Police made multiple arrests in Manchester and Tripoli in connection to the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert. The suspect bomber's father told Reuters his son did not hold extremist views.
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OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year
OPEC and non-member oil producers are gearing up to extend output cuts on Thursday, possibly by as long as 12 months, to help clear a global stocks overhang and prop up crude prices.
Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency
Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.
Asia shares race to two-year high as Fed signals no rush to tighten
Asian shares scaled two-year highs on Thursday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields slipped after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled a cautious approach to future rate hikes and the reduction of its $4.5 trillion of bond holdings.
Philippines deploys helicopters in battle to retake city from Islamist rebels
Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to the Islamic State group holed up in a besieged city in the southern Philippines on Thursday after attempts to secure volatile areas met heavy resistance.
Fighting corruption, Ukraine starts to judge its judges
Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash.
Google's Alpha Go beats Chinese master again to clinch series win
Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, beat Chinese Go master Ke Jie for a second time on Thursday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in a best of three series meant to test the limits of computers in taking on humans at complex tasks.
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