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Manchester Arena attack: Children among 22 killed at Ariana Grande concert by suicide bomb explosion
A suicide bomber has killed 22 people - including children - in an explosion that tore through fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in Manchester. [ 2 Comments ]

Trump: War on Terror is Battle Between Good and Evil, Not Faiths
President Donald Trump said the war on terrorism isn’t a battle between different faiths, toning down rhetoric that had fueled concerns America was at war with Islam. [ No Comments ]

Syria airstrike: US military bombs pro-Assad forces
A coalition airstrike in Syria on Thursday targeted pro-regime forces who were threatening a coalition base where advisers train anti-Islamic State fighters, the U.S.-led coalition command said. [ No Comments ]

Trump to give 'inspiring' speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia
US President Donald Trump will urge unity between the world’s major faiths on an ambitious first foreign trip that will take him to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Jerusalem, the White House said Tuesday. [ 6 Comments ]

Friday cyberattack hit 200,000 victims in over 150 countries
The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said Sunday. [ No Comments ]

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Leaders in the U.K. increased the country's terror threat level following the attack Monday at the Manchester Arena. British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is a 'proportionate and sensible response' to the suicide bombing.

The U.S. is the largest contributor by far to the United Nations and many other international organizations, and cuts in the administration's proposed FY 2018 budget are designed to prod other nations to pay a bigger share, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.

More evidence has been found linking North Korea to the global cyberattack that caused an IT meltdown in the NHS earlier this month.

The U.S.-led coalition has launched significantly more airstrikes against the Islamic State this year, increasing the number of bombs dropped on the terrorist group by about 50 percent.

The Manchester massacre underscores complaints from counterterrorism analysts that Europe has fallen into denial about the threat of Islamic terrorism.

The world's most powerful president and religion's most visible voice with meet for the first time Wednesday -- but not before President Trump has to cross through the Vatican wall that divided the two men, metaphorically, last year.

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference at the premier's residence in Jerusalem Monday.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes the world needs a 'global superstructure' in order for humanity to 'get to the next level'

Isis are conducting chemical weapons experiments on 'human guinea pigs' before launching attacks on Western targets, according to secret documents.

Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to 'dangerous terrorists' in the Middle East and of spreading 'Iranophobia' aimed at encouraging Arab states to purchase arms, state television reported.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition protesters of setting alight a government supporter in Caracas on the 50th day of protests.

Egyptian Attorney General Nabil Sadik on Sunday said he referred 48 suspected Islamic State militants to a military court over the bombing of Coptic churches in which more than 70 people died.

US President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Sunday with leaders of the oil-rich Gulf monarchies to cut funding for terrorism, a day after Washington told their arch rival Iran to dismantle its 'network of terrorism.'

U.S. and Saudi firms signed over $50 billion in energy investment deals on Saturday, including a major agreement between Exxon Mobil and Saudi heavy industries.

Donald Trump should spend his time in Riyadh discussing how to avoid Saudi Arabians 'carrying out another' 9/11 atrocity in the US instead of making baseless claims about terrorism against other countries, Iran's foreign minister has said.

President Trump on Sunday discarded 'America First' in his speech to Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia, falling back on the bipartisan internationalism that has characterized U.S. foreign policy for decades.

U.S. and South Korean officials announced on Sunday that North Korea fired a medium-range missile, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

The US 'needs to formulate a new strategy very soon, though not in a panic,' former Israeli Atomic Energy Commission official and INSS expert Ephraim Asculai told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday after the Trump administration waived nuclear-deal sanctions against Iran a day earlier.

The U.S. may need to keep as many as 20,000 troops and other military personnel in Iraq, even after the Islamic State is driven out, to stabilize the country, the former head of the Pentagon's policy shop said Thursday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he's ready to turn over transcripts of President Trump's meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as he mocked the news media furor in the U.S. over alleged intelligence sharing.

President Trump on Wednesday ordered a new round of economic sanctions against Iran, punishing the country for its growing ballistic missile program while also quietly extending Obama-era sanctions relief mandates tied to the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran that Mr. Trump harshly criticized on the campaign trail last year.

Freshly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are the new power couple leading the charge against anti-European populists and trying to put the struggling EU back on track, analysts say.

New research has nudged scientists closer to one of regenerative medicine's holy grails: the ability to create customized human stem cells capable of forming blood that would be safe for patients.

The last of the Islamic State militants remaining in the Iraqi city of Mosul were completely surrounded and 'on the brink of total defeat,' a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday.

When President Donald Trump arrives in Riyadh this week, he will lay out his vision for a new regional security architecture White House officials call an 'Arab NATO,' to guide the fight against terrorism and push back against Iran. As a cornerstone of the plan, Trump will also announce one of the largest arms-sales deals in history.

A group of hackers claiming responsibility for the global ransomware cyberattack that began Friday said they would soon 'dump' data related to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

Who was behind the huge global cyber-attack? One prominent theory right now is North Korea - but what we know is far from conclusive.

France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, has called for a 'historic reconstruction' of Europe, saying it is 'the only reaction' to fight populism.

Washington is working to push through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, some new, others in the pipeline, ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's trip to the kingdom this month, people familiar with the talks told Reuters this week.

US and European officials were set Wednesday to discuss plans to broaden a US ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe.