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Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

The Somalia-based group has vowed to step up attacks in Mogadishu and elsewhere after the federal government recently announced a new offensive against the group. The curfew is to remain effect through June. Three police officers were killed and two others injured when their vehicle ran over an improvised bomb near Kenya's eastern border with Somalia , a Kenyan official said Wednesday.


Turkey's leader confronted by France, Germany at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Turkey's leader confronted by France, Germany at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

The French official says President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue of photojournalist Mathias Depardon in talks with Erdogan ahead of Thursday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel has also been detained in Turkey. Berlin has repeatedly underlined the importance of visit of German lawmakers with troops stationed overseas, saying the German army was not under the control of the government, but the parliament.


US to renew sanctions waivers on Iran Wednesday

US to renew sanctions waivers on Iran Wednesday

U.S. -Iran relations have become more hostile than ever as the White House takes an aggressive posture toward Tehran over test-firing a ballistic missile that could raise tensions in the already chaotic region. Such avoidance is particularly noteworthy in light of the Iranian missile tests and support for North Korean development, as these things had been part of a pattern or defiant gestures and statements implying readiness for war.


Pope Francis offers condolences to Manchester attack victims

Pope Francis offers condolences to Manchester attack victims

A 23-year-old man arrested by police in a separate move in south Manchester in connection with the attack on Tuesday was believed to be Abedi's brother, news reports said. Local sources said Abedi is the child of Libyan refugees who moved to the United Kingdom to flee Muammar Gaddafi's regime. Mrs May raised the security threat level to the highest possible rating of critical, meaning another atrocity is expected imminently, saying a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved ...



Manchester bombing: United Kingdom police make 7th arrest in connection with terror attack

Abedi died in Monday's blast at an Ariana Grande concert . A woman was arrested late Wednesday but was later released without charge. Meanwhile, Grande has cancelled all her shows through to June 5. "The British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity, the element of surprise, so it is irritating if it gets released from other sources, and I have been very clear with our friends that should not happen again", ...



Woman released after being arrested in Ariana Grande Manchester Arena bombing

The identities of the victims were becoming known little by little. Her French counterpart Gerard Collomb said the man had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria as well. "We recite Quran, but not that". The graphic pictures appeared a day after the bomber's name was briefed to the U.S. media against the wishes of Greater Manchester Police, hours after Home Secretary Amber Rudd revealed she had told USA authorities not to leak material about the atrocity.