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Saudi and UAE banks suspend business with Qatari banks amid diplomatic crisis

Egypt has barred all flights from Qatar from using its airspace. "With this action, Qatar had in essence, crossed Saudi Arabia and UAE's two most important regional red lines", Croft wrote .The stories quoted him questioning US hostility towards Iran, speaking of "tensions" between Doha and Washington and speculating that Trump might not remain in power for long.


London Bridge terror attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

London Bridge terror attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

She said providing more firearms for London police wouldn't be a sensible solution to the increased tempo of attacks, saying the strategy of having special mobile units of heavily armed officers is effective. Cook said while the attack is tragic, she was impressed with the London police's quick response and consistent communication with the public. "It's just a fact that, over the last seven years, we as a city have lost 600 million pounds from our budgets".



Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover USA climate share

As of late Friday, almost 200 mayors had signed a pledge to increase their efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions . Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged 15 million dollars to the United Nations (UN) to combat climate change , filling the gap left by President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord .



Donald Trump says he's calling it a 'TRAVEL BAN!'

Later, the mayor's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet. US President Donald Trump yesterday defended his executive order banning most travellers from six Muslim-majority nations and criticised his own administration's revisions to the policy to address legal challenges.


Internet extremism and how to combat it

Internet extremism and how to combat it

In the wake of the attacks - which killed seven people on Saturday night - May said that certain areas of the internet must be closed because tech giants provided a "safe space" for terrorists to operate in. "We will never stop working to stay one step ahead and will continue to engage with our partners across industry, government, civil society and academia".


South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

The Blue House believes that the various events related to the THAAD deployment - including decision-making, negotiations with the USA and bringing equipment into South Korea - were probably handled by security officials with experience in the military in the Blue House National Security Office and the Defense Ministry leadership.