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Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online, no official claim

Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media after a blast at Ariana Grande's concert. 

Manchester terror attack: What we know

Nineteen people died in a suspected terror attack at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester late Monday.

Symantec says ''highly likely'' North Korea group behind ransomware attacks

Hackers stole $81 million from Bangladesh`s central bank, Lazarus has also been linked to attacks on banks previously. 

US and six Gulf countries join hands to curb terror financing

US, six Gulf countries have joined hands to curb terror organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani network and the Taliban.

China urges North Korea to not violate UN resolutions again
China urges North Korea to not violate UN resolutions again

North Korea on Monday said it had successfully tested what it called an intermediate-range ballistic missile.
 

Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex
Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that implements Islamic law. 

Donald Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump will head to the Vatican City along with Brussels and Italy for NATO and G7 meetings.

Manchester terror attack: As it happened
Manchester terror attack: As it happened

 Islamic State group says one of its members carried out the Manchester attack that killed 22 people and injured 59.

Rattled UK PM Theresa May forced into 'dementia tax'; U-turn after poll lead halves

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party`s opinion poll lead halved in just a few days.

Former Donald Trump aide Michael Flynn to defy Senate subpoena in Russia probe

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 US election, according to multiple media reports on Monday.

Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran
Donald Trump calls for peace in Middle East, tougher line against Iran

US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit Israel.

Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

"Our missiles are for our defence and for peace, they are not offensive. Know that while there is a technical need to conduct missile tests, we will do so and we will ask the permission of no one," Rouhani told reporters in Tehran.

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states yesterday, during a meeting between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi women, a member of the US delegation said.

University students walk out of Pence speech

Notre Dame, in the city of South Bend, is one of the country's most prominent Catholic universities.

Russia launches wide-ranging trade dispute against Ukraine at WTO

The alleged breaches of the trade rules affect trade in goods and services from Russia, as well as transit, the statement added. Under WTO rules, Ukraine will have 60 days to settle the dispute, after which Russia could ask the WTO to adjudicate.

There is rare opportunity to bring peace, Trump says in Israel
There is rare opportunity to bring peace, Trump says in Israel

"I have found new reasons for hope," said Trump upon arriving at Ben-Gurion International Airport.

Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel
Have found new reasons for hope for Middle East peace, says Donald Trump in Israel

US President Donald Trump said in Israel on Monday he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope.

Security forces' crackdown on foreign spies 'normal': China

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said “For this normal discharge of duties by security organisations we have no comment on that.”

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Their win in Friday's election marks the first time reformists have totally controlled Tehran's municipal council since such votes began in 1999.

Trump lands in Tel Aviv for his tour's second stop

During his visit, discussions will be held on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, regional security issues and reaffirmation the US' commitment to its alliance with Israel.

Bangkok hospital bomb wounds 24, junta blames its opponents
Bangkok hospital bomb wounds 24, junta blames its opponents

There was no claim of responsibility for the blast at the Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok, which is popular with soldiers and their families and retired military officers.

Nine Malaysian Navy men missing, boat loses contact

Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday called for strengthened effort to find one officer and eight navy personnel who have been missing since Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Lankan President names new foreign minister in cabinet reshuffle

The move to switch the portfolios of foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera and finance minister Ravi Karunanayake was part of the first cabinet reshuffle by Sirisena.

US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel on flight from Riyadh

US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday on a flight from Saudi Arabia and will meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in an attempt to revive peace talks.

Six more Japanese detained in China

China had already detained five other Japanese citizens since 2015, largely on suspicion of spying.

Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF
Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF

These two videos are going viral on social media and netizens are praising US Donald Trump.

Notre Dame University students walk out of US Vice President Mike Pence speech

More than 100 people walked out, organisers said. Many wore rainbow pins or flags, a symbol of gay pride.

Worry about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Donald Trump
Worry about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Donald Trump

Rejecting Donald Trump's continuous attacks on Tehran, Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari said that the U.S. President should rather discuss how to prevent Saudi Arabia from carrying out another 9/11 attack.

German woman, security guard killed by gunmen in Kabul

A German woman and a security guard were killed after unknown gunmen attacked a guesthouse in Kabul.