Morrissey Releases Statement About Manchester Arena Attack

Little else is known about Mr. Abedi - British authorities have been tight-lipped about the investigation and only released Mr. Abedi's name after it was leaked by US officials - but his profile as the child of Muslim immigrants is similar to that of other recent Islamic State and al-Qaeda devotees who have brought terror to the cities of Europe.

21 killed, 6 injured after bus falls into gorge in N

21 killed, 6 injured after bus falls into gorge in N

According to sources, the pilgrims had gone to Dehradun by train and were on their way to Gangotri by bus when the accident occurred around 7pm near Nalupani, around 11 km from Dharasu. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced compensation of Rs2 lakh for the family of the deceased. Officials have also been asked to identify danger zones on routes of the annual "Chaar Dham Yatra", put up speed monitors, turning warnings and put up crash barriers.

Ariana Grande returns home to Florida after Manchester bombing

His parents emigrated from Libya to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester, where they have lived for at least 10 years, the officials said . Police identified the first victim as 18-year-old Georgina Bethany Callander. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but United States officials drew parallels to the coordinated attacks in November 2015 by Islamist militants on the Bataclan concert hall and other sites in Paris, which claimed about 130 lives.

Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

The meeting of the Turkish envoy and the U.S. official took place at the State Department on Wednesday, and comes amid an outcry among USA lawmakers. Video captured Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watching as his government security detail and several armed individuals violently clashed with protesters.

Syria, Russia: US coalition airstrike killed eight

Forces fighting ISIS are moving towards southern Syria "to defeat the group and to occupy the power vacuum that its defeat would leave", according to the Times . IS fighters also launched an offensive against Assad-held territory in the western province of Hama, seeking to take control of a strategic supply route leading to the nation's largest city Aleppo.