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IS claims responsibility for Egypt attack killing 29

IS claims responsibility for Egypt attack killing 29

The Coptic Christians were traveling Friday to St. Samuel the Confessor, around 62 miles (100 kilometers) northwest of the city of Minya, when they came under fire, the Interior Ministry said. Coptic Christians, whose church dates back almost 2,000 years, make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 92 million. In December previous year, an attack on a Coptic church in Cairo killed 25 people.



Park Geun-hye: S Korea awaits trial of impeached president

A top court ousted her from office. "President Park has worked only for the country", Choi said. A visitor takes pictures of a wreath placed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in in front of the tomb of late former President Roh Moo-hyun.


Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

The administration has indicated that it's tabling Trump's previous vow to move the embassy while Mideast peace process negotiations are prioritized. He stuck mostly to his scripts for his talks in both Saudi Arabia and Israel. "That's what the Gulf states really crave - recognition as equals on the global stage and that their governments are legitimate".



Police reveal photos of Manchester bomber on night of attack

He said Abedi, 22, was a normal teenager who liked hanging around with his friends. On Tuesday, May raised the terror threat, warning that "a further attack may be imminent". Hundreds of soldiers have been sent to replace police at sites that include Buckingham Palace and Parliament, and police armed with submachine guns are being deployed in city centres, transit hubs, tourist areas and major events.



Philippines: 19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups

Padilla said 11 soldiers, two policemen and 31 militants had been confirmed killed in the fighting, which has involved the military bombing buildings where the militants have been hiding. "We appeal for everyone's understanding as we take the necessary steps to accomplish our mission and prevent the loss of more innocent lives and damage to property", Padilla said.


G7 summit ends in deadlock over climate change

G7 summit ends in deadlock over climate change

The US President was due to return to Washington late yesterday at the end of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe. The incessant nature of the Russian Federation storyline kept Trump far away from the probing questions of reporters traveling with him on the foreign trip, with the president declining to hold a news conference, a highly unusual move for a president traveling overseas.