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London terror attack: people are evacuated from the London Bridge

It said the blasts were believed to be controlled explosions carried out by police. The condition of the second Australian "directly affected" by the attack is not yet known. Police officers yelled at people to run from the area. One woman told Reuters she saw what appeared to be three people with knife wounds and possibly their throats cut at London Bridge at the Thames river.

London Bridge Terror Attack Aftermath Shows Chaos

Another eyewitness, Mark Roberts, told CNN that one person was hit "about 20 feet in the air". She said: "I saw them bringing them out of the flat opposite, around 7 am". Five people, including a police officer, were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the terror attack on March 22. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter called the attacks "shocking & anguishing" and said his thoughts are with the families of those killed and prayers for the injured.

Mayors Defy Trump And Commit To Paris Accord After POTUS Drops Out

In Pittsburgh and Paris there is optimism that the agreement will move on in spirit with or without the Trump administration. India and China therefore pitched for the U.S. "Does it pose an existential threat as some say?" Jerry Brown (D), and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Thursday announced the formation of a coalition of states supporting the Paris agreement , called the United States Climate Alliance.

Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack -statement

Forty-eight people were also injured . Police declared both incidents terrorist attacks, but did not say if they were connected, and did not give details on the number of casualties. Khan said he was "appalled and furious" at the attacks, but said he believes London is one of the safest cities in the world. Speaking on Sunday, Nicola Sturgeon said there was not now any information to suggest any of the victims were Scottish.

Londoners offer cups of tea to those affected by terror attacks

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017Trump's tweets follow an attack late Saturday on and near the London Bridge that killed at least seven people and wounded nearly 50 others. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, which come days ahead of a June 8 national election, and less than two weeks after 22 people were killed in a suicide attack in the northern city of Manchester while attending a concert by United States pop singer Ariana Grande .

7 dead, 48 injured in London attacks

British police rushed to two incidents in central London after a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and reports emerged of multiple stabbings in the nearby Borough Market area. The attacker - who reportedly had a criminal record and may have had connections to violent extremism - was gunned down by a police officer. "While we understand that the public will clearly be appalled by these events, I would urge each and every member of our communities to remain united against ...

London attack: Death toll rises to seven

A van driven at pedestrians on London Bridge , and stabbings in Borough Market have been labelled as terrorist attacks , and Facebook Safety Check was activated for the incident. Renan Marquese, a sous-chef at a tapas restaurant, said he was working when he heard chaotic sounds outside the restaurant. "You will see an increased police presence today, including armed officers and uniformed officers".

Backed Syrian forces seize dam west of Raqqa from Islamic State - SDF

Separately, a US official confirmed that the Russians have passed on the message to the pro-regime forces. Civilian casualties have increased recently as a result of the intensification of U.S. "The dam has been completely liberated", Nouri Mahmoud said. "As far as the Iranians are concerned, this plan is an entire outlook on the war in Syria and even the reason for the outbreak of the war - that is, the attempt of Iran's enemies in the Arab world and internationally, the Iranians believe, ...

12 arrests made in London terror attack

At least four dozen were wounded , and police have arrested 12 people. Three assailants drove a van at pedestrians on London Bridge late last night before getting out of the van in the bustling Borough Market area and stabbing a number of people.

Cristiano Ronaldo silences critics with Real Madrid Championship League title

This Real Madrid squad have forever immortalised themselves for their glory in Cardiff . "What an incredible scene, the stadium is incredible and the city did an immaculate job in hosting such a great event", the Welshman, who picked up his third Champions League winners' medal, said as the celebrations began.

Top Senate intelligence Dem: 'No specific' threat against US

Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerWarner on Russian Federation probe: "We have no smoking gun at this point" Sunday shows preview: Pruitt, Gore face off over Paris deal Comey to testify publicly next week MORE (D-Va.) on Sunday said the Senate Intelligence Committee has yet to find a smoking gun as it investigates Russia's meddling in the United States election.

U.S. ignored Canada's advice on Paris climate deal, McKenna says

He is leaving the business advisory group. Trump said Washington would not honour its carbon-cutting contribution, nor worldwide climate finance commitments made under his predecessor Barack Obama . "We care about energy efficiency and we want to make sure that people know that mayors won't quit". "He made very clear yesterday what he doesn't believe, which is that the USA government should stay in an agreement that gives us too much of the financial burden", Conway said.

London attack: Enough is enough - Theresa May

He said he managed to get near one attacker "and I hit him around the head" with a bread basket. The British PM said that the attackers are copying one another and that the nation cannot pretend that the way things are can continue. It continued to drive from London Bridge to Borough Market, where 3 terrorists left the van and attacked innocent and unarmed civilians with blades and knives.

UK leader: Islamic extremism must be contained after attack

Financial services firms in and around the City say it will be "business as usual" when staff return to work tomorrow morning, after terror attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market left seven dead and nearly 50 injured. "My thanks also go to the emergency services, who proved once again they operate without fear or favour in dealing with the incident and its aftermath".

UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners

May's six-point lead compared with a lead of 10 percentage points in Opinium's previous poll published on May 27. The May 19-23 poll showed the Conservatives with 48 percent share of those certain to vote in the June 8 election versus 47 percent in a May 15 poll.

Security situation remains the same after London attack

Forty-eight people were also injured. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said that while they believe all the attackers were killed, the investigation continued. "We have also treated a number of people at the scene for less serious injuries". The Metropolitan Police force declared the attacks "terrorist incidents", but there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Poland condemns London terrorist attack

London Bridge is a major transport hub and nearby Borough Market is a fashionable warren of alleyways packed with bars and restaurants, always bustling on a Saturday night. The attack unfolded quickly, and police said officers shot and killed the three attackers within eight minutes. Ignoring his own safety, hero Gerard - who lives in nearby Bermondsey - threw chairs and bottles at the terror monsters as they carried out the attack.

Van ploughs into pedestrians on London Bridge

Witnesses reported seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. The statement added that the incident represents a new episode in a recent string of terrorist attacks around the world, confirming that all societies and people are being targeted by terrorist groups.

United Nations extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that all options are on the table to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons, leaving open the possibility of pre-emptive military action. "As a matter of national security, the United States regards the threat from North Korea as a clear and present danger ". In late May, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile which landed in the Sea of Japan, about 300km off the Japanese coast.

France mocks White House video on Paris climate agreement

Earlier on Saturday, The head of Iran's Department of Environment (DoE), Massoumeh Ebtekar, said Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal would not lead to the collapse of the accord. "They weren't doing enough and America was carrying the load, so I think by negotiating a better deal, hopefully we can get a better result for our country and the world".

Commentator in Chief: Trump Bashes London Mayor, Political Correctness After Attack

And Met Police can now confirm that they have "arrested 12 people in Barking, east London, in connection with last night's incidents in London Bridge and the Borough Market area". And on Sunday he tweeted: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". A spokeswoman for Bats Europe, the region's largest stock exchange operator, said it has advised staff to stay away from its offices close to London Bridge today.

British police round up 12 people linked to London attack

The US president also seems to think the attack speaks against gun control. "We will review as the day goes on and as more details of the attack emerge", a spokesman for the centre-right party told AFP . His condition is serious, but not life-threatening. The van was traveling at approximately 50 miles per hour when the incident took place, according to BBC reporter Holly Jones who was at the scene and witnessed the crash.

United Kingdom parties suspend election campaign after London attack

The attack comes as campaigning for the June 8 election enters its final stages with the country still reeling from two other terror attacks this year, most recently the killing of children at a pop concert in Manchester. Only hours before, bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as officers performed controlled explosions after sweeping the area for possible bombs.

Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15m to United Nations for climate change

The mayors are pushing for new action to meet the 1.5 degrees Celcius target and a clean energy economy. Former President Barack Obama spoke out about his strong belief in the power of other nation's leaders to combat climate change, and Mayor Bill de Blasio is standing with the former president.

World Leaders "Unified" In Horror And Sorrow Following London Bridge Terror Attack

May also chaired a government's emergency Cobra meeting on Sunday after which she issued a statement outside Downing Street in London . "My current information is that 48 people have been injured. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Sunday that the level would remain at severe because police believe there are no perpetrators still on the loose. President Vladimir Putin "expresses his profound condolences for the British people and condemns the terrorist attack carried out hours ago in London ...

Kabul blames Pakistan, Haqqani network for bombing

The interior ministry was calling on Kabul residents to donate blood, saying hospitals were in "dire need". The White House said it "strongly condemns the atrocious attack" Wednesday on Kabul's diplomatic quarter where a truck bomb killed scores of people.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Resorts World Manila attack that killed 36

A single gunman with a rifle opened fire at the Resorts World Manila and set fire to gambling tables Friday. Later Friday, ISIS' self-styled Amaq news agency carried a brief message in Arabic on Telegram, which said: "Islamic State fighters carried out the attack in Manila in the Philippines yesterday".

PM strongly condemns London Bridge attack

The three terrorists drove a van knocking down several pedestrians on London Bridge and headed before stopping at Borough Market, where they stabbed several people. "Our hearts are with the families and loved ones of the victims". Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, said: "Tonight's horrific incidents in London remind us how much we owe our emergency services.

London Terror Attack: Six dead; 48 hurt; Three suspects killed

According to Wales Online , taxi driver Aksha Patel told Sky News that his passengers described the scene inside the Black and Blue restaurant, where a woman reportedly held the door shut as the terrorists attempted to enter, allowing diners to escape out a back door.

Election to go ahead on June 8 despite London attack - May

It then went to Borough Market, where three men got out and attacked people with knives. Armed officers responded to the scene and confronted three male suspects who were shot and killed in the market. However, Paul Nuttall, the leader of the pro-Brexit, anti-immigration UKIP, said: "I refused to suspend campaigning because this is precisely what the extremists would want us to do".

United Kingdom polls to go ahead on Jun 8; May condemns Islamist extremism

Kishida said a local task force has been set up at the Japanese Embassy in London to deal with the attack's aftermath. Neighbors at the site of one major raid in Barking said a man who lived there resembled one of the attackers shown in news photographs.

Seven die in terror attack in London; three assailants shot dead

Several political parties including May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party suspended campaigning on Sunday, but May said it would resume on Monday. US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to offer US help to Britain, while Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences in a telegram to May.

Turnbull warns China against bullying in pro-US speech

Much of Mr Turnbull's speech focused on China, warning Beijing had the most to lose if regional peace and stability was threatened. Members of the delegation were observed gesticulating and complaining loudly outside the ballroom after the speech.

Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack

No terror group has taken responsibility for the attack yet. Mrs May said they were "worn only to spread panic and fear". "The despicable act of terrorism can never be permissible". "They were there within a couple of minutes and these terrorists were shot and killed very, very quickly". A picture that has been circulating showing a man on the ground who appears to have canisters strapped to his body.

After London attack, UK's May says terrorists bound by single 'evil ideology'

Grande and other stars are scheduled to perform a benefit concert for victims under tight security in Manchester Sunday night. She also said five credible plots have been disrupted since March. Emergency officials said 48 people were treated at London hospitals and a number of others suffered less serious injuries. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack to hit Britain and Europe.

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