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KISS concert in Manchester cancelled after terrorist attacks

KISS concert in Manchester cancelled after terrorist attacks

British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with US President Donald Trump when she meets him at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels later on Thursday, a government source told Reuters. In Manchester, police continued to raid houses and flats across the city on Thursday in pursuit of a network linked to suicide bomber Salman Abedi.


FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight

In a letter Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation cited the appointment of special prosecutor Robert Mueller as the reason behind its decision to withhold the documents. Former FBI Director James Comey. Chaffetz responded to FBI Thursday, saying his committee has a "Constitutionally-based prerogative to conduct investigations" and does not want to interfere with the Special Counsel's probe.


Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia: Charles Krauthammer

Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia: Charles Krauthammer

In a controversial move, Trump struck a $350-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia ($110 billion now and the rest over 10 years), purportedly to build up Saudi ammo against Iran . "Our commitment is foremost, in this moment, to our ally Israel ". But there was little public evidence of prodding by Trump or his aides of either side to make more substantial concessions.



PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge

PM Modi, during his visit, will also lay the foundation stone for a couple of projects - AIIMS and Indian Agriculture Research Institute . This includes several key projects in border regions in northeastern states that his government says are needed to strengthen Indian defenses.



United Kingdom police say searching house in Wigan in connection with Manchester attack

Abedi's family remained a focus, too, with a brother in the United Kingdom and his father and another brother in Libya among those being detained. "The arrest is connected to Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena but this is a fast moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage", Manchester police said in a statement shared on Twitter.



AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi

Calida said the Maute group and Islamic State wanted to create an "ISIS province" in Mindanao and the government was not the only target of their aggression. Hapilon, an Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher known for his expertise in commando assaults, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014. Philippine army generals say dozens of Islamic State group-l.