These are the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:
Motive behind UK bombing
UK officials are trying hard these days to delve into what actually motivated the young man who carried out the recent terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester. The most credible explanation according to western media is this: Salman Abedi had been radicalized after seeing western airstrikes kill children in Syria. this has reportedly been confirmed by Abdedi’s sister. She told the American daily The Wall Street Journal: “I think he saw children - Muslim children - dying everywhere, and wanted revenge". Even if the motive is taken for granted, the irony is that Abedi helped those in the west who purposefully try to tarnish Islam’s image and promote the hate of Muslims among western nations and throughout the world.
A strategic alliance: Russia and China are boosting bilateral relations against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and a more aggressive United States with a new inexperienced commander-in-chief. Russia and China are both concerned about the new approach of the United States over North Korea. The rising tensions in the Peninsula have given an excuse to expand its military presence in the region. Moscow and Beijing are both concerned about the deployment of US THAAD missile system in the Korean Peninsula