Breaking World News – Terrorist Attack in London, outside of Parliament

Breaking World News - Terrorist Attack in London, outside of Parliament
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The Management Team of Face Activities extends our sympathies to the victims of Wednesday’s tragic terrorist attack in London.

London attack: Assailant shot dead after 4 killed near Parliament
“Four people were killed and scores injured when an attacker plowed a car through crowds in central London before attempting to storm the Houses of Parliament in what police believe was an act of Islamist-inspired terrorism…” (CNN)

US Officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians
“The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, US officials told CNN…” (CNN)

A visual guide to the Westminster attack
“Four people – including an attacker and a police officer – have been confirmed dead after a man drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then entered parliament armed with one or more knives…” (The Guardian)

Tobias Ellwood MP hailed for attempting to save officer’s life
“Foreign Office minister Tobias Ellwood attempted to resuscitate the police officer fatally attacked outside parliament and stemmed the blood from multiple stab wounds…”
(The Guardian)

French police arrest suspected suppliers of gun used in Paris Orly airport attack
“French police arrested on Tuesday two individuals suspected of supplying the pellet gun used by Ziyed Ben Belgacem, the man who was shot dead at Paris’s Orly airport after trying to grab the rifle of a soldier on patrol…” (France 24)

Le Pen, Macron go head-to-head in first French presidential TV debate
“Over three-and-a-half hours of fast-paced debate on Monday evening, France’s five leading presidential candidates laid down the gauntlet for the first face-to-face showdown of this roller coaster campaign…” (France 24)

‘Surgical operation has cut terror attacks’
“NEW DELHI: Terrorist violence and ceasefire violations in J&K have come down after the surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, the government told Parliament on Wednesday. It also said that Pakistan would have to commit to halting state-sponsored terrorism if it wanted to resume dialogue with India…”
(The Times of India)

US ban on carry-on e-gadgets will hit Indian travellers hard
“MUMBAI: One out of every two passengers who fly from India to the US transit through airports in the Middle East like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and from Saturday they will need to check in all electronic devices sized larger than a smart phone like laptops, tablets, e-readers, cameras, electronic games, DVD players, etc…” (The Times of India)

Artificial Intelligence hits African companies
“Fear not, robots will not be stealing Africa’s jobs any time soon. It has been a mantra of capitalism since the beginning: using a tractor boosts your yield compared to using a spade. Your factory can multiply your output. Technology boosts productivity…”
(The Africa Report)

South Sudan government to blame for famine, still buying arms – U.N. report
“South Sudan’s government is mainly to blame for famine in parts of the war-torn country, yet President Salva Kiir is still boosting his forces using millions of dollars from oil sales, according to a confidential United Nations report…” (The Africa Report)


Photo: By Ahmedghn (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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