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British Prime Minister Theresa May (File| AFP)
Theresa May says Manchester attacker aimed to cause 'maximum carnage', police know identity

May said the attacker had shown "cold calculation" by targeting children, adding that police believe they know his identity but are not disclosing it.

23 May 2017

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian security forces and firefighters gather at the scene of an explosion, in the central city of Homs, Syria, Tuesday, May 23. (Photo | AP)
Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, four killed

Homs police commander Lt. Gen. Khaled Hilal told state TV that two suicide attackers detonated their explosives-laden car as they were being surrounded by troops.

23 May 2017

Medical illustration : Pills of all kinds, shapes and colours, March 2003 | REUTERS
US approves Sanofi, Regeneron arthritis drug

In Europe, some 2.9 million people suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a painful autoimmune disorder.

23 May 2017

An airplane taking off (File | AP)
Virgin Atlantic flight from Dubai to London evacuated after security threat

The security incident comes after an explosion struck a concert Monday night in Manchester, England, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers.

23 May 2017

In this Monday, May 22, 2017 photo, South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled howitzer fires during the annual exercise in Paju, near the border with North Korea. (Photo | AP)
South Korea says fires warning shots at object flown from North Korea

The military did not indicate whether the object had been shot down, or had gone back over the border, one of the most heavily-fortified locations in the world.

23 May 2017

Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, speaks at an election campaign event in Church House, London Thursday April 20, 2017. | AP
UK parties suspend election campaign after Manchester blast

Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "Today the whole country will grieve for the people who have lost their lives."  

23 May 2017

This file photo taken on January 3, 2017 shows a man wearing a mask crossing a street in Beijing. China can avoid three million premature deaths each year if it slashes a type of fine particle air pollution to UN recommended levels, a study said March 15, 2017 | AFP
Grad student in US attacked online for speech on China air pollution, speech restrictions

Speaking at the University of Maryland, Yang Shuping said coming to the United States had been a breath of "fresh air" after growing up in China.

23 May 2017

US lawmaker calls for abolishing H1B visa lottery system

Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner said the programme is in a desperate need of reform and it must be addressed with a serious, clear-eyed approach.     

23 May 2017

A Sharia law official whips a man convicted of adultery with a rattan cane in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. (File |AP)
2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sex 

Neighborhood vigilantes in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, suspected them of being gay and broke into their rented room to catch them having sex.

23 May 2017

India and Pakistan flag (File |AFP)
India seeks consular access for arrested Mumbai resident in Pakistan

Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, a Mumbai resident was arrested from in Islamabad under the Margalla police station on Sunday, over allegedly living their without proper permission or travel documents.

23 May 2017

Concert-goers wait to be picked up at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack  in Manchester. (AFP)
Manchester pop concert attacker died detonating device: Police

Greater Manchester Police chief Ian Hopkins said the man had set off an "improvised explosive device" as the audience was leaving the concert by US pop star Ariana Grande.

23 May 2017

Jadhav has been sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court for spying for India.
Pakistan presses ICJ for early hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The request was made in view of the upcoming elections for ICJ judges, scheduled to be held in November.

23 May 2017

President Donald Trump, accompanied by Shmuel Rabinovitch, Rabbi of the Western Wall, center, and Mordechai 'Suli' Elias, director general of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, visits the Western Wall. (AP)
Trump's Yad Vashem visit highlights mixed Holocaust record

Trump's team has allotted no longer than 30 minutes to Yad Vashem, citing the busy schedule of his 27-hour stay in Israel.

23 May 2017

Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. (AP)
Manchester terror attack: What we know

Here is what we know so far about the attack, which was the deadliest in Britain since 2005.

23 May 2017

New York steps up security after Manchester concert blast

The US Department of Homeland Security said it was working to find information and stood ready to assist counterparts in Britain.

23 May 2017

Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. (AP)
Chronology of terror attacks on Britain

Here is a list of Terror attacks in Britain after Irish republicans ended regular bombings in 2001.

23 May 2017

Ariana Grande (File|AP)
Ariana Grande 'broken' after concert attack

Ariana Grande said she felt at a loss for words after a suspected terror attack at her concert in the British city of Manchester.

23 May 2017

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces killed seven AQAP militants through a combination of small arms fire and precision airstrikes,

23 May 2017

Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

Park was escorted by police into court in her first public appearance since she was jailed on March 31 based on the same corruption allegations that led to her removal from office.

23 May 2017

Police deploy at scene of explosion in Manchester, England, on May 23,  2017 at a concert.  (AFP)
PM Modi condemns Arinana Grande concert blast in UK

An explosion occurred at a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in the Manchester city which is being treated as a terrorist incident.

23 May 2017

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Americans advised to postpone non-essential travel to Pakistan

US has asked its citizens to postpone all their non-essential travel to Pakistan in wake of the increased and continued terror threat in the country.

23 May 2017

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