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What appears to be the deadliest terror attack in Britain since 2005, took place Monday night. An attacker set off a bomb at a concert — leaving more than 20 people dead and more than 50 injured. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/23/529649405/many-children-are-among-the-dead-in-manchester-arena-suicide-attack?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

A woman speaks with police officers after bringing flowers close to the area where a bombing struck outside the Manchester Arena Monday night. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images A woman speaks with police officers after bringing flowers close to the area where a bombing struck outside the Manchester Arena Monday [...]

Officials will decide whether to extend temporary protected status to 50,000 Haitians in the U.S. Steve Inskeep talks Marleine Bastien of Haitian Women of Miami about the potential impact on families. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/22/529467093/to-decide-whether-to-renew-haitians-protected-status?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

President Donald Trump gives a speech as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and his wife Nehama, first lady Melania Trump and the prime minister’s wife Sara Netanyahu (left) listen during a welcome ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on Monday. Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption [...]

The organization, United For Iran, publishes the Iran Prison Atlas. It’s a website collecting information about Iranians described as political prisoners. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/22/529475606/iran-prison-atlas-database-keeps-track-of-iranian-political-prisoners?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

After Saudi Arabia, President Trump’s next stop on his first trip abroad as president will be Israel. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navaro talks to former U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel Kurtzer. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/21/529364513/while-overseas-trump-aims-to-shore-up-relations-with-isreal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

Burrowed into the side of a mountain, on a Norwegian island deep in the Arctic, is the Global Seed Vault, a small building where vital seed varieties are kept in a deep freeze year round. Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/21/529364527/norwegian-seed-vault-guarantees-crops-won-t-become-extinct?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Sunday, according to U.S. and South Korean officials. The medium-range rocket was fired from an area near the North Korean county of Pukchang, and flew eastward more than 300 miles, according to The Associated Press citing South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. The official said in a statement [...]

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Iranians stood in long lines in cities and villages across the country today to vote for a president. It’s a limited field of candidates. They were approved by the conservative clerical leaders. But voters still face a stark choice between the main contenders – their current centrist president, Hassan Rouhani, and a [...]

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, smiles at Saudi King Salman, left, upon his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, smiles at Saudi King Salman, left, upon his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Evan Vucci/AP President [...]