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NYPD increases security at British Consulate, NYC buildings following London attack

NYPD increases security at British Consulate, NYC buildings following London attack

They said there are no incidents that link the London attack to the city at this moment. As of 2 p.m. ET, police confirm four people are confirmed dead, including the armed police officer who was stabbed, and the attacker. Four people died and at least 20 were injured in London after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a policeman close to parliament in what police called a "marauding terrorist attack".


Tesco punishes Heineken for threatening Brexit price rises

Tesco punishes Heineken for threatening Brexit price rises

Although the axing of certain Heineken products is part of the supermarket's "Project Reset" programme, which includes replacing conventional and mainstream beer brands with craft beers and lagers, the drastic review of the Heineken range is also believed to be connected to price negotiations.


Pakistan's Support to Taliban Prolonging War: Rabbani

Pakistan's Support to Taliban Prolonging War: Rabbani

Rabbani also called on the Trump administration to mount more pressure on the Pakistani government in order to get them to stop using terrorism as an instrument of state policy. Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Iran and India discussed on February 15 regional approaches to the development of security in Afghanistan. The State Department said it hasn't yet decided on its participation.


Amazon acquires Dubai-based ecommerce site Souq

Amazon acquires Dubai-based ecommerce site Souq

While Amazon declined to comment and Souq has not yet provided a comment, a source close to the deal has told the Retail Gazette that an acquisition deal has been finalised. Investors participating in that funding round included Tiger Global Management, Naspers, Standard Chartered Private Equity, International Finance Corp and Baillie Gifford.


Breakthrough reported as United Kingdom hosts meeting to defuse Pak-Afghan tensions

Breakthrough reported as United Kingdom hosts meeting to defuse Pak-Afghan tensions

Afghanistan has historically refused to acknowledge the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, popularly known as the Durand Line. It is the first high level face-to-face interaction between both countries after Pakistan closed border last month alleging that Afghan-based militants are mounting attacks, the report said.


China arrests Christian missionaries for North Korea activities

China arrests Christian missionaries for North Korea activities

The radar will be transported to an unknown base of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) to wait the construction of the base in southeastern South Korea where the THAAD battery is set to be installed. With Park now out of the picture, he'll also be seeking assurances that South Korea's new leader honors the agreement. Elections must be held within 60 days.