• At least 79 dead or missing after Grenfell Tower fire
At least 79 dead or missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Trade Minister Greg Hands said the government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety. Cundy explained that one of the reasons identification has been so hard is because dental records are needed from victims who hailed from different countries around the world.

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  • Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for joint training
Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for joint training

Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar would rely on other states if the boycott continued, including Saudi Arabia's arch regional foe Iran . Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said that it has received more than 100 complaints a day by people affected by the ongoing embargo.

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  • Egypt condemns London mosque attack
Egypt condemns London mosque attack

The pedestrians had been helping a man who had collapsed . "This was an attack on Muslims near their place of worship ", said May who later visited the mosque. "My prayers are with the victims and their families", read the statement . An eyewitness who gave his name as Abdul told The Independent: "People gather on that part of the street d...

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  • Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79
Number of presumed dead in London apartment fire rises to 79

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy confirmed that the force now believes at least 79 people are dead or missing, presumed dead. Cundy added that the figure could change. The area surrounding the tower has been plastered by distraught relatives with pictures of the missing, from grandparents to young children. There was also an outpouri...

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  • May calls London mosque attack 'sickening'
May calls London mosque attack 'sickening'

She hailed the "bravery" of locals for detaining the driver at the scene in the north London district of Finsbury Park . A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morn. British security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with official policy, said hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almos...

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  • Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire
Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

Some families living in the tower had lost more than one member, he said. "But I don't think anything prepared me for what I was going to see when I was in there", he said. She said the terms of reference of a public inquiry into the blaze were being drafted, and the government had now contacted all local authorities in England asking them to ident...

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  • London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims
London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims

One man was killed and 10 other people were injured . Police has described the attack as a " terrorist incident". "This was an attack on London and all Londoners and we should all stand together against extremists no matter what their cause", said London deputy police commissioner Neil Basu.

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  • London highrise fire: Police say 79 people are dead or missing
London highrise fire: Police say 79 people are dead or missing

The government has also pledged to give £5,500 to all of those who lost their homes. On Sunday Chancellor Philip Hammond told BBC's Andrew Marr Show that a criminal investigation would examine whether building regulations had been breached when the block was refurbished.

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  • Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas
Palestinians shot dead for Israeli police stabbing were not IS, says Hamas

According to PCHR's investigations, after the abovementioned attack, the Israeli forces completely closed Bab al-Amoud ( Damascus Gate ) area, Sultan Suleiman Street and all gates of Jerusalem , excluding Bab al-Asbat (Lions Gate). Israel's prime minister says he has revoked visitation rights for Palestinians that were approved for the holy month...

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  • Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London
Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London

When he was jailed for seven years in 2006 for inciting murder and racial hatred, the judge said the father-of-nine used his authority to encourage worshippers that killing was a religious duty. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will chair an emergency session of the security Cabinet later Monday after a van crash in London that is bein...

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  • Fugitive polygamous sect leader arrested in South Dakota
Fugitive polygamous sect leader arrested in South Dakota

It isn't known why Jeffs was in southeast South Dakota. Federal authorities say polygamist religious leader Lyle Jeffs has been captured, nearly exactly one year after he escaped from home confinement while he was accused in a multimillion-dollar food-stamp fraud scheme .

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  • Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79
Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79

Public anger was mounting as residents and neighbors demanded answers for how the blaze spread so quickly amid reports that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling in a renovation of Grenfell Tower that ended in May 2016.

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  • Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks
Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks

Davis, a prominent "Leave" campaigner in the referendum, said he was approaching the talks in a "constructive way", knowing they will be "difficult at points". Last week Downing Street refused to recognise the term "open Brexit ", but it was endorsed yesterday by Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary, who said the United Kingdom would not be "slamm...

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  • Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Declaring Obama's pact with Castro a "completely one-sided deal", Trump said he was canceling it. Trump's actions, if pursued vigorously, could have the effect of slowing the growth in commerce and travel from a gallop to a trot. Stop jailing innocent people. An unpopular policy would be justified if it promised to achieve Trump's stated goal...

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  • A media firestorm elevates a false narrative of Southern Baptist racism
A media firestorm elevates a false narrative of Southern Baptist racism

McKissic, an African American who previous year successfully persuaded the convention to pass a resolution condemning public display of the Confederate flag, argued from the convention floor that by their support of slavery and segregation Southern Baptists in past generations "gave the theological license to the alt-right to do what they're doin...

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  • 62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal
62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal

Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal , at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. There is a broad consensus that more work is needed on prevention, starting with forest cleaning and the creation of fire breaks. At least half the victims died in their cars...

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  • London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79
London Fire: Likely Grenfell Tower Death Toll Rises to 79

While the blaze has prompted an outpouring of generosity, with many people donating provisions and clothes, it has also unleashed rage at the authorities as the charred tower was cast as a deadly symbol of a deeply divided society. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fueled the...

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  • Special counsel probe turns to Jared Kushner's business dealings, report says
Special counsel probe turns to Jared Kushner's business dealings, report says

The Department of Justice's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller , an American lawyer and former FBI director, as special counsel to the Russian Federation investigation in May. Trump took to his Twitter account Thursday morning to denounce the report. The president did not directly address allegations that he is bei...

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  • Pakistan crush arch-rivals India to win Champions Trophy
Pakistan crush arch-rivals India to win Champions Trophy

Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali made the ideal start for Pakistan even with Zaman "losing" his wicket only for it to be a no-ball and India missing out on a run-out all before the opener reached 10. The player of the match was, quite correctly, awarded to Pakistani batsman, Fakhar Zaman . But taking his second chance he embarked on an electrified ...

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  • Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace
Darjeeling protests: Rajnath Singh appeals for peace

The GJM , an ally of the Centres ruling NDA, has intensified its agitation for a separate Gorkhaland state. An assistant commandant of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB)'s 2nd Battalion, Kiran Tamang, was critical after agitators slashed his throat when he tried to prevent them from setting police vehicles on fire in front of Singmari police out...

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  • Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash
Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

The shock triumph sparked scenes of jubilation among the Pakistan contingent in the capacity crowd in sun-baked south London , prompting a serenade from auto horns outside. Not many had backed Pakistan to go beyond the group stage in the Champions Trophy , but the team led by Sarfraz Ahmed enjoyed an extraordinary revival after its disastro...

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  • Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show
Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show

The A380plus falls well short of the so-called "Neo" upgrade that leading customer Emirates has been demanding, but for which Airbus and engine-maker Rolls-Royce Holdings say there isn't a business case. The new winglet appears on the fourth A380 test aircraft, on display at the show. Currently, an A380 can carry a maximum of 497 passengers, ...

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  • Tables turned as Pakistan crush rivals India in final
Tables turned as Pakistan crush rivals India in final

Fast bowlers Junaid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hassan shared 28 wickets between them in the tournament, while wrist-spinner Rashid finished with seven wickets with an economy rate of 4.73. "Would like to congratulate Pakistan cricket team for the massive victory". Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well. When the fi...

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  • Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire
Dundee stands in solidarity with London following tower block fire

Cundy said an investigation will "seek to find out if any crimes have been committed and if so make sure that we do all we can to bring any person responsible to justice". 10 Downing Street . The tragedy cast a pall on the Trooping the Color festivities that mark the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. Britain's Press Association says...

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  • Pakistan can upset anyone on their day: Kohli
Pakistan can upset anyone on their day: Kohli

What a difference two weeks have made, though, Fakhar delivering at every attempt after being brought in for his debut at the age of 27 and Amir's pace and swing proving too good here for Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan - who could add only 26 runs between them to the 895 they had made over the previous four matches.

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  • Ivanka Trump expresses solidarity over London mosque attack
Ivanka Trump expresses solidarity over London mosque attack

It's now the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when people attend prayers at night. Khan said this afternoon that police resources in London are so stretched that officers on holiday are being called back to ensure there is an increased presence in the capital in response to the most recent terrorist incident.

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  • A hardcore Hinduvtva leader meets Rajinikanth
A hardcore Hinduvtva leader meets Rajinikanth

The 66-year-old star calls his brief dalliance with politics two decades ago as "political accident" when in 1996, he supported a DMK-led alliance in the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, campaigning against former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

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  • Theresa May condemns 'sickening' attack at London mosque
Theresa May condemns 'sickening' attack at London mosque

Monday's incident took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when worshipers traditionally fast during the daytime and worship at night. Sky News reported that the mosque's imam prevented the crowd from beating the attacker until police arrived.

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  • UK officials treating mosque attack as terrorism
UK officials treating mosque attack as terrorism

She affirmed plans to deny extremists a "safe space" on the internet and to review the Government's counter-terrorism strategy. "Muslims in the West will quickly find themselves between one of two choices, they either apostatize. Someone in the crowd yelled to others not to harm the man while he was taken into custody. "This will only fuel Muslim...

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  • Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran
Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran

The QP CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, insisted that the force majeure clause in their contract with the UAE would've allowed them to halt exports over the blockade, but that they would not do so because they consider the Emirati people to be like brothers.

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  • London Mayor blames 'frightening' government neglect for Grenfell Tower disaster
London Mayor blames 'frightening' government neglect for Grenfell Tower disaster

A resident in a nearby building watches smoke rise from a building on fire in London , Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Grief turned to outrage Friday amid reports that materials used in the building's renovation could have fueled the i. Cundy also added that some of the families who were living in the building have lost more than one member, according t...

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  • US Attorney General to appear before Senate Committee
US Attorney General to appear before Senate Committee

Shelby is chairman of the Senate committee Sessions originally was scheduled to testify in front of on Tuesday on matters pertaining to the Department of Justice budget. While several committee members, including Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, an independent from Maine, had voiced support for a public hearing, o...

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  • London mosque attack 'sickening': UK PM
London mosque attack 'sickening': UK PM

This breaking news story will be updated. He will also be subject of a mental health assessment in due course. Eight injured people were treated in hospital, and two others were treated at the scene, he said. "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the awful attacks in Manchester, Westminster, and on London Bridge, i...

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  • London tower fire: 79 now feared dead
London tower fire: 79 now feared dead

Floral tributes and messages for the victims of Grenfell Tower are seen in London , Britain, on June 16, 2017. "There is considerable damage within Grenfell Tower ", he said. Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed. Prime minister Theresa May's go...

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  • NDA has 54% votes ahead of presidential polls: Fadnavis
NDA has 54% votes ahead of presidential polls: Fadnavis

Having been tight-lipped so far, Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) parliamentary board will meet on Monday to finalize their presidential candidate to succeed President Pranab Mukherjee. The Shiv Sena and BJP, being two faces of one coin, share the same agenda. Shah is expected to mollify Thackeray and ensure his support for the National Democr...

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