Several people still missing after London Bridge terror attack

He was stopped at Marconi airport in Bologna on 15 March 2016 travelling with just a backpack and a one-way ticket to Istanbul, the newspaper said. He was stopped at an Italian airport on his way to Syria previous year and was put on an EU-wide database but was not prosecuted, reports say.

Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit talks plan after election

Confident of securing a sweeping victory, May had called the snap election to strengthen her hand in the European Union divorce talks. There had been speculation Mr Hammond, the Chancellor, would be vulnerable in a post-election re-shuffle and the decision to leave him in the Treasury was being seen as a sign of her weakness after her Commons majority was wiped out.

London Attackers' Names: Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane identified in London Bridge killings

Authorities said he aroused suspicion because he tried to board a flight to Turkey with a one-way ticket and a small backpack. In the latest outrage, three terrorists killed seven victims and injured dozens more in the London Bridge area on Saturday night.

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain May Loosen Curbs on Some Qatari Families

Qatar and Turkey have supported rival Islamist-leaning factions in western Libya. Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated, they said. They had already earlier in the week blocked direct flights between their countries and Qatar. It said Tillerson and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani "discussed bilateral relations and means of enhancing them as well as the situation and the latest developments" in ...

Qatar says state news agency was first hacked in April

It drew some apparent support on Wednesday with officials in Ankara saying Turkey's parliament would fast-track a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a military base in Qatar. Qatar dismissed the Saudi charges as baseless and said the Saudis are trying to dominate the region. The diplomatic crisis, the worst since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the subsequent Gulf War, has seen Arab nations and others cut ties to Qatar, which hosts a major USA military base and ...

London Bridge terror attack: Police make an arrest in Newham

Police released details of their investigation as they appealed to the public for information, saying that showed Khuram Butt , believed to be the plot's ringleader, originally tried to rent a 7.5 ton truck. Officers searching the house found an English-language copy of the Koran "opened at a page describing martyrdom", as well as bottles "smelling of petrol" and "a bottle of lighter fluid".

May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights

The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions of her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its departure from the EU.

3 more people arrested in London terror attack probe on election eve

Youssef Zaghba is said to have told Italian police "I'm going to be a terrorist " when he was stopped trying to travel to Syria past year. Zaghba, 22, was identified by the Italian authorities as a potential jihadist after he was stopped at Bologna airport in March 2016 on his way to Syria, via Turkey.

Trump Friday Twitter: Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker!'

The House intelligence committee is asking the White House counsel whether there are any tape recordings or memos of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's conversations with President Donald Trump . Asked if he would repeat his claims about Comey under oath, Trump said: "100%". He accused Comey of lying under oath to Congress during a hearing.

Trump Wanted Loyalty, Halt to Flynn Probe — Fired FBI Director

Mr. Comey said Mr. Trump never asked him to end the Russian Federation probe, and while Mr. Comey felt pressure to end his look at Mr. Flynn , the president never specifically ordered him to do so. "I'm not one to say the president should come here to testify. maybe it would come to that", she said. "I took it as, this is what he wants me to do".

Trump Commits '100 Percent' to Testifying Under Oath

On Thursday, as Comey sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee , he was asked about being taped in the White House , to which Comey replied, " Lordy , I hope there are tapes". "Those were lies, plain and simple", Comey said, firing a shot of tension through the hearing room, which stood silent except for the shutter clicks of photographers capturing the political theater.

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan ratifies troop deployment to Gulf nation

Secretary Tillerson told reporters at the State Department shortly before Trump's remarks that this blockade is hindering the US -led military campaign against ISIS, creating hardships for the people of Qatar and "impairing USA and other worldwide business activities in the region".

London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck

The assailants behind a terror attack in London last week had also prepared a stash of Molotov cocktails and initially tried to hire a truck rather than a van to mow down pedestrians, British police said today. Ash Siddique, secretary of the Al-Madina Mosque in Barking , east London , said there had been a number of incidents in which women coming to the mosque had been attacked, including one who was grabbed around the throat at a bus stop.

UK Ruling Party Loses Majority, Seeks Coalition

In Thursday's election, the DUP won 10 of Northern Ireland's 18 seats in the 650-member British parliament. The DUP declined to comment. The Tories won 318 seats, down 12, and will have to rely on the DUP to get things done. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", Michel Barnier said. Sterling tumbled as much as 2.5 percent on the result while the FTSE share index opened higher.

Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul

The bomb exploded in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and the Afghan presidential palace. It injured one employee and shattered windows in the newspaper's bureau, which is in the most fortified area and requires passing through several checkpoints to get there, she said.

Iran Leaders Accuse US, Saudis of Supporting Attacks in Tehran

Dozens of people were wounded. The attack "will not damage the Iranian nation's determination and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the governments of the United States and their stooges in the region like Saudi (Arabia )", he said ahead of the funeral, according to state media.

Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

It stopped short of directly blaming the kingdom for the attack . The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. The statement was condemned by foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients".

Kidnapping: Police nab most wanted suspect in Lagos

He had been declared wanted by the police in three states; Anambra, Edo and of course Lagos states with the Lagos placing a 30 Million Naira bounty on him . Jimoh said; "He was arrested in a joint operation led by IRT under the supervision of the Lagos CP". He also has a Kidnapping gang that Operates in Portharcourt, Bayelsa and Warri Delta State.

UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future ", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party . May had threatened to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal", with Britain's exit bill and the fate of European Union citizens in Britain among the early obstacles.

United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has telephoned the Prime Minister to demand assurances that she is not planning to ditch Tory commitments to LGBT rights in return for DUP votes in parliament. "They'll probably be more interested in just getting a good deal for Northern Ireland, so, more spending". Before the election, she had been widely expected to sack finance minister Philip Hammond following a reported clash over her Brexit strategy.

The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

The committee has also sent a letter to Mr Comey, asking for any notes or memoranda in his possession that would describe discussions he had with Mr Trump . After Comey's hearing Thursday, Committee Chair Richard Burr, R-N.C., said that at some point in the coming days, he and Vice Chair Mark Warner, D-Va., will meet with Mueller's team to discuss how the Senate can continue its investigation without interfering with Mueller's separate criminal probe.

What Exactly Is A Hung Parliament?

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Thursday's election result has cast doubt on Britain's position in the upcoming Brexit negotiations , scheduled to begin on June 19. "May sought a mandate". But now, they need to own up to their loss and get Brexit done, before Westerminster's Left takes over and reverses the referendum result.

London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel killed 86 people in Nice, France, when he plowed through a large crowd celebrating the national Bastille Day last July. The attempted truck hire failed because Butt failed to provide payment details. Officers searching the house found an English-language copy of the Quran "opened at a page describing martyrdom", as well as bottles "smelling of petrol" and "a bottle of lighter fluid".

Who are the DUP and what might they demand?

The Conservatives finished the election with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority, and the party is now dependent on the 10 DUP MPs to ensure legislation can be passed through a hostile House of Commons. LONDON (AP) - The two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned Saturday, shouldering some of the blame for an election that proved a disaster for the Conservative Party, a headache for Britain's exit from the European Union - and potentially a fatal ...

Qatar seeks allies as Gulf crisis grows

The rating agency said Qatar's economy would suffer from the decision on Monday of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain to cut diplomatic and transport ties with Doha . To restore reliable access to imports, "dedicated feeder services would have to be set up to and from Qatar, which may take time to effect", Neil Davidson, senior analyst of ports and terminals at London-based Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd, said by email.

Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

The Islamic republic s elite Revolutionary Guard has accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in Wednesday s attacks. Scores of people were also wounded. The country's parliament was one of the targets in the assault. Egypt has condemned Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and a shrine to its revolutionary leader in the "strongest terms".

ISIS attacks in Tehran: Iranian Kurds likely responsible for atrocity

The death toll from Wednesday's attacks on the Iranian parliament building and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, claimed by Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group, grew to 17 on Thursday. Reportedly two guards, 10 government staffers and five civilians were killed in the attacks that simultaneously targeted the country's Parliament and the shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Trump Says Qatar Is An Historical 'Funder Of Terrorism'

Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated to a number of other bases in the region including in Iraq, Turkey, Kuwait and Bahrain and off aircraft carriers, the officials said .

Russian Federation touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis

Qatar hit back on Friday in a Foreign Ministry statement which described the accusations as "baseless" and "slanderous". The top Russian diplomat said Moscow was saddened by a decision by some members of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council to cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar, adding that it was in Russia's interest to see the countries of the region united in the fight against terrorism.

'Bernie Would Have Won': Sanders Supporters See Hope In UK Election

The centre-right, pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats are enough to give Mrs May's Conservatives a fragile but workable partnership, which Mrs May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. Ryssdal: Yeah, well help me understand then Stephen, why the electorate that voted for Brexit a year ago - and granted it was close, 52 to 48 - but a year ago, they voted for it, and now they've denied Theresa May the stronger mandate for that Brexit.

Senior Conservative MP in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

Why was a deal so easy? "Our politicians should be focused on improving abortion access, including decriminalisation and NHS funding for women in Northern Ireland , not trading away our hard-earned rights in a backroom deal". What does this mean for Northern Ireland? The Northern Ireland Assembly will make those decisions - they're two diverse and different opinions.

Top Aides to UK PM Quit After Election Losses

Speculation has been mounting over a leadership challenge following poor general election results which saw her party lose its majority. Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will outline alternative policies for government when MPs return to work in the hope of challenging Theresa May's fragile minority administration.

Northern Ireland Party to Back UK Conservatives Without Coalition Deal

After her meeting with the Queen she addressed the media at Downing Street. The DUP is to support the formation of a new Conservative government . The legislation that has allowed women in the rest of the United Kingdom to access abortion since 1967 was never extended to Northern Ireland , where abortion remains illegal in nearly all circumstances.

Theresa May seals deal to prop up govt, but loses key aides

On Brexit, the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal". Top Theresa May aides quit Saturday following this week's election debacle. The day after her snap election gamble backfired , wiping out the Tories' slim majority in Parliament, May was due to finish announcing her Cabinet.

Qatar must stop funding terror, extremist ideology

Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and U.S. President Donald Trump that it supports terrorism. For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it.

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