“What I can confirm is that the man was British-born and that some years ago he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism,” May said in a statement to parliament.
Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack as “sick and depraved”. “The location of this attack was no accident,” she said at 10 Downing Street office.
Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said.
“A female member of the public was pulled from the water near Westminster Bridge, alive, with serious injuries,” a PLA spokesman told Reuters. “She’s undergoing very urgent medical treatment now.”
The large-scale parade in Hotan, a hotspot of ethnic tension in Xinjiang’s southern Muslim Uighur heartland, involved thousands of armed police and paramilitary officers and was designed to “show strength and intimidate”.
Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country’s first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws.
A brief statement said Rhodes was in Cuba for “official meetings, cultural engagements, and to witness the signing of a U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).”
USA POLITICS: Phil Mudd CNN’s Counterterrorism Analyst Recklessly Calls WikiLeaks Assange ‘Pedophile’
Phil Mudd, CNN’s counterterrorism analyst made the reckless on-air statement while discussing Julian Assange’s whistleblower site WikiLeaks.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a New Year’s address and vowed to introduce laws that improve security after a deadly attack before Christmas in Berlin.
TUNISIA POLITICS: Chahed Says Militants Will Face Immediate Arrest, Judgement Under Anti-Terrorism Laws
“Those who come back will be arrested immediately after arrival on Tunisian soil and will be judged under anit-terrorism law,” Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said.
RUSSIA POLITICS: Chilling Warning: Putin Vows After Envoy Andrei Karlov’s Murder, He’ll Step Up Fight Against Terrorism
President Vladimir Putin said: “There can only be one response – stepping up the fight against terrorism. The bandits will feel this happening.”
National Action, a neo-Nazi organisation that praised the murderer of Jo Cox is the first far-right group in Britain to be banned as terrorist organization.
Modi’s remarks to meeting of leaders from BRICS – which include Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa – escalated his diplomatic drive to isolate Pakistan.
“ISIL [also] continues to assert itself in cyberspace, using closed fora, encrypted messaging systems, and communications through the ‘dark net’ to recruit and distribute its propaganda,” Jeffrey Feltman added.
“We cannot interpret this as anything else apart from the current U.S. administration’s de facto support for terrorism,” Sergei Ryabkov said.
“We need to target not only terrorists, but also their entire supporting ecosystem,” India PM Modi said while addressing the 11th East Asia Summit here.
“Fighting corruption through controlled mechanisms, namely accountability, is very difficult,” Tunisian Prime Minister Yousuf Shahed said.
“India has a policy of zero tolerance to terrorism. Because anything less than that is not enough,” Narendra Modi said.
“What kind of life is this, inspired by terrorism? What kind of government setup is it that is inspired by terrorism?” asked Indian PM Narendra Modi.
It warns Al-Shabaab and Al Qaeda and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)–were determined to spread a violent streak of Islam called Salafism.