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New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation

While police and politicians have praised communities in Manchester for their reaction to the bombing, Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable said there had been a rise in reported hate crimes, from an average of 28 to 56 incidents on Wednesday.



Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

Teachers who were trapped in the siege by Muslim militants of Marawi city comfort each other as they wait for their transport back to their hometowns in southern Philippines for the third day Thursday, May 25, 2017. Duterte said the militants were planning to establish a caliphate for IS across all of Mindanao , home to 20 million people, and that martial law was the only way to crush the rebellion.


Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

While in Brussels he berated some of America's oldest allies, in Riyadh, Trump said he had a "tremendous" time as he signed multi-billion-dollar arms deals with Saudi Arabia's conservative rulers and took part in a sword dance. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the U.S. -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".



Philippines at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis

Duterte said martial law in the southern Philippines could last a year. and remarked that the declaration was needed to combat the rise of ISIS. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte , giving a pep talk to his troops in the country's restive south, exhorted the soldiers to go all out in fighting Islamic militants, but he said he's willing to sit down with his enemies and talk peace.



Fractures between United States, allies visible on Trump's final stop

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. The unusually pointed remarks by Tusk , a former Polish prime minister, come as Trump is under fire domestically over allegations that Russian Federation intervened to help his election campaign past year.


Trump slams 'deeply troubling' United States intel leaks, vows investigation

Trump slams 'deeply troubling' United States intel leaks, vows investigation

British officials were infuriated on Wednesday when the New York Times published forensic photographs of sophisticated bomb parts that United Kingdom authorities fear could complicate the expanding investigation into the lethal blast, in which six further arrests have been made in the United Kingdom, with two more in Libya.