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Vigil Honors Manchester Victims, Across The Globe People Are Mournful

The mother of Olivia Campbell , who spent Tuesday making emotional appeals to the public to help locate her missing daughter, has confirmed that the 15-year-old was killed in the Manchester Arena attack . British officials have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Great Britain has since upgraded its terror threat, with officials warning another attack could be imminent.



Duterte says he may impose martial law across Philippines

He said martial law would be in place for 60 days, in line with constitutional limits on the use of military rule. "Do not force my hands into it", said Duterte, who cut short his visit to Russian Federation to return to Manila . Ho Chien-yi (何見意), chief secretary of the Mindanao Taiwan Chambers of Commerce (MTCC), told CNA via telephone on Wednesday that Taiwanese on Mindanao have not been affected by the declaration of martial law.


Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

The crew of the Phoenix aid boat, chartered by the Maltese NGO Moas, had begun the rescue and were distributing lifejackets when many of those on deck fell into the water, perhaps knocked off balance by a wave. The coast guard called in more ships to help with the rescue, saying about 1,700 people were packed into about 15 vessels. Libyans have been a rare sight on migrant boats so far.


Donald Trump denied Melania's hand - again

Donald Trump denied Melania's hand - again

If Israel and the Palestinians can forge an agreement, it can "begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East", Mr. Trump said. Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it.


Trump lands in Israel as he continues worldwide trip

Trump lands in Israel as he continues worldwide trip

Trump spoke during a brief airport ceremony after he arrived in Israel on his first visit as president. Executive Chef David Biton was quoted as saying that the hotel's kosher kitchen had received no special menu requests for Trump's visit.