Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have pointed the finger at regional rival Saudi Arabia-a close United States ally-which Iran accuses of funding extremism and groups including IS. "The mastermind and main commander of terrorist attacks on the parliament and mausoleum of Khomeini was killed today by the security forces", intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi was quoted by Tasnim news agency.
Since then the United Nations estimates that more than a million civilians have been displaced. Violence has increased since December, when President Joseph Kabila made a decision to stay in power beyond the end of his two-term mandate on the grounds that more time was needed to prepare for elections.
Trump announced he would make good on his campaign pledge to withdraw from the Paris Agreement June 1, saying that it was poorly negotiated and favored other countries over American workers. Bipartisan efforts like the Clean Smokestacks Act and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard made North Carolina a national model on reducing air pollution and a national leader in solar energy.
The company, Young Pioneer Tours , said Tuesday that it would no longer take Americans to North Korea because the "assessment of risk" was too high. He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Warmbier.
One person who will definitely be out of the cabinet was Richard Ferrand, the minister for territorial planning who has been fighting accusations of financial impropriety since he took office a few weeks ago. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe formally resigned on Monday afternoon, a largely symbolic move required after a legislative election. Meyer Habib, a lawmaker for the UDI centrist party and a former leader of the CRIF umbrella of French Jewish communities, was re-elected to parliament ...
Police Staff Sgt. Hadas Malka , 23, was stabbed to death . Forty-two Israelis have been killed in knife, gun and car-ramming attacks by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs since October 2015. He slammed the Palestinian leadership for not denouncing the attack while condemning Israel for killing the terrorists. One of the wounded Palestinians was shot with a live round in his spine, and another round in his kidney, while the soldiers chased the ambulance to the Al-Makassed Hospital in ...
Officials told French media that weapons, including a Kalashnikov rifle and handguns, as well as "gas canisters" were found in the vehicle. A man drove a vehicle that contained weapons and explosives into a French gendarmerie van in the center of Paris on Monday and died in the incident, without hurting police or passers-by.
Osborne was reportedly born in Singapore and his mother, sister and nephew live in Weston-super-Mare, near Bristol, southwest England. Eight people remain in hospital after the incident. "The investigation is very much ongoing and we are aware that again the communities of Staffordshire are turning to us for support and reassurance".
The three photos show different views inside the charred, ruined wreck. "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and recover their loved ones", Cundy said. He said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and that the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project at the tower, which experts believe may have left the building more vulnerable to a catastrophic blaze.
Merkel, Germany's incumbent chancellor who grew up in communist East Germany before being appointed by Kohl to her first ministerial post, said he "changed my own life path decisively" by reuniting Germany. French President Emmanuel Macron praised Mr Kohl as the "architect" of German reunification. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the German politician "a giant of European history ".
The man who was being given first aid at the scene before the attack had died but it was not clear whether his death was directly linked. Police are carrying out searches at an address in the Cardiff area. "He has a fracture in his skull - but they still don't know why the bleeding from his ear is not stopping yet", the Somali-born man said. Security Minster Ben Wallace said the suspect was not known to the security services.
The National Hurricane Center said that interest from the Texas coast to the Florida Panhandle should monitor this storm. There's also another tropical wave out in the Atlantic that forecasters are keeping their eye on. A warning is still in effect for portions of Venezuela, from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita. Gusty wind could accompany the strongest storms as well as very heavy rain.
The Left Front has said if the NDA doesn't announce its candidate by Tuesday, the opposition will announce its own candidate. The Samajwadi Party leaders are understood to have preferred a politician as President. But the Trinamool is part of the opposition on the Presidential election . Naidu has also spoken to Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav and Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Naresh Agrawal over phone and met Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and ...
Earlier, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims". One elderly man, who had collapsed moments before the van appeared, was pronounced dead at the scene, although police have not yet confirmed whether he died as a result of the attack .
Police had said hate crimes had risen after the London Bridge attack and they had stepped up their visible presence at places of worship. " I've been here for over 35 years and it's always been mixed and really peaceful and I don't want to see that change ", said the short-haired woman, who said she was in her 60s.
Mohammed Mahmoud (C), an Imam at Finsbury Park Mosque, gives a statement to the media at a police cordon in the Finsbury Park area of north London on June 19, 2017 , following a vehicle attack on pedestrians. Father-of-four Darren Osborne was arrested by police after a van ploughed into pedestrians outside the Mosque on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park, North London.
Seven people were arrested during the massive demonstration near the state Capitol and no injuries were reported, according to the Minnesota State Patrol . Earl Gray, who was representing officer Yanez, said "justice was done". But no video existed of what happened inside the vehicle before he was shot .
Osborne's neighbours in Pentwyn said that over the weekend, he had called a 12-year-old Muslim an " inbred " and was thrown out of a local pub for getting drunk, " cursing Muslims and saying he would do some damage ". POLICE in the West Midlands and Staffordshire say they have been maintaining regular patrols around places of worship following a terror attack near a mosque in London .
Abu Dhabi is the biggest of seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Gabriel warned that disagreements among Gulf states could weaken the US -led coalition's fight against Islamic State, and said Jubeir agreed it was critical to avoid further escalations.
First day of Brexit talks . From his comments, it appeared that the Brexit talks will largely follow the EU's conditions and will centre on the two sides' new relationship only once sufficient progress has been made on the withdrawal issues.
Shah, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, visited Thackeray's residence in suburban Bandra and held a close-door meeting. Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) President Amit Shah will meet ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray with the main agenda of discussions likely to centre around the upcoming presidential election , party officials said here on Thursday.
Each family whose home was destroyed in the Grenfell Tower fire will receive at least £5,500 from the Government, it has been announced. "Tony leaves behind a large family, his wife, sons and grandchildren, including one grandchild he will never get to meet.
As Democrats prepared for battle over the Senate bill, conservative House Republicans planned to send a letter to McConnell warning against letting the legislation get too moderate if he wants to keep support from the House after it passed the Senate.
In a manner that would probably please his boss, Sekulow twice made mention of television ratings when comparing the reach of a cable network with President Trump's reach on social media. "It is not a serious constitutional question, it is an easy one". Cuomo maintained that the special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, Robert Mueller , will be looking into the circumstances around Comey's firing as Sekulow said he couldn't be sure Mueller would be doing that at all, as the President ...
An ambulance took Otto Warmbier from the airport to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The release of Otto Warmbier , 18 months into a 15-year sentence, came as US President Donald Trump invited South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-In to Washington for talks on the nuclear standoff.
State power officials have projected near record electricity demands for at least the next two days as temperatures soar to record heights in many areas of California. He says second and third degree burns from hot asphalt and concrete, playground equipment, vehicle and truck interiors and scalding water from outdoor hoses are common when temperatures exceed 100 degrees.
Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time that he was under federal investigation on Twitter on Friday morning. "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" the United States president tweeted.
Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" but "he's going to be OK, we hope", offering that assessment as a shaken U.S. House gaveled back into session a day after the shooting of Scalise and others at a baseball field. "Many lives would have been lost without the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault", Trump said earlier in the day, calling Scalise "a patriot" and "a fighter".
Some of the teens were reportedly in the roadway when a vehicle approached, driven by the suspect, Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, of Sterling, police said . Police said a baseball bat was recovered. "That's what I told him", the 60-year-old father said. During the search, police said they stopped a auto being driven in a suspicious manner in the area, and took the driver Torres into custody.
Closer to home the letter has also been backed by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce whose chief executive Corin Crane said:"This letter is a clear demonstration that businesses from across the country, of every shape and size need a clear, sensible and positive approach to the Brexit negotiations".
In addition to offering emotional support, William, Duchess Kate and Prince Harry have also donated to a fund assisting families left homeless in the wake of the tragedy . However, May did not support a proposal put forward by Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, to seize unoccupied properties to re-house survivors of the fire, the spokeswoman said.
The "Ain't Your Momma" singer certainly seemed beach-ready as she rocked a cream crochet one-piece, while her boo showed off his toned physique in some navy swim trunks. The Shades of Blue star couldn't help but gush about her relationship with Rodriguez, which began earlier this year. J.Lo and A-Rod are now on vacation in Paris, and the songstress hasn't been able to resist sharing some of their sweetest snapshots with her Instagram followers.
His campaign has attracted more supporters than some expected. All eyes are on Georgia: The highly-anticipated District 6 race, which pits Democratic newcomer Jon Ossoff against Republican Karen Handel, has crossed $50 million in spending, which is now the most expensive House race in us history.
What is worse, this bill seems to mark only the beginning of the policies the Trump administration has in store for undermining hard-earned diplomatic victories and inching the United States closer to more military conflict-which comes alongside and is no doubt influenced by increasing Islamophobia that is harming Muslims and others in the USA and overseas.
Speaking at a joint news conference with May, the Republic of Ireland's new Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that the border should be "invisible". An early election this month, in which British Prime Minister Theresa May lost her Conservative majority in parliament, only added to the problems.
Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye (24), also known as Khadija Saye, Abufars Ibrahim (39), and Anthony Disson (65) all lived in the 24-storey block, which was destroyed by a huge blaze last Wednesday in west London . Two British officials have said that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Governor Ram Naik were also present during the event. Modi reached Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon. The French Embassy in India also announced that it will hold a Yoga and music programme on June 21. To encourage people to yoga and related activities the government launched a mobile app through which people can share their experience.
Everyone has gotten together to support victims of the Grenfell Tower block fire . The star , 29, who paid a low-key visit to the scene of the fire in west London shortly after it started, has been pictured at a fire station in Chelsea .
While a host of BJP and Sena leaders also graced the Thackeray home, none of them were part of the meeting. The Shiv Sena, the second largest constituent of the NDA , has had an uneasy relationship with the BJP ever since the two parties parted ways ahead of the 2014 assembly polls.
Two tropical disturbances brewing in the Tropics were given greater odds of swirling into tropical cyclones next week, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said Saturday. Tropical Storm Arlene developed earlier this year in April, so this next tropical system would be the second one of the season, Hathaway said. The tropical disturbance is forecast to move toward the Louisiana Coast on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Constitution requires states to redo their political maps to reflect population changes identified in the once-a-decade census. The issue of gerrymandering - creating districts that often are oddly shaped, with the aim of benefiting one party - is central to the debate.
The leaders of the Senate judiciary committee have reached an agreement about the scope of an investigation into political interference at the FBI, with the possibility that the inquiry could explore whether President Donald Trump acted improperly during his interactions with fired FBI Director James Comey .
BJP chief Amit Shah announced the name of the 71-year-old Kovind as the party's candidate for Presidential election at a press conference in Delhi. Initially Sena had reservations against supporting presidential candidate and had asked BJP to first name its candidate for the post or choose either RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Agriculture Expert MS Swaminathan or nominate a candidate of their choice for the president's post.
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Nangarhar, but both the Taliban and Islamic States militants are active in the region. Speaking during a gathering in Kabul today, Abdullah said the issue will be thoroughly investigated as he emphasized that the security personnel should exercises restraint while dealing with such issues.
A volunteer rescuer told Reuters that there was not much optimism about bringing the fire under control due to the weather, "Low humidity, windy conditions and high temperatures will easily re-ignite the fire, and it will spread very fast".
Extra police are being deployed to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan , Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said. "One man was pronounced dead at the scene", police said. Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Nick Bailey, of Cheshire Constabulary, said: "It is with sadness that another awful attack has taken place in London ".
Addressing the media, High Commissioner Bishwadip Dey said yoga is over 6,000 years old and an invaluable part of Indian ancient tradition. The Yoga fever has also spread to China , with thousand performed " asanas " ahead of the celebrations scheduled for Wednesday.
The episode may cost Real Madrid their star winger as Ronaldo feels hard done by the apparent excessive force with which the complaint has been dealt with. According to Daily Mirror , United will offer De Gea and £175m for Ronaldo and will pursue Morata in a separate deal. "I know Cristiano, he's a good guy as a professional and as a person".
Here is what the Russian Defense Ministry said: "Any aircraft, including planes and drones of the worldwide coalition, detected in the operation areas west of the Euphrates River by the Russian air forces will be followed by Russian ground-based air defense and air defense aircraft as air targets".
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said that Duterte -who a year ago made headlines when he branded former U.S. President Barack Obama a "son of a whore" and told the global community not to meddle in the Philippines' affairs-was responding to a question of whether the president's rejection of foreign support was "wavering".