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Security at major British sports venues has been stepped up this week following Monday's suicide terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. (File | AP)
Britain arrests two more in probe of Manchester bombing network

British police said they arrested two more people during raids in connection with the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert.

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No group has so far claimed responsibility for the Kandahar attack, but it comes as Taliban insurgents step up their annual spring offensive. (File | AP)
Thirteen dead as Taliban car bomber hits CIA-funded Afghan militia

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis last month warned of "another tough year" for security forces in Afghanistan.

19 hours ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo | AP)
Russia President Vladimir Putin and his France counterpart Emmanuel Macron air tough issues at Versailles meet

Putin adviser Yuri Ushakov has described the visit as an informal occasion that will nevertheless touch on some tough issues.

19 hours ago

For representational purpose
Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails end hunger strike

Palestinian Prisoners Club chief Qaddura Fares said an agreement had been reached between the strikers and Israeli authorities.

20 hours ago

For representational purpose
Bill seeking H-1B limits exemption for foreigners with US PhD introduced

Trump said his administration is going to enforce 'Hire American' rules that are designed to protect jobs and wages of workers in the US.

21 hours ago

Police investigate a deadly stabbing on a Metropolitan Area Express train in northeast Portland. | AP
Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on Portland train: Police

Police don't know if the man has mental health issues or if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time.

21 hours ago

Sushma Swaraj | Reuters
Sushma Swaraj discusses trade cooperation with Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth

The Mauritian prime minister arrived here yesterday on a three-day visit, during which he will hold meetings with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee.

21 hours ago

Police deployed at least 100 officers to secure Corby's departure, from her house to the parole officer's office and the airport. (File | AP)
Australian trafficker Schapelle Corby to return home amid media storm

Police deployed at least 100 officers to secure Corby's departure, from her house to the parole officer's office and the airport.

21 hours ago

Sri Lankan military rescuers and villagers stand on the debris of a house that was destroyed in a landslide in Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka. | AP
Sri Lanka steps up relief as toll from floods, landslides hits 122

The official DMC reported that over 60,000 people were driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country.

22 hours ago

Former National Security Adviser Zbigniew K Brzezinski (File | AP)
Zbigniew Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Jimmy Carter, dies

Zbigniew Brzezinski did not support President Donald Trump's election, and criticized his foreign policy as vague.

22 hours ago

US President Donald Trump | AP
Disharmony at G7 as US President Donald Trump plays his own tune

Cohn was referring to whether Trump will execute his threat to walk away from the Paris accord on combatting climate change.

22 hours ago

For representational purpose
Judge tosses life terms for Washington sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

Malvo, who was 17 when he was arrested over the killings, was also sentenced to life in prison in Maryland.

22 hours ago

Hillary Clinton (File | AP)
Hillary Clinton attacks Trump, recalls Nixon's impeachment of justice

Clinton implicitly compared Trump to Nixon, the Republican president brought down by the Watergate scandal.

22 hours ago

Migrants on a boat are given life vests before being rescued at sea. | AP
Hundreds of migrants rescued in major operation off Libya

The Libyan coastguard, fishing and commercial boats were working in coordination with the Italian authorities.

22 hours ago

Armed police and ambulance services at the suspected terrorist attack site in Manchester Arena on Tuesday. | AP
Manchester attack probe: 11 people in detention

Abedi reportedly returned from Libya only a few days before the attack which killed 22 people.

22 hours ago

US President Donald Trump (File | AP)
US President Donald Trump on Egypt attack: Bloodletting of Christians must end

Trump decried an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that left at least 28 dead, calling on allies to band together to defeat terrorism.

22 hours ago

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner (File | AP)
Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner sought secret line to Moscow: Report

Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin.

27 May 2017

A protester wears a message on his torso directed at government security forces that reads in Spanish: 'Fight alongside me, do not repress me' during a demonstration by opponents of President Nicolas Maduro who gathered to block a major highway in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 20, 2017. | AP
Wonder Woman, Naked Man... 5 icons of Venezuela unrest

Here are five striking faces of the anti-government street protests, during which 57 people have been killed over the past two months..

27 May 2017

15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

 At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

27 May 2017

Two Chinese fighters intercept US plane in S China Sea

The Pentagon today said it was concerned by an 'unsafe and unprofessional' encounter between two Chinese fighters and a US surveillance plane over the South China Sea.     

27 May 2017

Armed police and ambulance services at the suspected terrorist attack site in Manchester Arena on Tuesday. (AP)
'Large part' of Manchester bombing network held: Scotland Yard

With the new arrests, the number of people arrested reached 11, of which two have been released without charge, police said.     

27 May 2017

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