London Attacker Was Stopped At Italian Airport Bound For Syria

London Attacker Was Stopped At Italian Airport Bound For Syria

Valeria Khadija Collina, the mother of the Moroccan-Italian London Bridge attacker Youssef Zaghba , spoke to journalists on Wednesday, saying the internet caused her son's extremism. Citizens of several nations were among the 48 injured, including Australia , Bulgaria, France, Greece and New Zealand . A French national was also killed in the attack, according to foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, which the BBC understands to be Mr Pigeard.

Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

Tourists inside the cathedral were locked down after the attacker was shot twice in what officials fear is another incident in the wave of terror gripping Europe. The attack caused panic among visitors in the area. "Situation under control, a policeman was wounded, the perpetrator was neutralized and sent to hospital", the Paris Police Prefecture said in a statement.

Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

Nervous times for May as Labour eats away at lead

ORB said May's lead had increased from six percentage points in its previous poll which was published on May 27. Jill Coleman, a 70-year-old party activist dressed in her Sunday best, said May was "absolutely fabulous". One woman becoming emotional as she described emerging from a fitness for work test in tears after being asked about her suicide attempts to which the PM said: "I'm not going to make any excuses for the experience you've had".

London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

Britain did not participate. British authorities on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with last week's London Bridge attack, London's Metropolitan Police said. Prime Minister Theresa May , who called the snap election in hopes of strengthening her mandate for discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union, has come under fire for the cuts to police numbers over recent years.

EU's Juncker urges member states to boost defense spending

Under the program launched in 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees in total, the Czech Republic was meant to take in 2,691 people; it accepted 12 past year and none since, which, Juncker said , "saddens me". "A stronger European defense means a stronger North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and a stronger North Atlantic Treaty Organisation means a stronger European defense".

Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers, a major recipient of Qatari aid, have called Saudi Arabia's call for Qatar to cut ties with the Palestinian militant group "regrettable" and said it contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause.