U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

/ Jun 4, 2017

U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

Political leaders in Northern Ireland are casting Thursday's British election as a referendum on whether voters want to be part of the United Kingdom or neighboring Ireland. Britain's vote to leave the European Union has raised the stakes in the long and divisive dispute over ...

Huge blast kills scores, rocks embassies in Afghan capital

May 31, 2017

Huge blast kills scores, rocks embassies in Afghan capital

At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and shattering windows hundreds of meters away. Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of ...

May 29, 2017

MI5 launches internal probe over Manchester attack warnings

Britain's MI5 intelligence service launched an internal inquiry on Monday into whether vital clues were missed in the run-up to the Manchester suicide bombing, as police arrested another man in connection with the attack. The developments come a week after 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a British-born ...

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

May 27, 2017

Some key players behind Manchester bombing arrested, police say

British police have arrested a "large part of the network" behind this week's Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country's top counterterrorism officer said on Friday. Mark Rowley said "immense" progress had been made in the investigation into Salman Abedi, who killed ...

Raids, arrests as on-edge U.K. seeks 'network' of attackers

May 25, 2017

Raids, arrests as on-edge U.K. seeks 'network' of attackers

Security forces rounded up more suspects in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks. Officials scoured the background of the British-born ethnic Libyan identified as ...

Ariana Grande cancels tour dates after Manchester attack

May 25, 2017

Ariana Grande cancels tour dates after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande has called off two London concerts and five in Europe after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester, England, the U.S. pop singer's representatives said on Wednesday. Monday's bombing, which killed 22 people and wounded 64, also resulted in ...