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Government freezes British jihadists' assets

The Government has frozen the assets of three British citizens reported to have been involved in terrorism-related activities in Syria.

Reyaad Khan, left, and Nasser Muthana, centre, have had their assets frozen. Credit: Isis

Nasser Muthana and Reyaad Khan, both from Cardiff, and Ruhul Amin, from Aberdeen, has been added to the Treasury's list of people targeted for financial sanctions, its website states.

Muthana and Amin appeared in a promotional video for the Islamist militant group Isis.

Read: UK Jihadist's father says I wish I could ask him to come back


World War One centenary: Ivanhoe Avon's story

Today marks exactly one month until the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. The global conflict saw nearly 40,000 Welsh people killed on the battlefield.

Tonight, we tell the story of Ivanhoe Avon, who joined up aged 17 and served until the end of the fighting, before leaving a remarkable stash of keepsakes behind him. Richard Morgan went to meet his daughter-in-law Marion.

North Wales Police to fly to Crete to help search for Arthur Jones

Officers from North Wales Police are to travel to Crete to help in the search for missing 73-year-old Arthur Jones.

Mr Jones, from Denbigh, was staying in the city of Chania, but has not been seen since June 19.

More: Arthur Jones' family walk Crete routes in bid to find him

Mr Jones was staying in the city of Chania

"We are pleased to be able to provide support to the Greek authorities and will be sending officers who have vast experience in dealing with missing person inquiries and searches" said Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard.

Earlier this week the force appealing for information from anyone who might have seen Mr Jones while on holiday or who had travelled to the island between June 17 and 24th.

One month until WWI centenary anniversary

Today marks a month until the World War One centenary anniversary.

On August 4th 1914, the United Kingdom declared war on Germany after they invaded Belgium. Over the next 4 years, millions of men from Wales and the rest of the country enlisted to serve.

One of those men was Ivanhoe Avon from Cardiff, who joined in the first year of the war at the age of 17. Serving as a signalman and rifleman both in France and Greece, Ivanhoe survived the conflict, serving in the army up until the Armistice.

Now his eighty-two-year old daughter-in-law Marion Avon talks about how vital it is for todays generation to remember the efforts of men like Ivanhoe:


Arthur Jones' family walk Crete routes in bid to find him

The son of a Denbigh pensioner missing in Crete says they have been walking routes he may have taken in a bid to find him.

Arthur Jones has not been seen since June 19

More: Arthur Jones' son speaks to ITV News

73-year-old Arthur Jones was staying in the city of Chania, but has not been seen since June 19.

His son Jeff told ITV News much of his father's walking equipment is still in his room.

"I think a lot of people think a 73-year-old man... they sort of expect him to not be very physical, that sort of thing" he said.

"So just to get it out there that he was very fit, he would've been walking along wherever really. I mean that's the problem, we don't know."

Police: 'We are doing all we can to tackle extremism'

Muslim leaders in Cardiff say they're actively trying to tackle the problem of extremism. It comes after ITV News revealed last week that two men from the city appeared in a video from the militant group ISIS.

The head of counter-terrorism in Wales has spoken out saying the police are doing all they can.

Today, a mosque in Butetown invited us to film Friday prayers.

Tom Sheldrick reports.

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