British police say they have raided two residential areas in Manchester and carried out a controlled explosion at one of them as part of an investigation into Monday's suicide bombing attack at a concert in the city. At one of the scenes, where armed police raided an apartment Tuesday, heavily armed and helmeted police were guarding what neighbor Asghar Ali said was a "very, very quiet" area.
Jamey Keaten and Maria Cheng, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 8:40am
Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys were voting Tuesday to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization, a post with considerable power in setting medical priorities that affect billions of people and declaring when crises like disease outbreaks evolve into global emergencies.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:12am
Philippine troops battled heavily armed militants allied with the Islamic State group on Tuesday in an effort to capture a top extremist suspect in a southern city where the gunmen burned houses to sow confusion during the fighting.