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by | May 30, 2017 | 22:58

The suitcase was not used in the attack, which was carried out when Abedi detonated an improvised bomb minutes after the concert ended, Greater Manchester Police Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said . One will be into how Abedi, 22, was overlooked and another evaluating MI5's systems will be sent to ministers. The BBC also said that Abedi had taken part in the armed uprising against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime as a teenager during school holidays.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:40

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said there was no report of damage to planes or vessels in the area. The North has been stepping up efforts towards its ultimate goal - developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can deliver a nuclear warhead to the continental US.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:10

And Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, also a Social Democrat, said Monday that if the Trump administration "finds pushing through national interests more important than an global order. Speaking over the weekend at an event in Bavaria, Ms Merkel had stressed the need for friendly relations with the US, Britain and Russian Federation, but added: "We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands ".

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:12

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". "You consider it in terms of its reliability", Kelly said. Kushner is presently under scrutiny as investigators widened the area of investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:29

He says security officers are continuing to search the area and a post to the base's official Facebook page indicated the matter has been "resolved". Homeland Security secretary says he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all worldwide flights into and out of the United States.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:31

Chinese Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Liu Zhenmin and Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago L. Sta. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Reuters notes that some of ASEAN's representatives believe China is playing along with the draft framework merely to "buy time for Beijing to wrap up construction activities", at which point Chinese ownership of everything Beijing covets in the region would be a fait accompli, despite ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:37

When an audience member asked her about the "so-called dementia tax", May struck a more conciliatory tone than in her Andrew Neil interview. Challenged over whether he would "soften" the UK's foreign policy, Mr Corbyn said: "It's not about softening our foreign policy".

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:16

During the campaign, Mr Moreno had already taken a tougher stance on Assange, warning him "not to intervene in the politics " of countries friendly to Ecuador . Assange's Wikileaks has dumped embarrassing, stolen political e-mails and documents during various elections, including the 2016 US presidential election.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:07

Akram Ramadan, a member of the Libyan community in Manchester who attends the city's Didsbury Mosque, said Abedi was banned from the mosque after he allegedly interrupted an imam's anti-Islamic State sermon. Contributing to this report were Sylvia Hui in London, Rob Harris in Manchester, Frank Jordans in Berlin, Julie Pace in Brussels and Matt Sedensky in NY.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:52

All proceeds from downloads of the song, meanwhile, will be split between food banks around the United Kingdom and The People's Assembly Against Austerity . The song quickly gained in popularity, shooting up to number 10 by Monday, despite a widespread ban on airplay from radio stations such as Heart and Capital .

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:11

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by | May 30, 2017 | 21:57

Angela Merkel has suggested Germany and Europe can no longer rely on the U.S. under Donald Trump . "I have experienced this in the last few days", Merkel said , referring to G7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summits, which revealed differences between Germany and the USA on issues of foreign policy and worldwide trade.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:12

The International Court of Justice ( ICJ ) on Thursday unanimouslystayed Pakistan's execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case. At the ICJ, Pakistani lawyers argued that the world court had no jurisdiction in the matter that concerned Islamabad's "national interest". Echoing similar sentiments, another BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi also lauded the decision and said that the verdict is a sign of relief for everyone.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:09

In 2009, former President Barack Obama also expressed dissatisfaction with the trade deficit between the USA and Germany , according to MarketWatch. "Terrible. We're going to stop that". Even Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, pulled back on the idea that Trump had any specific problem with German trade policy, despite his statements and tweets.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:35

Protesters assaulted the WAPDA office early morning, setting fire to computers and furniture inside the office. At the time of filing of this report, traffic on Mardan-Malakand road remained suspended as protesters staged a demonstration with the body of the deceased on the road.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:08

The discussions were to be led by Trump point-man Michael Flynn, who was forced to resign as national security adviser just weeks into the Trump administration for lying about his contacts with Russian officials. The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. Trump, meanwhile, resumed his Twitter postings from the White House on Sunday and dismissed any story based on anonymous sources.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:33

The eight dead men, a lot of them shot in the head and some with hands tied behind their backs, were labourers who were stopped by Islamic State-linked militants on the outskirts of Marawi City while trying to flee clashes, according to police.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:15

A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trump's expected announcement later in the week.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:06

The act was being widely denounced online. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been seeking Trump's endorsement of Article 5 -- the guarantee the USA would step in if another member nation were attacked. He used a ceremony to dedicate the memorial to NATO's resolve in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States as a platform from which to exhort leaders to "focus on terrorism and immigration" to ensure their security.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:49

However, there was relief that Trump agreed to language in the final G7 communique that pledged to fight protectionism and commits to a rules-based global trade system. He also made the allies nervous by failing to affirm the Article V commitment to mutual defense. Those urging Mr Trump to stick with the agreement made by Barack Obama were not long-haired greenies or earnest activists.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:35

At a campaign event in Munich on Sunday that has since been dubbed the "beer tent speech", Merkel told her supporters: "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over". Relations between Germany and the United States were strained in 2002-2003 when then-Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder refused to support the U.S. invasion of Iraq under President George W.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:42

French President Emmanuel Macron has made an extraordinary attack on two Russian media outlets, saying they acted as "propaganda" organs during France's election campaign. The venue for the exhibit and Putin's visit was the sumptuous Palace of Versailles , west of Paris. At 120 meters long by 13 meters wide (394 feet long by 43 feet wide), the Gallery of Great Battles is Versailles' largest room.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:07

One Twitter user wrote " Theresa May being upstaged to man mouthing "b******s" on #BattleForNumber10". Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly floundered when asked how much a flagship new childcare policy would cost in a hard radio interview. The CCHQ has released excerpts of the Brexit speech. HAROLD Wilson's famous aphorism needs to be rewritten to say not a week but a day is a long time in politics.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:34

The incident, which took place the same day Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House, is said to have stained the diplomatic visit of the Turkish President who received assurance from Washington that the United States position on Kurdish issue will not cloud relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:05

Besides giving a major boost to tourism, this over Rs 950 crore bridge also assumes strategic significance given its position vis-a-vis the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh. Addressing a public gathering, Modi said the bridge was delayed because of the UPA government. Then he symbolically laid the foundation stone of AIIMS Assam (proposed to be set up at Changsari in Kamrup district) at Sarusajai stadium in Guwahati through remote control.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:39

This weekend, Reece Park from Tasmania, Australia , woke up to find several "banger selfies" of himself from his bedroom, with two police officers at the camera, smiling in front of him. Tasmania Police shared Reece's post on their Facebook page, where it has accumulated over 8,000 "likes" and nearly 800 shares. "Bloody legends", Park captioned the photo.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:22

Members of the G7 - the US, Germany , France , Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan - met in Sicily on 26 and 27 May, where they discussed global issues related to foreign policy, the economy, equality, trade and the Paris climate deal, agreed by nearly 200 nations in December 2015.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:29

Modi is accompanied by Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal , Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Seetharaman and Minister of State for External Affairs M.J.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:13

Trump used his first morning tweet to lash out at the European powerhouse, noting the United States has "a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany" and griping that the Germans "pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military".

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:14

On the final leg of the Trump's whistle-stop tour of Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium , Melania was to be found hanging out with the First Ladies and First Man of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. He is just the world's third openly gay head of government in history, following Iceland's former Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir and Belgium's former Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo .

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:44

A few very light showers may pop up late that afternoon and evening, but they will be brief. Highs Monday will be in the middle to upper 70s with more sunshine. Highs will be in the middle to upper 70s. Highs those three days will be in the mid- to upper-60s. Sunday turns a bit cooler with extra cloud cover and a chance for some showers.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:42

We have to be prepared to walk out", she said to applause during the Sky News interview. May will tomorrow try to emphasise the link between next week's General Election and Brexit negotiations in a renewed pitch to Labour voters, after a period which has seen the Conservative poll lead shrink dramatically.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:56

Few details have been released about the incident at Hamerton Zoo Park that claimed the life of 34-year-old zookeeper Rosa King. Her mother Andrea told the Press Association she had worked at the zoo for around 14 years, adding: "She wouldn't have done anything else, it's what she has always done, it's what she has always loved".

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:09

The Republican congress and the Trump Presidency in the United States will not be almost as willing to cut deals with the Iran - already negotiating large arms sales to Iran's main political opponent Saudi Arabia . According to the department, President Zuma extended his congratulations and best wishes to President Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:20

If that holds, Trump will break with presidential precedent by not holding at least one lengthy question-and-answer session with the press while overseas. Trump seemed to have a much better time in Riyadh than Brussels. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on the Italian island "the entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very unsatisfying", while Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, said: "I hope they [the US] decide in the right way".