The suicide bomber who killed 22 people including children in Manchester likely did not act alone, Britain’s interior minister said on Wednesday as soldiers were being deployed to key sites to help prevent further attacks.
Three demobilised ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast’s second-biggest city of Bouake on Tuesday, as they clashed with police attempting to end their protest over bonus payments, the Interior Ministry and a spokesman for the fighters said.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan‘s foreign minister that is aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states.
The U.S. ambassador to Libya pledged Washington’s support for its U.N.-backed government and urged rival factions to avoid civil war, as he made a brief visit to the country on Tuesday (May 23) for the first time in nearly three years.
Congo‘s attorney general Flory Numbi has said that he had opened an investigation into former minister Clement Kanku over allegations he played a role in the militia violence in central Congo that a U.N. employee was investigating when she was killed.
No fewer than 19 people were killed and 59 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday, in what two U.S. officials said was a suspected suicide bombing.