Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support

Five countries cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism' support

The Saudi Press Agency ( SPA ) said Riyadh severed its diplomatic ties to "protect national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism". More broadly, there are two key factors driving Monday's decision: Qatar's ties to Islamist groups, and the role of Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional rival.

London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack

Armed police on St Thomas Street, London , Sunday June 4, 2017 , near. And the Donald added that the United States would be taking the fight to ISIS following the attack. The first victim has been named as Chrissy Archibald, a Canadian bride-to-be who volunteered at a homeless shelter. Former Vice President of USA, Al Gore, speaking on CNN's State of the Union programme said, "Trump's tweet misrepresented the words of the Mayor".

Christy Clark Won't Go Down Without A Fight

Ms. Clark's decision to fight on until her party officially loses the confidence of the house was not the biggest news of the day, however. "That's what I've been doing for the last eight years, and to be able to be part of a governing minority government is going to enable me to be even more forceful in trying to put forward the interests of the people in the North - and (North Coast NDP MLA) Jennifer Rice as well".

Metropolitan Police arrest 12 in connection with London Bridge attack

In a statement Sunday denouncing the "abominable and cowardly" attack, Macron said France will continue fighting "terrorism with all our strength alongside Britain and all other countries concerned". After Westminster and Manchester we stood together defiant. Three suspected terrorists also were killed in Saturday night's attack, the third in Britain in less than three months.

Sue Lani Madsen: Paris accord about political science, not climate science

It will undermine the most significant and comprehensive coordinating mechanism for global action to combat climate change that we have. Heurtel is trying to remain positive despite the American decision to leave the accord, noting he'd prefer the USA leave the accord rather than staying in it and weakening it.

IS claims responsibility for London attack

The SITE Intelligence Group says Islamic State's news agency is claiming fighters for the extremist group carried out the van and knife attack in London that left seven people dead. Police tweeted a warning telling people in the area to run to safety, hide and then call police if it was safe to do so. One woman, Elizabeth O'Neill, said her son Daniel was approached by one of the men who said, "this is for my family, this is for Islam", before sticking a knife in him.