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The Finsbury Park Mosque gained notoriety more than a decade ago for sermons by radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, who was sentenced to life in a USA prison in January 2015 after being convicted of terrorism-related charges. "This was an attack on Muslims near their place of worship". Eight of the injured were taken to hospitals and the rest were treated at the scene. "He did what he did deliberately to hit and kill as many Muslims as possible, so he is a terrorist".
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    Lockheed Martin talks F-16, F-35 deals at Paris Air Show

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    Both parties signed the pact at Paris Air Show to produce F-16 Block 70 fighter jets in India as part of the Make in India initiative. "We've briefed the administration on the current proposal, which was supported by the [Barack] Obama administration as part of a broader cooperative dialogue with the government of India", a company spokesperson had told Reuters .
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    A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in custody. Police were called within two minutes and arrived eight minutes later, killing the attackers in what officers said was an "unprecedented" volley of 46 bullets.
  • Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians

    Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians

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    Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the people at the scene "worked with officers to calmly and quickly get him into our custody". "All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene", May said, adding that she would chair an emergency response meeting later on Monday.
  • Copy of What we know: London death treated as terrorism

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    The driver of the van - a white man aged 48 - was found detained by members of the public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair an emergency meeting on Monday morning. "Officers are on the scene with other emergency services", he said.
  • Arab powers issue Qatar-linked

    Arab powers issue Qatar-linked "terrorism" list

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    Qatar dismissed the latest move by its neighbors as "baseless allegations that has no foundation in ground". On Tuesday, he tweeted a message that appeared to show his support for the measures taken against Qatar . Still, the Pentagon has been developing contingency plans in case there's any interruption, defense officials said. Despite attempts of mediation by the US and Kuwait, Bahrain has also now declared that "any options" were possible as the crisis escalates.
  • 1 suspect held in mosque attack

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    Members of the Muslim community in Finsbury Park, London , have expressed anger and frustration for what they perceived as initial reluctance by the media and authorities to define Sunday's (19 June) attack as a terror attack . - Police said they've not identified any other suspects at the scene nor have any been reported to police. Numerous victims are believed to have just finished worshipping at the Finsbury Park mosque after breaking the Ramadan fast.
  • Euro champs & Gold Cup kings set for Confed Cup clash in Kazan

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    A late header from Hector Moreno produced a 2-2 draw for Concacaf Gold Cup champions Mexico against Euro 2016 champions Portugal in a group stage match of the FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday. Javier Hernandez is the only player at #ConfedCup 2017 to have scored in a previous edition (scoring three in 2013). He skipped the post-match press conference which he was supposed to attend as the man of the match.
  • Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Warplane

    Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Warplane

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    The United States is leading an alliance in the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Russian Federation has been a staunch supporter of Syria's beleaguered president Bashar Assad and has been providing air cover for this offensive since 2015.