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German rock festival evacuated because of terror threat

German rock festival evacuated because of terror threat

Police said they were in possession of "concrete elements, in the light of which a possible terrorist threat can not be ruled out". The investigation is going on under high pressure, the police added. German authorities have shut down a popular music festival after uncovering a possible terrorist threat . Rock am Ring is owned by Live Nation and created by German promoter Marek Leiberberg, whose company MLK was Live Nation purchased in August 2015.



Sri Lanka ready to deal with health issues following floods

By more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were running to clear villages from the most vulnerable regions as emergency groups made quick to allocate aid to nearly half a million people driven from their houses by the isle's worst flooding in a years.



Russian probe: Michael Flynn to provide documents to Senate by June 6

The subpoenas are for " several individuals for testimony, personal documents and business records", Schiff and Conway said in their statement. Flynn refused earlier subpoenas by congressional committees on Fifth Amendment grounds, protecting his right not to incriminate himself.



China reaches for climate leadership mantle

For many , the decision is a devastating setback to a decade of work that culminated in 195 countries agreeing to set limits on carbon emissions, in a coordinated global effort to mitigate the effects of climate change . "( Climate change) is undeniable. " Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the U.S.'s leadership position in the world", Goldman Sachs Group Inc CEO Lloyd Blankfein wrote on Twitter .



Philippines Soldiers Killed In 'Friendly Fire' Air Strike In Marawi

The clashes have prompted President Duterte to declare martial law in the whole island of Mindanao. ELEVEN soldiers were killed and eight others were injured in a military airstrike meant to restrain the pro-Islamic State (IS) Maute group in Marawi City , according to Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana .


Islamic State claims Philippines casino attack that killed 37 people

Islamic State claims Philippines casino attack that killed 37 people

Eight people were dead and many others injured. A statement released by ISIS' Amaq news agency said " Islamic State fighters carried out" the attack. Dela Rosa said security video showed the gunman ignoring a guard who tried to question him at the complex's entrance, then going straight to the casino.