Author: 0 Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations Monday

EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier , right , and British Secretary of State David Davis , second left, participate with their teams in a round table meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19 , 2017. "As we also said in our Article 50 letter , "agreeing a high-level approach to the issues arising from our withdrawal will of course be an early priority".

Global Canada to increase military spending 70 per cent in 10 years
Author: 0 Canada to increase military spending 70 per cent in 10 years

CADSI is pleased the government links a robust and innovative Canadian defence industry and Canada's national defence , which is evident in their new Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. Ottawa had considered participation in a United States missile defense system but chose not to at this time. Trump last month upset North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders by insisting they commit more funds and also by not personally affirming the alliance's mutual defense ...

Author: 0 Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists May

Mr Coveney met all five main political parties and Secretary of State James Brokenshire in what was his first involvement in the process since replacing Charlie Flanagan at the head of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin last week. But the unexpected weak performance has plunged Britain into a political crisis and left May battling to unite both wings of the Conservative Party - those who want a so-called "hard Brexit" and those who did not want to leave the European Union in the ...

Author: 0 Philippines launches offensive in Marawi, with aim to end battle by weekend

Joint Task Force Marawi Spokesperson Jo-Ar Herrera said the 11 kilograms of possibly high-grade shabu is pegged to be worth between P100 million to P250 million. "We also recovered drug paraphernalia in the same house", Estrebillo said. "May foil, lighters. Parang kabubukas lang", Estrevillo said. The recovery came in the light of President Rodrigo Duterte's earlier statement that some drug personalities might be funding the Maute extremists.

Author: 0 In Georgia, a Cacophony of Arguments Could Tilt House Race

Democrats are counting on an Ossoff victory to send a message to Trump, to Washington and the national electorate at large. "We can't spend that sum of money on every race and we won't spend that sum of money on every race", National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Stivers said on MSNBC.

Global Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

The Revolutionary Guards said , according to the New York Times , the missile launches "targeted the headquarters and meeting place and suicide vehicle assembly line of ISIS terrorists" in the province of Deir al-Zour, where Islamic State group forces surround an estimated 200,000 people in a government-held section of the provincial capital of the same name.

Global Iran Launches Missiles Into Eastern Syria, Targets ISIS
Author: 0 Iran Launches Missiles Into Eastern Syria, Targets ISIS

Six medium-range ballistic missiles were launched on the extremist group's bases in Dayr al-Zawr and according to spokesman Bahram Qassemi of the foreign ministry, they were "fatal blows" which served as "just a wake-up warning to those who still can not or have not managed to decently comprehend the realities of the region and their own limits".

Global PM grieves loss of lives in Portugal forest fire
Author: 0 PM grieves loss of lives in Portugal forest fire

Prime Minister Antonio Costa warned that the number of victims could rise. "I express my closeness to the beloved people of Portugal following the devastating fire", Francis said . She said that, in addition, the country had moved from cooler and damper oak forests in many parts to more commercially viable but fire-hazardous pine and eucalyptus.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces launch conclusive assault on Mosul

It said leaflets have been distributed urging civilians to leave through five "safe corridors". A diplomatic source aware of the incident said two of the journalists were seriously wounded, and a third freelance reporter, was mildly injured.

Global Trump, Tillerson send mixed messages on Qatar
Author: 0 Trump, Tillerson send mixed messages on Qatar

On Monday, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severed relations with Qatar in a co-ordinated move that regional commentators labelled the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf in decades. To put it more bluntly, Qatar via its soft-power initiatives avoids the fate similar to that of the on going yet forgotten insurgency in Yemen , where Saudi Arabia and Iran funded groups are entangled in a seemingly never-ending proxy war.

Author: 0 Bjp names dalit leader as presidential candidate

Fact is, the BJP has been reaching out to Nitish Kumar for some time and the Bihar chief minister has reciprocated in top order. Nitish Kumar called on Kovind in Patna and said he is "personally glad" over his candidature, but was non-commital on Janata Dal-United's support to his candidature.

Author: 0 Van mows down worshippers leaving London mosque, here are all the reactions

Osborne was taken into custody and arrested for attempted murder . Police have not yet formally released the suspect's name, but the Gazette's sister paper in Weston understands he is 47-year-old Darren Osborne , who grew up there. "Like the bad attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect", he said in a statement .

Author: 0 Ronaldo's Portugal held 2-2 by Mexico at Confed Cup

Ronaldo squared for Quaresma to fire Portugal ahead on 42 minutes but a defensive error allowed Javier Hernandez to draw Mexico to draw level with a fine diving header three minutes before the break. Portugal's advance in the early stages was soon rewarded by Pepe latching onto a long distance effort from winger Nani, only to be retrospectively ruled offside.

Global Putin, Saudi King Discuss Qatar Diplomatic Crisis
Author: 0 Putin, Saudi King Discuss Qatar Diplomatic Crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the isolation of Qatar as "inhumane" and "un-Islamic" on Monday. "It is neither humane nor Islamic to attempt to isolate a country's people in every area from food, to drink, to travel, to commerce, to worship", he said in a parliamentary speech.

Author: 0 Police identify Finsbury Park mosque suspect as 47yo Darren Osborne

British Prime Minister Theresa May has visited the Finsbury mosque in London where worshippers were attending prayers before being the targets of a terrorist attack . Two of them were in a very serious condition, police said. "He turned left into the alleyway, and he just drove at people", eyewitness Abdiqadir Warra told AFP .

Author: 0 Pakistan peaked at the right time, says Michael Hussey

A spectacular bowling attack easily defended a solid total of 338, bowling out India inside of 31 overs for just 158. The ICC Champions Trophy final win against India helped Pakistan vault to the No.6 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings, thereby helping them to inch closer to securing a direct entry to the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

Global Macron set for success as party dominates French elections
Author: 0 Macron set for success as party dominates French elections

Other established political camps, left angling for what appeared would be a paltry number of seats, also had little to celebrate. But turnout was sharply down, at 48.7% compared with 57.2% in the first round in 2012, which analysts say reflected a sense of resignation among Mr Macron's opponents.

Global Ivanka Trump calls for tolerance after latest London attack
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump calls for tolerance after latest London attack

One elderly man, who had collapsed just before the incident, was pronounced dead at the scene, but it is not yet known whether his death was directly linked to the attack . A mob surrounded him and witnesses said the crowd began attacking him. Prime Minister Theresa May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this bad incident".

Author: 0 Pakistan's path to Champions Trophy glory

The way they turned things around, it was unbelievable. "I want to congratulate Pakistan, they had an wonderful tournament, the way they turned things around, speak volumes for the talent they have", said Kohli at the post-match presentation ceremony.

Global Finsbury Park Mosque attack suspect held on terrorism offences
Author: 0 Finsbury Park Mosque attack suspect held on terrorism offences

The alleged attacker is now in custody, and a residence in Cardiff , Wales, is being inspected by the police as possibly associated with the incident. "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene", Basu said. The incident happened when worshippers were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, following which one person, believed to be the driver of the van, was arrested.

Author: 0 Who will be BJP's Presidential candidate?

Over a possible announcement of candidates for the upcoming Presidential polls, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) will hold a parliamentary board meeting headed by Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi at around 12 noon today, reported ANI. The BJP has remained non-committal to the names though it has said it is open to discussions. Later Sena will decide whether to offer support to the candidate.

Author: 0 Trump's Cuba policy changes "very appropriate", says Sen. Rubio

Marco Rubio said President Donald Trump's new policy on Cuba will strengthen Cuban citizens while undermining the country's military, The Washington Examiner reported Sunday. investment in Cuba should be coupled with the Cuban government's concrete and irreversible steps to ensure the democratic rights and freedoms of its people".

Author: 0 Climate change split with USA still wide: G-7

Environment ministers and officials met in a luxury hotel, sitting around a table covered in lush grass, to discuss issues ranging from climate change to sustainable development and litter at sea. The other six countries in the G-7 — Britain, France, Germany, Canada, Japan and Italy — all agreed at last month's political summit of national leaders in Sicily to work toward making the Paris climate accord effective.

Global Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attack on London Worshipers
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attack on London Worshipers

Police said 10 people were injured, with eight taken to hospital, two in a very serious condition. Later on Monday police insisted that, internally at least, the Finsbury Park incident was treated as a terror attack at 12:29 a.m., a few minutes after officers arrived on the scene.

Author: 0 NRATV calls London attack on Muslims a "maybe attack"

Metropolitan Police deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu praised members of the public for their actions, saying their restraint in the circumstances was commendable. "There was this white van stopped outside Finsbury Park mosque that seemed to have hit people who were coming out after prayers had finished". Witnesses said they saw people at the scene grab the man, pulling him from the van and started hitting him.

Global London tower block fire death toll reaches 79
Author: 0 London tower block fire death toll reaches 79

The 1974 concrete building had recently been fitted with new insulation cladding. Police released images inside Grenfell Tower that show the damage caused by the blaze. Cundy said the police investigation into the blaze would look at the building and its refurbishment in 2016 and vowed to prosecute people "if there is evidence".

Author: 0 London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

Cdr Cundy warned of the potential "terrible reality" that some people may never be identified due to the intensity of the fire. "If I issue that is a risk to public safety, we will be sharing that immediately with the relevant authorities", he said.

Author: 0 BJP named presidential nominee 'unilaterally': Yechury

Just because he was the leader of Dalit Morcha of the BJP they have made him the candidate. With his illustrious background in the legal arena, Shri Kovind's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation. Chandrasekhar Rao's TRS to support the NDA nominee. But the announcement of Kovind's name has surprised a large section within the BJP's top leadership which was clearly put in the dark.

Author: 0 President can't be named for electoral gains, Sena tells BJP

The sources also said, "both leaders reiterated that the Sena-BJP partnership would work to complete its tenure of five years which was a mandate given by the people". The Sena is upset over the Chouhan government's refusal of permission to various opposition parties, including Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat reservations leader Hardik Patel, to meet the families of the victims killed in the recent police firing during the farmers' agitation in Mandsaur.

Author: 0 Dems Fear 'Bitterly Disappointing' Loss In Georgia Special Election

Over the weekend, Ossoff had a much more intensive schedule of public events than Handel, and his pace is expected to increase even further on Monday, The Hill reported . In a series of tweets , President Trump attacked Democrats and promoted the Republican candidates running in this week's House elections in Georgia and SC.

Author: 0 Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

The national team next take the field on Wednesday when the face hosts Russian Federation in Mexico . Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions' hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno's header from a corner spoiled the Southampton defender's celebration of his first worldwide goal.

Author: 0 London mosque attack suspect arrested on terror grounds

The suspect, who lived in Wales and was identified as Darren Osborne , was held by a crowd who had witnessed him drive a van into a group of Muslim faithful, Efe news reported . Nine other people were injured, while the attacker has been taken into police custody. Various reports suggest the attacker shouted versions of wanting "to kill all Muslims" and that he "did my bit".

Global Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne
Author: 0 Suspect in London van attack identified as Darren Osborne

One person has been arrested after a van hit pedestrians in north London , injuring several people. A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early today in an attack that police said they were investigating as a terrorist incident.

Global Castile protesters target city where officer worked
Author: 0 Castile protesters target city where officer worked

The protestors also say they were trying to raise awareness of violence against transgender people of color. Protesters leave the steps of the state Capitol after a rally in St. The arrests came hours after St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on Friday of second-degree manslaughter in 32-year-old Castile's July 2016 shooting death in the St.

Global Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing
Author: 0 Palestinians dismiss IS claim of Israel policewoman killing

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that two people were arrested for attacking police officers , who were lightly injured during the incident. The Israeli army said the assailants appeared have acted independently, like numerous attackers in a wave of unrest that has rocked Israel and the occupied territories since October 2015, violence Israel has dubbed "popular terrorism".

Author: 0 US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at 22

Otto Warmbier passed away a week after his release from North Korea . The University of Virginia student was arrested in Pyongyang in January 2016, and as we have reported , was "accused of trying to steal a propaganda poster from an employee area of his hotel".

Author: 0 Israel demands PNA condemnation on slaying of policewoman

If true, this will be the first time ISIS has perpetrated an attack in Israel . Israeli emergency personnel carry the body of one of three Palestinians who carried out shooting and stabbing attacks on 16 June. The Old City in annexed east Jerusalem is one of the focal points of the wave of violence. A spokesman for the movement, Hazem Qassem , said the attack was "proof that the Palestinian people are leading a revolution against the enemy".

Author: 0 PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

Talk of the Town understands Mr Frazer did not actually call into the Sinn Fein offices despite recording his message outside it. "The United Kingdom's political tectonic plates are moving at the very moment when we are negotiating Brexit", said Anand Menon, professor of politics at King's College London .

Global One arrest after vehicle hits people outside of London mosque
Author: 0 One arrest after vehicle hits people outside of London mosque

Mr Osborne was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offences. Counter-terrorism police were called out to investigate the incident, which occurred in London's Finsbury Park neighborhood just after midnight. On May 22, a suicide attack killed 22 people and injured almost 60 after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. He was overpowered by bystanders and detained until police arrived.

Author: 0 TRS happy with NDA's decision on presidential nominee

According to reports, the BJP committee is holding discussions with all parties as they are trying to finalise a consensus candidate for presidential poll before Prime Minister Modi departs for foreign tour on June 24. Playing the Dalit card, the BJP on Monday threw a surprise by nominating Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA choice for the President's post, stunning the opposition which accused the ruling party of unilateralism.

Global Van Plows Into Worshipers Leaving London Mosque
Author: 0 Van Plows Into Worshipers Leaving London Mosque

The 48-year-old man who drove the van was arrested at the scene shortly after the attack . Police said earlier that one person was arrested. The use of a vehicle to mow down pedestrians drew horrifying parallels with the London Bridge attack , when three men drove a van into pedestrians before embarking on a stabbing spree, as well as with another auto and knife rampage in Westminster in March.

Global Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque
Author: 0 Dead, 8 Injured After Van Hits Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

Looking on at the scene from behind a police cordon hours later, holding her young son's hand, Mohammad says her family left Mogadishu, Somalia, to escape violence like this. "We pushed people away from him until he was safely taken by police". "It appears from eyewitness accounts that the perpetrator was motivated by Islamophobia".

Global YSR Congress announces support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind
Author: 0 YSR Congress announces support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind is likely to file his papers on 23 June, Shah said in Delhi after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board. The election will be held on July 17. "Asked to comment on the BJP fielding a Dalit candidate for the top constitutional post, Azad said, "... "So far as the National Democratic Alliance nominee is concerned, the Congress has nothing to say on the merits or demerits".

Global Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne
Author: 0 Finsbury Park mosque van attacker identified as Darren Osborne

Scotland Yard said searches were also being carried out at a property in Cardiff . British counter-terrorism officers have joined regular police to help investigate the incident, according to the Guardian . "This was an attack on London and all Londoners". A 47-year-old father of four, Darren Osborne, was named in the British press as the man arrested on suspicion of ploughing a van yesterday into a group of Muslims in London .

Author: 0 Trump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

Whatever the outcome, the race will not significantly alter the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control the House by a wide margin. Ossoff, who once described his bid to take the GOP-controlled district as an opportunity to "make Trump furious", has since dialed back. Democrats say the race is a referendum on President Trump.

Global Religious Leaders Hold Moment Of Silence For Victims Of London Van Attack
Author: 0 Religious Leaders Hold Moment Of Silence For Victims Of London Van Attack

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said: "My thoughts are with all those affected by the appalling incident at Finsbury Park". "My thoughts are with those and the community affected by this very bad event". Finsbury Park mosque was once infamous as the stamping ground of hook-handed hate preacher Abu Hamza. The Muslims had been helping a man who had collapsed on the pavement and who died after the van rammed into the pedestrians.

Author: 0 UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle

Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn said she should step down. But May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. Instead, she risked an ignominious exit after just 11 months at Number 10 Downing Street, which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for nearly a century.

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