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

On Saturday, Britain lowered its official terrorism threat level from "critical" to "severe" after police said they had dismantled a large part of Abedi's network. Northern Railway says train services "that would normally run into Manchester Victoria are unable to do so", meaning "significant disruption" for trains in and around Manchester .

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  • PM's statement prior to his departure to Germany, Spain, Russia and France
PM's statement prior to his departure to Germany, Spain, Russia and France

In the 32nd episode of the monthly programme, Prime Minister Modi said he had not thought it would be viewed politically when he launched the programme more than two years back (on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) 2014). "I am very optimistic about our future partnership". He criticised the Indian government for squeezing the space of the civil socie...

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  • US fears nuclear armament race in Asia-Pacific: Australia
US fears nuclear armament race in Asia-Pacific: Australia

Trump has said he will prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile, a capability experts say Pyongyang could have some time after 2020. More, in the Philippines case there is actually a trend upward, and as Greitens noted, the Philippines is North Korea's third largest trading partner after China and India-...

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  • Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran
Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

Rouhani , long known as a cautious and mild-mannered establishment insider, reinvented himself as a bold champion of reform during the election campaign, which culminated on Friday in victory with more than 57% of the vote. He warned though that Iran's relations under his presidency do not accept "intimidation or humiliation", adding that this is...

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  • With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time
With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time

Sylvie Goulard arrives at the Elysee Palace Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Paris . Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's government as foreign minister and also be in charge of European affairs.

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  • Russians discussed how to influence Trump via aides
Russians discussed how to influence Trump via aides

Flynn, a top adviser to candidate Trump before becoming national security adviser, was paid more than $33,000 in 2015 to speak at a Moscow gala where he was seated next to Russian President Vladimir Putin . He agreed to testify before the House and Senate intelligence committees in late March in exchange for immunity from prosecution, but neithe...

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  • Manchester police not sharing intelligence with USA after leaks
Manchester police not sharing intelligence with USA after leaks

Monday's bombing prompted United Kingdom authorities to deploy soldiers through out the city and raise the terror threat level to " critical ", the highest of five levels for worldwide terrorism, and at least two men have been arrested in connection to the attack, the Guardian reported .

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  • Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi
Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

But not at the United Nations. Trump's vagueness on one of the region's central issues did little to dampen the enthusiasm surrounding his visit, particularly from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Trump also does not expect to convene a joint meeting with Abbas and Netanyahu on this trip although he hopes that will happen after anothe...

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  • Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee
Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

The latest crisis to beset Trump comes days after an another revelation by the daily which claimed that the president has asked sacked FBI director James Comey to end the agency's investigation into ties between his former national security adviser Mike Flynn and Russian Federation.

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  • Leo Varadkar likely to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister
Leo Varadkar likely to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

Mr Varadkar was backed by senior party members yesterday, including Paschal Donohoe, the public expenditure minister, Regina Doherty, the government chief whip, and John Deasy, a Waterford TD. That support level, and the fact that parliamentary party members account for 65% of the voting power in the overall contest, has meant that Varadkar's victo...

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  • OPEC ponders supply cut extension
OPEC ponders supply cut extension

However, the budget is not fixed since Congress has the final say and has rejected many White House proposals in the past. Brent for July settlement fell 7 cents to $53.80 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, and traded at a $2.71 premium to WTI.

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  • Donald Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process
Donald Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

It also comes as he contends with a raft of problems back home, including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. Trump, whose unorthodox approach has spurred some hope on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has done no such managing of expectations.

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  • Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest
Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

The WINNER of the #ESC2017 is Portugal! RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster have wasted no time in announcing Lisbon, the Portuguese capital as the 2018 host city. music isn't fireworks, music is feeling", Sobral. Bulgaria came in second and Moldavia surprised everyone this year and took third place. However it was a much better result tha...

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  • With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel
With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

After Israel, Trump's marathon maiden foreign trip will take him to the Vatican for an audience with Pope Francis, to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and to Sicily for a meeting of leaders of the Group of Seven major industrial nations.

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  • UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Meanwhile, when asked who would make the best prime minister, nearly half of voters backed Theresa May. Despite his long record as an anti-war campaigner, the Labour leader says there are circumstances when military intervention is justified as a "genuine last resort".

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  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

The president is scheduled to meet next with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later Monday, and the two will deliver remarks. Netanyahu, invoking Abraham Lincoln's desire to visit what he called "the eternal capital of the Jewish people, said, "There's no city on Earth where you are more welcome than right here with us in Jerusalem".

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  • Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture
Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture

Adam Scotti , photographer to the prime minister, tweeted a photo of the run-in later in the evening. One of the students Trudeau was running past has revealed the Prime Minister agreed to take a selfie with them - once they all realised who it was running past.

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  • Big game hunter killed after shot elephant falls on him
Big game hunter killed after shot elephant falls on him

Theunis Botha, 51, was a well known hunter from Johannesberg in South Africa. A hunter in his group shot and killed the elephant but the animal fell in such a way that crushed Botha as well. According to Netwerk24 , the hunter was identified as 51-year-old Theunis Botha of South Africa. Botha was a pioneer of Monteira hunting, in which packs of d...

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  • Andre Dirrell's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent In Wild Scene After Boxing Fight
Andre Dirrell's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent In Wild Scene After Boxing Fight

Dirrell was knocked to the ground and ruled unable to continue. It was the second time during the fight that Uzcatgui had thrown a late punch, so the referee made a decision to disqualify him after Dirrell was ruled to be unfit to continue.

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  • Julian Assange's team calls for Turnbull government's help
Julian Assange's team calls for Turnbull government's help

The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is calling on the Prime Minister to help her son and "take Sweden to task" now prosecutors have stopped investigating him over rape allegations. He said the "road is far from over", adding it was "extremely regretful" that he was still being threatened with arrest if he leaves the embassy. After decl...

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  • Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'
Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) and Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford hold a press briefing on the campaign to defeat ISIS at the Pentagon in Washington , U.S., May 19, 2017. A proposal is also in the works to " deconflict " operations in Syria with Russian Federation. Dunford did not say when the new channel opened, but...

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  • Trump's Laptop, Tablet Ban On Flights From Europe Delayed -- For Now
Trump's Laptop, Tablet Ban On Flights From Europe Delayed -- For Now

However, officials said that other measures are still being considered, though they failed to elaborate on what these measures might be. The dialogue was robust and collaborative, according to a US senior administration official speaking to reporters at a briefing.

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  • ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation
ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

For example, Kenneth Starr, who investigated former president Bill Clinton, probed allegations surrounding his past real estate deals but later expanded the inquiry into Clinton's relations with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky, leading to an impeachment of Clinton by the House.

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  • Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them
Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them

The Maulana noted that war was no solution to any problem and hoped that the Nigerian government and Boko Haram would solve their differences through negotiations. Thousands of people have been killed and about 1.6 million driven from their homes during the eight-year insurgency by Boko Haram . Nigeria's presidency has released the names of th...

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  • Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'
Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

Putin on Wednesday joked that his Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "hasn't shared those secrets with us". Two Israeli intelligence officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday that Israel had shared specific intelligence with the USA regarding ISIS plots to smuggle explosive laptops onto planes, and that it appeared that that intelligence had been ...

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