Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

More rains are expected in the next two days as the depression in the east central Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm "MORA" and is now moving away from the island, it said. The United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulins while the World Health Organization will support medical teams in affected areas.

Raid and new arrest in Manchester bombing investigation

The police response that followed saw raids in several cities as counter-terror efforts were focused on smashing Abedi's criminal ring. Twelve of them are children.Born and raised in Manchester , Abedi attended the Burnage Academy for Boys, a school with a large proportion of ethnic minority students, from 2009 to 2011.A relative told AFP that Abedi had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before the bombing."I condemn anyone who says I belong to the LIFG, but I praise them", Abedi ...

Netanyahu: Trump Visit To Western Wall 'Destroyed UNESCO's Lies'

Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbours". The self-proclaimed deal master calls it "the ultimate deal". By signing a historic nuclear deal with Iran, Obama strained USA relations with Saudi Arabia. "Like the U.S., Israel is a melting pot of people from all over the world".

North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

The missile was launched from the coastal town of Wonsan, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. The missile, which flew about 400km, is assumed to be a Scud-class ballistic missile, according to the South Korean military.

Newcomer Macron makes France's mark, with Trump and globally

French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to emerge with the most seats in June's parliamentary election, a poll showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popularity. Images from the photo session at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels showed Trump finally giving up, his fingers loosened while Macron is still holding on tightly.

Suspect in custody after several die in Mississippi shooting

The California Democrat, who has been a sharp critic of Trump, also said in an interview aired Sunday that national security advisor H.R. McMaster , a highly respected military officer, had been tarnished by his association with the White House .