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Author: 0 Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

Afghanistan's chief executive has appeared live on television after surviving three suicide bomb attacks on a funeral he was attending. At least 87 people were wounded, the health ministry said. The people killed on a hill in the northern part of Kabul had not been identified. More than 1,000 people chanted slogans calling for the resignation of the government, as well as "death to the Taliban" and "death to Haqqani", the wing of the insurgency believed by intelligence services to be ...

Author: 0 Saudi and UAE banks suspend business with Qatari banks amid diplomatic crisis

Banks reducing their business with Qatar could lose out financially, but the damage looks likely to be relatively minor. "The relentless increase in United States oil production appears to have the market anxious that the OPEC cuts will be completely nullified by the increased USA production", said William O'Loughlin, analyst at Rivkin Securities.

Author: 0 Unclear if Trump will block Comey's testimony

President Trump dismissed a question on May 18 about reports that he asked former FBI director James Comey to end the investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, and went on to attack Comey's "poor, poor performance".

Global Media Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor
Author: 0 Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

On Tuesday, counter-terror officers were searching a property in Ilford, east London , after entering the address about 1.30am BST. Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba killed at least seven people and critically injured more than 50 before they were fatally shot at the scene by officers eight minutes after their violent rampage began.

Global Media Special PIA flights for Qatar to bring back stranded pilgrims
Author: 0 Special PIA flights for Qatar to bring back stranded pilgrims

The network acquired Al Jazeera's sports channels in 2013. Officials at the island nation's main Bandaranaike International Airport told Reuters passengers had complained that banks at the airport had stopped buying Qatar Riyal. U.S. President Donald Trump - who traveled to Saudi Arabia for a recent conference of Arab nations and told Qatar's ruler at the time that "we've been friends now for a long time" - weighed in on the conflict for the first time.

Global Media London Bridge attack: 2 of 3 killers identified
Author: 0 London Bridge attack: 2 of 3 killers identified

A YouGov poll of 1,000 Londoners published on Monday found that Khan was more trusted than both May and national Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to make the right decisions about keeping Britain safe from terrorism. He denied he was stoking up a feud which went back to 2016, when the mayor described the then presidential candidate's calls for a ban on Muslim entry into the United States as "ignorant".

Global Media Pharrell & Miley Cyrus Perform 'Happy' at 'One Love Manchester'
Author: 0 Pharrell & Miley Cyrus Perform 'Happy' at 'One Love Manchester'

Tickets for the concert sold out in just six minutes - the spirit of Manchester as defiant and filled with compassion as ever. The previous record-holder was the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony. During her set, Miley also celebrated Manchester's strength and beauty. He dedicated the song "to the attractive people who were killed and injured in the Manchester terror attack ".

Author: 0 NPR Special Coverage: James Comey Senate Testimony

Washington D.C. was abuzz with anticipation this week for the upcoming hearing of former FBI Director James Comey , which is set to take place Thursday, June 8. Comey reportedly kept notes on the conversations with Trump, but the memos themselves have not been handed over to the committee, with special counsel Robert Mueller having to authorise senators to see them.

Author: 0 Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He appeared in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " about British extremists that was broadcast past year, British media reported. "We will change and adapt to what appears to be a new reality for us", she said. All those who gathered at a vigil today know they're probably up against even more terrorists with London in their sights.

Author: 0 ICC Champions trophy: Australia vs Bangladesh match abandoned due to rain

New Zealand won the toss and chose to field against England in their second Group B encounter of the Champions Trophy at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Tuesday. "If the game had just carried on, perhaps they may have had a different opinion. I think the dominant factor in New Zealand was that they had that confidence at the time and the confidence within the group, whereas we didn't have it".

Global Media Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar
Author: 0 Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar . "Now we need to check how the neutral venues will be impacted and we will have to go back to the countries that have chosen Doha as a neutral venue to come up with alternatives".

Author: 0 Usher Explains His Absence at Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert

The producer/rapper was quick to quash the rumours that he mistook Manchester for London . He dedicated the song "to the lovely people who were killed and injured in the Manchester terror attack". Richardson says Grande is "very courageous to come back so soon". "Last night, this nation was challenged, and you had a decision to make whether to come out here tonight", Braun said referring to the second terror attack on Saturday in the heart of London that killed seven people .

Global Media Valley under shut down as Hurriyat calls march to Tral
Author: 0 Valley under shut down as Hurriyat calls march to Tral

Gunj, Safa Kadal, Kralkhud and Maisuma", Farooq Ahmad Lone, District Magistrate Srinagar said. Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard at a market during curfew-like restrictions in downtown Srinagar , summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, May 30, 2017.

Global Media London attack: Muslim Council condemns killings
Author: 0 London attack: Muslim Council condemns killings

Some 130 imams and religious leaders have now said they will not carry out the prayers that are normally said for Muslims, whatever their actions. "They are often people who are unable to put themselves in the shoes of religious believers and understand a way of looking at the world that says that this defines your whole life, every single aspect of who you are and what you are", the Church of England leader said.

Global Media Island says goodbye to Eilidh
Author: 0 Island says goodbye to Eilidh

The death of Eilidh MacLeod , 14, below, at Ariana Grande's concert last month shattered the community where she lived and yesterday Castlebay, the island's main town, came to a standstill in her memory. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "Everything that I've heard, seen or read about Eilidh shows that she was a vivacious, fun-loving young woman with a bright future ahead of her, and I know that the community on Barra will pay her a fitting tribute".

Global Media Met Office issue weather warning for 60mph gusts
Author: 0 Met Office issue weather warning for 60mph gusts

Another weather warning is in place for the Wrexham area - with strong winds expected to hit the area across the day. The group's Chief Forecaster said: "A large area of rain lingering over Scotland until Wednesday will be heavy at times, especially over north-facing high ground where heavy rain is likely to be more persistent".

Global Media Tory lead narrows to 3 points: YouGov
Author: 0 Tory lead narrows to 3 points: YouGov

The findings again weakened sterling which had earlier fallen nearly a cent against the U.S. dollar on the YouGov model before rising on a Kantar poll which showed May's lead had increased to 10 percentage points. That marks a big shift from the 20-point advantage the Conservatives had in April when the election was called. A good night for the Tories could see Mrs May's party pick up 345 seats - a net gain of 15 but still well short of the kind of majority she would have hoped to ...

Global Media All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge
Author: 0 All 12 arrested after London Bridge attack released without charge

Police believe Butt, Redouane, and the third accomplice were the assailants behind the attack , where a rented Renault van rammed into pedestrians on the London Bridge sidewalk. But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the political agenda.

Global Media 'We all feel the pain': Londoners gather to mourn attack victims
Author: 0 'We all feel the pain': Londoners gather to mourn attack victims

British police are stretched by the number of people they believe could potentially commit an act of terrorism. "You will not win", Mayor Sadiq Khan said to applause during a vigil on Monday. Mr Redouane, 36, claimed to be of Moroccan and Libyan origin and was not known to authorities. In a Sunday tweet, Trump mischaracterized Khan's remarks by suggesting the mayor had said there was " no reason to be alarmed " about the attack itself.

Global Media Trump Calls Ghani Following Deadly Kabul Attack
Author: 0 Trump Calls Ghani Following Deadly Kabul Attack

The latest available stock estimate of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas placed the number of Filipinos in Afghanistan at 1,600, a lot of them temporary residents, as of December 2013. The German Embassy suffered major damage. The decision came after a deadly attack in Kabul that the country believes was backed by Islamabad. There are now 8,500 US troops in Afghanistan with a USA promise of more to come.

Global Media Trump goes after London mayor, again
Author: 0 Trump goes after London mayor, again

London Mayor Sadiq Khan suggested that President Trump's state visit to Britain, scheduled for later this year, should be cancelled in an interview Monday. "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it is wrong to say anything else", she said. A YouGov poll of 1000 Londoners published on Monday (Tuesday NZT) found that Khan was more trusted than both May and national Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to make the right decisions about keeping Britain safe from terrorism.

Author: 0 Eric Trump: We have no dealings, no projects with Russia

The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director will appear Thursday before the Senate intelligence committee for a hearing sure to be replete with political drama and intrigue. Eric Trump, left, and Donald Trump Jr., executive vice presidents. Burr though has said he has not yet spoken to Mueller about Comey's expected testimony.

Global Media UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks
Author: 0 UN chief urges Israelis, Palestinians to resume talks

The rights group also reported that Tel Aviv tightened restrictions on the movement of people and goods to and from the Gaza Strip, saying the measures "far exceed any conceivable requirement of Israeli security". Marking 50 years of Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories , UN Secretary General Antonio Guteress on Monday called for direct negotiations to resolve the dispute "a driver of violent extremism and terrorism in the Middle East".

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Author: 0 Does not want "permanent rift" between Qatar, Gulf countries -senior U.S

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic ambassadors from the country while ordering Qatar's to leave their territories within 48 hours. A ransom of up to $1billion paid by Qatar to Iranian and Al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria to release kidnapped members of the country's royal family may have been a trigger behind the effort to cut off Doha.

Global Media Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

To deal with its economic isolation, Qatar will probably look for other friends. During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology . "This is the emptiest airport I have been in so far", said Katie, transiting in Qatar en route to Thailand. Monday's announcement triggered an immediate 7.58 percent plunge on the Qatar Stock Exchange, while oil prices continued a multi-day fall, amid fears that OPEC production could be affected.

Author: 0 Nikki Haley claims Trump does believe "the climate is changing".

Under the auspices of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, the 211 (and counting) have committed to adopt the global climate agreement of their own accord. For many of them, it makes plenty of business sense: Certainty over what kind of environmental targets will prevail in years to come always trumps uncertainty.

Global Media Millwall fan who tackled London terrorists a 'hero' - Carl Frampton
Author: 0 Millwall fan who tackled London terrorists a 'hero' - Carl Frampton

This mans name is Roy Larner a friend of mine for for the past 20 odd years!Yesterday when the terrorist attacked he... "Then it was, "Islam, Islam, Islam", Larner said. The club has often been associated with football hooliganism, particularly in sections of the press, although many fans argue this is unfair, given almost all clubs have this element of support.

Author: 0 United States agrees $1.4bn in military sales to Saudi Arabia

The minister said Qatar's ties to the United States were complicated, but would remain unharmed. Still, the minister struck a defiant tone, rejecting those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". " Stocks in Qatar plunged more than 8 percent overnight to their lowest since January 2016". " Qatar accused a concerted media campaign against the kingdom and the alleged hacking of its official news agency ".

Author: 0 Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in U.S. election

A retired US Army lieutenant-general, former director of the Defence Intelligence Agency, and briefly President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Mr Flynn was paid US$45,000 (S$62,000) to speak at the anniversary gala for television network Russia Today (RT).

Author: 0 Kansas' Congressional Leaders React To Trump's Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Controllers

Monday's announcement is part of a week-long series of proposals to overhaul the country's aging infrastructure as the White House confronts a growing probe into alleged ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. "All surpluses will be plowed back to be re-invested in the system", Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao explained. Trump's focus on infrastructure follows the government's monthly jobs report , which showed hiring slowing down in May.

Author: 0 US State Dept approves $1.4bn in military sales to Saudi

On Monday, global oil markets saw major swings, with prices first spiking almost 2% when Saudi Arabia and three other Persian Gulf states severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan speaks to leaders in Qatar-Gulf dispute

Region has hubs for worldwide connecting flights ► Stock markets in Dubai and several other Gulf centres fell - although not by almost as much as Qatar (7%) ► Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns the diplomatic rift between the countries could weaken a global deal on output cuts QATAR'S WOES ► Heavily reliant on food imports from Saudi Arabia, UAE ► Construction costs could also rise, fuelling inflation ► 2022 FIFA World Cup is centrepiece of strategy to project Qatar on to ...

Global Media World NO TOBACCO day today
Author: 0 World NO TOBACCO day today

Ahead of this year's celebration, the World Health Organization revealed that tobacco kills over seven million people annually, and is an increasing risk factor in non-communicable (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, cancers and chronic obstructed pulmonary disease.

Global Media Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack
Author: 0 Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Two suicide bombers attacked the busy terminal in the capital late Wednesday in a dramatic assault that sparked panic and left human body parts and shattered glass strewn across the street. The suicide bombing occurred days after the deadly explosion in Manchester of the United Kingdom. Authorities have not indicated who might be responsible but Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, has been on high alert after a string of plots in recent times by militants inspired ...

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

APN's mission is to educate and persuade the American public and its leadership to support and adopt policies that will lead to comprehensive, durable, Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab peace, based on a two-state solution, guaranteeing both peoples security, and consistent with US national interests.

Global Media London Terrorist Featured in BBC Documentary 'The Jihadis Next Door'
Author: 0 London Terrorist Featured in BBC Documentary 'The Jihadis Next Door'

Police said last night that he has claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan in the past and also used the name Rachid Elhdar, claiming to be six years younger. Under the British government's counterterrorism program, residents are encouraged to alert police to suspicious activity. "The job of the police is not simply following those who come from Syria and Iraq and other places around the world, but also making sure they are keeping an eye on those people who are here".

Author: 0 Qatar leader to address nation as diplomatic freeze begins to bite

Flight tracker websites showed Qatar Airways flights taking a circuitous route mostly over Iran to avoid their neighbors. 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.

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