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Two more Manchester terror attack arrests taking total to eight

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Ministers and Whitehall officials have been tearing their hair out over leaks to the USA media of information from the British investigation into the attack. The official added that the intelligence-sharing agreement between Britain and the United States is built on trust and that leaks jeopardize active investigations. Read More »

United States intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

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In a closed-door meeting, the Senate Intelligence Committee discussed their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election . "That's not something I think we would entertain until far later, if at all", Schiff said. Schiff said the House Intelligence Committee's investigation was back on track after the committee's chairman, Republican Devin Nunes of California, stepped aside as a result of an ethics investigation. Read More »

Trump meets Macron, says whole world talking about win

A spokeswoman for Juncker, the president of the European Commission which had been negotiating an ambitious free trade deal with Washington known as TTIP before Trump's upset election victory, said the two sides would work to increase trade. Read More »

UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

Ramadan Abedi said the last time he spoke to Salman was five days ago as he was getting ready for a trip to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, a smaller pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Donald Trump on Thursday to talk about leaks to the U.S. media. The Manchester bombing has raised concern across Europe. Read More »

Tillerson: Trump 'very forceful' with Netanyahu and Abbas to compromise

And I intend to do everything I can to help achieve that goal. Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas while visiting Israel and the West Bank . Saudi Arabia doesn't recognize Israel's right to exist but the two countries are united in wanting to stop Iran's ascent in the region. The White House made another unfortunate typo in a live video feed of Trump's visit to Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust ... Read More »

House intelligence committee Democrat says panel to subpoena Flynn

Unless the administration seeks to claim that any existing documents can not be disclosed because they represent "privileged" communications involving the president, the committee said the "expectation is for the request to be met". The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of Flynn's businesses after he declined to hand over documents in its separate Russian Federation probe. Read More »

NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is not only rolling out the red carpet for President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance - which Mr. Trump, who voiced scepticism while campaigning about the EU's value and hailed Britain's Brexit vote to quit the bloc, will hear a call from European leaders for him to maintain Washington's longstanding support for integration on the continent, as well to support free trade and efforts to combat climate change. Read More »

Melania snubs Trump again as Air-Force-One lands in Rome

Exactly what that's going to look like is anyone's guess, as President Trump's visit to Israel involved a lot of broad statements about the concept of peace, but no details. Twitter users and left-leaning media outlets jumped on the footage, arguing that it reflected a crumbling presidential relationship. Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israeli neighbors". Read More »

Trump in Brussels for NATO talks amid protest

Tusk said in a televised statement that the two leaders agreed on countering militant violence and on relations with Ukraine: "We discussed foreign policy, security, climate and trade relations", Tusk, a former Polish prime minister who chairs meetings of the 28 European Union leaders, said in Brussels after he and European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker met Trump for an hour. Read More »

Mueller cleared by United States ethics experts to head Russian Federation probe

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White House sources lamented to Politico that the investigation into the Trump campaign was making it impossible to pursue the president's legislative agenda. The officer was "bragging about the systematic attempt.to cause chaos into our electoral cycle", a senior USA intelligence official told TIME for the magazine's current cover story on the Russian operation. Read More »

Poulter sets sights on US Open with Wentworth win

Temperance in any form often eludes Daly, but this latest attempt has lasted to the point where he's at peace with his decision and his game. From 2012 through '16, he made the cut in only one-quarter of the 36 starts he made in PGA Tour events, with one top-10. Read More »

Iran says dialogue, peaceful means key to solving Syria issue

IN the days before President Hassan Rouhani's re-election victory in Iran this weekend, a video of one of his old speeches circulated on social media. On the day Iranians went to the polls, Trump was making his way to Saudi Arabia - a remarkable choice for his first official foreign trip. "Many of the Gulf Arabs have increasingly awakened to the reality that their real challenge comes not from Israel, but rather from Iran , and the prospects of their uniting to do something to try ... Read More »

This hilarious photo sums up Trump's visit to Vatican

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USA president Donald Trump has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican in what looked to be a civil discussion. He is scheduled to meet with European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders Thursday. Their private meeting ended when Francis rang the bell in his study. He also gave the Pope a piece of granite from the Martin Luther King Jr. Pope Francis also gave Mr Trump a signed copy of his 2017 peace message, whose title is "Nonviolence - A Style of Politics for ... Read More »

New French president names PM, sees Merkel

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Mr Macron , who won the May 7 run-off on promises of cleaning up the corruption and stagnation marking traditional parties, said he will require ministers to sign a commitment to "integrity and morality". Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's government as foreign minister. Read More »

Trump arrives at European Union Headquarters

Despite Trump having backed Britain's Brexit vote past year, it was all smiles at the headquarters of the European Union as Trump met the bloc's top two officials, Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker. Trump backtracked on his campaign rhetoric following his inauguration, declaring in an April 11 press conference alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that his mind had changed about the alliance. Read More »

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

Others talked of using their ties to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, a pro-Russian politician who was living in exile in Russia for whom Manafort had worked as a top campaign adviser. The Justice Department says Robert Mueller's work at a law firm that represented relatives and associates of President Donald Trump does not disqualify him from overseeing an FBI investigation into possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

It was meant to be a "surgical operation" to capture one of the world's most wanted terrorists , who was hiding and wounded in a southern Philippine city. Richmond, who works with communities to "support modern Muslim voices" and train them to counter radical voices, says it's ultimately about keeping those in power - the same people who control development funds - in check. Read More »

Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuse

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The police unit was not immediately available for comment. In other developments, Amnesty International released a report on Wednesday saying the U.S. A U.S. strike targeting Islamic State fighters in a Mosul building in Iraq in March killed at least 105 civilians when the blast caused IS weapons to explode, a USA general said Thursday. Read More »

A brief history of Africa Day, 25 May

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Former President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has called on Africans as they commemorate the African Union day to come together as a common force to "fight" to shape Africa's future like "our forebears envisaged". "It is noted that young people in Africa are an enormous resource for the continent's development therefore it is important to work in unison towards realizing the " Africa We Want" as envisioned in Agenda 20163 and make it a shining, wealthy and progressive continent". Read More »

Russian Federation 'brazenly' meddled in U.S. election, says ex Central Intelligence Agency boss

Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., chairman of the committee, recused himself from the panel's Russian Federation investigations after the House Committee on Ethics announced it was investigating Nunes for disclosing classified information. Trump has defended his disclosure, saying he had the right to share the information . The first is that classified intelligence of this nature is not shared with visiting foreign ministers or local ambassadors, but rather through intelligence channels so ... Read More »

South Korea's Moon appoints security advisors

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China has previously expressed strong opposition to the deployment of THAAD, stating that it undermined Beijing's security interests. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's authorisation of increased military tests has heightened tensions between North and South Korea. Read More »

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

But because costs would vary so much based on health status, the office doesn't bother estimating how much they'd fall on average. That expansion increased enrollment by 10 million, as NPR's Alison Kodjak previously reported . The report said that under Obama's law, the nation's health insurance market is expected to remain "stable in most areas" because federal subsidies to millions of consumers largely rise with premiums. Read More »

Uniquely Qualified for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal?

PRESIDENT Donald Trump called for peace between Israel and Palestine , and asked both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past". And just after Trump makes the statement, Israel's ambassador to the United States , Ron Dermer, is seen running his hand through his hair - a move that some have interpreted as embarrassment on the president's behalf. Read More »