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Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, Greater Manchester police said in a tweet. A Greater Manchester Police (GMP) spokeswoman did not comment to CNN on the New York Times' photo publication.



Suspected Manchester bomber's father, brother held in Libya

British Prime Minister Theresa May today confirmed that a total of eight men were in custody in the United Kingdom in connection with the deadly suicide bombing at a pop concert this week and asserted that the threat level in the country will remain at "critical".


US successfully tests ICBM defence system

US successfully tests ICBM defence system

The Defense Department said it will continue to evaluate other data to determine how the system performed. "In several ways, this test was a $244 million-dollar baby step, a baby step that took three years", Coyle said. The agency called the operation "the first live-fire test event against an (intercontinental ballistic missile)-class target" of what's called the "Ground-based Midcourse Defense" element of the nation's ballistic missile defense system.



Pentagon successfully tests intercontinental ballistic missile defence system

The target was an intercontinental-range missile fired from a test range on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific, and the US used radars in the Pacific and overhead to track it. He said that if the Trump administration wants peace on the Korean peninsula it should replace the armistice agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War with a peace accord and halt its anti-North Korea policy, which he called "the root cause of all problems".



South Korea returns six North Koreans rescued at sea

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as flawless by leader Kim Jong Un. "After a test run, a ship carrying them was handed over to North Korea at around 9:05 a.m.in the East Sea", a Unification Ministry official said. Haley said the United States believes "China is doing back-channel networking with North Korea in a way that's getting them to try and stop the nuclear testing".


Kabul blast: Modi condemns blast, says India stands with Afghanistan

Kabul blast: Modi condemns blast, says India stands with Afghanistan

In December Germany began carrying out group deportations of Afghans as the government sought to show it was tackling the high number of migrants by getting rid of those who do not qualify as refugees. Amnesty International demanded an immediate and impartial investigation. USA and Afghan forces have been battling the Taliban insurgency for more than 15 years.