Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish security agency, said the suspect "has appeared in our intelligence gathering in the past". Swedish media outlets reported Saturday that there was a homemade explosive device discovered in the mangled wreckage of the truck, which was towed overnight from the upscale shopping district that on Friday afternoon became a scene of carnage.
National-security experts have said that Rice's reported requests to identify who was speaking with the foreign officials before Trump was inaugurated were neither unusual nor against the law . "It's one of the big stories of our time ". Whoever leaked the classified information regarding the unmasked names might have committed a crime .
The United States condemns the Venezuelan Supreme Court's March 29 decision to usurp the powers of the democratically elected National Assembly. Maduro faced the strongest criticism ever from within his own camp Friday as his attorney general condemned recent court rulings that strengthened the socialist president's grip on the levers of power.
The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack. Security forces blocked off the entire district around the defence ministry. "There were number of officials in the convoy targeted including the army chief who left the Ministry after the ceremony concluded", a military source told VOA.
Somalia's new military chief is said to have survived the suicide auto bomb attack. Witnesses said the blast destroyed vehicles including a minibus. The shakeup is an attempt to improve the worsening security situation as al-Shabab, allied to al-Qaida, steps up deadly bombings in the capital. The Somali president gave al-Shabab members a 60-day amnesty period to surrender and join the government side.
The New York Times reported that the new president declined to say whether he had reviewed the intelligence reports but promised to explain himself "at the right time ". Rice, in the Trump construction, may have masterminded a Richard Nixon-like campaign of spying on Obama's political opponents, one that stretched back years before the presidential transition in which she has been accused.