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The Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi had been known to MI5 for five years but Ms Rudd rejected the suggestion that it may have missed an opportunity to apprehend him. "She is a prime minister that has seemed to flawless the art of the U-turn", Sturgeon said. And meantime, the much-maligned Corbyn has been running what many British pols this week told me they consider a near-flawless campaign.
  • Monsoon set to strike Kerala today

    Monsoon set to strike Kerala today

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    Meanwhile, the Southwest monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on Tuesday, in line with the India Meteorological Department's earlier forecast, an official with the weather department said. "Conditions are favorable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some parts of southeast Arabian Sea, Maldives area, some more parts of Comorin area, southwest Bay of Bengal and east central Bay of Bengal, remaining parts of southeast Bay of Bengal and some parts of west central and northeast Bay of ...
  • Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles

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    Their first handshakes - relatively brief and cordial - were far less macho than Macron's now-famous who-will-blink-first handshake showdown with Trump when the two leaders met last week for the first time. He said he would make " not a single concession " to Russian Federation on the three-year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine, with he and his G7 counterparts saying they were prepared to strengthen sanctions against Moscow.
  • Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation scolding long overdue

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    Seth A. Johnston, Ph.D., is a Major in the U.S. Army, recent assistant professor of global relations at West Point, and author of How NATO Adapts: Strategy and Organization in the Atlantic Alliance since 1950 (Johns Hopkins, 2017). In a written statement, Trump called the alleged leaks "deeply troubling" and said he was asking the Justice Department and other agencies to review the matter.
  • Tillerson to visit UK amid anger over Manchester leaks

    Tillerson to visit UK amid anger over Manchester leaks

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    Tillerson's first official visit to the United Kingdom comes after senior UK government officials lambasted the United States over the leaks and temporarily suspended intelligence sharing on the investigation. He told reporters: "This is a moment... when we should be coming together, uniting to defeat these people, and we can and we will, not just in Iraq and in Syria, but of course in the battle for the hearts and minds".
  • Pakistan tail stuns Bangladesh to win Champions Trophy warm-up

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    Pakistan defeated neighbours Bangladesh by two wickets in the second warm-up match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy . The team trained hard before the practice match , and new kit for Champions Trophy was also revealed. Having taken over captaincy only in February, this marks the first major tournament at the helm for Sarfraz.
  • Philippines hits militants after corpses left to rot

    Philippines hits militants after corpses left to rot

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    The crisis in Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has grown increasingly dire as the militants show unexpected strength, fending off a military that has unleashed attack helicopters, armored vehicles and scores of soldiers. There was no word on their condition. "In that sense, the CPP and NPA would be together with the Duterte government in opposing the Maute group and the Abu Sayyaf".
  • Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

    Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

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    US pop star Ariana Grande said on Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the English city. According to the Guardian , Abedi was known to British intelligence, but was seen as being on the edges of the extremist movement, rather than a central player.
  • Auto bombing outside Baghdad ice cream parlour kills 13 and wounds 24

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    As families break their fast after sundown, restaurants and cafes in Baghdad quickly fill up. A number of wounded lay on the ground, others propped themselves up on the colourful park benches outside the ice cream shop. No group has claimed responsibility, but the Daesh terrorist group has responded with acts of mass violence to the rising pressure it has faced in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul by army-led forces since October previous year.
  • New Northern Korean Missile Test

    New Northern Korean Missile Test

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    North Korea fired a ballistic missile Monday morning, according to a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. It was the latest in a string of launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the USA mainland.
  • British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

    British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

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    Monday's night's airing of " The Battle For Number 10 " falls short of a head-to-head debate between the two top contenders in the June 8 vote but may shed light on their policy differences. Corbyn previously told BuzzFeed News he would continue in his role even if he lost the election but later denied saying that, adding: "I told them I would carry on as leader because we'll have won the election by then".
  • Police make fresh arrest over Manchester bombing, bringing total to 14

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    Two were released without charge, while 14 men remained in custody for questioning, the police said. Britain's MI5 intelligence service is to hold an inquiry into its handling of information surrounding the Manchester bomber, Salman Abedi, after it emerged that it had been alerted to his extremist views by members of the public at least three times ahead of the attack which killed 22 and wounded dozens outside of an Ariana Grande concert on May 22, 2017, according to British media ...