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UAE's, Saudi carriers to suspend flights to Qatar

Qatar, meanwhile, says its government will take all necessary steps to ensure that the new measures by the Arab states will not affect the "normal life" of citizens and residents. Qatar's participation in Saudi Arabia's joint military operation in Yemen has also been cancelled after the Saudi-led coalition alleged that Doha supported Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group.

Terrorists respect 'neither life nor faith', says Muslim Council of Britain

A police statement did not provide the names of those held, but it said seven were women aged 19-60 and five were men aged 28-55. "It was a matter of life and death", said Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley. Witnesses described how passers-by threw chairs and beer glasses at the attackers in an attempt to stop them. An eyewitness on the London Bridge told BBC that he saw three people stabbing people at random, shouting " this is for Allah ".

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YouGov pollster Wells said that if younger voters turned out on election day, then May could win a much smaller majority than initially predicted or even lose her majority."The alternative is that all those young Corbynistas will prove a mirage and that some polls still contain too numerous sort of young people who vote, with the end result being that the Conservatives win a large or landslide majority", he said.

Qatar regrets Gulf countries decision to cut diplomatic ties

Bahrain's foreign ministry issued a statement Monday saying it was suspending diplomatic relations "in order to preserve its national security". Speaking with reporters during an inspection at the DFA's passports office, Cayetano said the government is taking the fresh political development in the Gulf area "seriously".

Ariana Grande to return to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

The star-studded event helped raise money for the victims and their families. More than 100 people were injured and 22 were killed when Salman Abedi detonated a nail bomb in the foyer just minutes after Ariana had finished performing.

Severing ties with Qatar not solution for regional crisis - senior Iranian official

The move to suspend flights comes on the heels of the UAE, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt severing ties with Qatar under claims that the GCC state supports terrorist organisations . Even before Monday, Qatar had appeared unperturbed by the growing tensions. The US' biggest concentration of military personnel in the Middle East are located at Qatar's Al Udeid Air Base.

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt & UAE cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, citing militancy

Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. "We apologise for the inconvenience caused to our customers", the statement further read . Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation, said on its state news agency that Qatar's policy "threatens Arab national security and sows the seeds of strife and division within Arab societies according to a deliberate plan aimed at the unity and interests of the Arab nation".

United States mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

He suggested Trump thinks the climate change issue "is still important", adding that Trump wants to "stay engaged on the issue". "And mark my words, we are going to take you down. China has emerged as Europe's unlikely partner in this and other areas - underlining Trump's isolation on many issues. As well as a world outcry, Trump's decision prompted a domestic backlash, with state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the Paris pact's greenhouse gas ...

Authorities know London terrorists' identities

Last June, after the deadly shooting attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Trump had tweeted: "Appreciate the congrats for being right on radical Islamic terrorism, I don't want congrats, I want toughness & vigilance". "We will never be cowed by terrorism", he said, calling the attackers "barbaric cowards". One witness, who only gave the BBC his first name of Ben, said he saw a man dressed in red who was stabbing a man with a blade that appeared to be about 10 inches long.

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If the polls are right, this means that May could actually lose seats in Parliament rather than gain them. A policy which would see the elderly pay for at-home NHS care became known as a " dementia tax " and proved a flashpoint for wider discontent with the effects of the government's austerity policies.

Extra police could help prevent radicalisation, says Yvette Cooper

We need to work with allied, democratic governments to reach global agreements that regulate cyberspace to prevent the spread of extremism and terrorist planning. "Although the risk of being directly involved in a terrorist incident is tiny compared to many other more mundane dangers that we face every day, the emotional impact and broad media coverage will increase the general level of fear and uncertainty about global travel", he said.

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She said providing more firearms for London police wouldn't be a sensible solution to the increased tempo of attacks, saying the strategy of having special mobile units of heavily armed officers is effective. British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that police had recently foiled five other plots. President Donald Trump is again attacking London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Twitter .

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The idea that climate change isn't real, or it's overblown, or it's God's Plan, or whatever, there's nothing we can do about it , are among the most deeply held Republican dogma. This means that the country is likely to participate to some degree in worldwide climate talks, just as it did when former President George W. Bush pulled out of another global climate pact ― the 1997 Kyoto Protocol.

Etihad, Emirates suspend flights to Qatar

Egypt's statement also accused Qatar of supporting terrorist organizations, naming the Muslim Brotherhood in particular. The dispute between Qatar and the Gulf's Arab countries started over a purported hack of Qatar's state-run news agency.

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While devastating to climate activists and to the spirit of global cooperation in general, this move doesn't have to stop the rest of the world-including India-from moving forward on climate goals. Trump is stuck on China and India in particular. Trump suggested that U.S. compliance with the Paris accord could "cost America as much as 2.7 million lost jobs by 2025, according to the National Economic Research Associates".

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Qatar was also expelled from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen . Gulf Arab states and Egypt have already long resented Qatar's support for extremists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a risky political enemy.

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Eight officers fired an "unprecedented" 50 rounds at the three attackers, according to Mark Rowley, head of national counter-terrorism policing , who said that a bystander had also suffered a gunshot wound. UK Prime Minister Theresa May pledged a tougher attitude to fighting homegrown extremism in a speech Sunday, outside her official residence at 10 Downing Street.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Tension escalates as Yemen too cuts ties with Qatar

Bahrain said its decision was based on what it said was Qatar's destabilizing actions. Egypt's Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, Nabila Makram Ebeid, affirmed on Monday that Egyptians can return from Doha to Cairo through other available flights from countries that have not cut their ties with Qatar.

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After a disappointing loss in game one, the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to rebound and even the series before heading home to Cleveland. "There is a lot of work for us left to do". "I don't get caught up in what I've done over the years", James said. "We have to figure out a way to get him going early. If you make a mistake - like I said, we had a turnover, it came from me, and then we had a miscue and the floods opened again".

Egypt, Libya and 4 others sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

Qatar Airways flies to nine cities in Saudi Arabia. Several airlines based in the UAE have said they will stop flying between Dubai and Doha from Tuesday, including Emirates , Etihad, FlyDubai, and Air Arabia. Simultaneously, the Saudi-led coalition has announced the cancellation of the Qatari participation in the military operation in Yemen citing Doha's support of al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terror groups.

London Bridge terror attack: 'Gunshots' heard near terror raids in Barking

Construction worker Seva Litvjakovs (35), who lives in the block that was raided, said: "I looked on Twitter and saw one of the terrorists who had been shot by police and he looked 90% like my neighbour - he was even wearing the same Arsenal shirt that I had seen him in at 5pm that evening".

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He also claimed it would destroy the coal industry. Trump's June 1 speech outlined his conclusions about the trade-offs and data for evaluating them. 5 District Democrat Emanuel Cleaver noted that only two other countries have rejected the pact and criticized the decision for ignoring science, calling it a "short-sighted and a unsafe nod to the National Flat Earth Agency and others who refuse to accept the science that has been embraced by every nation on the planet except war-torn ...

FIFA issues response after nations cut ties with Qatar

Similarly, Qatar Airways have also suspended all flights into Saudi Arabia. Among airlines, flydubai and Bahrain's Gulf Air joined Etihad and Emirates in saying they would suspend all flights to and from Doha. The crisis began in late May when Qatar alleged that hackers took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel.

London Bridge attack: what we know so far

As the attack was unfolding Saturday night, the president tweeted an unconfirmed account of events and renewed his call for his travel ban - rejected by lower courts and now under appeal to the Supreme Court - to be reinstated. We rate Trump's statement False. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the city's "anger and grief" was indescribable. The mayor's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet.

Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

He says: "Intervention of foreign countries, especially the United States , can not be the solution to regional problems". Qatar had assigned warplanes to the coalition conducting air strikes against Yemen's Huthi rebels. Qatar's main Hamad International Airport, for example, served around 9.8 million passengers in January-March, according to its website. Bahrain and Saudi Arabia were the first to announce they were cutting ties with Qatar on Monday.

'Oi, cowards': London hits back at killers

Floral tributes line the pavement outside Monument underground station in the London Bridge area of London , Monday, June 5, 2017 . A dozen people were arrested, police said. "There's a responsibility for these organisations, who profiteer handsomely from us using them, to use the rules of the road", he said. Cyber security experts have criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May's push for new worldwide regulations on the internet aimed at preventing them being "safe spaces" for ...

United Kingdom police detain a 'number of people' over London attack

LONDON (AP ) - British counterterrorism investigators searched two homes Monday and detained "a number" of people in the investigation into a van and knife attack in the heart of London that left seven people dead. Police say they already know a lot about the plot and the plotters and the ongoing investigation is focused on uncovering any potential network that could have aided the terrorists in their attack.

UK police detain a 'number of people' over London Bridge attack

There is "far too much tolerance for extremism in our country", May said. "Love to all", she said in a Facebook post. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack through its propaganda wing Amaq News Agency, the SITE intelligence group said Sunday.

Islamic State claims responsibility for London terror attacks

French and Spanish citizens were among the wounded. After exiting the van, the attackers ran down a set of stairs into Borough Market where they stabbed people in several different restaurants. Police later said Masood had no links to extremist groups such as al-Qaeda or the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. "Fortunately he has not suffered life threatening injuries, but he remains in hospital in a serious condition".

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The actor is now shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai and will soon gear for Remo D'Souza's dance film, then for sister Alvira Khan-Agnihotri's untitled film, and brother Arbaaz Khan's Dabangg 3 . Mumbai: Salman Khan has been an integral part of some of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's most appreciated films. Other than that, it will be a departure from Bhansali's period films, Salman doesn't know much about the project since he's not had a script narration yet.

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

After meeting with President Xi Jinping in April, Trump, who once accused China of "raping" the United States, praised its leader as a "good man", saying it would be inappropriate to pressure Beijing while Washington is seeking its help with Pyongyang.

Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It's Too Late

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday asserted that climate change is "undeniable" as he strongly urged all governments across the world to "stay the course" and remain committed to implementing the ambitious deal. As part of a different agreement, the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced yesterday that 29 cities will move to 100 percent clean energy in response to Trump's decision.

Police arrest 12 in connection with London terror attack

President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London's mayor after he sought to reassure residents about a stepped-up police presence on city streets following the third deadly attack there in the past three months, arguing on Twitter for leaders to "stop being politically correct" and focus on "security for our people".

Cyclone Mora kills five, damages 1000s of homes in Bangladesh

The districts at risk were Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Noakhali, Lakshmipur, Feni, Chandpur, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola, Barisal and Pirojpur. "More people were still waiting for evacuation", CNN quoted Abu Syed Mohammad Hashim, acting director general of the country's Disaster Management Department, as saying.

Outrage as Donald Trump targets London mayor Sadiq Khan after attacks

He said the attackers appeared to be wearing suicide belts, but the devices were later proven to be fake. The Met said one officer received stitches to a head injury and another was received injuries to his arm. "Of course it's a very complex and confused scene, and a confused series of events". The London Ambulance Service said at least 48 people were taken to five hospitals and others were treated at the scene.

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