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Trump renews Twitter attacks on London's mayor

Trump renews Twitter attacks on London's mayor

Police shot dead all three attackers. Pakistani-born Butt, 27, a fan of Arsenal football club, was known to the intelligence services but not thought to be actively plotting an attack . "Don't know...

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Gulf rift threatens air travel disruption

Five Arab countries have cut ties with Qatar in a widening rift between the small Gulf state and its regional allies, who accuse Doha of supporting terrorist groups and Iran . Qatar Airways ...

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USA climate withdrawal leaves door open for China in Pacific

But even if the USA walks away from its Paris Agreement commitments there may not be a sudden spike in carbon emissions in the United States, as companies have spent heavily to accommodate sustainab...

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Qatar sports network blocked in UAE

Qatar sports network blocked in UAE

The current and former U.S. officials said they were unable to identify precisely what may have triggered the four countries' coordinated decision to cut ties , which was later followed by Yemen, ...

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Lahiri cards his best in third round, moves to tied-27

Lahiri cards his best in third round, moves to tied-27

I nearly had a chance to win there."I really don't have any goals tomorrow besides give all my efforts into each shot", Summerhays said.While there was no pressure on the long putt, Dufner sank it...

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Qatar row: Over 200 Pakistani pilgrims stuck at Doha airport

Qatar row: Over 200 Pakistani pilgrims stuck at Doha airport

Reacting swiftly, Pakistan has said that it has no immediate plans to cut its own ties with Qatar and nor should it. Egypt's Foreign Ministry accused Qatar of taking an "antagonist approach" toward ...

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Syrian government had no role in Idlib chemical attack: Putin

Syrian government had no role in Idlib chemical attack: Putin

Chechnya came back into the global media spotlight in April, when Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper published a report alleging that Chechen authorities had launched a crackdown on the local gay commun...

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London attack: who are the victims?

London attack: who are the victims?

The other two attackers were named Monday as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . They were shot dead at the scene by officers within eight minutes of police receiving the first emergency call. A...

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Algeria calls on Arab states to resolve differences by dialog

The crisis was likely to have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens but around the Middle East and for Western interests. The diplomatic broadside threatens the global p...

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Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

He is expected to survive. Trump immediately responded with a tweet stating: "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Prim...

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United States climate withdrawal leaves door open for China in Pacific

In recent years, he has expressed skepticism about whether climate change is real, sometimes calling it a hoax . Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday that he has signed onto the U.S. We're going t...

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London Attacker Khuram Butt: An Extremist With A Friendly Family Image

Mrs May described the latest incident as "an attack on the free world". A Canadian and a French national were among those who died, while the 48 injured included people of many nationalities. "From ...

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Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Dozens of Christian families survived 11 days of being trapped in Marawi City, Southern Philippines thanks to the protection provided by Muslims. "They have supporters, they have sympathisers, with ...

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Coles in doubt for Lions

Coles in doubt for Lions

John Plumtree had no good news to offer about the fitness of the Hurricanes skipper. Lock Brodie Retallick joined the All Blacks' growing sick list on Tuesday ahead of the British and Irish Lions ...

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Trump will not block James Comey from testifying: White House

But if Trump had exerted the privilege in Comey's case, it would nearly certainly have left the impression that the administration was seeking to hide information about the Russian Federation invest...

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Flights to Qatar as usual: SriLankan

Flights to Qatar as usual: SriLankan

Airlines suspended flights and residents nervous about the peninsula's lone land border closing cleaned out grocery store shelves. Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani spoke by telephone ov...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Hosts England eye semi-final spot vs New Zealand

They had escaped thanks to rain on Friday, but were set to just defy a downpour this time around. "Of course I didn't want to go off", he continued. He was certainly not overawed in taking on Mitch...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan says Trump will not 'divide our communities'

What Khan was actually saying was there was " no reason to be alarmed " at the increased police presence people would be seeing around the city. Trump mocked Khan's comment on Sunday, suggesting in ...

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Trump not to block Comey's testimony

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the president's power to invoke executive privilege is "well-established". Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month, is scheduled to tes...

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London attack: Police defend dropping probe into attacker

Another neighbour also said she had reported Butt to police two years ago after she feared he was radicalising children in a local park. Redouane had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Three police ...

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Some Sri Lankan banks stop buying Qatar Riyal

Qatar's neighbors, Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were joined by Egypt on Monday cutting ties with Qatar and denouncing it for supporting terrorism in the region. The three Gu...

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Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russian Federation

However, he is refrain from discussing the ongoing federal Russian Federation investigation, a Senate intelligence committee reports CNN. The Comey associates said Trump asked the Federal Bureau o...

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United Kingdom terror threat kept at 'severe'

We pray for the better. Law enforcement agencies in Pakistan raided a restaurant and home overnight belonging to a man they believe is a relative of Butt, a 27-year-old British citizen who was bor...

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Doha pays al-Qaeda affiliate $1 billion to release royal family members

Last month, the Qatari news agency quoted Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani as saying that Iran is "a regional, Islamic power that can not be ignored" and it would not be wise to fight against it. Wes...

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London attack: Two terrorists named by police

One officer was seriously wounded before heroic cops gunned down extremists within eight minutes of first emergency call at 10.08 pm. Seven people died on Saturday and dozens were injured, 21 of the...

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United Kingdom police name two of London attackers

Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an attack. Defending the actions of the security services, he added: "At any one time MI5 and police are...

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Police make more arrests over London terror attack

Ramadhan Foundation statement on the #Londonbridge terrorist attack . Butt, 27, a former transit worker, was featured in the 2016 Channel 4 documentary, " The Jihadis Next Door ". But British Pri...

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Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held Raqqa

Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held Raqqa

The jihadist group established the city as the de facto capital of its "caliphate" and implemented a strict interpretation of Islamic law there. As the operation begins to take Raqqa, Iraqi forces h...

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Police Identify 2 Suspected London Attackers

She assured her family back in New Zealand she was safely tucked up in bed but also told them the terror assault would not deter her enjoyment of life in London . "A full investigation is underway, l...

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Arab nations cut ties to Qatar, deepening rift in Persian Gulf

Arab nations cut ties to Qatar, deepening rift in Persian Gulf

Gulf states have long accused Qatar of supporting extremist groups, in particular the Muslim Brotherhood. It also banned Saudi commercial and private air operators from serving Qatar . It also owns...

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Trump decides to not move US Embassy to Jerusalem

White House aides say that President Donald Trump hopes that this "postponement" will bolster the chances of a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, Israeli media report. During his pr...

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Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

Philippines bars workers from traveling to Qatar

Bello said the deployment ban would just be temporary as the government assesses the impact of the crisis on the Philippines and its workers. The Philippine government said the suspension applie...

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Can US clean energy still lead after Trump's Paris gambit?

Trump's top climate adviser Scott Pruitt was indignant: "The world applauded when we joined Paris ". Stephanopoulos tried a fifth and final pass: "Do you know if President Trump still believes ...

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Police name London terrorists

Rachid Redouane claimed both Libyan and Moroccan nationality. Police say the area was home to the two attackers who have been publicly identified: 27-year-old Khuram Butt and 30-year-old Rachid Red...

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USA secretary of state downplays significance of Paris Agreement exit amid discord

When asked if the president has a long-term strategy for combating climate change , the two officials debated who should answer, with one murmuring to the other: "You go". The vast majority of scient...

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British police identify 2 of the London attackers

In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can" as investigators try to learn more about Khuram Shazad Butt, who was one of those ...

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Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension

Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension

Ankara wants a peaceful solution to the diplomatic rift between five Arab states and Qatar , Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Monday. Saudi Arabia had chose to sever diplomatic and c...

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United Kingdom police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

A still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. The other man was identified as Rachid Redouane ,...

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Shocked visitors see live donkey fed to tigers at Chinese zoo

Shocked visitors see live donkey fed to tigers at Chinese zoo

The donkey died after about half an hour of being mauled by the tigers. The video clip elicited a slew of angry comments from netizens, with many condemning the act as cruel, while others said tha...

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Mumps outbreak prompts public health warnings in Massachusetts

Mumps outbreak prompts public health warnings in Massachusetts

So far this year the mumps outbreak continues in MA, with almost 300 suspected cases of mumps investigated and 35 cases confirmed. The 12 new cases are among adults ranging in age from 20 to 41 and ...

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