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ISIS terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May in 10 Downing Street bombing jailed for LIFE with minimum of 30 years

An ISIS terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May in a suicide attack - but was fooled by undercover officers - has been jailed for life and will …

Extremism

Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'

HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their meeting was off to a "very, very good start for …

Donald Trump

Trump: Date and location for Kim summit 'hasn't changed'

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. That hasn't changed."<p>His remarks came as South Korean President …

North Korea

British arms exports to Israel reach record level

Figures reveal defence firms’ sales at new high, as Prince William prepares for visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem<p>British defence contractors are selling record amounts of arms to Israel, new figures reveal, just days after it was confirmed that Prince William will represent the UK government on a …

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

By Missy Ryan<p>Missy Ryan<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Pentagon disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise on Wednesday, signaling mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the …

China

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.<p>The explosions at the test site deep in the …

North Korea

North Korea threatens to pull out of summit with US over nuclear weapons

North Korea has no interest in a summit with the United States if it is going to be a ‘one-sided’ affair where it is pressured to give up its nuclear …

Trump Withdraws U.S. From ‘One-Sided’ Iran Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON — President Trump declared on Tuesday that he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, unraveling the signature foreign policy achievement of his predecessor Barack Obama, isolating the United States from its Western allies and sowing uncertainty before a risky nuclear negotiation …

South Asia

Trump to unveil Iran decision Tuesday; Europeans move his way

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and a senior U.S. official said it was unclear if efforts by European allies to address Trump’s concerns would be enough to save the pact.<p>Trump has repeatedly threatened …

Trump lawyer Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said on Sunday he would not rule out the possibility that payments were made to women other than porn star Stormy Daniels to get them to stay silent about allegations against Trump.<p>Giuliani told ABC’s “This Week” that he …

Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with South Korea and the United States.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday that "under …

North Korea Drops Troop Demand, but U.S. Reacts Warily

North Korea has dropped its demand that American troops be removed from South Korea as a condition for giving up its nuclear weapons, South Korea’s president said Thursday in presenting the idea to the United States.<p>President Moon Jae-in portrayed the proposal as a concession on the eve of talks …

North Korea

Cuba's new president vows to defend legacy of Castro revolution

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba’s new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959, giving a sober speech that also emphasized the need to modernize the island’s economy.<p>A stalwart of the ruling Communist …

Cuba

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Brexit bill: May under pressure after two big defeats in Lords

Amendment calling for UK to continue in customs union with EU passed by majority of 123<p>Theresa May was under pressure to reopen the issue of Britain’s membership of a customs union after suffering two big defeats in the House of Lords on the government’s key Brexit bill.<p>Peers backed an amendment to …

Customs Union

Boris Johnson: Brexit is not about migration, it's about who calls the shots

Boris Johnson has suggested the Government should make the "liberal" case for immigration and warned that "a society that isn't open to talent will die".<p>In an interview with The Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary said the EU referendum result was about "control" and having the ability to "call the …

Michelle Obama 'brought Harry and Meghan together and Prince is fuming they can't invite her to wedding'

Michelle Obama helped bring Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle together - and the couple are devastated she can't come to their wedding, it has …

UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by the United …

Syria fired 40 missiles 'at nothing' after allied air strikes destroyed three Assad chemical sites

The Assad Regime fired 40 defensive missiles at thin air in a failed attempt to save the three Syrian chemical weapons sites destroyed by allied air strikes, the Pentagon said.<p>A total of 105 missiles rained down on a research centre in Damascus as well as a storage site and a bunker 15 miles west …

Weapons the US, UK and France used to target Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States combined with the armed forces of the United Kingdom and France early Saturday to carry out airstrikes against the chemical weapons facilities maintained by the regime of Syria. Here are some of the weapons they used:<p>UK Tornado fighters<p>Britain contributed four Tornado …

Military

Syria air strikes: Action showed enough is enough - Boris Johnson

<b>Air strikes in Syria were about saying "enough is enough" over the use of chemical weapons, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said.</b><p>Mr Johnson said the action by the US, UK and France would not "turn the tide" of the conflict and was not about regime change.<p>But he said he hoped it would act as a …

The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>9:40 p.m.<p>Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence day at a rally in Pennsylvania.<p>The Morning Call of Allentown reports a crowd of …

François Hollande

National Security chief reveals Russia were 'spying on Skripals for at least five years' ahead of Salisbury attack

Britain’s top National Security chief has revealed further evidence that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack in Salisbury.<p>In a letter to NATO …

Syria airstrikes: US warns it is 'locked and loaded' if Assad uses chemical weapons again - latest news

• <b>Trump: 'Mission accomplished' after Syria strikes</b>• <b><br>May: it was 'right and legal' to take military action</b>• <b><br>Russia warns of 'consequences' as Syria blasts 'illegal' action</b>• <b><br>Russia claims Syria shot down 71 of the 103 missiles</b>• <b><br>Footage 'shows destroyed chemical weapon research facility'</b>• <b><br>How the world reacted</b> …

Six stabbings in 90 minutes in London as 13 year-old left fighting for his life

A flurry of attacks saw six more stabbings in London on Thursday, compounding a recent violent crime spike in the capital.<p>In the latest spate of knife attacks, six youths were assaulted within a 90-minute period.<p>A 13-year-old boy was seriously wounded after being stabbed in east London, with three …

Russian bid for joint inquiry into England spy poisoning fails

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Russia’s call for a joint inquiry to be held into the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England failed on Wednesday when it was outvoted 15-6 at a meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog.<p>Russia had called an emergency meeting of the decision-making …

Foreign Office forced to admit it DELETED tweet falsely claiming Porton Down confirmed nerve agent was 'produced in Russia'

The Foreign Office has been forced to delete a tweet claiming Porton Down confirmed the nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack was "produced in …

Brexit: Theresa May warned of 'rocky road' and potential defeat in Lords for her EU Withdrawal Bill

Labour’s leader in the House of Lords has warned the Government its main piece of Brexit legislation faces a “rocky road” unless ministers make key …

Police confirm Russian spy and daughter were poisoned by nerve agent on front door

Police have confirmed a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned by nerve agent found on his front door.<p>Detectives said they believed Sergei …

Western allies expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack

US orders expulsion of 60 officials as succession of EU states announce similar moves<p>More than 20 western allies have ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack in the UK, in a show of solidarity that represents the biggest concerted blow to Russian …

Russia