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by | June 06, 2017 | 20:51

Nepal has expressed concerns over the situation of its workers employed in the Gulf nations after seven countries, including Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Libya, cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar. In the U.A.E., subsidiary satellite network beIn Sports went offline. "The measures are unjustified and are based on false and baseless claims", Qatar said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:13

The second alleged attacker was identified by police as Rachid Redouane, who alternately used the surname Elkhdar, and claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Police say the investigation is progressing but have also said none of the suspected attackers had been previously judged as a security threat. The gym where one of the London Bridge attackers trained says they saw nothing of concern during his time there.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:15

Two others arrested had been released previously. "Police officers in our communities act as the eyes and ears of the security services, providing the intelligence and information that allows us to disrupt attempted terrorist attacks". Redouane was not known to the police. The attackers, wearing fake suicide vests, were shot dead by eight officers after police opened fire with a hail of 50 bullets.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:58

The explosion seriously damaged the bus stop facility, said the eyewitness. A police bomb squad was investigating. Pressure cookers, filled with explosive materials, nails and buckshots, were in the device used by suicide bombers in the twin blasts that went off five minutes apart, Reuters reported.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:56

Butt briefly worked for Transport for London , the entity that oversees the city's public transport system. Transport for London (TfL) confirmed Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October past year.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:42

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed Israel on Monday for what he called its " occupation of the Palestinian territory " on the 50th anniversary of the its defensive 1967 Six Day War. "Ending the occupation and achieving a negotiated two-state outcome is the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace", he added. "At the same time , it has also meant 50 years of statements and worldwide resolutions that Israel, the occupying power, has insisted on ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:38

A number of Arab states, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia, severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and closed land, air and sea routes on Monday, accusing Doha of supporting groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and backing Iran. Egypt and the three Gulf countries behind the move to freeze out Qatar accused it of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. "It is true that Saudi Arabia and other states did this".

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:27

It's completely different, two years down the line. Smith thought it was a good sign in what has been a frustrating, stop-start tournament, and gave him fuel for excitement ahead of the must-win clash against the old enemy this weekend. Heavy rain in Cardiff on Monday left New Zealand contemplating the prospect of another washout but Guptill said: "We can't control the weather".

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:59

China has also been infuriated by the U.S. deployment of an advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) anti-missile system in South Korea, saying it was a threat to its security and would do nothing to ease tension with Pyongyang.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:02

The currency is pegged by Qatar's central bank at 3.64 to the dollar. Credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Monday that if trade and capital flows were disrupted, the diplomatic dispute could eventually hurt the outlook for Qatar's debt.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:02

Egyptian Charge d'Affaires Ihab Abdel-Hamid told The Associated Press he is returning to Egypt on Wednesday after being recalled. Steps taken include preventing ships coming from or going to the small peninsular nation from docking at Fujairah, in the UAE, used by Qatari oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers to take on new shipping fuel.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:06

Shuler supplied her son with sand, a camel, a Rolls-Royce, and her son even brought three dates to the prom. Instead, she chose to bring Dubai to the American state of Pennsylvania for the formal dance. Her son's happiness apparently has no financial limit. She was then diagnosed with thyroid cancer, had surgery in 2015 for the cancer, and has had a stroke and several seizures, WCAU reported .

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:41

Mamata said that her government would conduct a "special audit of the funds" received by the GTA in the Darjeeling hills in the last five years and warned of action if any discrepancies were found. I have never said that we will replace Nepali language with Bengali. Mamata was on her way to Mirik on Monday and before reaching the area, some youths, stated to be supporters of the GJM, shown black flags to the chief minister.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:58

If found guilty, Almena and Harris could face up to 39 years in prison, according to ABC 7 San Francisco . On Dec. 2, flames raced through what authorities say was an illegal, rave-style dance party on the second floor of the sprawling two-story building, which had a warehouse permit but was leased to the artists' collective.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:24

Redouane, 30, claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He is expected to survive. Police said they carried out two early morning raids in east London on Monday and made "a number" of further arrests. London Mayor Sadiq Khan gave a short speech decrying the attackers who had brought carnage to the capital. The attackers rammed pedestrians with a van before launching frenzied stabbings in the market.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:31

Passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar, Monday, June 5, 2017. The minister said Qatar's ties to the United States were complicated, but would remain unharmed. The countries also said they would eject Qatar's diplomats. Qatar shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia and relies heavily on importing food.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:55

The White House appealed to the Supreme Court after Trump's executive order restricting entry to the U.S. from Iran, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Syria was blocked by federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii. The revised order removed language barring legal permanent residents and a clause that protected religious minorities. The Justice Department declined to comment.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:19

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Italian officials said they had passed on their concerns about him to British intelligence officials previous year. He said many people were "very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time, presided over these cuts in police numbers, and now is saying that we have a problem".

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:53

The US President accused Khan of having "to think fast" after the mayor of London said there was no reason for Londoners to be alarmed following the terror attack, which appears to have been conducted by Islamist extremists. Tensions between Westminster and the White House have been fraught for several weeks after intelligence gathered by the United Kingdom security services on the Manchester Arena attack was leaked to U.S.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:09

Now out of the intensive care ward of St Thomas' Hospital, where he was treated for knife wounds all over his body including his neck, the father-of-one has told The Sun how he reacted when the killers burst into the restaurant shouting "Islam, Islam" and "This is for Allah".

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:04

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that "In honor of this significant anniversary for our close ally, many Senators from both sides of the aisle are joining together in a resolution to mark the occasion today". According to a White House statement, he postponed the move in order to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians".

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:18

Archibald had moved in with her fiancee Tyler Ferguson in the Netherlands and got engaged a few months back, but was in London sightseeing with her husband as he was on a business trip. "In darkness we have a choice, to make the world a better place or let hate win, " said one tweet . "This one hits home especially hard, with one of the victims, Ms.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:53

President Trump has drawn harsh criticism for attacking Khan in the aftermath of Saturday's attack. Trump, Jr. argued it was time to be more proactive in taking on terrorism rather than to "keep calm and carry on". "To my friends in the United Kingdom: I apologize for this", said Ben Rhodes, a former national security aide to Barack Obama. The White House later tried to play down Trump's tweets.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:07

The banner reads 'Out Temer.' - Reuters picBRASILIA, May 25 - Brazilian soldiers deployed yesterday to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters demanding the exit of President Michel Temer smashed their way into ministries and fought with riot police.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:41

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility . He had also worked in a customer services role for Transport for London and was the sole director of a now-dissolved company called Kool Kosmetics. They grant the authorities the ability, lasting initially for one year but extendable to two, to implement a form of house arrest and relocate a subject up to 320km from their residence.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:56

A supermarket customer told Al Jazeera: "I think it's better to stock up on things my family and I need rather than being left out". It broadcasts in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as the Middle East and North Africa. In an unprecedented move, fellow Gulf states have closed all transport links with Qatar and ordered their citizens out of the country. FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha , Qatar.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:35

Witnesses said people threw chairs and pint glasses at the men, who wore what police said were fake explosive vests. "We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists - powers which Jeremy Corbyn has boasted he has always opposed", she said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:25

Unlike Butt, Redouane was not previously known to authorities. Ho's office is five minutes walk from London Bridge where Saturday night's terror attack happened. Redouane, 30, had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. A third attacker is yet to be named. The Metropolitan Police said one attacker was Khuram Shazad Butt, aged 27.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:49

US Congress approved the move in 1995 but every US President since has issued waivers every six months. Trump's move is likely to generate disappointment among the Israelis and their leadership as they view the moving of the US Embassy to Jerusalem as an endorsement of Israel's claims on the city as its capital.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:06

Vladimir Putin has dismissed as "nonsense" the idea that Russian Federation has damaging information on Donald Trump - and suggested that USA intelligence agents could have meddled with last year's presidential election. You create a sensation out of nothing and out of this sensation, you turn it into a weapon of war against the current president. "Anything at all he could spray out there", Pickering, who served as the USA ambassador from 1993 to 1996 during the Clinton administration, ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:25

The official statement available on the website of the London mayor did not use the phrase "there's no reason to be alarmed", which Trump referred to in his tweet to criticise the Pakistani-origin mayor. Seven people were killed and 48 were wounded in the attack. As a Canadian living in London, I am deeply saddened to see this happen to the city that I now call home, and my thoughts are with those directly affected.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:03

Disney's young-adult cable network Freeform aired the full concert live. Its broadcast drew the largest television audience of any program so far this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter , peaking with 14.5 million viewers, or 49.3 percent of viewers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:59

This ritual is normally performed for every Muslim regardless of their actions, but these leaders have urged others to follow their lead and refuse to pray for them, as well. 'But we, as imams, work across the country and we work with the community. "In the face of such dastardly cowardice, unlike the terrorists, we must uphold love and compassion", the statement read.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:21

Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. Qatar was also expelled from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Saudi Arabia on Tuesday revoked the operating license of Qatar Airways and ordered the airline's offices to close within 48 hours, state media reported , as a regional diplomatic crisis escalated.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:12

Paris police say the situation is now "under control". A woman interviewed from inside Notre Dame by Britain's Sky News told of hearing shots and screams, then seeing a human wave of fearful sightseers pour into the cathedral for shelter.