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2 hours ago Poland critical of EU policy on taking in migrants
Poland’s prime minister is citing the attack in Manchester to reinforce her government’s opposition to a European Union plan to share migrants.
2 hours ago Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say
A Somali police officer says at least four people have been killed and more than 10 injured in a car bomb blast in the capital, Mogadishu.
2 hours ago Police arrest 5th suspect in bombing near Manchester, are assessing a ‘package’ suspect was carrying
Police arrest 5th suspect in bombing near Manchester, are assessing a ‘package’ suspect was carrying.
2 hours ago Security tight ahead of Europa League final in Stockholm
Protected by a light but visible presence of armed police officers, fans of Manchester United and Ajax were arriving for the Europa League final and facing two rings of security to get into the Friends Arena in Stockholm on Wednesday.
2 hours ago Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city
Islamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS, authorities said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide.
2 hours ago Libyan security spokesman says brother of alleged Manchester bomber arrested in Tripoli
Libyan security spokesman says brother of alleged Manchester bomber arrested in Tripoli.
2 hours ago ‘Taiwan says yes!’: In historic decision, top court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
Taiwan is on the way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage.
2 hours ago Britain dispatches military as it stares down the threat of further attacks
The prime minister's announcement underscored the depths to which terrorism carried out by adherents of the Islamic State has roiled Western Europe.
2 hours ago Pope Francis presents Trump with a 'politically loaded gift': His encyclical on climate change
The pope appeared to make his point with the gift.
2 hours ago Somalis are fleeing famine — only to find death in a place of refuge
People seeking refuge from a killer drought are facing awful choices.
2 hours ago As European leaders sit with Trump, relief that meetings are happening at all
Brussels is a city filled with organizations that Trump has condemned.
2 hours ago Manchester bombing probe seeks ‘network’ of suspects as Britain tightens security
After raising the alert level to “critical,” Britain deploys soldiers around London.
5 hours ago Finnish court releases Iraqi twins in IS-related killings
A Finnish court has thrown out charges against Iraqi twin brothers of taking part in Islamic State-related killings of at least 11 unarmed soldiers.
5 hours ago Father of alleged Manchester bomber says son is innocent, confirms UK police have arrested a another
Father of alleged Manchester bomber says son is innocent, confirms UK police have arrested a another son.
5 hours ago Teenager Nell Jones among the bombing victims
The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what’s known about them so far:
5 hours ago Father of alleged Manchester bomber: Son was in Libya a month-and-a-half ago, was preparing to visit
Father of alleged Manchester bomber: Son was in Libya a month-and-a-half ago, was preparing to visit Saudi Arabia.
5 hours ago Father of alleged Manchester bomber tells the AP from Tripoli: “We don’t believe in killing innocent
Father of alleged Manchester bomber tells the AP from Tripoli: “We don’t believe in killing innocents. This is not us.”
5 hours ago After assurances by Trump, Bahrain mounts deadliest raid in years on opposition
The raid occurred two days after President Trump publicly assured Bahrain’s king that their relationship would be free of “strain.”
5 hours ago ‘Taiwan says yes!’: In historic decision, top court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
Taiwan is on the path to become first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.
5 hours ago Pope welcomes Trump at the Vatican despite past disagreements
Two of the most powerful men in the West — with nearly opposite beliefs — appeared to get along well.
5 hours ago Duterte says he may widen martial law from Mindanao to include all of the Philippines
His war on drugs and the use of extrajudicial violence was already under criticism, but an avowed targeting of terrorism could win U.S. support.
8 hours ago Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city
Syrian opposition activists and an independent monitor say government forces battling insurgents in southern Syria have carried out a series of airstrikes on a city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal.
8 hours ago ‘We can use peace’: Trump and Pope Francis meet
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.
8 hours ago NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump
NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters worth more than 1 billion euros.
8 hours ago IS claims deadly attack in Somalia’s Puntland region
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland — said to be the first time the extremist group has claimed an attack in this Horn of Africa nation.
8 hours ago The Latest: Trump says he had ‘fantastic meeting’ with pope
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):
8 hours ago Danes ponder license for jet skis after fatal crash
Denmark’s government wants to introduce a license for riding jet skis after two American students were killed in a crash earlier this month in Copenhagen’s harbor.
8 hours ago Venezuela is sliding into anarchy
Violence by security forces, protesters threatens to spiral out of control as mass protests challenge the government.
8 hours ago Manchester shows why even the best protection can't stop attacks
Instead of preventing attacks, more sophisticated security measures may simply shift the threat elsewhere, experts say.
8 hours ago In ‘milestone’ decision, Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage
Taiwan set to become first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage.