looked unthoughtful and undignified and did not play to Mrs May's strengths. First inheritance tax - now income tax. The prime minister is anxious enough to have allowed Defense Secretary Michael Fallon to give an interview ruling out tax rises for higher earners, a promise that was left out of the election manifesto .

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:54

The UAE gave the Qatari diplomatic mission 24 hours to leave the country. Reports in the local media indicate that the government in the three emirates have given Qataris living in their territories 14 days to leave the country. local lime on June 6. Although Qatar has joined the USA coalition against ISIS, its government has been forced to deny accusation that it provides financial back up to the terrorist organization.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:58

It was not the first time Trump has been accused of using a terror attack to make a political point, and with Londoners still in shock Sunday, the president's tweets drew angry responses on both sides of the Atlantic. In a series of tweets late Saturday and early Sunday, Trump challenged London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed". London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Police Commissioner Dick have toured the site of the attack and praised the quick police work that they ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:50

The diplomatic row involving Qatar has sparked a flurry of activity from airlines suspending flights to the country. Watch the One Love Manchester concert in full on Channel 9, tonight at 8.45pm. Qatar long has faced criticism from its Arab neighbors over its support of Islamists. Eight months later, they returned their ambassadors as Qatar forced some Brotherhood members to leave the country and quieted others.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:14

In March 2014, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar over the rift. "The UAE measures are taken as well based on Qatari authorities' hosting of terrorist elements and meddling in the affairs of other countries as well as their support of terror groups - policies which are likely to push the region into a stage of unpredictable consequences".

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:30

Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined in later. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was quick to offer congratulations after the transfer of power in 2013. I do not think that it will dramatically change the state of affairs in the Middle East, because these contradictions have existed before. Regional powerhouse Turkey, an ally of both the Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar, urged dialogue to resolve the spat.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:17

Ireland were good value for taking the lead before the half-hour mark, when Walters finished superbly from 20 yards, but the Stoke forward went from hero to villain in first-half stoppage time when, after Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez headed an equaliser, he hit the crossbar from close range with the goal gaping.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:11

June 5, 2017, marks the 50 anniversary of the war when Israel routed the armies of Egypt , Jordan, and Syria in less than a week, despite being outnumbered almost three-to-one in men, planes and tanks. The growing recognition of the injustice created in 1948 and perpetuated in 1967 is causing some tectonic shifts, in particular among young US Jews, of whom tens of thousands are now organised in a peaceful movement for Palestinian rights alongside young Palestinians and many other Americans ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:00

British and Manchester-based musicans were well represented on the bill, including a performance by 90's era boy band Take That , who were joined on stage by former member Robbie Williams before he played material from his solo career. "God is in the midst, and he loves you and he is here for you". Thank you. I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:40

At least 36 bodies were found in the Resort World Manila leisure complex after gunman started a fire there, causing mass suffocation, Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said. Police had later said the attacker was not thought to be a terrorist, despite continuing trouble with Islamic extremists in the country's south, but instead a deranged robber.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:34

After her attractive and understandably teary-eyed version of "The Wizard of Oz " classic, she concluded the show, telling Manchester "Thank you so much, I love you ". Grande closed the show with a heart-melting cover of " Over the Rainbow ", ending an evening of memorable and moving performances. Grande was joined by other stars such as her boyfriend rapper Mac Miller and singers Miley Cyrus , Katy Perry and Robbie Williams .

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:51

The so-called Islamic State has said it carried out the van and knife attack in London in which seven victims died. On Saturday, YouGov said its model suggested the Conservatives were on course to win 308 seats but the number had fallen by Monday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:25

Kristian Ulrichsen, a Gulf expert at the U.S-based Baker Institute, said if Qatar's land borders and air space were closed for any length of time "it would wreak havoc on the timeline and delivery" of the World Cup. "The era of cutting diplomatic ties and closing borders is is not a way to resolve crisis". The countries that have undertaken the measure of severing diplomatic ties with Qatar include Bahrain , Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Mauritius and Maldives.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:21

He made the remarks at a press conference with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who arrived in Ankara on June 5. Saudi Arabia said the move was necessary to protect the kingdom from what it described as terrorism and extremism. Qatar blamed Egypt for coordinating the severance of ties and said the other countries' goal is "the imposition of guardianship over the State". "[We] will issue a statement if some development takes place".

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:13

The unnamed man said he contacted cops in Barking, east London , after the killer discussed ISIS-inspired terror attacks. The terrorist had been radicalised watching extremist videos online, he said, adding: "We spoke about a particular attack that happened and like most radicals he had a justification for anything and everything and that day I realised I needed to contact the authorities".

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:12

The veteran British actor died "peacefully with his family by his side" on Friday, his agent announced on Monday. Sallis was already an experienced actor before he took the role on Last of the Summer Wine , with more than 25 years in the business.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:30

Both carriers said the measure will stay in place "until further notice". The Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad says it is suspending flights to Qatar amid a growing diplomatic rift. administration. The crisis began in late May when Qatar alleged that hackers took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:39

China's claims in the South China Sea , through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year, are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. One questioner asked if the U.S. president was an "unbeliever" in the rules-based regional order. Gary Ross, a spokesman for Mattis, said in a statement.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:54

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed the Conservatives' tax plans are in "chaos" after Theresa May failed to back a senior minister who said higher earners will not face an income tax hike under a new Tory government. That happened while Mrs May was on the defensive, after having to change her position on homecare policy, announced just days earlier in her party's manifesto.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:20

A third Breitbart employee described the comments as "dumb". Other Twitter users pointed out that McHugh's original tweet indicated that she was either ignoring or perhaps ignorant of the history of deadly terror in the groups like the predominantly Catholic Irish Republican Army.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:16

India will finally begin their Champions Trophy campaign on Sunday when they face arch-rivals Pakistan in a much anticipated 50-over game. But, as he is nearing the last phase of worldwide career, he doesn't posses the same power and needs some deliveries at the start of his innings before he gets going.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:08

The report mentioned that every accused was employed on the basis of "recommendations" even when they were ineligible for the post. He also said that he could not afford hefty fees to lawyers to fight the case by requesting the provincial government for financial assistance.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:36

The bomber drove into the Afghan capital's diplomatic quarter during the morning rush hour, leaving behind a bloody scene of chaos and destruction in one of the worst attacks since the scale-down of foreign forces from the country in 2014.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:36

Police forensics investigators work on London Bridge after an attack left seven people dead and dozens injured in London . Before London police or anyone else had announced that the attack was linked to terrorism - the president of the United States retweeted an unsourced blurb from "Fears of new terror attack after van "mows down 20 people" on London Bridge".

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:00

Simon Thompson told Sky News that he was just outside Borough Market when he saw crowds fleeing. A Canadian woman killed in the London terror attack would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death", her family said as they paid tribute to her.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:14

The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday's attack remain hospitalized in Cairo and the southern city of Minya where the attack took place. "They targeted several gatherings of terrorist elements within Libyan territory after coordinating and fully verifying all information", it said. Attacks on Christian homes, businesses and churches subsequently surged, especially in the country's south, traditionally Egypt's Christian heartland.