by | May 27, 2017 | 08:25

Numerous victims were children. Military sources told Reuters news agency that the militants targeted in Libya had been involved in the attack on Egyptian Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said fighter jets struck militant bases in eastern Libya in retaliation for an attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians and wounded another 22 south of Cairo .

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:19

Egypt says it has identified those behind the church bombings in April, saying they were part of an extremist cell based in southern provinces, offering a reward for their capture. That was true again today, when a busload of Coptic Christians were attacked by gunmen from an unidentified group . Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum in a statement Friday called the shooting "an ugly crime", of which "the enemies of Egypt" are the only beneficiaries.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:14

The Washington Post and NBC each reported late Thursday that Kushner's interactions were of interest to the FBI , but that this did not mean he was a target of the investigation. Former President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russian Federation after it seized Crimea and started supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014.

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:17

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said the leak of the pictures breached trust and "undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families". Officials said they believed Abedi had been a "mule", carrying a bomb made by someone else, the BBC reported Wednesday. "As we chase down those lines of inquiry we will keep this strong policing presence".

by | May 27, 2017 | 08:12

The subject of Russian Federation did not come up in a broader meeting between USA and European officials, said Michael Anton, a spokesman for the National Security Council. Trump irritated European Union leaders during his election campaign past year by hailing Brexit and suggesting other countries might follow Britain out of the 28-nation bloc.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:52

At least 22 people were killed when British-born Abedi detonated a device as fans left an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night. Hours before the attack, he had phoned his mother and said "forgive me", according to a Libyan anti-terror official. "He stood up and started calling the imam - 'You are talking bollocks, '" Ramadan said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:54

Top Russian officials last summer discussed how to gain influence over Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump through his advisers, according to intelligence data reported Wednesday by The New York Times . Brennan's testimony came the day after Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate intelligence committee, which, like the House committee, is investigating the ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:50

Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , told first lady Melania Trump on Monday that their families share common ground, saying their nation's citizens support them despite having a media that "hates us".

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:46

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's seven biggest economic powers have kept their watered-down promise to promote free trade, as the new United States administration's reluctance to commit to a full-throated defence against protectionism remained firm.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:46

When it came to guessing what first lady Melania Trump served the president, the pope proved infallible. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the Cardinal Secretary of State brought up climate change when meeting with Trump and encouraged him not to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:45

German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" regarding vehicle exports to the US. At a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, Macron insisted on the need for "reciprocity" on trade and said Europeans sometimes had a "too naive" approach on trade deals.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:44

Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators a year ago as they began scrutinizing former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials, the two sources said. The bank said in a statement in March that it had met with Kushner along with other representatives of USA banks and business as part of preparing a new corporate strategy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:41

A spokesman for United, Jonathan Guerin, said that the aircraft was notified of the apparent fire by the tower and that one person suffered an ankle injury while evacuating. According to the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, emergency response teams are at the scene and no injuries have been reported. Passengers on both planes were kept on the tarmac, awaiting approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to bring passengers back to their gates.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:34

On Thursday night, May 25, The Washington Post reported that the F.B.I. investigation into alleged ties between Donald Trump's staff, including potential collusion with Russian officials during the 2016 president election, has now widened its scope to include Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner .

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:34

A Democratic upset in the race would set off alarms for Republicans already anxious about the effects of Trump's unpopularity and the healthcare issue on their candidates in next year's midterm elections, when Republicans must defend their 24-seat House majority.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:33

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he would discuss peace efforts the US President. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool photo via AP, File). The Israeli love affair with President Donald Trump has soured as promises have gone unfulfilled. Trump vowed during his election campaign to move the United States embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to recognise the disputed city as Israel's capital.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:31

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, a staunch critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's business-focused rapprochement with China , said the use or threat of force to settle disputes between states is outlawed under the U.N.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:26

An interceptor is to be launched from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and soar toward the target, which will be fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific , according to the report. MORE: North Korea says new missile ready for mass productionThe Pentagon has a variety of missile defense systems, but the one designed with a potential North Korean ICBM in mind is perhaps the most technologically challenging.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:20

The fatal event was likely caused by arrhythmia. He said the caffeinated beverages caused the teen to suffer from arrhythmia, or an irregular heartbeat. Health experts have long warned about the dangers consuming high amounts of caffeine as this could cause irritability, restlessness, faster heartbeat, insomnia, nervousness, and even muscle tremors.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:19

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Office denied the claim on Monday evening, issuing a statement that said: "The things published on Fox News are a lie". president is due to make his first visit to Israel. The US, like most of the worldwide community, considers Jerusalem disputed ahead of final-status negotiations.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:19

Alleged Indian spy and former Indian Naval Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court in April on charges of espionage and terrorism. The ICJ's decisions are considered legally binding on both India and Pakistan. "I never said this as the forum for Kashmir is UN Security Council", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:13

President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the perpetrators behind Monday night's suicide bomb attack in Manchester, England, that claimed 22 lives and injured almost 60 other people. "Mr. President , I extend my hand to you to be your partner in this noble mission". Further, the USA leader did not bring up the issue of sovereignty over the city of Jerusalem , which both Israel and the Palestinians claim as their capital.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:14

He said their meeting with Mr Trump was "frankly constructive", adding: "The US can not compare their trade situation to the EU". "It was a good, cordial and friendly discussion ", a spokesperson from the European Commission told CNBC on Thursday regarding Trump's meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk .

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:07

Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing past year of a Muslim friend whose death he believed went unnoticed by "infidels" in the United Kingdom, said the relative yesterday, speaking on condition of anonymity over concerns for her own security.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:08

Flynn was also present at the early-December meeting, and later that month, Flynn held a call with Kislyak to discuss USA -imposed sanctions against Russian Federation. Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret, secure communications channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team, according to The Washington Post .

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:05

Meanwhile, an Israeli official told the Hebrew-language Maariv that the Palestinians were "distressed and put back 100 years" by Trump's visit to the region. Hossam, a Palestinian teenager who did not want to give his surname, said he wanted to defend the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Trump, on a tour that has already taken him to Saudi Arabia , Israel and the Palestinian territories, touched down in the Italian capital aboard Air Force One just before 1630 GMT, an AFP staffer ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:57

A source connected to the data analytics group said the team has not been contacted about any Russian Federation related probe. "I know that I'm not under investigation. Previously, lawmakers have said the panel was reviewing a range of options to compel Flynn hand over the documents, including holding him in contempt.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:59

Spokesman Georg Streiter didn't comment directly on a report that Trump called Germany " bad, very bad " on trade because of German companies' success selling goods such as cars in the U.S. Trump and Gentiloni during the leaders' lunch. They will also discuss security cooperation following Monday's suicide bombing at a concert in northern England that killed 22 people and was allegedly carried out by a young Islamist militant of Libyan descent who grew up in Britain .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:57

U.S. President Trump in Saudi Arabia had sought the unity of Muslim countries in the region to redouble their efforts to fight against ISIS. "We are sure that after an internal reflection, the United States will also want to commit to it", Gentiloni said , according to the Associated Press.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:56

He gave Trump three bound papal documents that he has written that to some degree define his papacy and priorities. But people close to the pope said in the days leading up to the meeting that he would not reprimand Trump, but seek to impart his values and build a dialogue that could cause a reconsideration of policies by Trump, if not a conversion.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:58

Army tanks packed with soldiers have rolled into a southern Philippine city to try to restore control after militants linked to Islamic State group launched a violent siege. All these groups are inspired by the IS, but so far there is no sign of significant, material ties. With much of Marawi a no-go zone, confusion reigned.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:54

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. "Right now, we don't have a position", White House economic adviser Gary Cohn told reporters en route to a Group of Seven meeting in Sicily.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:54

Moscow is deeply anxious over mass deaths of civilians in Iraq in ongoing bombing and shelling by the US-led coalition, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a commentary posted on the ministry's website on Friday. Eighty of those were killed in an airstrike on a building that housed the families of ISIS fighters. A team of 18 people worked on the investigation, interviewing civilians, two human rights groups and at least seven media outlets.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:55

The attack comes on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan . Masked gumen in military fatigues opened indiscriminate fire on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt today, killing at least 28 people, many of them children, the second major attack on the country's largest minority community in almost two months.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:45

Bhupen Hazarika . "We are committed to serving the region & enhancing its progress". He said his Government is working towards boosting prosperity and welfare of the people in the North-East through this "panch-tatva". Once open for public use, the bridge will reduce the travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by up to four hours. A vehicle carrying the Prime Minister, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal and other senior ...