B.C. woman ID'd as Cdn killed in London terror attack

Gwen Vasquez
June 5, 2017

Donald Trump has said he will do "everything in our power to assist the UK" following the London terror attacks. "This bloodshed will end", Trump said. "We feel that a lot of people do have questions in their minds". She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected.

A vigil will be held on Monday evening near London Bridge in honour of the victims of the attack, which took place at around 10pm, while a minute's silence will take place at 11am on Tuesday.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim: "This treacherous attack once again highlighted that cooperation in the fight against all types of terror must be carried out decisively".

Mr Turnbull said Facebook and Twitter needed to take a "more responsible" approach to dealing with extremist material on their platforms. And we are in mourning with her.

They are Candice Hedge from Brisbane and Andrew Morrison from Darwin, are among the injured after being stabbed. Both had been stabbed in the neck.

One of the attackers, described by witnesses as a clean-shaven man between 25 and 30 years old, stabbed about half-a-dozen people in the Globe pub before he was shot dead by police.

"I did my bit. but the authorities didn't do their bit".

People cycle past a police cordon on the north side of London Bridge, after attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby killing and injuring people, in London, Britain June 4, 2017. I just, like, push him off.

In the wake of the terror attacks which killed at least seven people in London a day before, United States President Donald Trump launched an attack on London Mayor, while apparently misconstruing a statement made by him post the incident.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his sympathies to the victims of the London attacks, even as his troops struggled to end a deadly siege of a southern city by Islamic State group-aligned local militants.

"A security detachment from Islamic state carried out London attacks yesterday" the Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the terrorist organisation, said.

The Archibald family said in a statement released by the Canadian government on Sunday she worked in a homeless shelter until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance.

In their first joint appearance overseas, Mr Mattis and Mr Tillerson spoke alongside their Australian counterparts at the opening of a joint meeting expected to touch on a range of subjects including defeating the Islamic State group, stabilising Afghanistan and dealing with North Korea's nuclear threats.

It is the second such attack in London involving a vehicle ramming into pedestrians in two months.

Merkel said in a statement Sunday that she learned with "sadness and dismay" of the attacks in the London Bridge area Saturday night.

However, the president's criticism of Mr Khan for suggesting Londoners should not be "alarmed" was based on a clear misinterpretation of some of the mayor's comments.

Former vice president and 2000 Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore said on CNN's "State of the Union: "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and to criticize a mayor who's trying to organize his city's response to this attack".

President Donald Trump has vowed to do whatever necessary to protect the USA and its allies from a "vile enemy" that has "waged war" on innocent lives, his first public comments after the van and knife attack in London.

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