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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

A tough debate is expected on issues including trade and climate change. Sicily is on the front lines in Europe's migration crisis, the first landfall for most of the more than 180,000 migrants who arrived in Italy a year ago - and the reason the Italian government chose Sicily as the backdrop for this summit. Read More »

Manchester searches turn up valuable info

His father Ramadan Abedi was also arrested in Libya, while his other brother Ismail Abedi was arrested in the UK. Early Thursday, police said they conducted a controlled explosion in the south of Manchester where they were carrying out searches in the Moss Side area connected to the attack. Read More »

Pakistan files plea with ICJ to rehear Kulbhushan Jadhav case

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Jadhav , who has been sentenced to death by a secretive military court in Pakistan on charges of alleged espionage, could have been sent to the gallows by now. Pakistani analysts , who were earlier confident that the ICJ does not have jurisdiction to stay Jadhav's execution, observed after the verdict that the jurisdiction argument was "weak" and "damaging", reported Dawn . Read More »

FA Cup: Moses Reveals Chelsea Aiming for Double

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Victor Moses says Antonio Conte has helped him enjoy football again after giving him a second chance at Chelsea this season. "We have to concentrate to train hard every day to be in the best shape to play this final", Luiz told British media. Read More »

Vettel found Mercedes practice pace 'weird'

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Overall it has been a good day. "It's only Thursday so we need to do it on Saturday, but it's good to get into the groove and get a feel for the auto. Max Verstappen: "It felt quite straightforward today, the balance of the vehicle felt ok and we didn't do too many big changes so we are pleased with our performance". Read More »

Trump to NATO: Pay Up and Fight ISIS

The small Balkan country will formally become NATO's 29th state in June but Markovic joined the Brussels summit, Trump's first, and a ceremonial opening of the alliance's new headquarters. Other NATO leaders wanted him to "express a commitment to Article 5 of the NATO charter, which says that an attack on one nation is an attack on all nations", Tamara reports. Read More »

Trump making good on nuclear deal 'so far': top Iranian diplomat

Guided by Rouhani and Obama, Iran and major world powers reached an agreement on a landmark deal in 2015 that relaxed economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for verifiable limits on Iran's nuclear work. He said people in the United States would not be willing "to exchange what they lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks for certain sums and then forgive those acts". Read More »

No Fireworks: Pope and Trump Meet in Quiet Diplomacy

Pope Francis gave the president a split medallion held together by an olive tree, which his interpreter told Trump is "a symbol of peace". Climate change activists projected the words "Planet Earth First" on the massive dome of St. Nevertheless, the American leader expressed eagerness over the visit, while the pontiff assured people that he will listen to what Trump has to say. Trump gave Pope Francis a first-edition set of Martin Luther King Jr.'s writings, including all five of his ... Read More »

Bernardo Silva set to sign for City

Now, Jose Mourinho has revealed that he doesn't think that they will sign the player this coming summer. He's also been linked with a move to Old Trafford, although Manchester City remain favourites to acquire his services in the summer transfer window. Read More »

UK Authorities: Manchester Bomber May Not Have Acted Alone

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Most recently the New York Times newspaper has published photos it says are scene of the Manchester Arena attack, including the remains of a backpack, screws and nuts, and the remnants of a device held by the bomber. The prime minister said that members of the armed forces will be deployed across the United Kingdom to support armed police officers as part of the decision to raise the terror level. Read More »

Libya says working closely with Britain over concert attack

The attack at Manchester Arena, at the end of a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande, was carried out by Salman Abedi , police said, a 22-year-old British-born man whose parents had fled the Gaddafi regime in Libya . Investigators are trying to find whether Abedi knew several Manchester-based jihadis, including Libyan man Abdalraouf Abdallah, who was jailed in the United Kingdom for terror offenses, and Raphael Hostey, an IS recruiter killed in Syria. Read More »

As Modi Government Completes 3 Years, Its Top Five Policy Moves

The government under PM Modi's leadership is committed towards development and the country's reputation in the world forum has grown manifold. They do not have any concrete policy for the country. "But for PM Narendra Modi, it is a photo opportunity", he said. "What do you feel about the Govt?" He also said that 70% of medical equipment used are imported from foreign nations and this is the main reason to make treatment costly. Read More »

FBI 'investigating Jared Kushner's meetings with Russian officials'

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Brennan also said he believes that Russian intelligence officials "will try to exploit elections" and present a "serious" threat. On Tuesday, former CIA Director John Brennan testified to the House intelligence panel that he had noticed enough contact between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign to justify an investigation by the FBI . Read More »

Assange Will Not 'Forgive Or Forget' Rape Probe

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday said the battle to clear his name will go on even after the dropping of rape charges against him by Swedish prosecutors. "The proper war is just commencing", said Assange while standing outside the Ecuadorian embassy. Sweden's top prosecutor says the investigation of alleged sexual offenses could reopened if Julian Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations lapses in 2020. Read More »

Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

Instead, the win reaffirmed Montana's voters support for Trump's young presidency in a conservative-leaning state that voted overwhelmingly for him in November. Local Montana station KECI has not aired the audio recording of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte's alleged assault on Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. Read More »

Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

The investigation of the Manchester Arena attack that killed 22 people extended across Europe and into Libya, where most of the suspected bomber's family lived. On Wednesday the New York Times published several photographs from the scene of the bombing that appeared to show that the bomber carried an explosive in a metal container concealed by either a black vest or backpack. Read More »

Paul Merson discusses Arsenal's big problem under Arsene Wenger

Liverpool finish fourth and will enter the Champions League play-off round next season as they look to make the group stages. 'I'm a Liverpool player and want to be contributing as much as I can for the football club. Arsene Wenger is grateful to have received support from Alex Ferguson , but admits that he will not match his old rival in sticking with one club for 26 years. Read More »

Manchester terror attack: Police investigating 'network' over concert bombing

Abedi passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe, Turkish security officials told Reuters , but said they had no records of him entering Syria during his travels as had been suggested on Wednesday by the French interior minister. British security services were also upset that 22-year-old Abedi's name was apparently leaked by USA officials while police in the United Kingdom continued withholding it and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya . Read More »

Jared Kushner now the focus in Russia, Trump investigation

Investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to their inquiry, officials said. Previous reporting has said other members of Trump's orbit are also focuses of the investigation, but the reports Thursday evening were the first to name a current White House official. Read More »

Katie Hopkins will leave LBC

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Complaints were made to the Metropolitan police about the tweet. The Metropolitan police said the tweet will be "reviewed and assessed by specialist officers". LBC announced her departure on Friday morning but offered no reason why. Hopkins, an avid tweeter, has said she is writing a MailOnline column about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Read More »

U.S. intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

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Kushner has also drawn increased scrutiny in recent months, as reports have showed that he met with a representative of a Russian bank under United States sanctions prior to Trump's inauguration and failed to disclose the meeting. While Kushner is not the subject of the probe, investigators believe he has considerable information related to the inquiry, NBC News reported, citing us officials. Read More »

Residents flee militant siege in Philippines

Archbishop Villegas said Father Suganob was performing priestly duties at the time of his capture. He deepened public concerns when he said, on his way home from Moscow: "To my countrymen who have experienced martial law , it would not be any different from what President Marcos did". Read More »

Park supporters rally near Seoul court

The conservative former leader - who faces a life term in jail - pleaded not guilty to the 18 offences she has been charged with, including abuse of power, coercion, and leaking of official documents, BBC reported. Ji-won, what do we have from today's trial? Media showed roughly 100 supporters demanding her freedom at the entrance of the correctional facility where Park has been held. Read More »

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran election

Mr Rouhani's re-election is likely to make it harder for the Trump administration to galvanise global support for European Union and United Nations sanctions or other tough action , analysts said. still considers Iran a "state sponsor of terrorism" for its support of groups such as Hizbollah, the Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim militia. Saudi Arabia is engaged in war in Yemen, where it has been fighting Houthi rebels , mostly from the air, a campaign that has left thousands of civilians dead, ... Read More »

Gunmen attacks bus in Egypt, several killed

Samuel monastery in Southern Egypt. The horrific attack in Minya province came after church bombings in December and April claimed by ISIS that killed dozens of Egypt's Coptic Christians. The video showed images of a suicide bomber who killed almost 30 people inside a packed Cairo church in December. Egyptian authorities said they have identified the two suicide bombers and the terrorist cells responsible for the attacks. Read More »

A big week for European golf, but baby steps to narrow gap

Later starters included Ian Poulter , British Open champion Henrik Stenson , Lee Westwood and England's Andrew Johnston. The brilliant Belgian was the most notable absentee at the Players Championship in Florida two weeks ago. "Everything the guys - Thomas, Paul - have done to improve the course makes me want to jump back on a plane to the UK". "I love this golf course right now". Read More »

President Rouhani Says Iranian Nation Winner of Polls

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has won a second term in office, the interior minister has announced. More than 56 million people were eligible to vote at over 63,000 polling places across Iran. From the outset when the counting of the votes started after midnight in Iran, the early results indicated that President Hassan Rouhani was heading for a landslide. Read More »

Seoul says N. Korean object that drew fire was likely balloon

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In January 2016, South Korea's military fired warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the border. Attacks blamed on North Korea in 2010 killed 50 South Koreans. In all, six sets of sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006. Relations between the Koreas are in one of their lowest ebbs now mainly due to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

The opinion continues that while the president has power to limit entry to the country, "that power is not absolute". "It can not go unchecked when, as here, the president wields it through an executive edict that stands to cause irreparable harm to individuals across this nation", 4th Circuit Chief Judge Roger L. Read More »

FBI looks at Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

Previous reporting has said other members of Trump's orbit are also focuses of the investigation , but the reports Thursday evening were the first to name a current White House official. It is not known whether Kushner has received any requests from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for records, NBC News says. As FBI director, Comey was outspoken in testimony to Congress - reaping both praise and criticism for his remarks - on topics including the agency's investigation of Hillary ... Read More »