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Manchester Terrorist May Have Made His Own Bomb

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The photos were published just hours after the Government issued a warning to USA officials not to leak details of the terror investigation. Manchester police would not comment on information-sharing, but said at a news conference that the families of attack victims were distressed by leaks. Read More »

Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win

Lost in all the hoopla about the " body slam " is the fact that Gianforte was coming off a loss in last year's gubernatorial race, in which he had been pilloried as a rich, New Jersey-born businessman; not exactly the best fit for Montana. The events that transpired here won't be easily replicated. The reporter posted an audio clip in which a loud crash is heard, and Gianforte then appears to say: "The last time you came in here you did the same thing". Read More »

In Saudi Speech, Trump Declares Absolute War Between Good and Evil

Washington is leading a coalition battling IS, a Sunni Muslim jihadist organisation, in Syria and Iraq, and Trump said he would hold a press conference "in about two weeks" on how the U.S. Back home, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was not impressed. Shi'ite Muslim majority Iran and Sunni-led Saudi Arabia have always been bitter rivals in the region, with each accusing the other of attempting to undermine competing branches of Islam. Read More »

Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

He added that 101 civilians inside the building were killed, four civilians were killed nearby, and 36 civilians were still not accounted for. "There were no explosives in the house, only families", said Ahmed Abdul Karim, who was sheltering in his own home across from the building which was destroyed on March 17. Read More »

Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman

Ms Rudd said that 984 military personnel have been deployed. Olivia Campbell , John Atkinson, Kelly Brewster and PR manager Martyn Hett were also named as victims of the attack and Angelika and Marcin Klis are believed to be a Polish couple who died after going to Manchester Arena to collect their daughters from the concert. Read More »

USA probe finds over 100 civilians killed in Mosul air strike

While we welcome the United States investigation into the...airstrike, we are curious to know whether any lessons were learned and what steps were taken to ensure such horrors do not occur again. Iraqi counterterrorism service members were watching the building for two days and saw no sign of civilians inside, Isler said . "The investigation determined that ISIS emplaced a large amount of explosive material in a structure containing a significant number of civilians and then attacked ... Read More »

Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

Trump and Macron met for the first time at the USA ambassador's residence in Brussels on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president , Emmanuel Macron . After the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump used his trademark yank move congratulating Gorsuch, as shown on an MSNBC video, notes the Independent. Read More »

'Large part' of Manchester bombing network held: Scotland Yard

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Manchester police said Thursday they had let a woman walk free after she was detained for questioning late on Wednesday in the city's northern Blackley area. Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing a year ago of a Muslim friend whose death he believed went unnoticed by "infidels" in the United Kingdom, said the relative, speaking on condition of anonymity over concerns for her own security. Read More »

Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam

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He was addressing a public rally after inaugurating the country's longest river bridge, the Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Tinsukia district. Prior to this inauguration, Mumbai's Bandra-Worli Sea Link has been the longest one in India with 5.6 Km. Prime Minister also share graphics of achievements of NDA Government . "But with the people's blessings, my government withstood all the problems", he said. Read More »

United States military blames IS for civilian death in Mosul airstrike

The U.S. strike on March 17 triggered explosives that had been rigged by ISIS militants, causing a much larger explosion than expected, taking down the reinforced concrete structure and crushing those inside. According to Isler, U.S. forces are taking responsibility for the strike, but argue ISIS deliberately placed explosives for the goal of killing civilians. Read More »

Trump triggers NAFTA talks

The notification means talks with Canada and Mexico can't begin before August 16. "NAFTA is the most critical free trade agreement on the books for USA grain farmers, providing open access to countries that are among our top corn, sorghum and barley export markets, as well as significant and growing markets for distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and meat products made using grain", Counsell says. Read More »

You are here! Home > INTERNATIONAL > Maduro slams Trump for violence in Venezuela

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One was the approval of Maduro's budget and his appointment of two government sympathizers to the National Electoral Council, decisions that are supposed to require National Assembly approval. "Fifty days in which we have transformed fear into courage and strength", opposition leader Miguel Pizarro wrote on Twitter . That ruling was later reversed . Read More »

Watch Melania Trump Seemingly Refuse To Hold Donald Trump's Hand

One awkward moment between the pair prompted social media users to start the hashtag #FreeMelania, after video from the inauguration showed Melania's face falling after Donald turned round to speak to her. and the United Kingdom do, i.e. layering on the cheese by over-congruent displays of fake devotion. This speculation, mind you, has largely been mocked. Read More »

Presidential Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Subject of FBI Probe

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The husband of Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka, as well as Mr Trump's senior aide, Mr Kushner is the only current White House official understood to be involved in the probe. The Washington Post reported Thursday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a Russian intelligence document saying the Clinton campaign had an understanding with the Justice Department that Clinton would not be prosecuted over the email inquiry into whether she intentionally revealed classified information ... Read More »

South Korea's Moon appoints security advisors

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However, the proposal was rejected by the United States. According to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop, if North Korea was recognised as a nuclear weapons state, "then Japan and [South] Korea would have little option than to develop their own nuclear weapons capability". Read More »

White House Reviewing Sanctions On Russia Over Aggression In Ukraine

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Trump previously described the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union as a "beautiful, handsome thing" and lauded his own election victory last November as " Brexit plus, plus, plus". Trump is also meeting his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation counterparts. "I was interested by the determination and toughness of President Trump when it comes to counter-terrorism". Read More »

Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

Rep. Ryan Zinke , one day after Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault for throwing a reporter to the ground in a furious scuffle. While Montana went for President Donald Trump by 20 points last November, the recent controversies swirling around the Trump administration and the House's passage of the unpopular American Health Care Act provided glimpses of hope for Quist . Read More »

Macron asks Trump not to take 'hasty decision' on climate change

French President Emmanuel Macron has been captured on video intentionally turning away from greeting US President Donald Trump at the last minute at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels overnight, in favour of new European bestie Angela Merkel , along with other European leaders. Read More »

Egypt: 26 dead as gunmen fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians

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The number of Christians killed in an armed attack on buses carrying pilgrims in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate has risen to 28, with 23 injured, the governor announced on Friday afternoon. A photo shows the aftermath of an attack on buses carrying Coptic Christians in Minya Province, Egypt, May 26, 2017. "Outraged by yet another heinous attack on Coptic Christians". Read More »

New South Korean government clears civic exchange with North

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The last intercept occurred in June 2014, and the system has recorded nine intercepts among 17 attempts since 1999, according to MDA records. The most recent came on May 13, with a missile flying 430 miles before falling into the ocean between North Korea and Japan . Read More »

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

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The paper claims the prime minister will say the fight against Islamic State is "moving from the battlefield to the internet". Abedi apparently traveled regularly back and forth from Libya to the U.K.at a time when that country was becoming engulfed in violence and factionalism. Read More »

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

Greater Manchester Police said the man was taken into custody after a property search at an address in the Moss Side area of Manchester. The father and younger brother of alleged Manchester bomber Salman Abedi have both been separately detained in Libya, according to reports. Read More »

Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

The incumbent President Hassan Rouhani won a landslide victory obtaining over 23.4 million of votes (57%) from more than 41 million ballots cast on May 19 in the 12th presidential election held on Friday. More than once, Rouhani supporters subtly referred to the question of succession, by suggesting that the election was about Iran's fortunes for the next 40 years. Read More »

Trump to seek Supreme Court review on travel ban

The order itself doesn't mention religion. Like the earlier order, the new one suspended the United States' refugee program for 120 days and reduced the annual number of refugees to 50,000 from 120,000. The ban is the second attempt by the Trump administration. The decision is a blow for the Trump administration and the travel ban which has repeatedly been blocked by USA courts. Read More »

US president calls out NATO countries for not meeting spending pledges

His administration said in mid-April that Iran was complying with the sanctions-relieving nuclear deal at present and subsequently continued the sanctions relief the president had condemned from the campaign trail. During a private dinner Thursday night, the 28 members, plus soon-to-join Montenegro , renewed an old pledge to move toward the 2 percent by 2024 - a move the White House touted as a sign of Trump's influence. Read More »

Pope Francis gifts Trump his book on climate change

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Her spokeswoman wrote in an email that the first lady was following Vatican protocol where women who have an audience with the pope wear long sleeves, formal black clothing and a veil to cover the head. He tweeted later that it was the "honor of a lifetime". The United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II attracted attention in 2014 for wearing a lilac suit to meet Pope Francis . Read More »

UK police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

It is unclear what, if any, involvement, Abedi's family might have had in the Manchester attack, but police are tracing the 22-year-old's path toward radicalization - and whom he might have come in contact with along the way. London Police Commander Jane Connors said the goal is to "make our city as hostile an environment as possible for terrorists to plan and operate". Despite the apparent success of the investigation, the terrorism threat level remains at critical . Read More »

Trump sides with French victor, at least now

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Mr Macron said he respected Mr Trump's decision to put the Paris agreements under review. Gerard Araud, serving as France's ambassador to the United Nations in 2014. It is not the first time Mr Trump has caught the world's attention with his macho man grip. In his opening statement in front of the media, Macron said he was "very happy to have the opportunity to chat" with May, because the ties between Britain and France affect "hundreds of thousands of people living in your ... Read More »

Date for next OPEC meeting set for November 30

In May, however, production recovered to nearly 800,000 bpd. The aim was to reduce the massive oil inventories that had helped push down the price of oil from over $100 per barrel in 2014 to close to $25 in early 2016. With U.S. output rising steadily and OPEC and its allies potentially ramping up production in 2018 to regain lost market share, many traders, including Goldman Sachs, already expect another price slump. Read More »

Kushner's time with Russians said to be focus

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Kushner met at least once in December with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, and he also met past year with Sergey Gorkov, chairman of VneshEconomBank, a Russian government-owned institution that has been under USA sanctions since July 2014. Read More »