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PM fears a violent attack

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is warning citizens of another possible coup d’etat against the Government similar to the July 1990 insurrection by the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen.

Speaking during a People’s National Movement meeting at the La Horquetta Regional Complex on Thursday night, Rowley, the head of the National Security Council, said citizens could wake up one morning to an attack against the country.

Guardian photographer attacked while attempting to take photos of A&V compound

Guardian photographer Kristian De Silva is this evening seeking medical care and has filed a report with police, after being attacked while trying to take photos of the A&V Oil and Gas compound in Penal.

De Silva said he and report Sascha Wilson had gone to the compound to follow-up on the latest developments involving A&V Oil and Gas.

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While on Nazim Avenue he was attempting to take photographs for the Trinidad Guardian newspaper, when a man approached him in a pick-up vehicle.

Adventists: Attack on Father Harvey an 'onslaught on God himself'

The Seventh-Day Adventists Church Community has joined the voices of other religious bodies, politicians and concerned citizens in condemning the brutal attack on Catholic priest, Fr Clyde Harvey, at St. Martin de Porres Church on Monday.

In a statement today, the church says it sees this not as an assault on a mere religious leader, but a direct onslaught on God Himself.

International: Philippine military says terrorists were not behind casino attack

The Philippine military has rejected the Islamic State group’s claim of responsibility for an attack on a Manila casino complex in which 36 people died.

A gunman entered the Resorts World Manila complex early Friday and set fire to the gambling tables, unleashing smoke that killed patrons and casino employees.

The gunman fled with $2 million in stolen casino chips, then forced his way into a room in an adjoining hotel and killed himself.

Police say they believe it was a robbery gone wrong.

8-year-old victim in Manchester terror attack

Saffie Roussos was the youngest of the 22 victims in the Manchester bombing attack.

She was only 8-years-old.

In a statement, the head teacher of the Tarleton Community Primary School that she attended in the village of Tarleton, Lancashire, described her as “simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word.

She was loved by everyone and her warmth and kindness will be remembered fondly. Saffie was quiet and unassuming with a creative flair.”

The head teacher, Chris Upton, said her death was “a tremendous shock to all of us.”

Developing: Police officer shot dead, another injured in Paris attack

Armed police have blocked off the Champs Elysees in Paris after an officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting.

A report citing a police source said the person who fired on officers had been killed in turn.

There were at least two attackers and police said the shooting was very probably a "terrorist act".

Police urged people to avoid the area.

A witness identified only as Ines told French television station BFM that she heard a shooting, saw a man's body on the ground and the area was quickly evacuated by police.

International: At least three killed after lorry drives into crowd of people in Stockholm, Sweden

A manhunt is underway in Sweden after a lorry ploughed into crowds in a shopping area in central Stockholm killing at least three people and leaving several injured.

Armed police rushed to the scene but the driver of the vehicle fled.

All trains in and out of Stockholm have been cancelled for the rest of the day the country's national rail company confirmed. 

Sweden’s intelligence agency has said there was a “large number injured” in the attack.
Stefan Lofven, the Prime Minister, said all evidence pointed to “a terror attack”.

Oil prices jump after US missile strike on Syria

Oil prices spiked after the U.S. launched a missile strike on a Syrian government target.

U.S. crude futures jumped more than 2% in early Friday trading after President Trump ordered the first direct American military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. They pared those gains later.

The strike, in which U.S. warships fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase, ramps up uncertainty in the oil-rich and politically unstable Middle East.

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