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British Airways cancels ALL FLIGHTS on Saturday


She later said she and others were then told they could not transfer to other flights because "they can't bring up our details". In a statement, the airline asked passengers with flights before 18:00 BST on Saturday not to come to Gatwick or Heathrow airports , which it said had become "extremely congested". Read More »

Eurozone fails to reach Greece debt deal amid International Monetary Fund row


Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chaired the meeting, said that the new target was to conclude the talks on June 15 - the next scheduled meeting of euro area finance ministers. EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici also said he saw a deal at the next Eurogroup meeting, in Luxembourg. The IMF didn't see the draft proposals presented on Monday as explicit enough for the Fund to immediately resume co-financing of the lifeline keeping Greece afloat since 2010, the people ... Read More »

UK Police Release New Photo of Manchester Attacker, Ask for Public's Help


According to media reports, Libya's counter-terrorism forces arrested Hashem Abedi, 20, the brother of suspected attacker Salman Abedi on suspicion of links to the Islamic State group. The bombing was the deadliest terrorist incident to hit the United Kingdom since the July 7 attacks in London in 2005 and sparked a nationwide security operation amid fears further strikes could be imminent. Read More »

Opposition figure Karoubi asks Iranians to vote for Rouhani on Friday

On the Principilist [hardline] spectrum, Qalibaf is more modernist than Raisi, who as a prosecutor and revolutionary judge sent hundreds of dissenters and political prisoners to their deaths. "I think a low turnout of the voters will be devastating for President Rouhani since moderate candidates usually have larger chances of winning when the turnout is above 65 percent", the economist Said Lailaz said. Read More »

United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to severe


Britain and the United States are part of the " Five Eyes " countries that closely share intelligence, alongside Canada, Australia and New Zealand. "Eight men remain in custody for questioning", a police statement said. Police confirmed Abedi, 22, was behind the attack. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd was the first government minister to condemn the leaks publicly, saying Wednesday, before The New York Times story was published, that the disclosures were " irritating " because they ... Read More »

Trade, climate G7 focus

His pending review of USA climate policies and decision not to make up his mind before Taormina has braced environmentalists for the possibility of bland language that says little after years of increasingly stronger commitments to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and emissions of in greenhouse gases under the Paris Agreement. Read More »

British officials scold the United States for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

With Britain's terrorism threat level at " critical ", meaning a new attack may be imminent, police are working around the clock to try to deter another atrocity. Abedi is now a manager of the Central Security force in Tripoli. Information in so-called "IS Files" - a huge cache of documents obtained by " Sky News " - shows how an IS fighter called Raphael Hostey, from Moss Side in the south of Manchester, sponsored hundreds of terror recruits. Read More »

United Kingdom police 'stop passing information to US' over leaks of key evidence

Manchester attacker Salman Abedi was flagged to United Kingdom authorities five times about his extremist views before committing the atrocity that killed 22 people on Monday, The Daily Telegraph reported . Meanwhile, Greater Manchester police have warned of fraudulent fund-raising pages on the internet, urging well-wishers to only donate to the official JustGiving page, which has now raised well over £1m . Read More »

May's lead halves to six percent points - ORB poll


May lowered Britain's security threat back where it was before the Monday suicide bombing at a pop concert killed 22 people. "And ministers will meet soon to take this forward", May said. "He talks now as though he could defend the country, but for 30 years he's been against (anti-terrorism measures)", she said. The war of words coincided with a new poll ahead of the June 8 snap election suggesting that the Tory lead has shrunken to 5 percent. Read More »

Sunshine and showers: United Kingdom set for warm and wet bank holiday weekend


Temperatures soared to a high of 26C yesterday with skies remaining clear all of the day. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for much of the country on Saturday 27th May. There could be frequent lightning, heavy rain, the risk of hail as well within those showers. Monday is predicted to be overcast most of the time, before giving way to showers and sun in the afternoon. Read More »

Nat sec officials are apologizing to Europe for Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech


Unveiling a memorial to the 9/11 attacks at NATO's new headquarters, Trump also urged the alliance to get tougher on tackling terrorism and immigration in the wake of the Manchester attack. "There is no relationship we cherish more than the Special Relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom". In a separate meeting, France's new president pushed Trump on a sweeping climate agreement and even engaged in an apparent handshake standoff. Read More »

Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by US

At a press conference in Riyadh last week, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the focal point of President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was to minimise Iranian- backed terrorism threat in the region. "When they attacked Afghanistan, they made a mistake". That's the problem. Those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately rulers who deviate America with unsound advice or buy some influence in the US with their money. Read More »

Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

He added that in his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas it was clear that "the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", and that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "wants peace". TRUMP: The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace. Although both leaders emerged hopeful from their meeting, no demands were made on either side to bring about a peaceful solution and Mr Trump left the region later on Tuesday without any plans to revive peace talks. Read More »

Ex-CIA Chief: 'Interactions' Between Trump Campaign, Russia

The comments by Brennan and Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, added fuel to a controversy that has engulfed Trump since he fired FBI director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency's investigation into possible collusion between people associated with his presidential campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump faces new controversies as trip winds down

He says the final document reflects that other countries respect the US decision to take more time before making a final decision. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review USA policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. Read More »

U.S. leaks shed light on Manchester attack, but infuriate UK

The operation in the early hours of this morning brings the number of suspects being held in custody to 11. The decision was made to up the terror threat level on Tuesday, after 22 people were killed by a bomber at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena. Read More »

Arrests in Manchester, Tripoli as police hunt bomber's network

Armed police patrolled outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London , another popular tourist spot. "The way you have handled all of this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know". "The British police have been very clear that they want to control the flow of information in order to protect operational integrity - the element of surprise". Read More »

Turkey's United States envoy slams anti-Erdogan protesters


Turkey's foreign ministry summoned diplomat H.E Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to Ankara over what it called "aggressive" and "unprofessional" tactics by USA security personnel. Roughly two dozen protesters had gathered outside of the embassy in a peaceful protest of the Turkish leader's policies on a range of issues such as his government's stance toward the Kurds and Armenians to his perceived assault on the country's democratic institutions. Read More »

#Manchester bombing: United Kingdom police arrest 8th suspect

Abedi, 22, the suspected suicide bomber, died at the scene of Monday night's attack at an Ariana Grande concert . Manchester police have stopped sharing investigative information with the USA until they are guaranteed an end to media leaks, a British official told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. Read More »

G7 divided on climate change as Trump isolated by own stand

Italian police have used tear gas against anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters after the Group of Seven summit in Sicily. G-7 nations risk unprecedented deadlock on Saturday (May 27) after United States President Donald Trump ditched the charm for snarls, resisting calls for concerted action on hot-button issues such as climate change. Read More »