Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 7:43am
President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week's bombing.
The New York Times has defended its publication of crime scene photographs showing evidence collected after the Manchester bombing. Some British officials have suggested that the information was leaked by U.S. officials, but it isn't clear where The Times got the information. Manchester's police chief says the story was "distressing" to victims' families. The Times says that "the images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims."
Aid deliveries across front lines in war-torn Syria have significantly stepped up, compared to earlier years of the now 6-year-old conflict, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said in a statement Thursday.
A senior French official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will look into the case of a French photographer who was taken into custody in Turkey and started a hunger strike to protest his detention.
A United Nations envoy says the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus are still "far apart" on holding a final peace summit next month that would aim for an overall deal reunifying the island as a federation.
Tom Odula, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 6:21am
An improvised bomb exploded and killed two Kenyan police officers Thursday near the spot where four officers died the day before in a similar blast, officials said. Concerns are growing that the al-Shabab extremist group is turning its focus on Kenya after military pressure on its strongholds in neighboring Somalia.
Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 6:01am
Backed by tanks and helicopters, Philippine government forces launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a failed raid to capture a militant on the U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists.
Israel's parliament speaker says a proposal that Donald Trump would speak before the Knesset during his visit to Israel was scrapped over fears that the American president would be interrupted and heckled by some lawmakers.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
May 25th - 5:20am
China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took office.