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Sebastian Vettel: About time Ferrari won again in Monaco


Vettel team-mate Kimi Raikkonen scored the third fastest time after a deficit of 0.563 seconds. Triple world champion Hamilton , six points behind after five races, was only eighth in the later practice with a lap of 1:13.873, more than a second off the pace. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to develop annual national plans for spending

Trump said he was "very direct" with NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg and other leaders about ponying up more on defense spending. The moment followed Trump's speech at the headquarters' opening, during which he slammed U.S. Analyst Thomas Wright of the Washington-based Brookings Institution said Trump's failure to publicly declare this was "shocking and damaging". "The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security", Trump said. Read More »

Iran Won't Stop Missile Program, Rouhani Fires Back At Trump


Guided by Rouhani and Obama, Iran and major world powers reached an agreement on a landmark deal in 2015 that relaxed economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for verifiable limits on Iran's nuclear work. "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise USA officials are misleading them". "Iran has chosen the path of engagement with the world", Rouhani said in his victory speech, touting to voters the continuity of his policies. Read More »

Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk


Trump should have worn a head scarf in Saudi Arabia . Trump on Tuesday wrapped up a Middle East visit that included Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and Saudi Arabia. During a reception with King Salman in Riyadh on Saturday, Trump seemed to join in briefly with sword-wielding men in traditional robes who danced for the leaders' entertainment. Read More »

Latest Rumours on Bernardo Silva, Alexis Sanchez

French publication Le 10 Sport earlier reported that City's local rivals United were also looking at the option of signing him. Manchester City released four defenders on Thursday, so naturally they're signing a midfielder in the VERY NEXT DAY. Read More »

FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought


Another Comey memo, reported last week by the Times , shows President Donald Trump met privately with the FBI director on February 14 and asked him to end his investigation of Flynn, whose own contacts with Russian Federation had prompted the acting attorney general to warn the White House he had been compromised. Read More »

Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life


Kennedy told CNN that including her children in the video made it easier to share the message - and that they were perhaps more appropriate messengers for her father's vision to the rising generation. Tatiana's sister, Rose, also described the need to reflect upon the past to help shape the future. "That we aren't bound exclusively by tradition if we understand the past with which we are breaking". Read More »

Fighting continues for third day in Philippines city Marawi

The exodus of thousands of residents has continue. The fighting began when police and soldiers on Tuesday raided an apartment in Marawi where Isnilon Hapilon , the leader of the notorious Abu Sayyaf group and the Philippine head of IS, was suspected of hiding. Read More »

Trump's views on Islam 'continue to evolve,' says Secretary of State

Saudi state-owned Okaz newspaper said that Saudi Arabia saw "a new path for America-Islamic partnership against the violence" in an edition whose front page read, "Iran - the spearhead of global terrorism". In his first foreign speech , Trump on Sunday urged Muslim leaders to take a stand against violence committed in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a "battle between good and evil". Read More »

Philippines' finmin says economy not threatened by martial law

The Catholic church said militants were using Christians and a priest as human shields and had contacted cardinals with threats to execute hostages unless government troops withdrew. However he said the bodies of only two militants had been recovered and the other reported deaths could not be independently verified. The priest, Father Chito, and the others had no role in the conflict, said Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines . Read More »

Manchester terror may have more to it

Officials are examining Abedi's trips to Libya as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. The first arrest made in Britain on Tuesday was reported by British and USA media to be Abedi's older brother. Read More »

British police make tenth arrest in connection to Manchester bombing


The New York Times has defended the publication of leaked photographs appearing to show the bomb used in the Manchester terror attack and said the decision was "responsible". "The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security". The New York Times also published a graph of the crime scene showing the location of the bodies, most of which were in a circle around the suicide bomber. Read More »

Manchester attack arrests 'significant'

Salman Abedi , 22, was born in Britain to Libyan parents. "It is very clear that this is a network we are investigating", Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said . The official also said his brother Hashim had told officials: "I know everything about my brother, what he was doing there in Manchester ". This morning, I said that the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre - the independent organisation responsible for setting the threat level on the basis of the ... Read More »

Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons

Prior to the Manchester terror attack, Trump explained in his speech in Saudi Arabia that America alone "cannot crush this enemy". Trump, having visited Saudi Arabia for two days, declared he saw the possibility of a new alignment of Muslim nations and Israel against a shared foe _ Iran . Read More »

US Justice Dept will appeal travel ban


The administration argued that it needed to halt travel from these countries to put in better security protocols because these countries are linked to terrorism and that - the administration said the judges should only look at the language of the executive order , not - which says nothing at all about religion. Read More »

Trump vows to 'get to the bottom' of 'troubling' Manchester attack leaks

Police have swooped in on multiple addresses in the northwestern city since Tuesday and those arrested include bomber Salman Abedi's brother Ismail. Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said in a statement Thursday that the leaks published by the New York Times have caused "much distress for families that are already suffering terribly with their loss". Read More »

Donald Trump assures Britain of unbreakable commitment after bombing

A longtime businessman, Trump has cast Middle East peace as the "ultimate deal" and has tasked his son-in-law Jared Kushner and former real estate lawyer Jason Greenblatt with charting a course forward. After his meeting with Abbas, Trump returned to Jerusalem for a solemn tribute to the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust. Trump was also the first USA president to openly question the feasibility of the implementation of the Oslo Accords and by extension possibly of a two-state solution. Read More »

Sweden drops Assange rape case investigation

Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, said she had chose to discontinue the investigation against Mr Assange in a statement on Friday morning. Assange took refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012, and he's been there ever since. Read More »

Shared intelligence must remain 'secure,' May to tell Trump


Eight men are now in custody, including the bomber's older brother. Investigators are now working to determine if suspected bomber, Salman Abedi , was part of a much wider terror network. British Prime Minster Theresa May will demand that intelligence "remain secure" after authorities investigating the Manchester bombing became "outraged" that intelligence was leaked to the media, BBC reports . Read More »

Manchester attack probe widens; U.S. leaks spark anger

In a statement released by the National Police Chiefs' Council, a spokesman for National Counter Terrorism Policing said: "We greatly value the important relationships we have with our trusted intelligence, law enforcement and security partners around the world". Read More »