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Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

Security services to review terror operations amid questions on London attackers

The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at Bologna airport a year ago as he was about to board a plane for Turkey , with the apparent intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting in Syria . Police identified the second attacker as 30-year-old Rachid Redouane , also known as Rachid Elkhdar, who claimed to have both Moroccan and Libyan roots and worked as a pastry chef in Ireland, where he had lived in the past five years as well the east London suburb of Dagenham.


Fires engulf scenic town in South Africa; 10000 evacuated

Fires engulf scenic town in South Africa; 10000 evacuated

MTN has restored connectivity to large parts of Knysna following fires which raged throughout the region. "Citizens will be informed when it is safe to return to areas that have been evacuated". Teams of workers were deployed to remove branches and other debris from the roads and restore power connections. "The building was not affected; we are hoping that the fire will subside soon".


Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146

Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146

In this photo taken on Saturday, May 27, 2017, shows an aerial view of inundated area of Kalawana, in Ratnapura district of Sri Lanka. Aid has continued to pour into Sri Lanka. Rescue workers on Sunday made use of a brief respite in the rains to clear debris and improve access to some of the affected areas.This photo shows army soldiers carrying food and water for landslide affected people.


Iran accuses Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks

External affairs ministry said that in a pre-scheduled telephone conversation, the minister offered honest condolences on loss of innocent lives and expressed solidarity with the people and the government of Iran. The statement concludes: "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". ISNA quoted an MP as saying that all the parliament doors are shut and one of the assailants has been surrounded by security guards.



Trump Pressure on Comey `Wrong,' `Dumb,' But Likely Not Illegal

Later, in a February 14 meeting at the White House , Comey said Trump strongly defended Flynn , saying that his former national security adviser “hadnt done anything wrong in his prior contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. At the time of his firing, Comey had been overseeing the federal investigation into possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia's election meddling, outraging Democrats who claimed the president was interfering in an active probe.