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Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

Salman Abedi made frequent trips to visit his family in Libya , his father said, and was in the country last week, where he had told his mother he meant to go...


3 killed as bombings rock Jakarta

According to eyewitnesses in the densely populated neighbourhood, two loud explosions were heard at about 9pm, reported Elshinta radio. Indonesia is the wor...


Asia-Pacific nations to agree to conclude free trade talks soon

On the sidelines of the meeting, the 11 remaining countries of the TPP agreed to explore how they could move ahead without the United States - partly in the hop...


Democracy Path to Regional Security, Iran's President Says in Victory Speech

The U.S. placed new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic-missile program last week, on the same day that it agreed to continue waiving broader sanctions that ...


Opec heads towards supply cut extension as Saudi signals most on board

He said India was in touch with suppliers it had not traditionally used and said Indian refiners were "working out details of the strategy to buy cargos, in...


Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

I will continue to carry out my duties as Minister for Finance until a successor is appointed . Mr Varadkar is expected to formally launch his campaign for th...


Julian Assange Still Facing Legal Hurdles after Sweden Drops Rape Investigation

Chief prosecutor Marianne Ny speaks during a press conference in Stockholm on Friday May 19, 2017 . Moments after Sweden's decision was announced Friday, J...


Clashes between Palestinians, Israeli soldiers in Gaza leave 8 injured: medics

Medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes on the Israeli border eastern Gaza City, Friday, May 19, 2017. Palestinians across the West Ba...


A gay minister of Indian origin might become Ireland's next prime minister

But his sole rival, Simon Coveney, was forced to deny that the race was all but over. Mr Varadkar, who is in pole position to become the next party chief and ...


Chinese Sukhoi-30 jets intercept American radiation-sniffing plane, says US

The American aircraft was conducting a routine mission in accordance with global law when the two Chinese SU-30 jets made the move, Pacific Air Forces spokeswom...


Putin congratulates new French president in call

Germany, which has Europe's largest economy, has always opposed taking direct responsibility for weaker European Union countries' debts. Like Macron, Philippe...


Theresa May labelled 'scared' by fellow leaders for skipping TV debate

Ms Sturgeon jokingly described the Ukip chief as a "spokesperson" for the Prime Minister as she attempted to paint the Tories as careering towards an economical...


South Korea | Moon's rise to power causes worries, hopes abroad

Controversy over a US anti-missile defense system, which was recently implemented in Korean peninsula, has caused for skepticism from China , whose leaders say...


Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

In a rare televised address last year, the 83-year-old expressed a desire to retire and give his son time to rule: "When I consider that my fitness level is g...


Award-winning Crime Reporter Killed in Mexico

Journalist Javier Valdez was shot and killed when an unknown number of assailants opened fire on his vehicle, according to the website of online media outlet ...


Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

In the run-up to Sunday's vote, Schulz had held more than 30 rallies in the state, where he began his political career in his hometown of Wuerselen. "We suffe...


Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

The development comes as the Trump administration faces questions over why and how the president fired Comey last week as the FBI was investigating whether Trum...


Death in Vegas raises questions about police restraint move

Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said there will be a public use-of-force review to air the findings of the investigation of the death early Sunday ...


WH: Trump Only 'Complimentary' To Australian PM On Universal Health Care

Trump, high from the thrill of advancing his first major legislative priority, hosted lawmakers in the Rose Garden at the White House to mark the occasion. US S...


UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

On nuclear weapons, Mr Corbyn said: "I am often asked if as prime minister I would order the use of nuclear weapons". "I am not a pacifist", Corbyn said. "B...


Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party

But the results indicated lackluster support for the party, which has dominated Palestinian politics for half a century. Nearly 50% of eligible voters turned ou...


Comey Was Disloyal, a Showboat, and Wouldn't Kill the Russia Probe

Trump was apparently referring to three meetings he claims he had with Comey, who he fired on Tuesday. Former U.S. intelligence officials raised questions aft...


BSP expels its Muslim face for anti-party activities

Referring to purported clippings of audio recordings released by the former BSP General Secretary at his presser earlier in the day, the former Chief Minister s...


Monaco Coach Proud Of Players As Falcao Blames Missed Chances

Juventus have put together one of their best domestic and European seasons in recent memory, looking set to claim the Italian league despite the loss of Paul P...


Pakistan's deputy Senate leader wounded in roadside bombing

They have been shifted to Mastung Civil Hospital. He told Reuters news agency he had sustained minor injuries. "The explosion happened on my vehicle ... I...


Malta's GDP almost three times that of eurozone

Brexit remains also one of the main risks for the bloc's growth in the coming months, the Commission said. "We have spent a lot of energy on this and the climat...


Why Were US Photographers Absent at the Trump-Lavrov Meeting?

Senior Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said the Oval Office encounter was a photo opportunity for Russian Federation. "The previous administration bent over ba...


Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Critics of Comey's dismissal, however, argue that the president was really trying to clamp down on the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to R...


French Prosecutors Open Probe Into Macron Campaign Hack

But neither party got through to Sunday's presidential runoff, when Macron defeated the far-right's Marine Le Pen. Valls's move could be a boost for Macron, w...


Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

Moon will preside over a country that faces Asia-Pacific's worst income inequality , rising youth unemployment, anemic growth, and widespread corruption in Kor...