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London attack: police name Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane as two of three perpetrators – latest updates
“Butt, 27, was British citizen born in Pakistan, previously known to both police and MI5. Redouane, 30, had claimed to be both Moroccan and Libyan…” (The Guardian)

Cancel Trump state visit, says Sadiq Khan, after London attack tweets
“The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called on the British government to cancel a planned state visit by Donald Trump after being criticised in two tweets by the US president…” (The Guardian)

As Trump lashes out, Republicans grow uneasy
“President Trump, after days of lashing out angrily at the London mayor and federal courts in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack, faces a convergence of challenges this week that threatens to exacerbate the fury that has gripped him — and that could further hobble a Republican agenda that has slowed to a crawl on Capitol Hill…”
(Washington Post)

Contractor charged in NSA document leak case
“A 25-year-old government contractor has been charged with mishandling classified information after authorities say she gave a top-secret National Security Agency document to a news ­organization…” (Washington Post)

A question of justice
“Fifty years after the June 1967 war, the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands continues. Whatever new plan is devised will concern the entire region and the wider Muslim world…” (Le Monde diplomatique)

Britain’s Multiculturalism Falters
“The UK is coming to terms with a third violent attack in as many weeks as the country prepares to vote this Thursday…” (Le Monde diplomatique)

Turkey maintains ban on German visits to Incirlik airbase: minister
“Turkey will maintain a ban on visits by German politicians to a key airbase in its south which is used for raids against the Islamic State group in Syria, the foreign minister said on Monday…” (The Local – de)

German parliament passes law ending child marriage
“The German parliament passed a law ending child marriage late on Thursday night, officially raising the marriageable age to 18.
The new law officially makes 18 the minimum age for marriage. Previously, 16-year-olds were allowed to marry adults in certain cases with court permission…” (The Local – de)

Ramadan in Yemen: Fasting by day, starving by night
“The holy month has been tarnished in war-torn Yemen, where 17 million people are staring at famine…” (Al Jazeera)
Libya and the Manchester connection
“There is a link between the woeful Manchester attack and the dubious methods the UK used to help Libyans topple Gaddafi…” (Al Jazeera)


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