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by | June 06, 2017 | 15:23

The Queenslander was struggling with a hand injury, but was blasted off court as 46 Ostapenko winners flew past her. Samantha Stosur's French Open dreams have been shattered for another year after the Australian bowed out in the fourth round.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:42

Accusing Qatar for supporting and funding groups such as the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda backed Al-Nusra front is like the pot calling the kettle black - Saudi Arabia has been accused of funding both the IS and a plethora of other terrorist groups in the region for years.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:47

Saudi Arabia and the UAE also announced they were suspending flights to Qatar and banned their citizens from travelling to Doha . "One of its pitches (to secure the World Cup ) was that Qatar is one of the most stable countries in the Middle East ", he said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:53

In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can" as investigators try to learn more about Khuram Shazad Butt , who was one of those who rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then slashed and stabbed people in nearby Borough Market .

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:20

Almost three decades since Beijing ordered tanks and troops into the squareto crush the student-led pro-democracy uprising, and any public commemoration of the subject remains banned across the Chinese mainland - where the government has never released an official death toll from the brutal crackdown.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:52

The Islamic State , or ISIS, said it was responsible for the vehicle and knife assault, but that claim has not been substantiated. "If you're going to see something and say something, it has to be followed by, do something", she said. Britain's most senior police officer Cressida Dick said police resourcing needed to be revised. - Italian media siad Zaghba became a person of interest to Italian authorities in March past year after he was found in possession of a one-way ticket to ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:23

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani also told Doha-based satellite news network Al-Jazeera that his nation rejected those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". The UAE's Etihad Airways, FlyDubai and the Middle East's largest carrier Emirates have suspended flights to Qatar. Qatar used its media and political clout to support long-repressed Islamists during the 2011 pro-democracy "Arab Spring" uprisings in several Arab countries.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:17

Anadolu news agency quoted Kalin, as saying, "The members of the GCC, with whom Turkey is in a strategic business alliance should solve their problems through negotiation, dialogue, and communication". The UAE had always been angered by Qatar's support for Islamists in the Gulf and in Libya, and Saudi Arabia and Egypt view the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:35

In the last local election, the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won 97 percent against a divided opposition. The election for more than 1,600 communes would not mean a major shift in power, but could be a springboard for next year's general election, in which Hun Sen aims to extend more than three decades in power in the Southeast Asian country.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:52

In an interview with the London Evening Standard, Mrs May said there was a new phenomenon of "terrorism breeding terrorism". She also said the Labour leader would throw away all the Government's work on Brexit so far by scrapping a white paper outlining its approach to Brexit.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:04

He was known to the police and MI5, and a member of public had reported him to an anti-terror hotline. The Metropolitan Police has not yet commented on what, if anything, they knew about the attackers before Saturday. No connection between the three attacks has yet been established. "Because there have been calls made by a lot of very responsible people". She declared Sunday, "Enough is enough", and demanded stepped up action against suspected terrorists-above all by strengthening the ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:01

Speaking outside Downing Street on Sunday, Mrs May said: "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed". May responded to the attack by calling for an overhaul of the strategy used to combat extremism, including a demand for greater global regulation of the internet, saying big internet companies were partly responsible for providing extreme ideology the space to develop.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:44

Trump again hammers Khan , saying the mainstream media is abetting Khan's timidity. Khan's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet. PM May told reporters: "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else". A YouGov poll of 1,000 Londoners published on Monday found that Khan was more trusted than both May and national Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to make the right decisions about keeping Britain safe from terrorism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:48

Seven Arab countries including Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain broke off diplomatic relations with one of the richest and most influential states of the world, accusing it of supporting ISIS, Al-Qaeda and other terrorists.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:55

Trump issued his initial travel ban by executive order in January, but that measure - which banned entry to nationals from seven countries for 90 days and suspended the nation's refugee program for 120 days - was quickly halted by the courts.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:21

Several other police officers and civilians were injured during the attack in a street next to the bus station in a working-class district of the capital, which sent panicked people running for their lives and clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:33

As James said Sunday night the Cavs needed to do things "I don't want to say differently, because you work so hard to get to this point, but make a couple of changes to see if we can be a lot better defensively and offensively". "You guys asked me, 'What was the difference?' And I told you. We play that same game in Cleveland there's no way we win". "We had our chances to take control of the game, and we didn't do that", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:32

The appearance also marked the defense secretary's first public comments since Trump withdrew Thursday from the Paris climate agreement, the latest in a series of decisions that have raised concerns among allies about whether the United States is withdrawing from the worldwide stage.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:29

India's bid has been backed by the United States and other members in the grouping, but China opposes its entry, citing its non-signatory status to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. "Both are important forces upholding peace and stability". PM Modi is also likely to meet Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit though officials say the meeting has not been confirmed.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:29

NPR's David Welna, who is traveling with Tillerson and Mattis, notes that the rift among US 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 blackballing this Gulf nation".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:26

ComRes has the Tories up one on 47% and Labour also up one on 35%. His speech came ahead of a high-profile BBC One Question Time in the city, on which he and Prime Minister Theresa May will be grilled separately by voters. The "vast majority" of the one million good quality jobs Labour has pledged to create would go to British workers, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:54

Earlier Friday, Trump announced that the USA would withdraw from the agreement, a process that takes four years. Were going to get it done. The president said the accord could hurt the USA economy, and he said he would seek to negotiate a better deal.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:33

Neumann reportedly killed five people at the Fiamma Inc . The gunman was armed with a knife and a gun but did not stab anyone, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a news conference. Neumann was honorably discharged from the US Army in 1999. Searching for a motive, deputies cordoned off a trailer park in Maitland, where Neumann lived alone in a mobile home on a busy road next to a funeral home, a used auto lot and a dog-grooming business.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:13

Check back for updates. Seven people were killed while a further 48 were injured in the attack, for which terror group Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility. Reports said Zaghba, who was born in Fez in 1995, attempted to fly to Turkey and travel onwards to Syria a year ago but was stopped at Bologna airport.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:58

There's no reason to be alarmed", he had said. Trump's tweets were criticised by a number of British politicians. Trump later challenged Khan to an IQ test during an interview on ITV. You are the best of us. The messages coming from President Trump's Twitter account and the one by the acting US ambassador to Britain since the terror attack in London could not have been more different.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:21

US President Donald Trump gave the Saudi autocracy and its plan to forge a Sunni-Arab military coalition against Iran Washington's full-throated support when he visited Riyadh last month. "There are signs that Qatar is bowing to pressure from Saudi Arabia and its allies", he said. With military dictators cracking down on unrest and demonstrators calling for free elections, al-Jazeera and others quickly took sides with the protests, and that didn't sit well at all with the more ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:08

Grande gave an emotional performance on Sunday at a benefit gig in the city for the victims of the attack, singing with a choir of local schoolchildren, including some who had been at her show. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has accused the Conservatives of making the "wrong choices" over police budgets, "posturing" over internet surveillance powers and not putting enough pressure on allies in the Middle East to turn the screw on extremist groups.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:51

Palestinians say Israel must cut the shackles now, rather than linking economic change to an elusive peace deal. The Arab-Israeli War, also known as the Six-Day War, resulted in Israel's occupation of the West Bank , East Jerusalem , Gaza and the Syrian Golan, triggering the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Syrians.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:26

Football's global governing body, FIFA, has said it is in "regular contact" with Qatar, but declined to comment further. Qatar Airways announced a suspension of flights to Saudi Arabia. Qatar, like other monarchies in the Persian Gulf, is a Washington ally, and it hosts a major U.S. military base that commands the US-led air campaign against the Islamic State.

by | June 06, 2017 | 14:42

The man who went on to wage a horrific attack on people at London Bridge previously appeared in a programme called The Jihadis Next Door on Channel 4 . But as is the case in many of these incidents, authorities were well aware of exactly who at least one of the bridge attackers was. "At any one time MI5 and police are conducting around 500 active investigations, involving 3,000 subjects of interest".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:11

In spite of their differences, the meeting between New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil chief executive and chairman, appeared to have been cordial. that we might make progress". Tillerson was also asked about Trump's provocative tweets, including those in which he criticized London's mayor after three assailants killed seven people and wounded dozens in the London Bridge area over the weekend.

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:24

President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi said on Friday the air raids were targeting militant camps responsible for plotting the attack, and that Egypt would not hesitate to carry out additional strikes inside and outside the country. In past attacks, Egypt had usually identified local jihadists as the perpetrators. Two deadly church bombings in Alexandria and Tanta took more than 45 lives in April, and almost 30 people were killed in the Daesh-claimed attack on a church in the capital Cairo in ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 15:22

In March, after an attack by an Islamic militant that left five people dead in Westminster, central London , Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. issued a tweet that criticised Khan. "My thoughts are with all the victims of this horrific attack #lovewins". The White House on Monday denied suggestions from US reporters that Trump "picked a fight" with Khan "because he was Muslim".

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:01

Mrs. Buhari's spokesperson, Suleiman Haruna , in a statement said the First Lady, on arrival, conveyed the appreciation of President Buhari to Nigerians. Before her departure, she thanked Nigerians for their support and prayers for Mr. Buhari's quick recovery. On May 7, the President returned to London for medical follow-up with his doctors.

by | June 06, 2017 | 16:25

President Donald Trump began the week with a barrage of early-morning tweets blasting the courts for blocking his travel ban executive order. Over the weekend, Trump referred to the executive order as a "Travel Ban" on Twitter. "It's kinda odd to have the defendant in Hawaii v Trump acting as our co-counsel". "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough". But Trump's tweets said nothing about religion.