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Two more arrests as anti-terror police hunt Manchester bomber's 'network'

Two more arrests as anti-terror police hunt Manchester bomber's 'network'

Issuing a photo of the arrested suspect, an official said he was "aware of all the details" of Salman Abedi's deadly attack on Manchester Arena and was planning his own "terrorist act" in Tripoli. In 1993, he fled the oil-rich North African country to Saudi Arabia after he was accused of helping Islamists by tipping them off before police raids.



US will not ease sanctions on Russia, White House says

Several Trump administration officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Nikki Haley, the ambassador to the United Nations, have said that the USA will not lift sanctions until Russian Federation leaves Ukraine . "[The White House] is not lowering our sanctions on Russian Federation", he said Friday, according to ABC News. Tusk spoke a day after a USA official, asked whether Trump plans to extend the US sanctions, indicated that he had not decided.


Trump ridiculed for shoving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader

Trump ridiculed for shoving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader

KEITH: Jens Stoltenberg is NATO's secretary general. Fellow NATO leaders occasionally exchanged awkward looks with each other during the president's lecture, which occurred at an event commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall and the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.


Manchester attack: Sister of bomber said he wanted 'revenge' for injustice

Manchester attack: Sister of bomber said he wanted 'revenge' for injustice

A spokesman for the local counter-terrorism force said younger brother Hashem Abedi was arrested on suspicion of links with Islamic State and was suspected of planning to carry out an attack in the Libyan capital. The other eight men, aged between 18 and 38, were being questioned over their involvement in the attack and are expected to be charged soon. Abrini visited Manchester in 2015.


4 dead after scaling Mount Everest

4 dead after scaling Mount Everest

Slovakia mountaineer Vladimir Strba also suffered from severe altitude sickness while attempting to reach the summit of Mount Everest . Australian Francesco Enrico Marchetti , 54, died after "suffering altitude sickness" during his descent on the Tibet side of the mountain, according the Himalayan Times .



Liberal Democrats bid to woo young voters with loans to leave home

If elected, they would introduce a " rent to own " scheme to help first time buyers purchase a house over 30 years. The manifesto also says the party will reform vehicle taxation to encourage sales of electric and low-emission vehicles and develop electric vehicle infrastructure including universal charging points.