Saturday 27 May 2017
 
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Moody's downgrades China's rating

Moody's Investors Service today downgraded China's long-term local currency and foreign currency issuer ratings to A1 from Aa3 and changed the outlook to stable from negative.   The downgrade reflects Moody's expectation that China's financial st

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Manchester bomber a 'mule'? 3 more arrested

British police have arrested three more men as investigation into the Manchester Arena bombing continued, with officials saying the bomber Salman Abedi may not have acted alone.   Police arrested the three in Manchester on Wednesday. Abedi's 23-year-old brot

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UK raises terror threat level to highest

Britain has raised its terror threat level to the highest level of "critical", meaning further attacks may be imminent, Prime Minister Theresa May has said.   The change in terror threat comes after investigators were unable to rule out whether the Man

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Manchester suicide blast toll rises to 22

The death toll in the blast at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK, rose to at least 22 and the number of wounded to 59, latest reports said. The blast was carried out by a suicide bomber, who struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande aro

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BLAST HORROR: 19 killed in Manchester

At least 19 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK, following a major concert. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday following a pop concert by the US singer Ariana Grande, said a BBC report.

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Saudi King urges stronger partnership with US to fight terrorism

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has urged Arab nations to promote a genuine partnership with the US and fight "the forces of evil and extremism" together. He made the remarks at the historic Arab Islamic American Summit yesterday (May 21) in Riyadh, where h

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Drive extremists out, Trump urges Muslim nations

US President Donald Trump, in a spirited speech to Arab leaders gathered in Riyadh, called on them to drive out terrorists and extremists from their lands and said they must do it themselves and should not wait for the Americans. "America is prepared to stand with you in pursuit o

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New centre to fight terror financing

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the US have signed a  memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a centre for combating terrorism financing. The MoU was exchanged in the presence of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, leaders and heads of delegat

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Trump vows to strengthen ties with Bahrain

US President Donald Trump has affirmed that relations between his country and Bahrain will be strengthened and won't see any further tension. The US President's remarks came during his meeting in Riyadh today with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain.

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Motorist crashes into crowd in New York; 1 killed

A US Navy veteran plowed his car into pedestrians in New York City's packed Times Square on Thursday, killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring 22 people, reports said.    The motorist mounted the sidewalk in a Honda sedan and sped along for more than t

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