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by | May 29, 2017 | 22:43

Let us fight". At least 44 people have died in the fighting, including 31 militants and 11 soldiers, officials said Thursday. The Maute group has proven itself to be an effective combat gang able to withstand asymmetric use of force by government troops.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:52

And Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio confirmed United's interest last night. "[United] haven't made us an official offer for Perisic but their interest is there", Ausilio said. The Serie A club paid just over £14m for the 56-time-capped Croatian global, when signing him from Wolfsburg in 2015. Perisic could be the first of a series of big name arrivals at United this summer, with Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann and Burnley defender Michael Keane also believed to be at ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:08

Recent opinion polls across the United Kingdom have showed Theresa May's lead over Labour shrinking. "Only Labour or the Tories can win this election and voting Labour is the only way to remove Theresa May from office and build a Scotland for the many, not the few".

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:10

He accused the United States of complicity in "the massacre of the defenseless Yemeni people" by Saudi Arabia and its allies and of "creating and cultivating" terrorist groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaeda, specifically naming al-Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:24

McCain suggested that the U.S. had not "responded at all" to Russia's alleged efforts ahead of last November's election (despite sanctions issued by Barack Obama late a year ago over suspected Russia-linked hacking efforts) - but also noted that he has seen "no evidence" that Russian Federation succeeded in swaying the vote.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:28

He told reporters Thursday from his home in a Salt Lake City suburb that he still has not seen the Comey memo or spoken with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Chaffetz would not discuss his next career move, which some have speculated might include a cable news gig, but he said he planned to keep his residence in Utah.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:24

The explosions were triggered by two suicide bombers, said National Police spokesperson Setyo Wasisto. Three Indonesian policemen were killed and five other officers were injured after the two suspects allegedly set off what was believed to be a pressure cooker bomb near a bus terminal in Kampung Melayu, in East Jakarta , at about 9pm local time on Wednesday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:19

From left, senior advisor of President Donald Trump Jared Kushner, his wife Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump and First lady Melania pose for a family photo during their visit to the Sistine Chapel and the V. The Washington Post and the New York Times have reported that Kushner has become a focal point for investigators because of his clandestine entreaties to Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak in December.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:27

A spokesman said that the brother, Hashim, was aware of Abedi's plans to attack. The bombing happened at the end of a pop concert by singer Ariana Grande at the arena was attended by thousands of children. Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday (May 27 ) lowered the terror threat level, which had been hiked after Monday's carnage. Manchester-born Abedi, a 22-year-old of Libyan origin, killed 22 people on Monday evening when he targeted a pop concert by United States teen idol Ariana Grande.

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:13

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by | May 29, 2017 | 21:40

Over 350,000 people have no electricity. Using boats and helicopters, officials said access to some areas was still very hard. The Meteorology Department said that current rain along with the windy conditions are to continue. Indian Navy troops offload emergency supplies from the Indian ship Kirch at Colombo harbour in Colombo on May 27, 2017 . Sri Lankan officials on Saturday, as reported by the media, said that more than 800 homes have also been damaged in the floods.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:07

A chance phone call led to Djokovic sounding out Agassi, who agreed to work with the Serb on a temporary basis - but only after persuasion from his wife and former tennis legend Steffi Graf . A few players of note are not playing in the 2017 French Open . Tomljanovic saved two match points on her serve to take the game to deuce but Bertens sealed the match when her opponent hit a forehand long.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:56

Venezuela has been rocked by more than a month and a half of protests as the opposition seeks fresh presidential elections amid triple-digit inflation, record shortages of food and medicine and rising crime rates. According to the Venezuelan constitution, the Venezuelan people are the source of power, which can be exercised through the National Constituent Assembly.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:44

Guterres's office says: "The glorification of terrorism, or the perpetrators of heinous terrorist acts, is unacceptable under any circumstance". The Israeli Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying, "Norway took the right step". The PA itself attributed this in part to the global campaign led by PMW criticizing the PA's payments of salaries to terrorists. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Norway and the United Nations for their actions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:42

Britain's ambassador to Ireland, Robin Barnett, has said the outpouring of sympathy across Ireland, in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, has been "truly remarkable" and an indicator of the close ties between both countries. British security services are also upset that Abedi's name was apparently leaked by US officials while British police were withholding it - and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:30

Arsene Wenger reaffirms his loyalty to Arsenal after winning the FA Cup for the seventh time . "I am proud if no-one has done it before, to win the championship without losing a game and win seven FA Cups ". He returned to fitness in early 2017 but could not find a way into the side, with his only appearance coming as a substitute in the final league game of the season against Everton following Laurent Koscielny's red card and an injury to Gabriel .

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:18

Shortly after Trump touched down in Tel Aviv on Monday, Israeli lawmaker Oren Hazan managed to snap a selfie with the president. US President Donald Trump gestures during his meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at Rivlin's residence in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:56

Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?' Rouhani told a news conference, broadcast live on state television. Rouhani further criticized the Saudi summit that Trump attended on Sunday, describing it as a "show-off" that "will not have any political and practical values".

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:48

The White House source told The Wall Street Journal administration staffers wanted to create a system to limit Trump's Twitter autonomy so that his tweets "don't go from the president's mind out to the universe". This is part of a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. He sent a pair of tweets about policy Sunday night, saying in one, "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere".

by | May 29, 2017 | 22:18

The latest arrest took place in the Rusholme ward of Manchester on Friday and followed by a few hours the detention of another suspect in the inner-city Moss Side neighbourhood, Efe news reported . British police, who said the leaks amount to a breach of trust , had on Thursday suspended sharing information about the incident with the US. In Libya, killer Salman Abedi's father and brother are in detention.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:54

According to Macron, the tense exchange ahead of Thursday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was " a moment of truth " between the two political leaders. Whether shoving aside Montenegro's PM or having handshake wars with France's new leader, Trump created chaos at what was meant to be a diplomatic showpiece.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:28

KEITH: NATO countries have agreed to spend 2 percent of GDP on their own national defense, although they aren't all doing it. And many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years and not paying in those past years. Some of the allies - particularly Eastern European nations deeply anxious about Russian aggression - were hopeful that Trump would state a firm commitment to NATO's Article 5 mutual defense agreement, which underpins the entire alliance.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:18

To the White House, Trump's first trip overseas was an embodiment of the promises he made as a candidate to put America's interests first and break through the guardrails that have long defined US foreign policy. The U.S. inked a $110 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia and unveiled numerous business commitments in the region, though the White House never provided specific details about the scope of the agreements.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:08

According to D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham, the situation was especially "dicey" because some of the Turkish guards were armed. In video captured by the Voice of America , a handful of Erdogan's supporters and his security detail rushed the demonstrators and started hitting them.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:07

Following North Korea's test-firing earlier this month of what analysts said was its longest-range rocket yet, the UN Security Council vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang. The Japanese government strongly denounced the North as the missile appears to have landed in waters near its territory. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said earlier in the day that Tokyo expresses strong protest to Pyongyang as the missile fell into Japan's exclusive ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:08

He said three cars carrying the masked gunmen had attacked the bus at roughly 10:30 the southern governorate of Minya, a traditional stronghold of Egypt's Christian community, which accounts for a tiny percent of the country's mostly Sunni Muslim population.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:42

Leaders from the world's major industrialised nations failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to back a landmark climate deal at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after hours of talks that were described by Germany's leader as "controversial".

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:51

The collaboration and coordination between the two countries will continue, Rouhani said, adding the Iran-Azerbaijan relations are strategic. Rouhani decisively won a presidential election Friday, securing another four-year term. Asked about Trump's summit with Arab leaders yesterday, Rouhani said it was "just a show with no practical or political value of any kind". The U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:59

Armed police mingled with spectators as crowds gathered to watch the runners, including mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham. Of the 116 people who received NHS inpatient care in the days immediately after the attack, 54 continue to be treated across eight hospitals.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:21

Last year, Trump threatened to abandon US allies in Europe if they did not spend enough on defence, comments that were particularly unnerving for the ex-Soviet Baltic states on Russia's border which fear Moscow might try a repeat of its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:29

Castroneves , looking for that elusive fourth Indianapolis 500 win, drove his Chevy-powered vehicle past Sato and Chilton to take the lead on Lap 194 to thunderous applause from the crowd estimated at 250,000. Sebastian Bourdais returned to the speedway only one week after a vicious crash in practice that left the French driver with a broken hip and pelvis that required surgery.

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:34

After a long wait, today after 8.30 Common Law Admission Test, CLAT Result 2017 will be out. This year the exams for CLAT were conducted on May 14, 2017, which was computer based. The basis of allotment of seats shall be 'merit-cum-preference.' That is, CLAT Rank and order of preference given by the candidate in the CLAT application form.

by | May 29, 2017 | 20:40

In response to the rulings against the executive orders, Trump has threatened to break up the sprawling 9th Circuit into smaller appeal courts with sway over fewer states. The arguments were carried live on some cable news channels. Arguments are underway in Seattle over whether to reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban.

by | May 29, 2017 | 19:59

More than half a million are thought to have been displaced by the twin disasters. With more rain expected later Monday, rescuers raced to evacuate villagers from the most vulnerable areas around the country. Some areas in the southern coastal district of Galle , popular with foreign tourists, have not received relief materials due to lack of access. India which was first country to respond, dispatched three Navy ships with emergency supplies to help Sri Lanka .

by | May 29, 2017 | 21:23

He even took the chance to thank the leader of the free world for his support for Montenegro's membership in the alliance. Trump irritated European Union leaders during his election campaign past year by hailing Brexit and suggesting other countries might follow Britain out of the 28-nation bloc.