ISIS claims London terror attack was REVENGE for 'Love from Manchester RAF bomb'

The extremists said the attack was their direct response to a photo, circulated on Twitter, of an RAF Hellfire missile addressed to them. Posted on Twitter by @Lee_Carter82, a member of the Grenadier Guards, the photo captured an RAF Hellfire missile covered with the message: “Love from Manchester”. Lee said an RAF armourer wrote the impassioned message on the missile ...

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BREAKING: ‘Gunshots’ heard amid police operation near London terror attack raids

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson confirmed a police operation was underway in the area. Transport for London has confirmed the A13 has been shut down between the Goresbrook Interchange and Lodge Avenue Flyover while police attend the scene. More to follow… Lire l'article depuis la source

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China hits back at Taiwan leader's offer of help on democracy

BEIJING China hit back at Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s offer to help China transition to democracy on Monday, saying the “values and ideas” pushed forward by her party had caused chaos on the self-ruled island. China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said only mainland Chinese had the right to speak on mainland affairs, while suggesting Tsai could better spend her time reflecting ...

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China says Iran membership of Shanghai security bloc to be discussed at summit

BEIJING China supports Iran’s membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) security bloc, jointly led by China and Russia, and the subject will be discussed at the group’s summit this week, a senior diplomat said on Monday. The SCO refused to initiate Iran’s accession last year despite a request from Russia which backs Tehran’s bid, indicating possible divisions between Beijing ...

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China says 31 nationals detained in Zambia for illegal mining

BEIJING Zambia has detained 31 Chinese nationals for illegal mining in the African country’s copper belt but has failed to provide strong proof of their crimes, a senior Chinese diplomat said as he lodged a complaint. Lin Songtian, the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s director-general for African affairs, told a Zambian diplomat in Beijing that China understands and supports actions to crack ...

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South Korea will return four North Koreans 'if they want to go back'

By Yuna Park | SEOUL SEOUL South Korea is questioning four North Koreans rescued from waters off the east coast and will return them to the North if they want to go back, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Monday. Koreans from the reclusive and impoverished North have occasionally defected to the rich, democratic South by fishing boat, crossing the ...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'

DUBAI Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the wealthy Gulf Arab state of supporting terrorism. The coordinated move dramatically escalates a simmering dispute over Qatar’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world’s oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of regional arch-rival Iran. The ...

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Saudi Arabia cuts ties to Qatar, cites 'terrorism'

DUBAI Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the wealthy Gulf Arab state of supporting terrorism. The coordinated move dramatically escalates a simmering dispute over Qatar’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the world’s oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of regional arch-rival Iran. The ...

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Twin Peaks 2017 episode 5: How the ending ties in with Fire Walk With Me

*WARNING: SPOILERS FOR TWIN PEAKS SEASON 3 EPISODE 5* David Lynch may have given us very little indication of what lies ahead with his great return to Twin Peaks, but he did say one thing: his 1992 prequel film Fire Walk With Me is key to understanding what’s going on. A hint that’s becoming increasingly clear with each passing episode, specifically when ...

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Is Ariana Grande engaged? Singer confuses fans with ring on finger as she's supported by boyfriend at One Love Manchester

In the wake of the devastating terror attack at her gig in Manchester, Ariana Grande has been supported by loyal boyfriend Mac Miller. The singer was joined on stage by her rapper beau at the One Love Manchester benefit gig on Sunday evening. The couple performed duets The Way and Dang much to the delight of the crowd gathered at ...

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