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Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

As more details on Butt continue to emerge, one of his former acquaintances revealed that he had previously reported him to the police after he became concerned about his friend's extremist views. He had been arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism and being a member of al-Muhajiroun. Up to two-thirds of all terror plots involving United Kingdom nationals at home and overseas in the previous two decades had been linked to the group according to the sources, including the 2005 ...



Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states

The United Arab Emirates central bank has instructed local banks to stop dealing with 59 individuals and 12 entities with alleged links to Qatar and to freeze all their assets, the state news agency WAM reported on Friday. "Qatar needs to decide: Do you want to be in the pocket of Turkey, Iran and extremists?" They need to make a decision; they can't have it both ways.


Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Seven people died and dozens were wounded during the attack late Saturday. "This is an unimaginably hard time for Sara's family and friends, including those who studied with her Moreton Bay College", he said. Ms Zelenak's mother Julie Wallace told Brisbane radio station 97.3FM she and her husband had been looking forward to travelling to the United Kingdom to see their daughter.



Middle East Tehran terrorists fought for IS in Syria, Iraq: Ministry

A police officer stands guard as vehicles drive in front of Iran's parliament building in Tehran , Iran, Thursday, May 8, 2017. One eventually exploded a suicide vest while the others were killed by security forces. It continued, "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". It's tacky and heartless in any context to try to score political points when lamenting the loss of innocent lives.


K chief Khaplang dead

K chief Khaplang dead

However, official confirmation is still awaited. When contacted, Additional Director General of Assam Police (SB) Pallav Bhattacharya said he too has received such inputs from his Nagaland counterpart. This could allow the government to strike a better deal with NSCN (IM) and other Naga groups. Last year, Khaplang was admitted to a Yangon hospital as he was suffering from a medical condition complicated by diabetes.



Theresa May set to form the government

In the aftermath of one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, politicians and commentators called May's decision to hold the election a colossal mistake and derided her performance on the campaign trail. The Conservatives' losses on Thursday are likely to weaken May's hand in negotiating the U.K's exit from the European Union just before talks on the matter are set to begin later this month.