London Bridge attacker named as Usman Khan, 28 – as it happened

Man was part of 2010 plot to attack the Stock Exchange which was disrupted by MI5 and the police Full story: two killed in London Bridge terrorist attack Visual guide: what we know so far about the London Bridge attack Sadiq Khan: police and public were heroic, says mayor Tell us: have you been affected? … Continue reading London Bridge attacker named as Usman Khan, 28 – as it happened

Ex-CIA Officer Sentenced To 19 Years For Conspiracy To Spy For China |NPR

Source: Photo by Matthew Ansley on Unsplash Former CIA officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, has been sentenced to almost two decades in prison after conspiring to hand over sensitive information to China. Reports say there is no proof that Lee was successful in his operations before his arrest. He had received over $840,000 from Chinese … Continue reading Ex-CIA Officer Sentenced To 19 Years For Conspiracy To Spy For China |NPR

Sudan approves new law ‘dismantling’ Omar al-Bashir’s regime

Al-Bashir is being held in a prison in Khartoum [FIle: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters] MORE ON SUDAN Resistance committees keep watch on Sudan's fledgling governmentyesterday Are the (Arab) revolutions back?2 days ago Sudan tribal fighting: At least six killed in violence4 days ago Sudan: One of 10 countries most vulnerable to climate changelast week Sudan's transitional authorities … Continue reading Sudan approves new law ‘dismantling’ Omar al-Bashir’s regime

‘Bloodbath’: Dozens of protesters killed as army deploys south

By Arwa Ibrahim   Baghdad, Iraq - Iraqi security forces on Thursday shot dead at least 44 people in the country's south in one of the bloodiest days of violence since the anti-government protests erupted in early October. At least 33 protesters were reported killed in Nasiriya city after security forces used live ammunition and tear gas canisters … Continue reading ‘Bloodbath’: Dozens of protesters killed as army deploys south