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Attentat de Londres : ce que l'on sait de l'enquête

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Trois personnes à bord d'une camionnette ont foncé dans la foule sur le London Bridge, en plein cœur de la capitale britannique, dans la nuit du 3 au 4 juin 2017. Une cinquantaine de personnes ont été blessées, dont quatre policiers britanniques: 32 étaient toujours hospitalisées mercredi dont 15 dans un état critique . Read More »

La participation en recul à la mi-journée — Législatives

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Les craintes de voir le soufflet retomber pour les législatives après une interminable campagne présidentielle précédée de primaires semblent se confirmer. Le taux de participation est de 20,33 % contre 24,22% en 2012. Les deux candidats ayant obtenu le plus de votes sont eux, quoiqu'il arrive, assurés d'accéder au second tour. Read More »

She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did

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In her opening statement, prosecutor Maryclare Flynn accused Ms Carter of sending "dozens" of text messages and making phone calls too. In opening statements Tuesday , the prosecution described Carter as a high schooler without many friends who wanted the sympathy and attention of being a grieving girlfriend. Read More »

Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 10, 2017. The deal to send Turkish soldiers in Qatar, aimed at improving the country's army and boosting military cooperation, was signed in April 2016 in Doha . Read More »

European Union negotiator: Brexit talks should start when Britain ready

The future of Brexit talks appears to have been thrown into doubt following suggestions that Theresa May could be forced to water down her demands in order to appease Parliamentary opponents. to prevent the government from offering the compromises needed to secure a trade deal". Brexit secretary David Davis also hinted that the issue of single market membership could be open for debate. Read More »

Iran turns wrath on US, Saudi Arabia

Burials were held in the provinces for the two others killed when gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The statement also said the attackers had first returned to Iran in July-August 2016 as part of a network intending "to carry out terrorist operations in religious cities", but were forced to flee after their cell was dismantled. Read More »

Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks killing 17

The two simultaneous terrorist attacks targeted the parliament in downtown Tehran and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in the south of the metropolis. The ISIS group that had claimed the Tehran deadly attacks published a video of five gunmen that appear threatening Iranians of a "slaughter" campaign to be waged by the soldiers of the "Islamic State". Read More »

London police chief: Attack victims show city's diversity

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Ringleader Khuram Shazad Butt's efforts to hire the bigger truck failed when his payment was declined, the BBC reported. Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the white van targeting individuals on London Bridge , saw the suspects attacking members of the public or armed police engaging the suspects. Read More »

Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

Five countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE , Yemen and Bahrain - cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over allegations that Doha is supporting Islamist groups and courting Iran . It accused Doha of harboring "terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to destabilize the region including the Muslim Brotherhood , Daesh and Al Qaeda ". Read More »

Iran calls Trump's reaction to terrorist attacks 'repugnant'

The ISIS media wing, Amaq, claimed "fighters with the Islamic State" carried out the assault. "Six people who were certainly connected to Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Tehran were identified and arrested", Aliakbar Garousi, head of the justice department in Kordestan province in western Iran was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency. Read More »

UK gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

Meanwhile, May announced that former housing minister Gavin Barwell would replace Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, her joint chiefs of staff who resigned in the aftermath of Thursday's elections. On CAIN - the acclaimed Ulster University's Conflict Archive on the Internet - UR is described as "a Loyalist paramilitary style organisation which was formed on 10 November 1986 by Ian Paisley , then leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Peter Robinson of the DUP, and Ivan Foster". Read More »

Iran arrests 8 people suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

The environmental evaluation of THAAD - which Washington says would protect South Korea from missile threats from the North - is expected to take weeks - if not months. On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role in Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say whether that was the case. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron Launches English Website to Court US Climate Scientists to France

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The latest opinion polls show that Macron's centrist Republic On the Move (LREM) Party could win at least 30 percent of the votes in the first round of parliamentary elections, while the conservative Republicans and its allies would get around 20 percent and the far-right National Front of former presidential candidate Marine Le Pen around 17 percent. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to Discuss Comey's Testimony With US Senate Panel

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Comey's testimony on Thursday. Originally, Sessions was to testify Tuesday before the House and Senate subcommittees that oversee his department's budget but, as the AG wrote in his letter to the chairman of the subcommittee, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be stepping in for him. Read More »

2 conseillers de May démissionnent — Royaume-Uni

D'autres nominations devaient être annoncées dans la soirée. Mais qu'importe, le truculent ministre reste populaire et son nom circule déjà comme un possible remplaçant de Mme May , grandement fragilisée par son échec aux élections. La Première ministre a reçu un appel du président français Emmanuel Macron, qui l'a félicitée, et l'a invitée "à une visite en France à la première opportunité". Read More »

George Obsorne says Theresa May is a 'dead woman walking'

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As May reeled from losing her Commons majority after the general election, the Evening Standard editor twisted the knife, warning that the Tories now had to dump a "hard Brexit" to survive. They have been replaced as chief of staff by former housing minister Gavin Barwell, who himself lost his south London seat in the election. He said the party had been furious with May on her return to Downing Street when she gave a speech that failed to acknowledge party colleagues who had lost their ... Read More »

House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical standpoint". Read More »

Trump Calls on Qatar to Cease Funding Terror

Qatar's support for Hamas, its financing of BDS activities and anti-Zionist propaganda in Europe and the USA and its funneling of millions of dollars to the barbarians of the Islamic State and jihadi groups in Syria are yet more reasons to hold back on any tears for its privileged elite, stuck as they now are in a gilded cage. Read More »

UK's May isolated ahead of Brexit talks as key aides quit

May called the vote three years early in the hope of scoring a sweeping win to strengthen her hand in the challenging Brexit talks, which are due to start in nine days' time. She inherited a 17-seat majority in the Commons, but called the snap vote to take advantage of opinion polls putting her on course for a landslide. Read More »

"USA: "Trump exhorte le Qatar à arrêter " immédiatement " de financer le " terrorisme "

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Cette décision est intervenue deux semaines après que M. Trump, alors en visite à Riyad, eut demandé aux pays musulmans d'adopter une approche plus musclée contre le radicalisme et le terrorisme . Il a affirmé que ce dispositif gênait la lutte contre le groupe Etat islamique (EI) dans la région. "A ce stade, il n'y a pas eu d'impact sur nos opérations", avait déclaré le capitaine de vaisseau Jeff Davis à la presse. Read More »

Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa air strike

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It is claimed that the leader of ISIS was killed during a heavy artillery raid on Raqqa , the Islamic State-occupied city in Syria, reports the Mirror . The city has always been seen as a prize by multiple parties to the Syrian conflict, including the government, Russia, Turkey and the US-led coalition bombing IS since 2014. Read More »

Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense begins calling witnesses

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Mr Roy was found dead in his pickup truck in a K-Mart auto park on 12 July 2014. Verronneau, under cross-examination, said Carter could have deleted some cell phone messages she had sent Roy. She also contacted a friend when she learned that investigators were looking through Mr Roy's phone. The troopers and the pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Roy's body also testified on Thursday. Read More »

Trump says Qatar funds 'high level' terror

In a day of mixed messages and chaotic diplomacy, Tillerson emphasized the economic, humanitarian and military damage he said the blockade was inflicting. Saudi Arabia has said Qatar needs to cut ties with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, if it wanted to end its isolation. Read More »