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  • UK police arrest 15th person in connection with Manchester attack
  • Sri Lanka faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151
  • Scandal-hit Brazilian leader Temer picks new justice minister
  • Somali Islamist insurgents stone man to death for adultery
  • Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports
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  • Swedish drama 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival
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Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers, wound 10 in Jakarta

25 May 2017 | 1:42 AM

Jakarta, May 24 (Reuters) Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people today night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said.

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British police make sixth arrest after Manchester bomb attack

25 May 2017 | 1:36 AM

London, May 24 (Reuters) British police arrested a sixth person, a woman, in connection with Monday's suicide bombing in Manchester, following an armed raid on a block of flats in the north of the city, the BBC reported.

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Somali Islamists kill eight Kenyan officers with roadside bombs

25 May 2017 | 1:26 AM

Nairobi, Kenya, May 24 (Reuters) Eight Kenyan security officers were killed in two separate roadside bombings in eastern Kenya today, senior officials said, and Somali Islamist militants claimed both attacks.

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Al Shabaab bombing in Somali capital kills five, injures six

25 May 2017 | 1:25 AM

Mogadishu, May 24 (Reuters) A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital today, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to carry out attacks despite territorial losses.

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Driver indicted in deadly Times Square attack, crash

25 May 2017 | 1:19 AM

New York, May 24 (Reuters) A grand jury has indicted the driver charged with killing a young woman and injuring 22 people when he careened through three blocks in New York City's crowded Times Square, prosecutors said today.

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US to boost sanctions on Iran, Syria, N.Korea -Treasury's Mnuchin

25 May 2017 | 1:11 AM

Washington, May 24 (Reuters) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers today that his department would work to increase sanctions pressure on Iran, Syria and North Korea and is reviewing licenses needed for Boeing Co and Airbus to sell aircraft to Iran.

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UN alarmed at conditions for Palestinian hunger-strikers

25 May 2017 | 1:10 AM

Geneva, May 24 (Reuters) The top United Nations human rights official urged Israel today to improve conditions for Palestinians in custody, especially the more than 1,000 whose hunger-strike was into its 38th day.

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

25 May 2017 | 12:55 AM

Manchester, England, May 24 (Reuters) Police made arrests in Manchester and Tripoli today as the investigation into a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children focused on tracking down a network of accomplices who authorities fear could strike again.

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Hundreds protest over minimum wage at McDonald's stockholder meeting

25 May 2017 | 12:48 AM

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Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

25 May 2017 | 12:39 AM

Los Angeles, May 24 (Reuters) Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester, England, the US pop singer's representatives said today.

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British police hunt possible bomb-maker, accomplices after Manchester bombing - sources

25 May 2017 | 12:37 AM

Manchester, England, May 24 (Reuters) British police hunted today for potential accomplices who may have helped Salman Abedi build the bomb that killed 22 people in a crowded concert hall in Manchester and who could be ready to kill again.

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US, Britain, UN wary of South Sudan ceasefire announcement

25 May 2017 | 12:35 AM

United Nations, May 24 (Reuters) The United States, Britain and the United Nations were skeptical today of South Sudan President Salva Kiir's declaration of a unilateral ceasefire, noting that it coincides with the start of the rainy season that traditionally lessens fighting.

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Suspected suicide bombers kill 3 police officers, wound 10 in Jakarta

25 May 2017 | 12:25 AM

Jakarta, May 24 (Reuters) Two suspected suicide bombers killed three Indonesian police officers and injured 10 people today night in twin blasts near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, police said.

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Former Trump campaign adviser Page to testify in Russia probe on June 6 -ABC News

25 May 2017 | 12:18 AM

Washington, May 24 (Reuters) Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will testify on June 6 before a House committee investigating alleged efforts by Russia to influence the US election, ABC News reported today.

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Manchester bomb forces sports, music venues into urgent reviews of security

25 May 2017 | 12:12 AM

Paris/Washington, May 24 (Reuters) The Manchester bombing is forcing entertainment venues and security forces worldwide to look urgently for better ways to protect the public - and raising questions about who should pay the fast-rising costs.

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Trump praises Duterte for anti-drug campaign in call transcript

25 May 2017 | 12:06 AM

Washington, May 24 (Reuters) US President Donald Trump praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a phone call last month for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem," according to a leaked Philippine transcript, despite human rights condemnation of Duterte’s drug crackdown.

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Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

24 May 2017 | 11:49 PM

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (Reuters) US pop singer Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert in Manchester, England, the performer's representatives said today.

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Singer Ariana Grande suspends concert tour following Manchester attack

24 May 2017 | 11:24 PM

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (Reuters) US singer Ariana Grande has suspended her concert tour after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert in Manchester, England, the singer's representatives said today.

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Father of Manchester bomber arrested in Libyan capital Tripoli - spokesman, witness

24 May 2017 | 11:15 PM

TRIPOLI, May 24 (Reuters) The father of the attacker who killed 22 people in a suicide bombing in Manchester has been arrested in the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a counter-terrorism force spokesman and a witness.

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Czech president appoints new finance minister as government spat ends

24 May 2017 | 10:28 PM

PRAGUE, May 24 (Reuters) Czech President Milos Zeman appointed Ivan Pilny as finance minister today, ending a political spat that nearly brought down the government just months before an election.

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UK police arrest fifth person in connection with Manchester attack

24 May 2017 | 10:27 PM

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) A fifth person has been arrested in connection with a suicide bombing in the northern English city of Manchester which killed 22 people, police said today.

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British election campaigning to resume after Manchester bombing

24 May 2017 | 10:24 PM

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party will resume national campaigning for next month's election on Friday following a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester.

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Manchester police beefed up after attack but envy Fortress London

24 May 2017 | 10:17 PM

By Elizabeth Piper LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) Hours after the Manchester suicide bombing, British Prime Minister Theresa May stood on the steps of her official Downing Street residence and promised to give police the resources they needed to investigate the attack.

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Israel marks 50 years of "united Jerusalem", but city struggles

Israel marks 50 years of "united Jerusalem", but city struggles

24 May 2017 | 9:58 PM

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, May 24 (Reuters) A half-century after Israel captured East Jerusalem, the holy city remains deeply divided by politics, religion and ethnicity - and struggling with grim economic realities.

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Two dead in suspected suicide bombing in Jakarta -police

24 May 2017 | 9:49 PM

JAKARTA, May 24 (Reuters) Indonesian police said today that a suspected suicide bomber and a police officer were killed in explosions near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, Jakarta.

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Manchester attacker's younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman

24 May 2017 | 9:45 PM

TRIPOLI, May 24 (Reuters) The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue in Manchester has been arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of links with Islamic State, a spokesman for a local counter-terrorism force said today.

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Ethiopian court convicts journalist for incitement of violence

24 May 2017 | 9:03 PM

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, May 24 (Reuters) An Ethiopian court convicted a journalist today of inciting violence against the state with a dissident group, activists said, a judgement that an international rights group said was a bid to silence critics.

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Two opposition parties to resume campaigning after Manchester bombing

24 May 2017 | 8:31 PM

LONDON, May 24 (Reuters) Two British opposition parties said today they would resume election campaigning later this week, days after it was suspended following a suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a concert venue in Manchester.

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Manchester bomber was part of a network - police

24 May 2017 | 8:27 PM

By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England, May 24 (Reuters) The Manchester suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children was part of a network, the city's chief of police said today as troops were deployed across Britain to help prevent further attacks.

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Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

24 May 2017 | 8:16 PM

MANCHESTER, May 24 (Reuters) A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city's unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people.

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