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Author: 0 Afghan soldier kills 2 USA soldiers

Two US soldiers killed and two others wounded in attack by Afghan soldier on Saturday. "The incident took place in Achin district and the Afghan army commando involved in the firing was also shot dead after attacking the US soldiers", Ataullah Khogyani, the provincial governor spokesman, told Xinhua.

World Media Syrian opposition forces begin 'great battle' for Raqqa
Author: 0 Syrian opposition forces begin 'great battle' for Raqqa

Last week, they reached the northern and eastern gates of the city after intense clashes under the cover of US -led airstrikes. In a phone interview with Reuters from Syria, SDF Spokesman Talal Silo said the operation started on Monday and the fighting would be "fierce because IS will die to defend their so-called capital", France24 reported .

World Media Syrian soldiers push through ISIL, 'reach Iraqi border'
Author: 0 Syrian soldiers push through ISIL, 'reach Iraqi border'

The Pentagon credited Syria's ally Russian Federation with helping to calm tensions after the drone incident. A range of Iranian-backed militias from the region, including the Lebanese Hezbollah group, have supported the Syrian government in the six-year war against rebel groups.

World Media Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river
Author: 0 Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

About 50 others were wounded. Delcros was seriously injured when she was struck by the van. " Formal identification has not yet taken place, however Mr. Khuram Shazad Butt, 27 , was a British citizen born in Pakistan , according to a statement . Last year, he had appeared in a television documentary called Jihadis Next Door, where he was shown unfurling a jihadi flag before praying in a London park.

Author: 0 Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

However, Comey didn't say that the president's words were part of an effort to obstruct his investigation. "Although the law required no reason at all to fire an Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the administration then chose to defame me and, more importantly, the Federal Bureau of Investigation by saying that the organization was in disarray, that it was poorly led, and the workforce had confidence in its leader", Comey said in his opening remarks before the testimony.

Author: 0 United Kingdom general election 2017: 208 women MPs, a proud record for Parliament

She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". Nowhere was this more obvious than the issue of nuclear weapons. Corbyn was elected Labour leader nearly two years ago on a groundswell for change - a shift mirrored across Europe, where centre-left parties have lost support to ...

Author: 0 British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

May's former director of communications, Katie Perrior, had earlier recounted the "terrible" atmosphere at meetings attended by the pair, whom she said showed no respect for other staff or even ministers. The pair worked at the heart of May's administration and their departure is seen as a mark of the British Prime Minister's political fragility following her poor General Election result.

Author: 0 Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan; a fourth soldier wounded

The US Defence Department confirmed on Saturday that three US soldiers were killed and another wounded in eastern Afghanistan. One U.S. soldier was wounded and has been evacuated for medical treatment. "On my way here I was informed that USA service members were killed and wounded in the attack in Afghanistan", he said. In March, three USA soldiers were injured in Helmand Province after being fired upon by an Afghan soldier.

Author: 0 U.S. forces give technical assistance as PH takes losses in Marawi

The crisis in Marawi City began when militants went on a rampage after government forces attempted to arrest Isnilon Hapilon, tagged as the leader of the Islamic State in the Philippines. As the fighting intensified, the U.S. embassy in Manila said American forces were providing assistance to the Filipino troops, although it declined to give details for security reasons.

Author: 0 London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

Chilling pictures show police officers removing petrol bombs from the back of the van used by the London Bridge terrorists. Much of the area around London Bridge remained cordoned off as police continued to investigate Saturday's attack that killed seven people and wounded dozens.

World Media U.S. dispatches forces to help regain Marawi
Author: 0 U.S. dispatches forces to help regain Marawi

Forty troops were also wounded in the 14-hour firefight on Friday in Marawi City , 800 kilometres south of Manila, in the biggest single-day loss for government forces in the 19-day siege, said marine Colonel Edgard Arevalo, a military spokesman.

Author: 0 Afghan President Ghani gives Taliban ultimatum

Ashraf Ghani provided the updated toll on Tuesday in remarks to the Kabul Process , an worldwide gathering focused on security and political issues. The divisions within the National Unity Government (NUG) were well documented by the International Crisis Group (ICG) in its April 2017 report, which warned against political partisanship.

Author: 0 EU sees Brexit talks delay after vote shock

The party won 318 seats, eight less than the total 326 required, which forced her to join hands with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Moscovici added that Theresa May "lost her bet" and failed to show her strength in the government .

World Media London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight
Author: 0 London attack: Police find body in Thames, death toll raised to eight

He did not identify the victim, but British police said the next of kin of 45-year-old Xavier Thomas were informed. They drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in Borough Market. The Metropolitan Police said Butt had been subject to an investigation in 2015, but there had been no suggestion this attack was being planned. A 27-year-old was detained on terrorism charges while the second, aged 33, was arrested on drugs charges.

Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia makes efforts to resolve Qatar dispute

In a speech aimed at cleaning up Trump's remarks, Sec. of State Rex Tillerson called on the Saudi-led coalition to ease its blockade. However, they ignored a U.S. He said the blockade was "impairing United States and other global business activities in the region" and that the U.S. backed mediation efforts being pursued by Kuwait.

Author: 0 Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

The military conflict began when Israel on June 5 launched a sudden pre-emptive airstrike that destroyed nearly all of the Egyptian air force on the ground. The settlements - not supported by all Israelis by any means - are deemed illegal under worldwide law. "The establishment of an independent Palestinian state with its capital in east Jerusalem is the real guarantee for security and stability in the region", it said.

World Media Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty
Author: 0 Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty

The sterling dropped more than two percent to $1.2702 against the U.S. dollar on Friday, moving closer to levels not seen since April 18, when Prime Minister Theresa May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in negotiations for the UK's exit from the European Union .

Author: 0 Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

At least 13 people were killed in twin attacks on the government building and burial site of Iran's religious leader. The two simultaneous terrorist attacks targeted the parliament in downtown Tehran and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in the south of the metropolis.

Author: 0 Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

As thousands of Iranians attended a funeral for the victims, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday's attacks would only increase hate for the US and Saudi governments, according to state media. Iran's intelligence ministry said the five men who carried out the attacks were Iranians who joined IS in Iraq and Syria before returning last summer.

World Media London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity
Author: 0 London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity

Where might the attackers have bought them from? "If you know anything about these particular types of knives, please let us know - it could prove a crucial lead in our investigation", Haydon added. At 7.38pm the attackers left the address and drove from east London to just south of the centre of the capital. Once across they turned around and travelled back the way they came, before turning around at the top and setting off on their final deadly journey, ploughing into pedestrians as they ...

World Media French new president Macron seeks parliament majority
Author: 0 French new president Macron seeks parliament majority

The same poll forecast the centrist party that Macron launched in April 2016 was on course to win 397-427 out of 577 seats in the lower house of parliament, one of the biggest majorities in almost fifty years. If no candidate wins over 50 percent in the first round, the two top-placed go into the second round - as well as any candidate who won the votes of over 12.5 per cent of the electorate.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

Downing Street said May's new chief of staff would be Gavin Barwell, a Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in parliament. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should start quickly.

World Media 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
Author: 0 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have his security clearance reviewed after the revelation that he allegedly spoke with a Russian ambassador, the House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat has said. "They reached out to us yesterday to make sure that we knew that was the case and I'm sure he's willing to do so", Corker said on NBC's "Meet the Press".

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

After meetings with Mr Trump and his top national security officials, Rex Tillerson called for de-escalation and dialogue, and said the crisis was "hindering United States military action in the region, and the campaign against ISIL".

World Media Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'

Britain voted 52 percent in favour of leaving the European Union in a shock referendum past year, becoming the first ever member state ever to do so, but the regional breakdown of the results varied hugely. Yesterday Lib Dem chief Tim Farron demanded the PM delay the start of negotiations until the Government "reassessed its priorities" and told the public.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

The Pentagon said it agreed with Mr Tillerson's analysis of the impact of the blockade. Unlike Trump , Tillerson stressed the possibility of reconciliation and pointed to the human cost of the Saudi-led blockade, mentioning shortages of food, the way families had been separated and they way some children have been pulled out of school.

Author: 0 After Trump Tweets About Terror Attack, London Mayor Wants President's Visit Canceled

Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. Ever since Mr Trump came into power, he and Mr Khan have had a bitter relationship as the United States president and his family has never left alone the chance to put Mr Khan on the spot, often taking his quotes out of context; all this only because he is Muslim.

World Media Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May
Author: 0 Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

He said: "I am backing Theresa May ". The Foreign Secretary, whose hopes of leading the Conservative Party were dashed a year ago when Michael Gove announced his own leadership bid, is apparently being tipped by Tory frontbenchers, pundits and bookmakers to replace Mrs May should her party fail to secure a majority.

Author: 0 Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has reacted to a stand-off between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Persian Gulf region, saying the parties to the dispute should embark on a dialogue to resolve their differences . The State Department had said the US learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain this week cut ties to Qatar, accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for ...

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