• Ariana Grande offers to pay for the Manchester bombing victims' funerals
Ariana Grande offers to pay for the Manchester bombing victims' funerals

One of the suspect's brothers, Ismail Abedi, is among the eight arrestees. A spokesman for the local counter-terrorism force said younger brother Hashem Abedi was arrested on suspicion of links with ISIL and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital.

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  • Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 23
Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 23

The assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as it carried visitors to the Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) from Cairo , before fleeing, the interior ministry said. The injured were taken to local hospitals and some were being transported to Cairo . President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called ...

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  • Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win
Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

A portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen in the background. Iran is readier than ever to expand its relations with world in a respectful manner away from violence and extremism, president election Hassan Rouhani said in a televised address after his victory, Trend correspondent reported May 20 .

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  • Trump Orders Investigation of Leaks
Trump Orders Investigation of Leaks

Police also confirmed they were searching a property in Moss Side following an arrest on Wednesday. In a written statement Thursday, Trump called recent leaks "deeply troubling". "These images leaked from inside the U.S. system will be distressing for victims, their families and the wider public". US military and civilian counterparts are ...

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  • Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House
Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House

The agreement aims to reduce pollution in an effort to keep the global temperature within 2 degrees Celsius of what it was during the industrial revolution. Is the Paris accords binding? "The United States is not only the world's largest economy but also, cumulatively, its largest greenhouse gas emitter", Dirigner said.

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  • Trump meets Macron, says whole world talking about win
Trump meets Macron, says whole world talking about win

The presidents, meeting for the first time since Macron was elected on May 7 after a turbulent campaign, shook hands firmly before lunch in Brussels , with Macron gripping Trump's hand so tight that it turned white. "Whoever is the toughest on radical Islamic terrorism, and whoever is the toughest at the borders, will do well in the election". H...

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  • 'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican
'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

When Trump left, he told the pope: "Thank you, I won't forget what you said ". " Buena suerte " ("good luck") was the Argentine-born Pope's parting shot. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Keith Schiller, a deputy assistant, and Brian Hook, a State Department aide, also attended.

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  • Melania swats Donald Trump's hand away in Israel
Melania swats Donald Trump's hand away in Israel

This video tells us nothing about how Melania is feeling right now or about the status of their relationship. Melania can be seen shifting her hair in this photo after she and President Trump landed in Rome for a highly anticipated meeting with Pope Francis.

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  • United States warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China
United States warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China

Last month, top USA commander in the Asia-Pacific region, Admiral Harry Harris, said the United States would likely carry out freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea soon, without offering any details. The Pentagon said in a statement that it would continue challenging Beijing's claims through its regular freedom of navigation o...

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  • Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State
Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State

Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid, reporting from Bethlehem , said Trump's remarks regarding the link between the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and stability in the rest of the region was significant, adding, however, that many Palestinians will be disappointed by what Trump did not say.

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  • Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling
Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Former CIA Director John Brennan is set to testify publicly about the intelligence underpinning the Obama administration's conclusion that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. Republicans on the committee pushed Brennan about whether there was evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, a point Presiden...

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  • No Airspace Violation, Says Air Force After Pak Media Reports On Siachen
No Airspace Violation, Says Air Force After Pak Media Reports On Siachen

Reports in Pakistan media claimed that the PAF flew fighter jets near the Siachen Glacier and made forward operating bases operational. Furthermore, the PAF Chief Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman visited the Qadri airbase in Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan, which is located about 100 odd kilometres away from the Siachen Glacier.

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  • Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace
Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Trump arrived at the Israel Museum after laying a wreath at Yad Vashem , Israel's Holocaust memorial. But the complexities of a peace deal were visibly on display as Netanyahu began his remarks by saying that if Monday night's blast in Manchester had been a Palestinian attack on Israelis, the bomber's family would have gotten a stipend.

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  • In Rome, Melania again refuses to hold President Trump's hand
In Rome, Melania again refuses to hold President Trump's hand

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greeted the couple at the airport before they visited the Western Wall with Trump's daughter, Ivanka, and her husband, Jared Kushner. Kissy points to the first journalist to ask about this at the next White House press conference. Can you? I know I can. "So we tell them how you are great, and they love you"...

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  • Theresa May accused of U-turn over cap to social care reform
Theresa May accused of U-turn over cap to social care reform

Speaking at the launch of the Welsh Conservative manifesto, Mrs May disclosed details of the cap, although she did not say what amount the upper limit would be - only that it would be part of a consultation. However, Corbyn has been criticised by some Labour voters for not opposing May's European Union exit strategy strongly enough and by others ...

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  • Trump asked intelligence officials to deny evidence of Russia collusion
Trump asked intelligence officials to deny evidence of Russia collusion

The Post quotes sources who say Trump also approached the director of the National Security Agency, Michael Rogers, and both declined , judging the request to be " inappropriate ". Mueller's former firm represents an individual or individuals who are within the scope of the Special Counsel appointment", it said "the department's ethics experts...

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  • Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'
Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

But it also stands as a symbol of the wider dynamic between the pair. Then, it was alleged that Trump actually asked Comey to stop the FBI investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's possible Russian Federation connections, which Trump denied at the press conference Thursday.

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  • Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair
Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair

Legal experts say it's doubtful Flynn would agree to turn over the personal documents. Flynn previously offered to testify before the Senate and House Intelligence committees in exchange for immunity, but neither committee accepted the offer.

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  • Trump administration to launch NAFTA renegotiation
Trump administration to launch NAFTA renegotiation

Lighthizer was required to do so under a law that enables the president to fast-track trade legislation through Congress. The two-page letter offered few details about what changes the administration would seek in the negotiations. NAFTA's impact on the economy was more modest than partisans on either side of the debate had expected. "Agricul...

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  • Time is running out to register to vote in the general election
Time is running out to register to vote in the general election

Thirty per cent of under 34s are still not registered to vote , while only 28 per cent of those who have moved home in the a year ago will be able to vote at their new address, according to the Commission. Who can register to vote? . According to The Electoral Commission, almost 1 million Londoners are not registered to vote. To find out the ...

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  • Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker
Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker

When shown a picture of an unidentified woman wearing revealing lingerie, the source said: "That one there is Cassandra, 100 per cent . Can you help? Prrrr". Ms Sainsbury remains behind bars in El Buen Pastor prison and has reportedly requested to be placed in a Witness Protection Program during the ongoing investigations.

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  • Larijani felicitates Rouhani on re-election
Larijani felicitates Rouhani on re-election

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". Politics in Iran are basically fought between the moderate-reformist camp who promote dialogue with the global community and the hardliners calling for the defense of the spirit of the Islamic Revolu...

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  • 'Click It Or Ticket' seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday
'Click It Or Ticket' seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday

Numerous extra officers will be out during this period and enforcement of these violations will be strict. In Texas, the law requires everyone in a vehicle to buckle up or face fines and court costs up to $200. The Click It or Ticket campaign has been a great success since it started in the 1980s - back then only around 11-percent of all driv...

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  • Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell
Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

In a statement, family spokesman Brian Bumbery says the vocalist, renowned for his distinctive style and multi-octave range, died on Wednesday night in his Detroit hotel room after a sell-out show at the city's famous Fox Theatre. LIFELINE: If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal or needs help, contact Lifeline on 131 114 . "RIP Chris C...

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  • Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years
Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Feld Entertainment spokesman Stephen Payne told NBC News the company "wanted to give fans one last chance to experience" the circus with its final tours. The two shows operated independently until 1919, when Ringling Brothers combined the two acts. Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking ou...

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  • Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness
Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

We had a plan and we were sticking to the plan and it worked out great. Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming was looking to keep alive the hopes of completing the famous racing treble, but the favourite was pressured all the way in the 1900m race at Pimlico racecourse in Baltimore , Maryland by the well-supported second-favourite Classic Empire...

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  • USA launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown
USA launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown

While on the presidential campaign trail, Trump repeatedly censured USA membership in worldwide trade deals, pledging to renegotiate or withdraw the country from multilateral trade accords that for decades have served as foundations for global economics.

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  • Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment
Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment

As of now, the ongoing FBI Trump-Russia investigation has only resulted in speculations. "No one believed the majority leader was seriously asserting that Donald Trump or any of our members were being paid by the Russians". "If this continues, the paralysis, as with Nixon, will cause a loss of confidence overseas, our enemies will be emboldened, an...

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  • Kolkata cleric Barkati sacked for anti-national statements
Kolkata cleric Barkati sacked for anti-national statements

Noor -ur Rehman Barkati was an influential figure who owed his clout to the proximity with chief minister Mamata Banerjee. "He will be removed by the trustee board not only for his threats of "jihad against India" and refusal to remove the red beacon from his vehicle, but also for insubordination and subversive activities", Ali told Mirror.

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  • Rajinikanths political aspiration throws TN leaders in a tizzy
Rajinikanths political aspiration throws TN leaders in a tizzy

Earlier while speaking to fans, Rajini had said that he has no immediate plans to join politics. "I may have come here as a Kannadiga or as a Marathi from Karnataka but you gave me love, support, name, fame and prosperity and you have made me a Tamil".

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  • Goa footbridge collapse: 15 people rescued, five admitted to hospital
Goa footbridge collapse: 15 people rescued, five admitted to hospital

Panaji: A foot bridge connecting Sanvordem and Curchorem villages in South Goa district of Goa collapsed on Thursday, killing two people and injuring several others. According to the police, around 20 people swam to safety, while another 14 were rescued and taken to hospitals nearby. Rescue operations by the Navy and the Coast Guard were und...

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  • What does council vote tell us about general election?
What does council vote tell us about general election?

The SNP is claiming victory in Glasgow despite narrowly failing to take overall control of the city council as Labour was ousted from power after almost 40 years. The SNP had been hoping to topple Labour from the Glasgow stronghold where it has held power for more than three decades. Despite the heavy losses, some in the party feared the results ...

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  • No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister
No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

More than 200,000 victims in 150 countries have been registered so far, with warnings the impact could spread further on Monday. He added that the company had released a Windows security update in March which would have prevented the sort of attack seen on the NHS, but that many users failed to obtain it.

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  • Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks
Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

On Capitol Hill, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe strongly disputed the White House's assertion that Comey had been fired in part because he had lost the confidence of the FBI's rank-and-file. Not 48 hours later, Trump told Holt: "What I did is, I was going to fire Comey". We know that Rosenstein wrote the memo after being asked to do so by the ...

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  • Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals
Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals

Chinese and Philippines officials will meet in China on Friday for the first round of bilateral talks on their dispute. "They have promised to buy over US$1 billion worth of tropical fruits from the Philippines and they are interested to buy more".

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