Ramadan Abedi , alongside his other son Hashem Abedi, Salman's younger brother were both arrested separately in the Libyan capital Tripoli by counter-terrorism forces on Wednesday . Britain's terror threat assessment has been hiked to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. "Eight men remain in custody for questioning".
The two diplomatic officials, Hasan Khanzada and driver Syed Munir Shah, were "forcibly" taken by the Afghan security officials when they had gone for shopping. On Wednesday, Afghan deputy head of mission Zardasht Shams was summoned to the Foreign Office over the detention of the embassy staffers. It was highlighted that such cases destabilised the constructive commitment which the two countries visualized for establishing of bilateral bonds.
More information is emerging about Salman Abedi , the man who murdered 22 people outside an Ariana Grande concert . British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people.
Trump is on his final day of his first worldwide trip as president, meeting with Group of Seven (G7) and African nation leaders in the Italian region of Sicily. Trump took part in the ceremonial spectacle of the summit, this time at a picturesque Sicilian town above the Mediterranean Sea. Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments".
However, diplomats stressed there was broad agreement on an array of foreign policy problems, including the renewal of a threat to slap further economic sanctions on Russian Federation if its interference in neighboring Ukraine demanded it.
President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed 60 days of martial law on the island of Mindanao, a traditional homeland of minority Muslims that encompasses the southern third of the nation and is home to 22 million people. 'They have been sending us text messages, calling our hotline, requesting us to send rescue teams but we can not simply go to areas which are inaccessible to us.
House seat with 50.2 percent of the vote. By the time news of the incident broke, even though it was the day before the special election, Gianforte likely had already secured his victory . It was unclear if Gianforte's assault had an impact on the vote. The seat - which has not been held by a Democrat since 1997 - had most recently been held by Republican Ryan Zinke , whom Mr Trump appointed as interior secretary.
Their ages ranged from 18 to 38. "I want to reassure people that the arrests that we have made are significant, and initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation", Manchester's police chief Ian Hopkins said .
There were prayers for the victims at church services across Manchester on Sunday. But he said there were still "gaps in our understanding" of the plot, as investigators probed Abedi's potential links to jihadis in Britain, Europe, Libya and the Middle East.
Thousands of civilians have streamed out of Marawi and more than 2,000 were still trapped inside the city. The discovery on Sunday confirms days of speculation that Maute rebels had killed civilians during a bloody takeover of Marawi City - a move the military believes is aimed at winning the Maute recognition from the Islamic State group in the Middle East as a South-East Asian affiliate.
Instead, European leaders gazed unsmilingly at Trump while he said that "23 of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying", and that they owe "massive amounts" from past years - a misstatement of NATO's spending targets, which guide individual nations' own domestic spending decisions.
Weather conditions in the coming days will create adverse conditions for rescue and recovery crews. Almost 24,000 people in 13 districts have been impacted by flooding or landslides, the disaster center said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the loss of lives and property due to flooding and landslides in the island nation. Indian medical teams and rescue personnel also arrived in the capital of Colombo.
Arsenal came up short in the Premier League as they ended up in fifth place in the table, meaning they will have to settle for Europa League football next season. Outside the game, criticism is fine. "But when the game starts you support your team ". An accompanying note, signed William, read: "We will never fear coming together to celebrate all that unites us".
The terror threat level now indicates that an attack remains highly likely rather than imminent. Four days after a suicide bombing left 22 dead and scores wounded at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, the 23-year-old pop singer has announced that she will return to the grief-stricken city for another concert to benefit the victims and their families.
Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part of a network, and media have reported that authorities suspect he received help constructing the bomb and planning the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May said she would tell U.S. President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure, in a rare public show of dissatisfaction with Britain's closest security ally.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters Saturday , "The whole discussion about climate has been hard". Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted that he would make a decision next week on whether to back the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions following lengthy discussions with G7 partners.
Thursday by a 200-pound black bear honking the horn of their auto after becoming trapped inside. The man's wife called police. The bear had locked itself inside the vehicle - reportedly looking for snacks - before law enforcement were called to the scene to allow the bear to escape.
Once more, he will likely be received warily, a president who ran on a campaign of "America First" with suggestions of disentangling the United States from global pacts, now engaged in two days of pomp and policy with the leaders of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Canada.
Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications, according to news reports published while Trump was away on his trip. The conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump colluded with the Russians in interfering with the 2016 election is slowly falling apart as the Russia probe progresses.
British officials are upset that bomber Salman Abedi's name was leaked by USA officials and published while United Kingdom police were withholding the name for reasons of operational security. An emerging portrait of the bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern before the bombing.
Mr. Rouhani will probably honor the broad terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, not least because it has provided the mullahs a much-needed financial reprieve from sanctions. Iran backs groups in the region that resist Israel and its unending lawlessness. He compared Iran's election with Saudi Arabia's monarchy, and also vowed that missile tests would continue.
Facing the growing threat from the North, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency plans to shoot down an ICBM for the first time in an interceptor test on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press. But the Trump administration wants China to do more, despite the US President praising his Chinese counterpart for efforts to rein in North Korea.
Speaking on national television from his hometown of Solo in Central Java province, he also urged his countrymen to "keep calm and cool. because. we Muslims are preparing to enter the month of Ramadan for fasting". "In my opinion this is a global attack", Wasisto concluded. "I ask the people, let's come together to fight terrorism". (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara).
EARLIER: President Donald Trump has he will make a final decision on whether the USA will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week. The US president tweeted he would make his "final decision" on the Paris accord after his return to Washington .
As a result, 34-year-old Derek Hurrell from Borden, was arrested without incident after members initiated a traffic stop on a roadway near the town. Earlier this week, a Lethbridge woman was charged with uttering threats for social media posts she made regarding the federal government and the prime minister's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
The Russian Foreign Ministry called the expulsion of diplomats an unfriendly step. Estonia's relations with Russian Federation have remained uneasy since the former Soviet republic gained independence in 1991. Ties also have been uneasy because of Moscow's support for separatist rebels fighting in Ukraine, and Russia's annexation of Crimea. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is now deploying four battalions to the three Baltic states - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
President Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to withdraw from the Paris accord climate change deal in the next week. "No doubt, this will be the most challenging G7 summit in years", he said as the summit got under way in Taormina , a town on the Italian island which overlooks the Mediterranean.
The hunger strike was called by much-respected Marwan Barghouthi in protest against, among others, solitary confinement , the Israeli policy of administrative detention , which is arbitrary jailing without trial, denial of family visits and restricted access to lawyers; the last a violation of a fundamental protection in global human rights law.
Similarly the UK's Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who earlier this month had hosted Egypt's Coptic Orthodox leader Pope Tawadros, said he was "heartbroken by the news of another very bad attack on men, women, and children, murdered due to their faith in Jesus Christ".
Trump touted his series of meetings with foreign leaders as "tremendously productive", called the week "historic" and touted the bonds he forged with leaders: "We made a lot of good friends this week". The questions have been intensified in the wake of disclosures on Friday that a senior adviser, Jared Kushner, the husband of Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with the Russians in December about opening a secret back channel of communications with Moscow .
But H.R. McMaster, who replaced Mr Flynn as National Security Adviser said so-called "back-channeling" was completely normal. "What that allows you to do is communicate in a discreet manner, so I'm not concerned". "But people familiar with the matter say the Federal Bureau of Investigation now considers the encounter, as well as another meeting Kushner had with a Russian banker, to be of investigative interest", the daily reported.
Both sides had been determined that the meeting would emphasise areas of agreement between the new administration and the Vatican , after some pointed exchanges between the two leaders over the previous year. 'I won't forget what you said, ' he told the pope after their meeting. The images of Trump and the Pope's meeting are in stark contrast to when the head of the Catholic Church met with President Barack Obama during his administration.
He added: "I will call them, from now on, losers because that's what they are: losers". Yet many Palestinians doubt that an individual with such close ties to Israel could ever be evenhanded. On one of the gray concrete walls, the convoy passed a portrait of Leila Khaled, a Palestinian militant who took part in two aircraft hijackings in 1969 and 1970.
Mr. Trump is not the only USA president to urge allies to increase military spending, but he is the first to not explicitly commit to NATO's collective defense clause: "An attack on one is an attack on all". "Our NATO allies responded swiftly and decisively, invoking for the first time in its history the Article 5 collective defense commitments". "The intent was to deliver a direct message, which he's done before, " the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to expand on ...
While the USA president called for the resumption of peace talks, he notably stopped short of endorsing the idea of a Palestinian state . "President Abbas assures me he is ready to work towards that goal in good faith, and Prime Minister (Benjamin) Netanyahu has promised the same".