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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

A German security official told the AP on Thursday the report was accurate, speaking on condition of anonymity because the information hadn't been cleared for public release. The terrorist behind the Manchester bombing phoned his mother and said "forgive me" before carrying out the attack . Salman Abedi had expressed a desire to avenge the killing of a friend in the British city past year, a source close to his family said on Thursday.



Tusk hopes for G7 unity on Ukraine

Eurosceptic leaders said he would offer Britain a free trade deal once it left. "It was a good, cordial and friendly discussion ", a spokesperson from the European Commission told CNBC on Thursday regarding Trump's meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk.


EVM Challenge is on, but NCP is the Only Party to Participate

EVM Challenge is on, but NCP is the Only Party to Participate

The Election Commission last week has announced it will hold a hacking challenge from June 3 to prove that its EVMs can not be tampered with or hacked and came out with a framework of conditions under which this will be done. EC, in its letter sent to AAP on Thursday, also reiterated that the three incidents cited by it to allege tampering of EVMs in Bhind, Dholpur and a BMC poll in Maharashtra were "factually incorrect, misleading and devoid or any truth".


Trump and French President Macron Meet, Shake Hands

Trump and French President Macron Meet, Shake Hands

In this video, Trump appears to be trying to shake Macron's arm off after the French president bypassed him to say hello to Germany's Angela Merkel first. Before Macron's French election victory earlier this month, Trump had praised the far-right, Euroskeptic candidate Marine Le Pen as "the strongest [candidate] on what's been going on in France", though he stopped short of endorsing her.


Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

On Saturday, Washington and Riyadh signed a massive arms deal that could total up to $350 billion, one of the biggest single arms deals in United States history. Donald Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz, along with other leaders such as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, visited the modern establishment, where dozens of experts monitor digital communications, as shown by Saudi state television.


Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye in court for bribery trial

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye in court for bribery trial

Choi called herself a sinner, claimed Park had been framed in a conspiracy and declared her wish that the trial "truly frees former President Park of fault and lets her be remembered as a president who lived a life devoted to her country". And last week, two plastic surgeons who treated the image-conscious former president - including one who injected her with human placenta extracts - were convicted of lying about having treated her.