Police Arrest 3 More in Connection with Manchester Suicide Bombing


(AP) — Police in Manchester say they have arrested three more men in connection with the suicide bombing at a pop concert that killed 22 people. They said Wednesday the arrests had been made in the south of the city, where a day earlier a 23-year-old man was also arrested and a number of homes were searched. Police are trying to establish if bomber Salman Abedi acted alone or whether there could be a risk of further attacks.
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Greece Pleads for Debt Relief From Eurozone and Germany

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BRUSSELS (AFP) – Under pressure from the IMF, eurozone finance ministers will consider major debt relief and fresh aid for Greece on Monday despite the deep reservations of bailout-weary Germany. Ministers from the 19-member single currency bloc must confront the sensitive topic at talks in Brussels after Greek lawmakers fulfilled the eurozone’s latest demands for painful reforms in a vote last Thursday. The vote in parliament, which was met by angry protests, satisfied the conditions of Greece’s bailout and opened the way for debt relief as well as fresh loans so that Athens can repay a debt of 7 billion euros ($7.8 billion) in July. “Our country… has fulfilled its obligations totally and on time,” Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Sunday ahead of the crunch talks, which begin at 1300 GMT. “There is no excuse for further delay on the issue of the debt relief,” he said. Greece’s debt stands at a towering 180 percent of annual output, the legacy of the Greek debt crisis that brought panic to the markets and nearly forced the country out of the eurozone. But several eurozone governments have dragged their heels on tackling the debt mountain over the long term, insisting
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