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Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns Five London tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns

Thousands of residents in a sprawling north London housing estate were forced to leave their apartments late on Friday after fire checks carried out in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze found the buildings to be unsafe.

London tower fire: Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower, reveal e-mails

The emails, dating from 2014 and seen by Reuters, were between Deborah French, Arconic`s UK sales manager, and executives at the contractors involved in the bidding process for the refurbishment contract at Grenfell Tower in London, where 79 people died in a blaze last week. 

World hasn't done enough to destroy LeT, JeM safe havens: India at UN World hasn't done enough to destroy LeT, JeM safe havens: India at UN

Akbaruddin made the remarks during a UN debate themed “The situation in Afghanistan”.

Turkey warns on Syrian Kurdish militia, welcomes US weapons pledge

Turkey opened an offensive in northern Syria in August last year, sending tanks and warplanes across the border to support Syrian rebels fighting both Islamic State and the YPG.

 

UK PM Theresa May welcomes Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador: Spokeswoman

The planned appointment of National Football League team owner Woody Johnson as US ambassador to London shows President Donald Trump`s commitment to close ties with Britain.

Russia's election commission says Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency Russia's election commission says Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency because of his criminal conviction, the Central Election Commission.

Germany warns Turkey against meddling in religious affairs

Interior ministry spokesman Tobias Plate added that comments that "endanger domestic peace in Germany is something that cannot be accepted."
 

London mosque driver charged with `terrorism-related murder`

One man died in the incident early Monday near Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, and another 11 people were injured. 
 

European Union migrants decry Theresa May's Brexit offer as stingy

In the year since the Brexit referendum, British employers have been increasingly sounding the alarm about the impact on their businesses.

Grenade-thrower gets 28 years jail in French jihadist cell trial

The convictions in a late night ruling on Thursday brought a close to an affair that predated the spate of Islamist-inspired attacks in France from early 2015 onwards, in which more than 230 people have been killed.

 

France dismisses call for new Calais migrant centre, sees more police France dismisses call for new Calais migrant centre, sees more police

The minister, Gerard Collomb, visited the port city on Friday and earlier said extra police would be drafted into the area.

 

Mexico rejects Donald Trump claim that it is the world`s second most violent country

US-Mexico relations have been testy since Trump took office in January after a campaign in which he vowed to build a wall along the shared border, bashed Mexican immigrants as drug dealers and rapists, and promised to renegotiate the NAFTA with Mexico and Canada.

Two die in German storm as transport disrupted

The storm continued to rage through much of Thursday night over Berlin.

Rescuers made 'scapegoat' for Italian frustration with migrant crisis Rescuers made 'scapegoat' for Italian frustration with migrant crisis

In 2014, when Italy ran its own search-and-rescue operation called Mare Nostrum, charities carried out less than one percent of all rescues. So far this year, they have carried out more than a third of rescues, according to Italy`s coastguard, which coordinates all the rescues from Rome.

Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll Britain's Labour leader Corbyn overtakes PM May in YouGov poll

When asked who make the best prime minister, the YouGov poll for The Times showed 35 percent of voters would prefer Corbyn, while 34 percent favoured May. 

 

Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib

Ibrahim Kalin said the de-escalation zones, agreed by Turkey, Russia and Iran, would be further discussed during talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in early July, Haberturk television channel said.
 

Russia "verifying" info on Baghdadi's likely death: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov Russia "verifying" info on Baghdadi's likely death: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov

Baghdadi has not been seen in public since proclaiming himself "caliph" in the Iraqi city of Mosul three years ago.
 

Taliban's safe havens inside, not outside Afghanistan: Pakistan

Relations between the two countries have turned sour since Afghanistan`s President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan of waging an "undeclared war of aggression" against his country. 

Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

Angela Merkel welcomed the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron, who was attending his first EU summit after winning elections May 7.

 

Four detained in raids linked to Belgian rail station attack

Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week.

Russia has no information on Baghdadi's fate: Official

The ISIS terror group is known for imposing a hard-line form of Islam that has included stonings, amputations and beheadings.

 

Turkey sends first cargo ship with aid for Qatar

Turkey on Thursday sent its first ship loaded with aid for its embattled regional ally Qatar which has been hit by sanctions from Gulf powers led by Saudi Arabia

Germany spied on White House: Report

The magazine said it had seen documents showing that the intelligence service, the BND, had a list of some 4,000 so-called selector keywords for surveillance between 1998 and 2006.

No royal wants to be king or queen, Britain's Prince Harry says No royal wants to be king or queen, Britain's Prince Harry says

Prince Harry said no one in Britain`s royal family wants to be king or queen and criticised a decision to force him to parade behind his mother Princess Diana`s coffin after her death in 1997, according to an interview with a U.S. magazine.

Theresa May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit Theresa May to confront Brexit worries at EU summit

The two-day Brussels summit marks the debut of French President Emmanuel Macron.