Tuesday, May 23, 2017

International News

Death toll in Manchester Arena blast rises to 22

At least 22 people have been killed and around 59 others injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The incident happened after a concert by American singer Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena at about 22:35 BST. According to Greater Manchester Police, the explosion was carried out by ...

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UK Elections: PM uses Brexit to increase lead

UK Prime Minster Theresa May is aiming to increase her lead on the opposition Labour Party after recent polls suggest it narrowed following the announcement of May’s manifesto. The election will take place on June 8. Theresa May’s Conservatives had been predicted to win by a landslide, however latest polls ...

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Over 200 go on trial over failed Turkish military coup

More than 200 people have gone on trial in Turkey, suspected of instigating last year’s failed military coup in the country. The accused, including senior military officials, face life imprisonment if convicted. The trial is being held in a specially-built courthouse on Ankara’s outskirts, where security has been beefed up ...

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First Indian woman to scale Mount Everest from Chinese side

A police officer from Haryana has made history by becoming the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest from the Chinese side. Anita Kundu had started climbing the Everest from the north side in Tibet on April 9. This is her second attempt after she had to call off her ...

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Eurozone, IMF meet in hopes of reaching debt deal for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers and International Monetary Fund (IMF) leaders will meet in Brussels with hopes of striking a deal on Greek debt relief. If no deal is reached, more bailout funds can’t be unlocked for Athens to make it’s next loan payment. Our Europe Correspondent Kevin Ozebek has more from ...

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