Global News

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:15

US President Trump had on Monday urged for a "much tougher version" of his travel ban . Federal courts have stopped it from being enforced. President Trump tweeted Monday night that the United States needs a "travel ban" in order to protect Americans from "certain unsafe countries".

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:03

Local media reported that a seven-year-old boy was in a coma with severe chest injuries after being trampled in the crush. "There was an incident there; we hope that not too many people were injured". The incident compounded a miserable night for fans of Turin-based Juventus , who lost the final 4-1 to Real Madrid . For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster in Brussels, where 39 people were killed, with a lot of them being ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:10

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 5, 2017The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version! Trump said the mainstream media was "working hard to sell" the words by Khan, with whom Trump has feuded in the past over the proposed travel ban.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:25

The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after the drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge and then stormed pubs and restaurants stabbing anyone in their path. May tried to deflect the pressure onto Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-kill" tactics.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:37

Yemen, Libya's eastern government, and the Maldives shortly followed suit. Saudi Arabia's central bank advised banks in the kingdom not to trade with Qatari banks in Qatari riyals, the sources said . Kuwait has offered to mediate talks. "Obviously they've now bubbled up to a level that countries decided they needed to take action in an effort to have those differences addressed".

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:49

Arabs48 said the clashes in Kafr Qassem took place amidst rising accusations against the Israeli police for failing to perform its duties in the Arab town facing increasing violence and crime, that have led to the death of six residents since the beginning of this year.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:25

Trump's own White House and Justice Department lawyers are laboring to defend the immigration restrictions, arguing that suspending visas from six Muslim-majority countries is within his authority; temporary (though the three months he said he needed to develop a more robust vetting process has long since run out); and not based in religion.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:30

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Hua Haifeng, an investigator for China Labor Watch , had been arrested on a charge of illegal surveillance while his two colleagues are missing. "It is the role of the police to prevent that kind of independent investigation", said Nicholas Bequelin, East Asia director for Amnesty International.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:36

Christian screamed, according to the affidavit. He attended Christian's court hearing but did not speak with reporters. "Mr. Christian was yelling racial and religious epithets and threatened to decapitate people thereby causing serious physical harm", the document said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:53

Modi's remarks as well as China's reaction comes in the backdrop of growing discord between the two countries over a host of issues including the Dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Beijing blocking India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group as well as the listing of JeM leader Masood Azhar a terrorist by UN.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:30

Kuala Lumpur-bound Flight MH128 left Melbourne at 11:11pm (13:11GMT) on Wednesday, but turned back shortly afterwards when the man allegedly threatened those on board, Australian police said. Heavily armed police wearing full tactical gear came aboard and arrested the man. "We believe that the actions of the passengers and crew were quite heroic", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:50

At one point in the documentary, Butt can be seen unfurling a black banner in Regent's Park. One of the London Bridge attackers was free to carry out the atrocity despite working for a man accused of helping to train the July 7 bombing ringleader and being under investigation by police and MI5, The Times can reveal.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:59

May did not answer repeated questions from reporters on her cuts, but said counter-terrorism budgets had been protected and police had the powers they needed. He was a trainee customer services assistant with London Underground for less than six months, before leaving in October, according to a Transport for London spokesperson.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:18

He also discounted any links to the Islamic State group, saying this "is not the work of ISIS". On Saturday, officials at the casino and resort released CCTV footage proving Carlos had acted alone and that the attack was a robbery attempt that went wrong.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:13

Aside from that, Apple is also continuing to update its stickers feature with a redesigned app that will definitely make them easier to access. The new feature brought to Apple Pay lets user send payments to each other using iMessage. It makes iPhone better than before. Apple Maps has added several indoor maps for major airports and shopping centres worldwide. Step one, pick up your Apple Pencil.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:42

Kindschuh told the BBC the bartender locked the door, and shortly after one of the attackers tried to get in but was subdued by police. At least seven people died and close to 50 were injured when three men drove into crowds in city center before going on a stabbing spree at Borough Market .

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:02

The city's authorities are reportedly doing "everything in their power" to stop the 22-year-old Libyan-origin bomber's cremation, burial in any way in the Greater Manchester area, the Metro reported on Wednesday. Police have not identified or charged the arrested suspects. "With specialist support we have also have a good understanding of the likely component parts of the bomb and where these came from", the head of counter terrorism unit said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:28

Richard Burr (R-NC) and vice-chairman Sen. Some Russians boasted about how well they knew Mr Flynn. Since his victory in the November presidential race, Trump has been accused of being supported by the Kremlin to sway the election in his favor.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:39

Michael Conaway, R-Texas, and Adam Schiff, D-California - the co-leaders of the House investigation - said Wednesday in a statement. The subpoenas are part of an effort by congressional investigators to obtain testimony, personal documents and business records from Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn , and their business firms.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:54

During the Monday event, the Israeli demonstrators carried Palestinian flags as well as banners and signs reading, "There is another way", apparently referring to the possibility of the so-called two-state solution. "We insist that the Palestinians finally recognise Israel as the national home of the Jewish people", Netanyahu said. Israel was crowned a regional power.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:41

An Israeli soldier lines up captured Egyptian troops to be checked for identification during the Six-Day War, June 6, 1967. Adding 44 per cent of the territory allocated by the 1947 UN Partition Plan for a Palestinian state, to the 56 per cent set aside for a Jewish state, marked a new beginning for both Israel and stateless Palestinians.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:49

The General Election will go ahead as planned on June 8, despite the second terror attack to hit Britain during the campaign period, Prime Minister Theresa May has said. Many saw the speech as a rebuff to Corbyn, a socialist who is often painted by May's Conservatives as soft on terrorism. After the Manchester attack, most analysts said that May was the politician most likely to benefit, because she is the incumbent leader and security is usually seen as a Conservative strength.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:09

It doesn't say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. Russian Federation went much further in its efforts to undermine the 2016 United States presidential election than previously suggested, possibly tempering with voter registration through phishing attacks, a leaked NSA report published by the Intercept website on Monday appears to suggest.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:41

Saudi Arabia accused Qatar yesterday of backing militant groups and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera. The operation to liberate the city is now carried out by the Iraqi and US-led coalition forces. But US officials, including Defense Secretary James Mattis, say the diplomatic rift will not disrupt that campaign.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:13

He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar. The other attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , 30. Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice, police said . Of the 48 people taken to hospital, 36 are now being cared for in London hospitals with 18 remaining in a critical condition. She said it was too easy for people to act an "armchair quarterback".

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:00

Qatar is an global transport hub used by a host of airlines, and home to the Al Jazeera TV station as well as the future host of the 2022 World Cup football series. But what exactly the countries want Qatar to do to resolve the problem remains unclear. QNB received approval to open a branch in Saudi Arabia , though it has yet to start operations in the country, according to the central bank website.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:33

Experts are also bracing for a flow-on effect to other Gulf-based operators, such as delays due to changes in airspace rules. "Flights to Europe will most likely be rerouted through Iran and Turkey". He also said that until Qatar Airlines and Himalayan Airlines which have direct air connectivity with Doha increase number of flights, movement of Nepali migrant workers to Qatar may come down.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:37

We know that now. The jobs were not attainable as long as we had to live under those regulations. But the agreement leaves it up to each nation how exactly to meet that goal. And though some Trump supporters carried "Pittsburgh not Paris" signs outside the White House Saturday, the mayor of Pittsburgh denounced the president's move to abandon the global pact meant to safeguard the environment.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:42

The ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack, a 27-year-old man of Pakistani origin, had once been filmed unfurling an ISIS flag in a documentary by British Channel 4. Britain's response to the terror threat must change, she said. One witness, Will Heaven, told Sky News he saw people who had been struck and at least one of them was placed inside an ambulance.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:45

Dozens of people also gathered at St Ann's Square in Manchester , where tributes have been left to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing two weeks ago. Police said they now had 10 people in custody after releasing two of the 12 people arrested on Sunday. The assault began Saturday night when a van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge .

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:22

British police said the third assailant was Youssef Zaghba , 22, and that he had not been a subject of interest for them or the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. The second man, Rachid Redouane , had not aroused any suspicions. "That is a question that will need to be answered by MI5, by the police, as the investigation goes on", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:26

Police named two of the attackers on Monday and said they were trying to identify the third. "This was an attack on London and the United Kingdom, but it was also an attack on the free world", May said. Please honor her by making your community a better place. " Tell them Chrissy sent you". 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.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:32

Victims and their families gave harrowing accounts of the sudden and random attacks that sent scores of people out on a Saturday night fleeing crowded restaurants and pubs or diving for cover. Redouane was unknown to police before the attack . A third suspect who was shot and killed by officers has not been identified. Trump, in the aftermath of an attack in San Bernardino, California, calls in a statement for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:51

Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, Jerry Brown of California and Jay Inslee of Washington of the creation of the United States Climate Alliance, a coalition of states pledging to uphold the Paris accord and to aggressively fight climate change .

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:44

The unprecedented measures against Doha include ordering Qatari citizens to leave within 14 days and banning citizens of the three Gulf states from travelling to Qatar. Iran has reportedly said it could fill that gap, but ships take about 12 hours to cross the Gulf - hardly any comfort to citizens and expatriates who have already cleaned out the country's supermarket shelves.