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The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the massacre, which sparked fears that Britain is in the grip of a wave of copycat incidents. Redouane, who also used the name Rachid Elkhdar with a different birth date that would make him 26 years old, had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, police said.
  • UK's May could majority in knife-edge vote

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    With no party holding an absolute majority in the House of Commons, Ms May pledged to offer "stability" if the Tories end up as the largest party with the most votes. "As a Brexiteer who believes in it with all his heart and soul, my fear is that Corbyn forms a coalition with the SNP and a few Lib Dems and we look down the barrels of a second referendum in a few years' time", said Farage.
  • Turkey approves bill allowing troop deployment in Qatar

    Turkey approves bill allowing troop deployment in Qatar

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    Under the bill, the two countries' armies will also be able to carry out joint exercises. Turkey blamed the unrest on supporters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who picked on pro-Erdogan US-based Turks. Qatar and Turkey have also backed opposition groups in the Libyan civil war, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt , and also supported rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.
  • Stunning blow for May as United Kingdom exit poll suggests no clear victor

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    The British currency dropped 1.6 per cent to US$1.2748 as of 6:53am in Tokyo, the most since October, having fallen as low as US$1.2705 earlier. "We are ready to do everything we can to put our programme into operation, there isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time, the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party, the arguments the Conservative Party put forward in this election have lost".
  • Donald Trump 'wrong' to attack London Mayor says Theresa May

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    Well, Khan didn't voluntarily take the time to respond to Trump's beyond-weird tactics, but ITV Channel 4 asked him what he thought of Trump's criticism in light of a future state visit to England. " There's no reason to be alarmed ", he said during an interview . The Wall Street Journal's right-wing editorial page has written another blistering editorial slamming President Donald Trump's erratic and self-destructive behavior.
  • Exit polls predict hung Parliament

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    The exit poll predicted the Conservatives would win 314 seats in the 650-member parliament and the leftist opposition Labour Party 266 - a "hung parliament" with no clear victor. Counting is now underway at polling stations nationwide, with an overall result expected to become clear in the early hours of Friday morning. Rutherglen and Hamilton West in Scotland was the first constituency to change hands, official results show.
  • Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks, calls it 'repugnant'

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    The five men who launched attacks in the heart of Iran's capital previously fought for ISIL, the country's intelligence ministry said on Thursday. So when the White House woke on Wednesday to images of a possible Islamic State attack on Tehran , it prompted a sharp quandary: How does President Trump condemn the violence without seeming to embrace the victims? The U.S.
  • Over 130 United Kingdom mosque leaders refuse to bury London attackers

    Over 130 United Kingdom mosque leaders refuse to bury London attackers

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    Signatories urged fellow imams and religious authorities to withdraw the privilege of the prayer because of the "indefensible actions" of the perpetrators, which are "completely at odds with the lofty teachings of Islam". Mosques would be encouraged to report suspicious activity. Dr Yusuf says there is a very "strong precedent in Islamic law" for refusing to conduct a janaza .
  • Egypt accuses Qatar of paying ransom to 'terrorist group'

    Egypt accuses Qatar of paying ransom to 'terrorist group'

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    A Qatari official said Trump in the call had "expressed readiness to find a solution to the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf, and stressed his keenness that the Gulf remains stable". Al-Jazeera offices also have been shut down by authorities in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. But he also said measures taken against Qatar this week by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Arab nations were not aimed at seeking new leadership in Doha .
  • London terrorist on bail at time of attack

    London terrorist on bail at time of attack

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    Collina said she told her son, "At this point you should be flawless". "Formal identification has not yet taken place, however Mr. Thomas' next of kin have been informed of this development", police said in a statement . She said she didn't approve of his London friends and never felt comfortable in the London neighborhood where he lived. The prime minister said on Tuesday that police and the intelligence agencies will carry out a review into whether they could have prevented the attack.