• Trump vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace
Trump vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Preparing the ground for Trump-Abbas meet today in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Israeli ministers on Sunday approved certain measures aimed at improving the Palestinian economy and facilitating crossings to ease movement of Palestinians at the request of USA administration, local media reported .

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  • Officials fear more terror attacks in the UK
Officials fear more terror attacks in the UK

Britain's National Counter Terrorism Policing agency said in a statement that its relationships with security partners around the world "allows us to defeat terrorism and protect the public at home and overseas". Many of those still hospitalized had serious wounds that will require "very long term care and support in terms of their recovery", Rou...

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  • 'Beheaded' police chief safe amid clashes in besieged Philippines city
'Beheaded' police chief safe amid clashes in besieged Philippines city

Hostilities had eased overnight but flared again later on Thursday morning when troops advanced towards a strategic bridge held by Maute fighters. "And it's crucial that the government acknowledges that there is a serious IS problem in the Philippines ", she said , saying much better co-ordination between local and national authorities was ne...

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  • Pentagon: March airstrike killed more than 100 civilians
Pentagon: March airstrike killed more than 100 civilians

The report also advocated that the two-person team investigating civilian casualties for the USA -led coalition fighting Islamic State extremists be expanded and that teams of investigators begin visiting the sites where residents say civilians have been injured and killed by airstrikes.

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  • Trump orders investigation after Manchester leaks
Trump orders investigation after Manchester leaks

The developments came as the police investigation was hit by further leaks to the United States media, with the New York Times releasing crime scene photos appearing to show bomb fragments and the backpack used to hide the explosive. "This is until such time as we have assurances that no further unauthorised disclosures will occur", said the coun...

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  • Donald Trump Shoves Aside NATO Leader With His Tiny Shrimp Fingers
Donald Trump Shoves Aside NATO Leader With His Tiny Shrimp Fingers

The leader of the United States typically stands at the front and center of the so-called "family photos", and in the past, President Obama has been in the front row. His arrival was also shadowed by new criticism from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who complained about leaks of intelligence to the American media about this week's deadly bom...

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  • Fighting continues for third day in Philippines city Marawi
Fighting continues for third day in Philippines city Marawi

Gen. Restituto Padilla said Thursday. The Maute are another of the four Islamist groups in the region affiliated with the Islamic State . It is not clear if any civilians are among the dead. In January, the Philippine military tried to kill him in an airstrike, but he was only wounded. It was blamed for a bombing in Duterte's home city...

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  • Trump ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, terms India victim of terrorism
Trump ignores Pakistan's sacrifices, terms India victim of terrorism

While Trump has criticised former President Barack Obama for not using the phrase " radical Islamic terrorism ", his staff sought to ensure that he not use it in the speech here to this Muslim audience. On Iran, Trump and his officials called Tehran a regime, responsible for so much instability in the region. On the other hand, USA embassy ha...

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  • Massacre of Copts on pilgrimage in Egypt
Massacre of Copts on pilgrimage in Egypt

The government is likely to further tighten security around churches, monasteries, schools and pilgrimages to remote Christian sites, which may be suspended, the officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the fourth against Christians since December, but it bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.

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  • Floods, landslides kill 91 in Sri Lanka
Floods, landslides kill 91 in Sri Lanka

The majority of the deaths were reported from the Kalutara district 40 kilometres south of the capital, where 37 deaths have been confirmed, UDC Jayalal. Boats from the country's navy and air force helicopters have been used to rescue victims and provide emergency supplies. Roads have been waterlogged, flooded and schools have been closed in ...

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  • Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans
Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

Now German journalists at Der Spiegel are reporting that this tension boiled over into angry remonstrations from Donald Trump against German auto manufacturers during a meeting with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Council President Donald Tusk .

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  • Moors murderer Ian Brady dies, Ashworth Hospital confirms
Moors murderer Ian Brady dies, Ashworth Hospital confirms

The body of Keith Bennett is yet to be recovered, and the police are still hopeful that one day they will be able to effect this. He said support from well-wishers "means more than I could ever put in to words". One message said: "Sorry you didn't get the answers and knew where Keith was". "We couldn't even play in the street unless somebody'...

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  • Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt
Hamas condemns fatal attack on Copts in Egypt

In a televised address just hours after the attack, Mr el-Sissi said "I direct my appeal to President Trump: I trust you, your word and your ability to make fighting global terror your primary task". The latest terrorist attack highlights the martyrdom of Coptic Christians for the faith they follow. The terror attack occurred in southern Egypt on...

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  • Kushner reportedly sought back-channel to Kremlin
Kushner reportedly sought back-channel to Kremlin

One likely area of interest for investigators would be Kushner's own meetings with Russians, given that such encounters with a variety of Trump associates are at the root of the sprawling probe, now overseen by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller .

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  • Manchester Arena bombing: Seventh arrest made 100 miles from Manchester
Manchester Arena bombing: Seventh arrest made 100 miles from Manchester

The police chief in Manchester says there has been an increase in reported hate crimes since the suicide bombing at a pop concert in the city. And just yesterday Abedi's younger brother Hashem was arrested in Libya for suspected links to ISIS.

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  • Trump promotes Mideast peace ambitions, leaves out the details
Trump promotes Mideast peace ambitions, leaves out the details

Palestinians held protests in the Gaza Strip as well, and one was reportedly shot and injured by Israeli fire across the boundary fence. It undermines the realization of a two-state solution. "So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers", Trump said. I will call them, from now on, losers, beca...

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  • Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack
Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

She said "the ones we lost, their loved ones, my fans and all affected by this tragedy would be "on my mind and in my heart everyday". Abedi , a college dropout who had grown up in the Manchester area, was known to security services because of his radical views.

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  • Manchester bomber passed through Germany and Turkey before attack, officials say
Manchester bomber passed through Germany and Turkey before attack, officials say

Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over USA leaks about the investigation to the media.

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  • In NATO Speech, Trump Scolds Leaders But Doesn't Recommit To Defense Pledge
In NATO Speech, Trump Scolds Leaders But Doesn't Recommit To Defense Pledge

The defense alliance is expected to give the US president at least one big thing he wants, a commitment to the coalition to fight Islamic State. "Terrorism must be stopped or. Trump's handling of Article 5 epitomises the gulf between him and other leaders. But alas, Trump could not even bring himself to utter explicitly that the USA supports Ar...

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  • In Mideast, Trump pushes shared worries over Iran
In Mideast, Trump pushes shared worries over Iran

US President Donald Trump ended his tour of the Middle East with another call for peace between Israel and Palestine, but as it is with the current US president the entire affair was about optics. Wearing a black kippah and accompanied by his Jewish son-in-law/senior advisor Jared Kushner, Donald Trump became the first sitting US preside...

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  • Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum
Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum

Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions said he has been in contact with British Home Secretary Amber Rudd on the matter. "These leaks can not be tolerated and we will make every effort to put an end to it", Sessions said. President Trump on Thursday called for a Department of Justice investigation into an alleged leak of British intelligence information fro...

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  • Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses
Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses

The president made the same request to Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency , the official said. CNN first reported the omission. The Senate Intelligence Committee has been grappling with such options this week, after Flynn's lawyers informed that panel that he would not comply with a subpoena for documents relating to his...

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  • This video of Melania Trump slapping away Donald Trump's hand is EVERYTHING
This video of Melania Trump slapping away Donald Trump's hand is EVERYTHING

Trump seemed to be leaning away from her husband as they danced at the inaugural ball. Haaretz reports there were a number of awkward moments involving the U.S. More: Did Melania Really Swat Donald Trump's Hand Away? But despite any misgivings - all four of them held hands shortly after, as shown by Netanyahu's Twitter account.

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  • Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh
Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh

The act was being widely denounced online. Some of the allies - particularly Eastern European nations deeply anxious about Russian aggression - were hopeful that Trump would state a firm commitment to NATO's Article 5 mutual defense agreement, which underpins the entire alliance.

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  • Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive
Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

But one senior diplomat said Trump, who left the leaders' dinner before it ended to fly to Italy for Friday's Group of Seven (G7) summit, said the remarks did not go down well at all. Fellow NATO leaders occasionally exchanged awkward looks with each other during the president's lecture, which occurred at an event commemorating the fall of the Berl...

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  • UK's Hammond talks Brexit at G7 meeting
UK's Hammond talks Brexit at G7 meeting

The finance meeting paves the way for a meeting of national leader in Sicily May 26-26. The G7 meetings in Italy was also overshadowed by the inability of the members to adopt a united stance on issues such as imposing sanctions on Russian Federation and how to deal with a UN-backed deal on climate change, which the new US administration views wi...

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  • Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope
Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope

Trump. Trump gifted Pope Francis a first-edition set of writings from Martin Luther King Jr. In return, the Pope gave Trump an olive tree medal that symbolizes peace. Trump's campaign proposal to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border drew a surprising condemnation from the popular and occasionally outspoken pope who, in February 2016, said...

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  • Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims
Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

United Kingdom police have accused USA media of undermining the investigation into Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester after unauthorized images were published of some of the bomb materials used in the attack. Abrini visited Manchester in 2015. Father-of-four Azzouz, who fled Libya and settled in Manchester in 1994, was investigated by ...

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  • FBI examines Jared Kushner in Russia probe
FBI examines Jared Kushner in Russia probe

Kushner is Donald Trump's son-in-law and a trusted adviser to the president. It was previously revealed that he met with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States, and Sergey Gorkov, the head of Vnesheconombank, a Russian bank that's under USA sanctions.

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  • Trump, G-7 Peers Seek Deals On Terrorism, Trade, Climate
Trump, G-7 Peers Seek Deals On Terrorism, Trade, Climate

The summit Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences between the USA and its partners as Trump is still reviewing Washington's position. "Europe has a common position on that, but we have to get the whole G7 together". US sources were the first to reveal the identity of the suspected suicide bomber, leading to concern that police ef...

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  • Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco
Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

As the plane was taxiing on the runway, one of the plane's engines appeared to be in flames. He says the crew immediately deployed the plane's slides and evacuated the passengers. United Airlines says the redeye flight to San Francisco should take off using a different aircraft just after midnight. Home searches across Manchester and beyond have...

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  • Lawmakers: Trump should make good on campaign pledge on Jerusalem
Lawmakers: Trump should make good on campaign pledge on Jerusalem

PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS , Palestinian Authority (through interpreter): Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements, and failure of Israel to recognize the state of Palestine, in the same way we recognize it. The president also noted the timing of their meeting, which came just hours after a suspected suicide bomber killed...

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  • Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe
Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe

Flynn's decision comes less than two weeks after the committee issued a subpoena for Flynn's documents as part of its ongoing investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election
Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

With 96 percent of the vote counted, he led Quist by 51 percent to 43 percent. Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, Ma. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue the GOP's two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat.

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  • Netanyahu says will discuss peace efforts with Trump
Netanyahu says will discuss peace efforts with Trump

MARTIN: So what is on the president's itinerary? The US welcomed the move, but the Palestinians said they had heard such promises before. After a visit later Tuesday to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , he is due to give a speech at the Israel Museum.

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