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Manchester bomber was part of a network: Probe

REUTERS MANCHESTER THE Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said on Wednesday as troops were deployed across Britain to help ..

Star-struck Trump vows peace push after 'fantastic' pope meeting

AFP VATICAN DONALD Trump vowed on Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with Pope Francis. Meeting face-to-face for the first time, the two leaders ..

Salman Abedi, a university dropout-turned-suicide bomber

AFP MACHESTER SALMAN Abedi, the suicide bomber who killed 22 people in an attack on a pop concert in Manchester, was a business student who dropped out of university. Born to a devoutly Islamic Libyan family in Britain's third ..

DPA ISTANBUL TURKEY has no intention of severing ties with the European Union but it expects the bloc to do its part in return, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. Erdogan was speaking to reporters in Ankara ahead of his ..

AFP VATICAN CITY IT could have caused a diplomatic incident but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania. In one of the lighter moments of his meeting with the US president at ..

BERLIN A German parliamentary delegation has called off a Turkey trip, saying on Wednesday that Ankara had made clear they were not welcome amid a festering bilateral row. A foreign ministry spokesman said Berlin"regrets and ..

GENEVA Angry United Nations staff in Geneva protested on Wednesday against a proposed 7.5 percent cut to their salaries, the equivalent of almost a month's pay, and called for strike action if it is implemented. The proposal ..

NICOSIA A new Cyprus peace conference in Geneva to push forward stalled reunification talks could be agreed by the end of this week, a United Nations official said on Wednesday."It is both possible and also my ambition to get an ..

REUTERS ROME More than 30 migrants, mostly toddlers, drowned on Wednesday when about 200 people without life jackets fell from a boat into the sea off the Libyan coast before they could be hauled into waiting rescue boats. The boat was ..

AFP PARIS PRESIDENT Emmanuel Macron wants a sixth extension of France's state of emergency since the Paris attacks of November 2015, his prime minister said on Wednesday, adding that the terror threat"remains very high". The ..

AFP LONDON BRITAIN'S governing Conservative Party and the main opposition Labour said they would resume local campaigning on Thursday for the June 8 general election, after suspending efforts due to Monday's terror ..