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London Police Chief Warns Terror Attack a Case of “When, Not If”

LONDON, July 31 – Britain cannot be fully protected against terrorism and an attack similar to those seen recently in mainland Europe is a question of “when, not if,” London’s police chief said on Sunday. The warning by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe reflects Britain’s current “severe” threat level for international terrorism and follows a

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British Lawmakers Back Renewal of Trident Nuclear Deterrent

By Michael Holden and Kylie MacLellan LONDON, July 18 – Lawmakers voted strongly on Monday to renew Britain’s ageing nuclear weapons system, a multibillion-pound project regarded as key to maintaining the country’s status as a world power following its vote to leave the European Union. Despite opposition from the pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) and

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Theresa May to Take Over as British PM After Brexit Shocks

LONDON, July 13 – Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday after a series of political shocks caused by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. May, who has been interior minister for six years and is seen by her supporters as a safe pair of

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Thousands Gather in London to Protest Against Brexit Vote

By Alistair Smout LONDON, July 3 – Thousands of demonstrators gathered in central London on Saturday to march in protest against last week’s vote to leave the European Union, a result that has plunged Britain into political chaos and which most people in the capital rejected. Most protestors were young adults, and many were draped

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Italy Arrests Two People Suspected of Planning Attacks in Rome, London

BARI, Italy, May 10 – Italian police on Tuesday arrested two people as part of an investigation into a militant cell suspected of planning attacks in Rome and London, an investigative source said on Tuesday. The cell had been established in Puglia, in southeastern Italy, “to carry out violent attacks with the purpose of international

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Daesh Hints at Attacks in London, Berlin and Rome

CAIRO, April 5  – Daesh released a video on Tuesday suggesting it may carry out further attacks in the West, naming London, Berlin and Rome as possible targets. “If it was Paris yesterday, and today Brussels, Allah knows where it will be tomorrow. Maybe it will be in London or Berlin or Rome,” said a member

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Captain Emirates: Flying High

Emirates airlines expects higher profits, no planned IPO – Chairman By MOHAMMAD SALMAN IQBAL and LEILA HATOUM Sitting behind his desk checking his computer, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has little time to spare. The dynamic sheikh is, after all, the head of numerous high-profile government conglomerates in Dubai, prompting him to stay up to date with

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