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by | May 25, 2017 | 20:30

A picture of their visit went viral shows Trump smiling whereas his wife and daughter along with the Pope Francis were standing morose and stiff. Trump responded by claiming that the Vatican is "ISIS' ultimate trophy". Francis had a light moment with the first lady, asking via translator, "What do you give him to eat, potica? " referring to a favorite papal dessert from her native Slovenia.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:15

That warning took the form of a phone call between the head of the Russian intelligence service, the FSB, and the head of the CIA. But spokesman Ian Prior says an Federal Bureau of Investigation employee assigned to help with the form, known as an SF-86, said those encounters didn't have to be included as routine contacts as part of Sessions' Senate job.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:02

Collomb's comments, which revealed information British authorities had yet to release, came despite the fact U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday reprimanded USA officials for leaking classified information about the investigation to the press.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:19

Speaking with Mr Netanyahu after his arrival in Israel , he emphasised the US-Israel allegiance. United States president Donald Trump said he never mentioned "the word or the name Israel" during a recent conversation with top Russian diplomats.

by | May 25, 2017 | 20:05

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with newly elected French President Emanuel Macron, and European officials on the sidelines of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, in which he is expected to seek more support from the bloc for Turkey's anti-terror efforts.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:02

At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where singer Ariana Grande had been performing and two USA officials said a suicide bomber was suspected in the explosion. Among investigators' areas of interest is how often Abedi travelled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:48

The pope said , "I give this to you so that you can be an instrument of peace". The pontiff said last week he would "never make a judgment about a person without hearing him out" and some Vatican observers suspect he will hold his tongue, at least for now.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:56

Troops have been deployed to free up police officers for patrols and investigations. While British police had discovered the identity of Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 in Manchester on Monday, the name was withheld from the media initially for operational reasons.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:53

Trump "our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge a historic peace deal" and to become partners with the US against terrorism. He believes that the most important result of Trump's visit is recognising the occupation, and he [Trump] refused to accompany any Israeli official to the Nativity Church.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:42

On Tuesday, Brennan, the former CIA director, testified to the House intelligence panel that he had noticed enough contact between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign to justify an investigation by the FBI. The special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, is overseeing an investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether there was any collusion with Trump associates.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:43

Police are looking into a suspected Islamist network behind Salmon Abedi, a British-born man of Libyan descent who set off a backpack bomb in foyer at an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring over 60 concertgoers. The Times newspaper said Abedi was believed to have returned to Britain from Libya recently. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said British investigators had told French authorities Abedi had probably traveled to Syria as well and that he had "proven links" to ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:57

The troops of India and Pakistan intermittently exchange fire on 720 km-long LoC and 198 km IB in Kashmir , despite an agreement in 2003 to observe cease-fire. Divisional commissioner Mandeep Bhandari visited the affected areas of Rajouri and discussed contingency plans to shift civilians from the areas that were being targeted by Pakistani troops.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:29

Yuval Steinitz, a senior Cabinet minister and Netanyahu confidant, called Saudi Arabia "a hostile country" and said the deal was "definitely something that should trouble us". "And if you look at King Salman and Saudi Arabia and others that I was with - the UAE and Bahrain and Kuwait and so many others - it was something".

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:55

ISIS, now being driven from territories in Syria and Iraq by Western-backed armed forces, claimed responsibility for the Manchester attack, but there appeared to be contradictions in its account of the operation. He did not elaborate but said it's unclear whether Abedi was part of a larger network of attackers. "There was a policeman, armed policeman, shouting at my neighbour.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:41

Apparently, he is not for the idea of their expansion citing they are likely to hinder the search for peace. U.S. President Donald Trump delievered his highly-anticipated speech this afternoon (Tuesday) at around 1:30 PM ( Israel time) from Jerusalem's Israel Museum after his visit to the Yad Vashem museum.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:22

About a hundred police officers, led by Police Deputy Commissioner (Gulshan Zone) Mustak Ahmed, converged at the office around 7am, and started the search half an hour later. Attempts to contact Police Headquarters for further details have yielded no response. The office of Khaleda Zia, the main opposition leader in Bangladesh, has come under a raid by police forces as authorities claim they were searching for ant-state documents.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:54

And Iranian decision-makers are well aware of this. The worldwide community is also satisfied with the election's result, as Rouhani has been presented as a "moderate". It was an irony that President Trump overlooked the gross human rights abuses that are routine in Saudi Arabia and publicly insisted that Iran has provided fuel to terror and sectarian conflicts.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:19

The changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was canceled Wednesday so police officers can be re-deployed, Britain's defense ministry said. Collomb told French television the suspect "grew up in Britain and then suddenly, after a trip to Libya and then likely to Syria, became radicalised and made a decision to carry out this attack".

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:38

Japan scrambles jets after China flies drone Japan said on Friday it had scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese vessel sailing in disputed waters launched a drone, the latest bout of tension in alongstanding territorial row. Col. Hodge said . China is deeply suspicious of any U.S. military activity in the resource-rich South China Sea , parts of which are disputed by China and its smaller neighbors including the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:52

ABC News has reached out to Flynn's legal team for comment. Flynn's attorneys had said in the past that he might not turn over requested documents. Flynn is also the target of other congressional investigations as well as an ongoing FBI counterintelligence probe and a grand jury inquiry.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:41

Mourinho agreed with European governing body UEFA's decision to allow the match to go ahead, but said the victory would always be associated with sad thoughts about what happened in Manchester. The Manchester United manager has a fantastic record in major club finals. In tough circumstances, United handled the occasion better than an Ajax side featuring six players aged 21 or under and playing in the famous Dutch club's first European final in 21 years.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:49

Daniel Shapiro, a former US ambassador to Israel , said that while Trump might have appeared warm in public, in private he probably made some hard asks of both sides. Jerusalem is in many ways a microcosm of Israel itself, a place of unparalleled importance to Jewish history, all of which is under Israeli sovereign control, but only part of which is generally recognized as such, and the whole a peculiar hybrid of a modern democracy and a religio-nationalist regime.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:29

According to a statement by the Federal Security Service (FSB, formerly KGB), four men, including citizens of Russian Federation and of unspecified Central Asian countries, were plotting to use homemade explosive devices to attack Moscow's public transportation infrastructure on the orders of IS leaders in Syria.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:32

At least 12 children under the age of 16 were seriously injured, officials said. She had attended the Ariana Grande concert with her sister and mother, both of whom are being treated in hospital for shrapnel injuries. "Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to all of Georgina's friends, family, and all of those affected by this loss". Prior to learning that her 15-year-old daughter had been killed in the attack, the teen's mother pleaded for the public to help her locate her ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:45

He expressed his hope for cooperation among U.S. allies in the Middle East. Mr Trump , who had previously suggested that it would be easier than anticipated to solve the conflict that has vexed his predecessors for decades, said that conditions were right in both Israel and the Arab world to strike what he has called "the ultimate deal".

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:38

US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem . He added that because of that pledge, as well as additional pledges from the US and other countries, they are expecting to have accumulated $1 billion for the fund by the G-20 summit in July.

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:01

Pogba , whose father Fassou Antoine died just over a week ago, pointed to the heavens after scoring the opener with a deflected 18th-minute shot . Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits the Europa League champions are unlikely to sign Monaco star Bernardo Silva, but kept the possibility open.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:35

Barrick Gold Corp's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter previous year. The stock has a 1-year performance down -8.26% and negative at -1.30% in last five trading sessions. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 50% are positive.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:43

For seemingly every Trump flub, the photographer will take to Instagram and post a photo that illustrates a similar moment in which former President Barack Obama acted with grace. In March, not long after President Trump had an awkward visit and press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Souza posted a photo of Obama and Merkel sharing a warm embrace.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:49

No previous USA president, no matter how pro-Israel, had dared to confer legitimacy in this way upon Israel's occupation of the land it conquered in the 1967 Six-Day War. Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors". Other presidents have stayed away because the United States does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem's disputed Old City, which the Palestinians claim as the capital of their future state.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:49

The arrest comes just hours after the pair's father Ramadan Abedi told the Associated Press that another son Ismail had been arrested in the UK. The force did not immediately provide details. Troops fanned out across London yesterday and authorities reconsidered security plans. Interior minister Amber Rudd said up to 3800 soldiers would be deployed on Britain's streets, taking on guard duties at places like Buckingham Palace and Downing Street to free up police to focus on patrols and ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 19:50

Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part of a network , and media have reported that authorities suspect he received help constructing the bomb and planning the attack . Minister Gerard Collomb said Wednesday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. She also complained about USA officials leaking sensitive information about Abedi to the US press.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:25

This was how President Rodrigo R. Duterte described the country after he returned from his shortened official visit Wednesday due to the incursion of the local terrorist Maute Group in Marawi City since Tuesday. "And because of the many islands, they can always escape there and begin another terroristic activity", Duterte said in press conference upon arrival from Russian Federation.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:20

Mr Juncker said at the time: "If that continues, I'll call for OH to be independent and Texas to leave the United States". He has also continued to demand the alliance steps up its role in fighting terrorism, something that will have significantly increased resonance following the Manchester terror attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:39

The Republican president, midway through his first foreign trip since taking office, has basked in the glow of favourable receptions in Riyadh and Jerusalem, where leaders lauded his harsh words for Iran. sanctions, Tusk said that he was "not 100 percent sure" that he shared "a common opinion" with the United States president. "He's the one too much", Juncker added, pointing at Tusk.