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UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

May 28 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

MANCHESTER, England — British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

  • | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was grilled by police investigators for over three hours at his official residence Monday night, opening what could be a politically damaging criminal investigation into suspicions that he improperly accepted gifts from wealthy supporters.

  • | Posted: Jan 3 2017 - 12:05am

    ISTANBUL — The Islamic State claimed responsibility Monday for a mass shooting at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, most of them foreign tourists from Muslim countries who were ringing in the new year. It was the first claim of its kind for IS in Turkey.

  • | Posted: Jan 1 2017 - 12:05am

    UNITED NATIONS — Ban Ki-moon ends 10 years at the helm of the United Nations lamenting the “fires still burning” from Syria to South Sudan but buoyed by a global agreement to combat climate change and new U.N. goals to fight poverty and inequality.

  • | Posted: Jan 1 2017 - 12:05am

    ISTANBUL — An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others in what the province’s governor described as a terror attack.

  • | Posted: Dec 31 2016 - 12:05am

    JOHANNESBURG — China says it plans to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 in a move designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants.

  • | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 12:05am

    TOKYO — Japan’s Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, just back from Pearl Harbor, on Thursday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan’s war dead, including convicted war criminals.

  • | Posted: Dec 30 2016 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — A cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey went into effect in war-ravaged Syria at midnight Thursday, a potential breakthrough in the six years of fighting that have left more than a quarter-million people dead and triggered a refugee crisis across Europe.

  • | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi forces stalled for weeks on the edges of Mosul are being bolstered by reinforcements and now are ready, along with elite special forces, to launch a stepped up, three-pronged assault against Islamic State militants in the city’s eastern sector, ending a two-week lull in fighting, a top Iraqi general told the Associated Press.

  • | Posted: Dec 29 2016 - 12:05am

    BEIRUT — Turkey and Russia are discussing a broader Syrian cease-fire after brokering the deal that evacuated rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syrian opposition factions said Wednesday, but a number of rebel groups say they won’t agree to anything until they get more details.

  • | Posted: Dec 28 2016 - 12:05am

    SOCHI, Russia — Investigators recovered the flight-data recorder from a crashed Russian military plane Tuesday and began reviewing its contents to learn why the jet went down moments after takeoff, killing all 92 people aboard, including members of a famous choir.

  • | Posted: Dec 26 2016 - 12:05am

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched Sunday for victims after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed into the Black Sea shortly after takeoff. Investigators said they were looking into every possible cause for the crash, including a terror attack.

  • | Posted: Dec 25 2016 - 12:05am

    ROVANIEMI, Finland — There’s good news for Rudolph and his friends — an app is helping officials reduce the number of reindeer killed in traffic accidents in Finland.

  • | Posted: Dec 25 2016 - 12:05am

    MILAN — Investigators on Saturday worked to determine if the Berlin Christmas market attacker got any logistical support to cross at least two European borders and evade capture for days before being killed in a police shootout in a Milan suburb.

  • Posted: Dec 25 2016 - 12:05am

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Prime Minister lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, accusing him of a “shameful ambush” at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looking forward to working with his “friend” President-elect Donald Trump.

  • | Posted: Dec 25 2016 - 12:05am

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank — Thousands of pilgrims and tourists from around the world together with local Christians gathered in the biblical town of Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas Eve in the traditional birthplace of Jesus, with spirits lifted by a slowdown in recent violence and cool, clear weather.