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I nearly went for Ariana Grande concert: Singaporean in Manchester

I nearly went for Ariana Grande concert: Singaporean in Manchester

After the blast was heard, fans, many clutching pink plastic balloons, scrambled in panic for exits of the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena. The explosion that killed 22 people in Manchester on Monday night - Britain's deadliest bombing in almost 12 years - is believed to be the work of 22 year-old Salman Abedi , who was reportedly known to security services, authorities said .



Ariana Grande's drummer heartbroken over terror attack

She quickly ushered a number of children backstage to safety and waited with them until it was safe to leave, according to reports. She and Joan made a quick and quiet departure from England early Tuesday morning with a little help from fellow pop star Taylor Swift , who lent the two women one of her private jets.


Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Israel was his second stop on a nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process. While in Saudi Arabia, Trump delivered a speech calling for nations to drive out the militant group. He meant Israel, but he used the same phrase about Saudi Arabia and would no doubt do so about Switzerland, Lesotho or, well, North Korea if it brought any advantage.



Duterte imposes martial law, says he'll be as harsh as Marcos

Duterte's spokesperson made the announcement in Moscow, where the president is now visiting, saying that Mindanao - which makes up nearly one third of the country - would be under martial law for 60 days. Last year, reports said that Hapilon brought some of his Abu Sayyaf insurgents to Marawi City to allegedly join the Maute Group, according to The Philippine Star newspaper.



Trump wants Mideast peace 'compromise' but says won't be easy

Instead, Trump conducted a short meeting with Mahmoud Abbas and a press conference in which he condemned last night's terror attack in Manchester. "The conflict is not between religions", Mr. The interaction unfolded between the couple as they arrived in the country on Trump's first trip overseas as president. Security was high at Trump's meeting, with the American convoy entering and exiting the Palestinian compound quickly and discreetly this morning.