British Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a meeting of the British government's emergency response committee on May 23 to discuss security measures after a violent murder was carried out by suspected Islamist militants in London in broad daylight May 22.
Two suspected Islamist militants stabbed a man to death May 22 in the Woolwich district of southeast London, BBC reported. The suspects reportedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" after killing the victim, who may have been a British soldier, according to unconfirmed reports. The suspects were wounded by police gunfire and have been taken into custody. The British government has convened an emergency security meeting in response to the incident.
France is in talks with the United States and Israel to buy unmanned aerial vehicles, colloquially known as drones, to modernize its fleet, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said May 19, Reuters reported.