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London Police Tracking Two Alleged Terror Attack Plots

The London police are currently tracking two incidents of alleged terror plots, The Sunday Times reported Sunday, citing a senior official from the UK counterterrorism forces. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the newspaper, the suspects are now being monitored. “There are another two plots being closely watched,” the official said, adding that the plots may […]Read More

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Woman Shot by Police During Counter-Terrorism Operation in London

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Armed officers have shot a woman during a counter-terrorism operation that saw four suspects, including a teenage boy, arrested in north London. The Metropolitan Police said the operation was part of an “ongoing counter-terrorism investigation” but stressed it was not connected to an incident in Whitehall earlier today. The woman, in her […]Read More

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London terror attack: Knifeman shot by police outside Parliament

PanARMENIAN.Net – A policeman has been stabbed and his attacker shot by officers after a major terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament that saw up to a dozen pedestrians hit by a car, leaving at least one woman dead, The Telegraph reports. The attacker mowed down people on Westminster Bridge in a grey Hyundai […]Read More

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American woman killed in London mass stabbing

A US citizen in her 60s was killed in Wednesday night’s knife attack in Russell Square, Bloomsbury, in which five other people were injured, the London Assistant Police Commissioner has confirmed. Mark Rowley said among the injured were Australian, British and Israeli citizens. None have life threatening conditions. He said the attacker was a Norwegian […]Read More

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It’s official: Sadiq Khan wins London election, becoming first Muslim

Sadiq Khan has been officially declared the winner of London’s mayoral elections. The Labor MP of British-Pakistani origin gained 57 percent of the vote, beating his Conservative Party opponent, Zac Goldsmith, who received 43 percent. “I promise to always be a mayor for all Londoners, for every Londoner, regardless of your background,” said the newly-elected […]Read More

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Hundreds of Londoners Unable to Vote for Mayor Due to

Hundreds of British voters who went on Thursday to polling stations to elect a new London mayor were unable to cast their ballots after their names were found missing from electoral lists, local media reported. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Residents in London’s northern Barnet suburb were turned away due to the confusion. Only those carrying a […]Read More

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Number of Hate Crimes Against Muslims Triple in UK Since

According to figures provided by the Metropolitan Police, the number of weekly hate crimes against Muslims in London more than tripled since the terrorist attacks in Paris. In the two weeks following November 13, the number of registered Islamophobic incidents rose from 24 to 76, the Met reported. Media Director of the Muslim Association of […]Read More