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by | June 06, 2017 | 21:44

The idea is to replicate the speed at which top players hit the ball during games. " producing not just a grand slam, but a zippy one at that!" The stunt is reportedly being performed through the second floor of the popular monument to a small platform 800m away.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:32

Angry citizens demanded answers from the government over the perceived intelligence failure leading to the assault, which underscores spiralling insecurity in Afghanistan . The vigilance and courage of Afghan security forces prevented the VBIED [vehicle-borne improvised explosive device] from gaining entry to the Green Zone, but the explosion caused civilian casualties in the vicinity.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:18

Police arrested 12 people on Sunday in the Barking area of east London in connection with the attack, and a "number of people" were arrested early Monday. After chairing a meeting of the government's crisis response committee on Monday morning, May said the official threat level remained at "severe", meaning an attack was highly likely, and additional security measures were in place.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:23

London police have said 12 other people from the Barking neighborhood held since the attack have been freed. London Mayor Sadiq Khan speaks during a vigil in Potters Fields Park to commemorate the victims of the terror attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:32

Speaking in Berlin Thursday about the Paris climate change accord, he said that " China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment". China says it will work with the European Union to uphold the global agreement on climate change even if the us pulls out.

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:00

TfL confirmed to The Guardian that he had worked as a trainee customer services assistant for six months previous year. Police have not released the names of the attackers and British newspapers refrained from identifying the men. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", she told a press conference on Monday. French authorities said a French national was also killed.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:48

Forget summer blockbuster movies - the biggest show in town Thursday will be the testimony before a Senate committee of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Trump fired Comey early last month amid FBI's probe into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation to tilt the election in the Republican's favour.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:38

It is not clear when he came to the Republic or how long he stayed but it is believed he used Irish jurisdiction to get a European Union permit which allowed him to be in the UK. Butt had worked for the London Underground for six months a year ago as a trainee customer services assistant, Transport for London told the BBC. A picture published in The Daily Mail reportedly shows him at West Kensington station, wearing an orange high-visibility jacket and blue uniform.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:13

Trump also posted on Twitter Sunday that "we must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". But British Prime Minister Theresa May said Khan was doing a "good job", echoing public sentiment across London .

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:50

But the president had misconstrued Khan's original statement which was to tell citizens not to be alarmed by an extra police presence across the next few days. The point is there is a reason to be alarmed. "We're working with him, working together and that's important-central government and the London mayoralty and his officials working together to ensure we are responding to the attack".

by | June 06, 2017 | 23:00

Then Israel struck. Early on the morning of June 5, the country staged a sudden, pre-emptive air assault that destroyed more than 90 per cent Egypt's air force. The settlements - not supported by all Israelis by any means - are deemed illegal under global law. Also late last month, thousands of Israelis staged a mass rally in Tel Aviv to denounce the regime's occupation and express their support for an independent Palestinian state.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:35

Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and closed their airspace to commercial flights on Monday. The Pentagon said Saudi Arabia meant to use the radars to support its border security by locating the source of incoming artillery, rockets and mortars and defending against them.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:09

But there are two key issues which have angered them. USA authorities have also banned the use of most electronic devices on board aircraft from some Gulf countries. The Saudi border closure could affect the supply of materials, and delay projects. With more than 30 Qatar Airways flights cancelled to and from Doha , there were neither traffic jams at departures where travellers are dropped off nor lines for taxis to pick up arriving passengers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:47

About 100 militants, troops and civilians have been killed. Ano said the group plotted to set Marawi ablaze and kill as many Christians in nearby Iligan city on Ramadan to mimic the violence seen by the world in Syria and Iraq. Three Malaysians, an Indonesian and possibly Arab extremists have been killed in the Marawi fighting, Ano said, citing the latest intelligence on the matter.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:08

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Yemen made no demands of Qatar, but their decision plunged the nation's global travel hub into chaos, igniting the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:08

The two attackers' pictures were released by police and inquiries were ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice. Butt was 27 and a British citizen born in Pakistan. - Britain's most senior police officer Cressida Dick said police resourcing needed to be revised. One has since been released without being charged.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:10

The poll found 67% of participants who said they were Republican supported Trump's decision, while 25% opposed it. Independents swung left, with 63% opposing Trump's exit and 22% supporting it. has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", she continued, adding that withdrawing from the Paris agreement will not change the country's commitment to curbing climate change.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:33

One of three attackers shot dead during an attack near London Bridge on Saturday evening had an Irish identification card, the Irish state broadcaster RTE reported, citing Irish police sources. It must be carried at all times. The weekend London terror attack changed the message, if not the mission. Bad news coming from London - we stand with our close neighbours again tonight.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:25

May has said the three attacks - including one outside Parliament in March - weren't connected in any operational sense but were linked by what she called the "perverted ideology " of extremist Islam. Seven people were killed and dozens injured in the attack on London Bridge and the Borough Market area of central London on Saturday night.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:45

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization, does not like the idea of an airline-controlled corporate monopoly taking over the nations air traffic control system from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the organization said .

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:15

The severing of all ties between the state of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen is going to have profound and far-reaching consequences regionally and internationally. With the Gulf states closing their airspace to flights from Qatar, Qatar Airways could face significant disruption on its services as flights look to find other routes around the region.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:38

The call came after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king. Saudi Arabia and three Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday, June 5, 2017 and moved to cut off land, s. Qatar denied allegations over its support to terrorism and extremism adding that the diplomatic rift was based on "baseless fabricated claims". They cut air, sea and land links and ordered Qatari officials and nationals stationed in their countries to return home.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:15

The two other perpetrators were not known to security services. Police confirmed late on Monday that 12 people they arrested after raiding homes in Barking had now been released without charge. Hillary Clinton criticized President Donald Trump's handling of recent terror attacks in London Monday, saying that "we are not living in normal times".

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:58

The statement was published on the website of the Muslim Council of Britain, the UK's largest Muslim body, which described the decision as an " unprecedented move", noting that the signatories have "not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic prayer for the terrorist - a ritual that is normally performed for every Muslim regardless of their actions - but also have called on others to do the same".

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:19

Some Saudi Arabian, United Arab Emirates and Bahraini banks were delaying business with Qatari banks, such as letters of credit, after their governments cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Doha on Monday, accusing Qatar of supporting terrorism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:08

May hit back that Corbyn himself was weak on the issue of terrorism. He was even once featured in a BBC documentary about Islamist extremists. "Additionally, there are around 20,000 individuals who are former subjects of interest, whose risk remains subject to review by MI5 and its partners".

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:27

The Philippines on Tuesday halted the deployment of workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state grappled with a diplomatic crisis after its neighbours cut ties with Doha . Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined in later. The United Arab Emirates said today that Qatar would need to provide a "guaranteed roadmap" before it would consider mending ties.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:00

He was a chef who also used the name Rachid Elkhdar and police said he claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan. With flags flying at half mast, Britain will fall silent as clocks strike 11:00am (1000 GMT) to remember the seven people killed and dozens injured in the central London attack on Saturday evening.

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:21

London police said 27-year-old Khuram Shazad Butt was a British citizen born in Pakistan and Rachid Redouane had claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality. On March 22 a vehicle had similarly ploughed into pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge before the driver fatally stabbed a police officer, killing five people.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:50

All the nations also said they planned to cut air and sea traffic. Earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia, alongside Bahrain , Egypt, Libya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar amid a row over the latter's alleged support of terrorism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 22:08

Mr. Trump's comments come as Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries have officially severed ties with Qatar and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major USA military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:48

Butt was thrown out from one of the east London mosques he occasionally prayed in, after reportedly shouting "Only God is in charge" and interrupting the imam. "At any one time MI5 and police are conducting around 500 active investigations, involving 3,000 subjects of interest". "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".

by | June 06, 2017 | 21:53

The three men, who wore fake suicide vests, were shot dead by the police. Officers at Scotland Yard said they are working to identify the third accomplice, while 12 people who were arrested in east London in the wake of the murderous rampage have been released without charge.

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.