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Trump on Manchester bombing: the terrorists are "evil losers"

The last talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, led by former USA secretary of state John Kerry, broke down in April 2014 after around a year of largely fruitless discussion. Trump approached alone and placed his hand on the stone. "The children of Palestine and Israel must enjoy a safe and prosperous future", he added. "Palestinians, Abbas said, want to focus on building their institutions along with a "culture of peace and denouncing violence" while building bridges instead of ...


Manchester attack: Security services think they know who bomber is

Manchester attack: Security services think they know who bomber is

Katz said IS supporter have also used the encrypted Telegram messaging service to re-circulate videos threatening Britain and the West, since the Manchester attack late on Monday. "A single terrorist detonated his improvised explosive device near one of the exits of the venue, deliberately choosing the time and place to cause maximum carnage and to kill and injure indiscriminately", May said after an emergency ministerial meeting.


Sri Lanka president switches foreign, finance ministers in reshuffle

Sri Lanka president switches foreign, finance ministers in reshuffle

Former foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera swore as new Minister of Finance and Communications, while former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake took over as Foreign Minister. According to United Nations estimates, up to 40,000 civilians were killed during the three-decade-long war that ended in defeat for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.



United States may have dispersed equipment to Syrian Kurds 'very quickly'

Turkish officials reacted with public anger to the USA move to arm the Kurds, a decision that was announced Tuesday, a week ahead of a state visit to Washington by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . The SDF spokesman added that the United States decision had a "historic meaning" and demonstrated trust to the Kurdish forces fighting Daesh. The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), one of the main Kurdish militia groups in Syria, has proclaimed its aim to "build a free Syria" using ...



North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' - Seoul

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In called a National Security Council meeting in response to the latest launch, Yonhap news agency reported. North Korea Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile which travelled some 500 km, just a week after a previous launch sparked worldwide condemnation and threats of tougher United Nations sanctions.