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Manchester attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt in suicide bombing

Image copyright Goodman/LNP/REX/Shutterstock Image caption The wounded are being treated at eight hospitals around the city Twenty-two people have been killed and 59 injured in what Theresa May called an “appalling, sickening, terrorist attack” at Manchester Arena. The attack happened in the foyer at 22:33 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by […]

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt

Media captionManchester Arena incident after Ariana Grande concert Nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured in a blast at Manchester Arena, police have said. Witnesses said they heard two loud bangs, reported to be in the foyer, after a pop concert by Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said there are a “number of […]

Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara

Media captionSenior officers were marched past an angry crowd Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara. Most of the 221 suspects are high-ranking military officers, accused of trying to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July. Ex-air force commander Akin Ozturk was the […]

EU’s Barnier refuses to imagine UK Brexit talks walkout

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michel Barnier spoke of seeking a new partnership between the UK and EU The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said he does not want to consider the chance that talks on the UK’s exit from the EU could collapse. He was speaking after his UK counterpart, David […]

NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kanter is a centre for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on Twitter saying this was due to his political […]

German woman killed and Afghan guard beheaded in Kabul

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Kabul is on high alert after a series of kidnappings of Westerners and locals Gunmen in the Afghan capital Kabul have attacked a guesthouse, killing a German woman and beheading an Afghan guard. The attackers stormed a guesthouse run by a Swedish NGO, Operation Mercy, at about 23:30 (19:00 GMT) […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Julian Assange defiant as Sweden drops rape investigation

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Assange can still expect to be arrested if he leaves the embassy Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said he will not forgive and forget attempts to arrest him over rape allegations which led him to seek asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy. In an angry tweet, Mr Assange said he […]

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