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Council says van struck people leaving mosque

London Mayor Sadiq Khan , the first Muslim to serve in that position, said extra police would be deployed. There was no immediate suggestion the incident in Finsbury Park was terror-related. Video posted online of the aftermath of the attack showed a scene of chaos as people tried to help the injured. They must be somewhere around Finsbury Park.

DA officially suspends Helen Zille

We live in a fragile democracy which means our public representatives must, at all times, be sensitive to the legitimate anger that people still feel about our past and its legacy. The EFF rejected the suspension from party activities, while staying on as premier, as "playful". "Any suspension that does not have an implication on her position as premier is futile and irrelevant to the rest of the people".

Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

Credit goes to my boys. The victory, and its relative ease over an India team that not only had got the better of Pakistan in one-day matches for the past decade, winning 12 and losing only eight - and winning four of the last five since 2013 - stunned cricket fans and experts, especially coming from a Pakistan team that has played only one worldwide series in its home country since a 2009 terrorist attack forced them to adopt the United Arab Emirates as their home turf.

58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

Police have said the recovery process could take weeks, and warned some of the bodies may be too burned to be identified. "Sadly, at this time there are 58 people who we have been told were in the Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing".

At least eight dead in China kindergarten blast

On Friday, police officers wearing blue plastic around their shoes scoured the scene of the explosion in front of the kindergarten on the outskirts of Xuzhou city. While witnesses claim that a gas cylinder at a food stall was the cause of the explosion, investigators have just said that a homemade bomb was used.

US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon

Scalise and the other legislators present at the baseball practice-including Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) -were saved when Scalise's security detail fired back at Hodgkinson. Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a GOP lawmakers baseball practice Wednesday morning. The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said.

Rita Ora joins community effort to help Grenfell Tower fire victims

Instagram user FourMee shared photos of the star on their account, writing that they'd seen her outside, alongside husband Simon Konecki. The day before she had posted on Instagram: 'This is my neighbourhood I can't believe this is happening .

Man behind German reunification, Helmut Kohl, dies at 87

The party leaders hinted that Kohl's tenure was more productive than his successors Gerhard Schröder and Merkel. Bild newspaper said he died at home. EU Council President Donald Tusk "Helmut's death hurts me deeply". In another battle after his departure from power, Kohl fought and won a lengthy legal fight to prevent the release of most of the files held on him by East Germany's secret police.

Death toll in London inferno rises to 30

Aluminum composite panels have been used to cover the outside of buildings for more than 40 years. Did cheap cladding panels fuel the fire? Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site Friday for the tower's residents and met with volunteers.

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

FILE: Demonstrators hold up banners during a march in Westminster, following the fire that destroyed The Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 16, 2017. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices.

London fire: 58 missing people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

The group, most dressed in casual clothes, did not speak to reporters on their way in. "It was a death trap, and they knew it", one person shouted as demonstrators surged inside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council, responsible for managing the social housing block in a working-class enclave of one of Britain's richest districts.

Death toll climbs to 30 in London Grenfell Tower fire

Cundy added that the figure could change. And as NPR's Frank Langfitt in London , police are hoping that the death toll will not reach the triple digits. Emergency service workers probe the remains of Grenfell Tower in London on Saturday. "At least she could've met the victims, [Labour leader Jeremy] Corbyn was a good man.

At least 26 hurt after China Eastern Airlines flight hits turbulence

Four of the injured individuals are in serious condition. The plane landed around 9am yesterday, an hour later than scheduled, according to Xinhua . The nationalities of the other injured passengers are unclear. "We applauded when the plane landed safely". The air carrier, China Eastern, has issued a statement acknowledging that the plane " suddenly encountered turbulence " and " some passengers on the plane experienced discomfort ".

Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Andre Silva

We'll need players to cover both sides and we'll try to control the ball as much as possible. The veteran forward was one of the standout performers in Portugal's Euro 2016 triumph past year, and he seems to have continued his form for the Seleccao in the Confederations Cup as well.

Number of people assumed dead in London tower block blaze to rise

The cause the blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior panelling used in an extensive renovation completed previous year may have been banned by United Kingdom rules. Following Adele's emotional appearance at a recent vigil for victims and survivors and Tom Hardy's campaign to raise funds for those affected, Prince William joined Queen Elizabeth II for a sombre, touching visit to the Westway Sports Centre on Friday.

London fire victims may never be identified

He said the community in north Kensington , west London , was "frustrated and, yes, angry". Speaking within weeks of London's deadliest attack by militants in more than a decade, Cundy said nothing suggested the fire was linked to terrorism.

Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem and 4 others convicted in 1993 Mumbai blasts

As per the court statement, Mustafa Dossa , Tiger Memon and Chhota Shakeel sorted out preparing camps in Pakistan and in India to give and special weapon and arms preparing and treatment of explosives. In his verdict, Judge Sanap termed Dossa a member of the "core group of conspirators", and the one "who initiated the first step towards achieving the main object of conspiracy by sending arms and ammunitions to India".

London fire: Queen Elizabeth issues somber message after site visit

Details were not disclosed, but an unidentified group spokesman said members had given May their "demands and expectations" and that a full statement would be made only "in the community, with the community". In a television interview, Mrs May said the fire was "absolutely horrifying" and had been a "terrifying experience" for those affected. "Something awful has happened".

Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

United Kingdom government must work quickly on an inquiry and consider tearing down similar tower blocks, says London mayor. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). The reason for that - at one point, in terms of our casualty bureau, there were 400 people who were reported missing from Grenfell Tower . Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested ahead of protests

The General Prosecutor's Office had warned that a protest there would be illegal.The area of Tsverskaya Street near where Navalny's supporters congregated was hosting an officially-organised festival, with actors re-enacting periods of Russian history.

Congressional Baseball Game took on special meaning a day after shooting

When the Representative entered MedStar Washington Hospital after a mass shooting at a Congressional baseball practice, his surgeon said, he was "as critical as he could be". The game at Nationals Park on Thursday evening carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and the players' determination to answer the attack by coming together in sport.

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

Hitting back at President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord , Michigan representatives have produced a resolution asking Gov. Ellen Anderson, executive director of the University's Energy Transition Lab, said the movement to a "clean energy economy" is an economic opportunity for the countries dedicated to it.

U.S. man who barricaded self is suspect in triple slaying

Although he was "Facebook friends" with Suzanne Taylor, authorities are unsure how well the suspect knew the victim or her daughters. The police traced Brinkman using the Global Positioning System signal on his cellphone. Maier said police do not think that the mother and daughters had any connection to the Johns. Stark County issued murder warrants for Brinkman's arrest Tuesday morning.

G7 countries reaffirm climate commitment in Italy, leaving the United States isolated

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - The jury at Bill Cosby's trial began deliberating Monday over whether he drugged and molested a woman more than a decade ago in a case that has already helped demolish the 79-year-old comedian's good-guy image. "We hope other counties will sign on as well", Supervisor Mike Carberry said. "We can't expect someone to do it for us; we have to do what we can do in our community", she said.

Brexit: UK and European Union negotiations to start on Monday

In the hours immediately after Thursday's embarrassing election setback for the Conservatives, British media reported that finance minister Philip Hammond had told May she needed to put "jobs first" in any new deal with Brussels. The state opening will be followed by days of parliamentary debate and a confidence vote that will be the first major challenge for the new government.

Kochi Metro to start commercial operations between Aluva and Palarivattom on Monday

At the air terminal, the Prime Minister was received by Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan , actor Suresh Gopi and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders. The Kochi Metro has a strong commitment towards clean energy, and it is the first metro service in the country to leverage solar power to meet a quarter of its electricity requirements, cited the Livemint report.

What's the human cost of the Gulf row with Qatar?

Qatar denies the allegations.Iran has urged its Gulf neighbours to engage in a dialogue to resolve their dispute.It also sent several planeloads of food to Qatar earlier this month after the Gulf countries cut off air links with Doha .Saudi Arabia also sealed its land border with Qatar, which relies heavily on imports for food and raw materials.

Trump Refuses To Join G7 Statement Endorsing Paris Climate Accord

Pruitt and also at the table of G7 environment ministers", Ms. McKenna told reporters on Monday during a teleconference from Italy . The president's decision to pull the United States out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread worldwide condemnation earlier this month.

India, Pakistan join China, Russia in Central Asia grouping

Sharif returned from Astana after attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO) summit on the sidelines of which he met Presidents of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan , Afghanistan and Russian Federation. On Thursday, Nawaz Sharif met with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. India, along with Pakistan and Iran, joined the SCO as Observers at the 2005 Astana Summit.

One Year After Pulse Shooting, Orlando Honors Those Who Died

Ceremonies were held throughout the day to remember the 49 victims who were killed in the massacre one year ago. The ceremony also honored 50 others who were wounded that terrifying night, many of whom are still coping with what happened.

Govt extends interest subsidy on crop loans for 2017-18

Short-term crop loans up to Rs. 3 lakh will receive a subvention of 5%, effectively reducing the rate for farmers to 4%. Government has approved two percent interest subsidy on farm loans and additional three percent for timely repayments.

IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final

Just two weeks ago, Pakistan were at a low ebb after crashing to a humiliating 124-run defeat against India in the group stage. Virat Kohli won the toss and put Pakistan to bat first. Mickey Arthur , the Pakistan coach, sounded more realistic in how he expected his team to react to the moment they would have dreamt about all their lives.

London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

The death toll in the horrific fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London rose to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to over 100 in one of the worst fire tragedies in the country. Locals yelled questions at mayor Sadiq Khan when he walked through the neighbourhood on Friday. Friends and families of victims, including a furious seven-year-old, asked: "How many children died?" "Mohammed undertook a unsafe journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the ...

Death toll from London tower block blaze rises to 17

The group brought the heart of London to a standstill as they marched from outside the Home Office to Downing Street. As many as 500 gathered at the building, forcing May to run to her vehicle under police guard as she left the building, with echoes of " coward " being hurled in her direction.

Kabul peace summit begins as truck blast toll reaches 150

Previous worldwide efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table have failed, but diplomats in Kabul hailed Tuesday's conference as a stepping stone to peace. Almost a week after the explosion, no group has claimed to have carried out the attack. Ghani did not explain the dramatic jump but Afghan authorities have played down casualty figures in the past.