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Police could cancel Barack Obama's trip to Scotland

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The former US President is due to fly in to Edinburgh on Friday to address a charity dinner to raise money for children's organisations. 'The impact of last night's events will be felt for some time and our condolences go to the families and friends of those who have died as well as those who have been injured as a result of the attack. Read More »

Tense meeting between Donald Trump and Pope Francis

Even though pleasantries were exchanged, the atmosphere of the meeting was reportedly fraught. The pope warmly greeted the first lady in front of reporters and photographers, embracing her hand as he spoke in Italian-one of at least five languages she reportedly speaks fluently. Read More »

Newspapers Review: Trump in Bethlehem highlight of dailies

And while he remarked on his visit to the Western Wall, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the holy Jewish site, Trump did not deliver any promises on the final status of the city in which it sits, Jerusalem . Following the incident, Hazan wasn't invited to the welcome ceremony as Likud politicians said he "caused a great embarrassment to Netanyahu ". I think the White House and the president need to be careful in an effort to make things better we end up making things worse. Read More »

Trump, Abbas meet in Bethlehem

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After visiting the Western Wall, Donald Trump becomes first United States sitting president to visit the site. U.S. President Donald Trump insisted both Palestinian and Israeli leaders are keen on reaching a peace deal, during his final speech after a two-day visit on Tuesday. Read More »

Parents confirm daughter's death in Manchester attack

It was also reported the attacker had recently returned to the United Kingdom from Libya days before the attack, according to his friends. "There was this massive bang". The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in the state of Victoria, Australia's biggest sports arena, said it was reviewing procedures. In Monday night's attack , at least 22 people died and almost 60 were sent to hospitals after an explosion struck in the area between the concert venue and the adjacent transit station. Read More »

NATO Rolls Out the Red Carpet, Buffs Its Image for Trump

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Trump is reviewing recommendations that could send up to 5,000 or more additional forces to Afghanistan, where United States forces are still fighting the Taliban and trying to push back hundreds of ISIS fighters in the eastern section of the country. Read More »

New claim of payments to Brazil ex-leader

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Brazil's political crisis deepened sharply on Thursday with corrup. On Thursday, thousands of people demonstrated against Temer in the capital Brasilia and in Rio de Janeiro. Temer's conservative government has angered millions of Brazilians with its ambitious austerity reforms, which include the planned raising of the retirement age to fix the country's unaffordable pension system. Read More »

White House defends Trump's Saudi speech as 'tough'

Instead, we are here to offer partnership.to pursue a better future for us all". Democratic and Republican presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have looked past Saudi Arabia's treatment of its own people to build stronger ties with the royal family there, even while calling for the spread of democracy and human rights around the world. Read More »

Hashemitaba calls on Iranians to vote for Rouhani

Iranians will go to the polls Friday, the same day Donald Trump begins his first foreign trip as U.S. President arriving in Saudi Arabia, where the kingdom's leaders vowed this month to start "the battle against Iran ". Under the Iranian system, candidates need an absolute majority of votes to win. Mr Rouhani's government signed a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers that ended some sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's nuclear programme. Read More »

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution

Nevertheless, Trump managed to do plenty of things during his visit . Yes, English isn't Netanyahu's first language, but the Israeli prime minister made a particularly awkward comment during an address at the Israel Museum . According to the Times of Israel , son-in-law and aide to the U.S. president, Jared Kushner, told Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, before their departure, that the White House was preparing to quickly act on promises made to restart peace talks ... Read More »

Manchester bombing: Three more arrested

The friend has undergone surgery to treat injuries from the bombing. Chris Upton, the head teacher at the Tarleton Community Primary School, described her as "simply a attractive little girl" who was "quiet and unassuming with a creative flair". Read More »

Philippines, China play down Duterte's talk of war in disputed sea

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Those moves have put the Scarborough shoal, administered and occupied by China since 2012 but contained within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), in a new strategic light. The Philippines and China played down on Monday a warning by President Rodrigo Duterte that China would go to war if the Philippines drilled for oil in the disputed South China Sea. Read More »

Trump's Budget: "Compassion for Taxpayers"

Mick Mulvaney , Trump's budget office director, said the plan is the first one in a long time to pay attention to taxpayers. Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo said while there's "significant agreement" that the nation needs to bring the federal budget into balance, the budget proposal released today by President Trump calls for "dramatic cuts to programs affecting Idahoans and its communities". Read More »

Pope Francis gave Trump 2015 encyclical on climate change

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Upon completing their meeting today, the Pope gave the president a medal featuring an olive branch, a symbol of peace, among other gifts. "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace", the Pope said , speaking in Spanish through an interpreter. Read More »

3 more arrests made in United Kingdom concert attack

May took calls throughout the day on May 23 from many world leaders, who expressed outrage at the attack and solidarity with Britain, which has not seen such a deadly attack since 52 people were killed by suicide bombings on London's subway system in 2005. Read More »

World Health Organization elects new director general

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Despite these achievements, which have contributed to improving public health conditions and extending life expectancy worldwide, Chan warned that the global community is facing complex and unprecedented health challenges. Dr. David Nabarro delivered his last pitch for the job of World Health Organization director-general moments before its assembly was to choose between him, Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , and Dr. Read More »

Chinese student sorry after uproar at U.S. 'fresh air' speech

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Others accused her of fawning over Americans. On Tuesday afternoon, posts related to the video on the Chinese micro blogging site Weibo had received over 56 million views. Another said: "She has an incredible ability to lick feet". In response to Yang's speech, other Chinese students who are studying at the University of Maryland also made a video to speak against what they refer to as "stereotypical comments" that Yang has spoken of. Read More »

British official says bomber was somewhat known

The UK's terror threat level is at " critical "- its highest possible level- following the explosion at Manchester Arena. The government said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed instead of police Wednesday in high-profile sites in London and elsewhere. Read More »

Manchester bomber known to authorities, likely did not act alone -minister

May, who served as home secretary from 2010 until becoming premier previous year, has an intimate knowledge of the work of police and security services, and the many terrorist plots that have been foiled. "The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena", Hopkins said. "They arrested the father, and I think the rest of the family kind of disappeared". Hett, reported to be 29, had appeared on the reality TV shows "Tattoo Fixers" and "Come Dine With Me". Read More »