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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation scolding long overdue

Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation scolding long overdue

Trump's discomfort has been particularly obvious in comparison to European leaders, who move easily in a pack. While in Brussels he berated some of America's oldest allies, in Riyadh Trump said he had a "tremendous" time as he signed multi-billion-dollar arms deals with Saudi Arabia's conservative rulers and took part in a sword dance.



Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: army

Marawi is one of the biggest Muslim-populated cities in the mainly Catholic Philippines . The eight dead men, majority shot in the head and with hands tied behind their backs, were labourers who were stopped by militants while fleeing Marawi City .


Manchester attack: Ariana Grande plans benefit gig

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande plans benefit gig

At least 22 people were killed when 22-year-old Abedi detonated a device as fans left an Ariana Grande gig at Manchester Arena. Eight people are in custody in connection with the attack, after the arrest of two further men in Manchester on Thursday morning (UK time ).


Palestinians held in Israeli jails end hunger strike

Palestinians held in Israeli jails end hunger strike

In exchange for ending the hunger strike , prisoners will be offered a second family visit per month, the Israel Prison Service said. Many Palestinians see Barghouti as a potential future leader of the Palestinian Authority, despite his prison sentence.



Ariana Grande Pens Emotional Open Letter Following Fatal Manchester Attack

It is believed the Manchester Arena bomb was assembled by Abedi himself, with David Videcette, a former Metropolitan Police constable who participating in the 7/7 investigations, saying he probably learned his deadly craft overseas. Manchester police continued making arrests in the investigation with the number of detentions rising to eight in the wake of the UK's worst terrorist attack since the July 2005 bombings in London .



Philippine President Duterte Tells Soldiers They Can Rape Women

This brings the combined official death toll to at least 97. The crisis in Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has grown increasingly dire as the militants show unexpected tenacity, fending off a military that has unleashed attack helicopters, armored vehicles and scores of soldiers.