Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 11:37am
NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters worth more than 1 billion euros.
Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half.
Syrian government forces battling insurgents carried out a series of airstrikes on Wednesday on a city in southern Syria, an area named as a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and an independent monitor said.
A spokesman for the Manchester Islamic Center has denied reports that the man identified as the bomber who attacked a pop concert in the city worked at the center. Officials identified the bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a British citizen born to Libyan parents. Islamic Center spokesman Fawzi Haffar told reporters on Wednesday: "This bomber has never worked in this center."
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he is ready for talks with Hungary's government on the status of Central European University, which may be forced to leave Budapest due to recent amendments to the law on higher education.
Geir Moulson, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 8:54am
A delegation of German lawmakers scrapped plans to visit Turkey after being told at the last minute that it couldn't hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish parliament building, a deputy parliament speaker said Wednesday.