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Amir Khan Fears Discrimination As A Muslim In Wake Of Manchester Bombing

Reacting to the story on the ITV breakfast show, Amir told hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid he is now concerned about going out with his daughter. "I think all of them have families", said the man, who declined to be named, standing outside with his partner and son. "That hasn't happened to me personally before but it has happened to my friends".

World Health Organization Elects First Director-General From Africa

Speaking Wednesday to reporters, the day after his election to a five-year term by WHO's governing body, Tedros said some countries had told him during his campaign that they would give to World Health Organization at levels "like what the US, United Kingdom and other countries" provide in voluntary contributions.

Theresa May upgrades UK terror threat to highest possible level

British police do not routinely carry firearms, but London police said extra armed officers would be deployed at this weekend's soccer cup final at Wembley and rugby at Twickenham. She added: "This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely, but that an attack may be imminent". She also complained about USA officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the press.

Why Netanyahu's Cabinet Tried to Snub Trump During Israel Visit

President Donald Trump voiced optimism today about a peace accord between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, but Florida Sen. But he pleased his hosts during the most sensitive stop on his two-day visit to Israel by taking a strong stand in expressing sympathy for Holocaust victims and support for the Jewish state.

United Kingdom terror alert level raised to 'critical'

May said Abedi was born and raised in Britain and a European security official said he was of Libyan descent. May will chair another meeting of the Cobra emergency committee to reassess the security situation at 9.30am tomorrow. The University of Salford, based in Manchester , said in a statement that Abedi was one of its students and it was helping the police with their investigation.

Melania Trump Evades Donald Trump's Hand Again, For The Second Time

Video footage shows that when Donald and Melania arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel, the US President reached for his wife's hand - seemingly copying the behaviour of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara .

Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power. Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun carried pictures Wednesday of eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos, who was killed in the attack, and of Abedi under the words "PURE" and "EVIL" respectively.

Britain Raises Threat Level to 'Critical,' Says 'Further Attack May Be Imminent'

A USA government source said investigators were looking into whether Abedi had travelled to Libya and whether he had been in touch with Islamic State militants there. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sent May a message Tuesday expressing his condolences for the Manchester victims, and his great anger that peaceful young people with promising futures had been targeted.

Donald Trump Tries To Hold Melania's Hand & She SLAPS IT AWAY

On Tuesday, the USA leader will meet Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas. Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "a curvy road", saying he hoped the Trump administration will "settle down" enough for his nation to better understand it.

Iran's Zarif scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , he argued he never mentioned Israel, the source of the classified intelligence, according to various officials - something he has not been accused of doing. The president had reportedly spent much of his flight from the U.S.to Saudi Arabia editing his speech . Mr Trump began a trip to Israel on Monday by saying that it shared a "common cause" with its Arab neighbours in "the threat posed by Iran".

Trump delivers remarks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel has controlled both the eastern and western sides of Jerusalem since 1967, although the Palestinians consider East Jerusalem their capital. The Western Wall is the last remnant of the supporting wall of the second Jewish temple, built by King Herod and destroyed by the Romans in AD 70. Since the 7th century C.E.it has been the site of Islam's Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered — United Nations envoy

Iranian terror proxies have also infiltrated the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and aid Shiite Houthi rebels waging war in Yemen. Iraqi forces backed by tribal militias during battle to retake a village from ISIS on the eastern bank of the river Tigris, Iraq December 7, 2016.

Moody's Cuts Its China Rating, Citing Risks From Rising Debt

China's top leadership has identified the containment of financial risks and asset bubbles as a top priority this year. The finance ministry noted the growth rate ticked up to 6.9 percent in the quarter ending in March and said tax revenue rose 11.8 percent in the first four months of the year.

Manchester attack: Olivia Campbell confirmed dead by mother

Authorities said they arrested a 23-year-old in South Manchester as part of its ongoing investigation, but it's not clear if the individual is connected to the explosion. "There was this massive bang". "It now really becomes a question of leadership". "And that's when the screaming started", said 25-year-old Ryan Molloy.

German parliament group scraps Turkey trip at last minute

The visit's cancellation is likely to further strain relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies that have deteriorated over Turkey's refusal to allow German parliamentarians access to troops based at the Incirlik air base.

UK Raises Terror Threat to 'Critical' Level for Third Time in History

Intelligence experts believe the device detonated at a concert by the pop singer Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena on Monday night was so sophisticated that Abedi must have either been given specialist training overseas or used a bomb made by a technician who has not yet been captured.

Senate Subpoenas Records from Mike Flynn's Companies

This a point that should scare the living daylights out of Donald Trump . Chaffetz had invited Comey to speak at Wednesday's hearing. The leaders of the Senate Russia investigation said Tuesday they will continue to pursue critical documents from former national security adviser Michael Flynn , issuing two additional subpoenas to a pair of businesses Flynn ran.

British Prime Minister raises country's threat level

In the south Manchester suburb of Chorlton yesterday, police arrested a 23-year-old man in a supermarket then searched an apartment in a nearby area. "We can't get through to her". He was named by police and Prime Minister Theresa May the day after the deadly attack, which also left dozens wounded, on the concert by U.S.

N members willing to join PTI in droves: Imran

Several senior PPP bigwigs from Punjab are also in contact with the PTI and the announcement of their joining the party would be made within a month. Alam Khan said he was member of PPP's organizing committee and a Member of National Assembly from Peshawar.

Russia, Syria blast USA strikes targeting anti-Daesh forces

The coalition-backed troops used "shows of force and warning shots" to try to get the pro-Syrian government force to move out of the area, according to the official. In the end, US fighters were forced to engage the Iranian force by launching airstrikes against the convoy. The latest strikes are the first against government forces since the United States launched cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base in April in the face of army advances against foreign-backed terrorists.

Trump tells Netanyahu he 'never mentioned Israel' in meeting with Russians

A succession of US presidents have attempted to negotiate peace between Israel and the Palestinians, whose modern-day conflict dates to the 1948 establishment of the Jewish state, and all have failed. 'Never mentioned Israel'Speaking to the press alongside Netanyahu Monday, Trump sought to defend himself against criticism that he provided Israeli intelligence to Russian Federation.

US State Dept proposes $190 million cut in aid to Pakistan

Countries are given loans or grants to by United States military equipment under foreign military financing. The proposed draft budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which starts in the United States on October 1, will be directed to Congress for approval, where it may undergo changes.

Peace Possible and Should Be Achieved

Netanyahu was one of the first world leaders to visit Washington after President Trump's inauguration and U.S. President's visit is another step to reaffirm the bond of friendship between the two countries. Trump also paid a visit to Western Wall in the Old City of East Jerusalem , becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.

Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

Here's some things to watch for: HARD-LINERS' REACTION Those backing Ebrahim Raisi will accept the results. "I am confident that during your tenure in office, the friendly neighborly Iran will continue to develop upward, bringing its considerable and important contribution to the establishment of regional peace and stability", read the message, issued by the President's Office press service.

Ariana Grande's drummer Aaron Spears speaks out on bombing

The following year, security chiefs raised it once more as they hunted for the men who had tried to bomb a London nightclub, before going on to attack Glasgow Airport. Witnesses reported seeing bodies on the floor after the blast around 10:30 p.m. (2130 GMT) on Monday, and some fans were trampled as panicked crowds tried to flee the venue.

Ariana Grande's mum helped fans to safety during concert attack

Before they found out what had happened, Campbell and Hodgson said they would continue sharing Olivia's photos in hopes that someone had seen her. She quickly ushered a number of children backstage to safety and waited with them until it was safe to leave, according to reports.

Ariana Grande returns to U.S. following Manchester attack

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May deployed military troops to work with police at concerts, sports events and other public gatherings the night after a suicide bomber claimed 22 lives outside a pop concert at the Manchester Arena, the New York Times reports .

NU students in London as authorities investigate fatal United Kingdom bombing

Find more information on that here. Juan Campo, director of the UCSB Education Abroad Program, said the six UCSB students in Manchester this quarter are "all safe and accounted for". Eight Point Park students and two professors found themselves in the middle of a terrorist attack Monday in Manchester, England. UCSB Spokesperson Andrea Estrada said no UC students now overseas in Manchester were harmed during Monday's bombing.

Clashes between students, security forces in Srinagar

The students at SP School tried to come out on the MA Road but were pushed back by police. However, the security forces didn't allow them to proceed towards the main roads and tried to disperse them by resorting to tear gas canisters. The officials said intense clashes were also reported between students and law enforcing agencies from Palhallan area of north Kashmirs Baramulla district today.

Britain Raises Threat Level to 'Critical' After Manchester Attack

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said detectives were working to establish whether Abedi, whose attack left 22 people dead, including an eight-year-old girl, was working alone. Writing on Facebook, she paid tribute to her "precious" daughter, aged 15. Olivia's mother, Charlotte Campbell, had issued an emotional plea for information on her daughter's whereabouts after the Ariana Grande concert.

Vigil Honors Manchester Victims, Across The Globe People Are Mournful

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi was known "up to a point" to the British intelligence services and police. May said Britain's terror threat level has been raised to critical. The terror threat in England has been raised to the highest level it's been since 2007, as fears intensify about the possibility of another attack.

Trump arrives in Israel, says peace deal is crucial

At an airport greeting ceremony, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel has been at the front line of the fight against terrorism for decades. "Never mentioned the word Israel", Trump said. "What's happened with Iran has brought numerous parts of the Middle East toward Israel", Trump said at a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin.

South Korean troops open fire projectile North Korea

On Sunday, North Korea said it had carried out a "successful" test of a medium range ballistic missile . In January 2016, South Korea's military fired warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the border. and its followers" for the declaration, the official Korean Central News Agency reported , saying they were "obsessed by inveterate repugnancy and hostility".

White House lawyers 'prepare for possibility of Trump's impeachment'

Trump tweeted that he might have "tapes" of his meetings with Comey. The ceremony occurred in the Blue Room of the White House , where many senior law enforcement officials - including the Secret Service director - had gathered. Those remaining in the inner circle are said to include Ivanka Trump , Jared Kushner, longtime aide Hope Hicks, bodyguard turned White House aide Keith Schiller and former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

Theresa May issues statement on concert attack

A US government source said investigators were looking into whether Abedi had travelled to Libya and whether he had been in touch with Islamic State militants there. "Broken", Grande tweeted. "From the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". She returned to the United States on Tuesday, Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reported, as questions lingered over whether she would continue her European tour.

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