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Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days. The US president tweeted he would make his “final decision” on the Paris accord after his return to Washington. Mr Trump left the […]

Theresa May is to raise concerns with Donald Trump after evidence from the Manchester Arena bombing was apparently leaked to US media. UK officials were “furious” when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in American media. The prime minister is expected to raise the issue with the US president when they meet at a […]

The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent, according to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Military personnel will now be deployed to protect key sites under the new threat level. The change in terror threat comes after investigators were unable to rule out […]

Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened on Monday evening following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande. As concertgoers — many of them young fans of the singer — were beginning to leave, an explosion rocked the area. […]

  US President Donald Trump is visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories, as he continues his Middle East trip. He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit. Mr Trump will hold talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders during the […]

US President Donald Trump is expected to underline the need to confront extremism in Islam when he makes a speech in Saudi Arabia Sunday. It is expected he will attempt to strike a collaborative tone in attempts to bolster support for the US fight against Islamic State (IS) militants. On Saturday, the US signed trade […]

Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry Jabar Yawar has announced that a main point of the Peshmerga project under the oversight of the US, the UK and Germany is a provision for obtaining helicopters. The creation of an air wing for the Ministry would be used to transfer wounded soldiers and attend to the […]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indicated after talks in Washington that he will never accept a US alliance with Kurdish forces fighting in Syria. Despite this, the two leaders pledged to strengthen bilateral relations. You can see the joint conference here. Over in Iraq, the Iraqi army has claimed that more than 16,000 ISIS […]

President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about so-called Islamic State (IS) to Russia’s foreign minister, according to sources. Mr Trump received Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office last week. The discussion was about an IS plot and he reportedly went “off-script”. The intelligence disclosed came from a US ally, information considered too sensitive to […]

A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused “widespread damage”. The latest virus exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by US intelligence. There have been warnings […]


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