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Duterte warns terrorists - 'I'll be harsh'

Terrorism has been a persistent problem in the southern Philippines, where Maute and militant group Abu Sayyaf are based. He said the situation in Mindanao would be similar to the tough 1970s rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, remembered by many Filipinos as one of the darkest chapters of their recent history. [Full Article...]

China Jet Fighters Intercept American Plane; US Calls

China Jet Fighters Intercept American Plane; US Calls While on a routine mission, two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter aircrafts intercepted the USA "sniffer" as it flew over the East China Sea. The U.S. Air Force is discussing the event via the military maritime consultative agreement meeting and diplomatic channels, Hodge said . [Full Article...]

'Huge bang' as Manchester block of flats raided

A woman has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing after armed police swarmed a block of flats in the north of the city. Twenty-two people were killed, including children, and dozens wounded in the attack claimed by Islamic State. [Full Article...]

Blast in Somali capital kills five, injures six

Blast in Somali capital kills five, injures six A blast in the Somali capital killed five civilians and injured six more on Wednesday, a city spokesman said, underscoring the ability of Islamist insurgents to carry out bombings despite territorial losses. Tuesday's attack took place after an al-Shabaab commander and recruiter based in Puntland , British citizen Abdul Qadir Mumin, had pledged alliance to Isis in October 2015. [Full Article...]

I never mentioned Israel to Russian officials

I never mentioned Israel to Russian officials Saying he came with "a message of friendship and hope and love", Trump told dozens of Muslim leaders that the time had come for "honestly confronting the crisis of extremism". Both the original order and a second directive that dropped Iraq from the banned list have been blocked by the courts. Trump's Saudi hosts are likely pleased there was no confrontation with Islam but critics have accus... [Full Article...]

Manchester bomber had 'proven' links to Islamic State: French minister

Britain was braced for further terrorist attacks following the Manchester atrocity as Theresa May said the threat level was being raised to its highest possible rating. Russell Hayward, believed to be Mr Hett's partner, paid tribute to him, saying: "We got the news last night that our wonderful iconic and attractive Martyn didn't survive". [Full Article...]

Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud

Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud More than three months after President Trump vowed to investigate unfounded claims that last November's election was tainted by millions of fraudulent votes, the White House is expected to announce the creation of a presidential commission to investigate voter fraud , a Trump administration official tells NPR. [Full Article...]

Delhi ministers to meet Aam aadmi without appointment

Delhi ministers to meet Aam aadmi without appointment The announcement to spend an hour every day interacting with the "common man" is reflective of the party's realisation that its recent rout in the elections to the Municipal Corporations of Delhi is perhaps because it has lost its most vital political asset - the connect with the masses, party leaders said. [Full Article...]

Train services severely disrupted by Manchester bomb attack

Train services severely disrupted by Manchester bomb attack Northern services from Leeds and Huddersfield are being affected but trains have been diverted to alternative routes. On Monday night, a blast occurred outside the Manchester Arena at the end of the concert of Ariana Grande, leaving at least 22 people dead and nearly 60 injured. [Full Article...]

France says North Korea's new test demands swift United Nations action

People watch a news broadcast on the launch of the solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile on a screen in front of the railway station in Pyongyang, North Korea , Monday, May 22, 2017. North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness. [Full Article...]

Blue House: S.Korean leader Moon discuss N.Korea with China's Xi

Blue House: S.Korean leader Moon discuss N.Korea with China's Xi It quotes Moon as saying he's aware of Chinese worries about the system and saying he hopes the two countries would have more understanding on each other's positions on the system. In January, a book by Moon was published where he wrote that South Korea should learn to "say no to America" and become self-reliant in the field of defense capabilities, shifting wartime operational control of the Sout... [Full Article...]

Trump says Palestinians 'ready to reach for peace,' but Rubio doubtful

That visit went remarkably smoothly. I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East. Another effigy was set up by the Marxist-Leninist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine that depicted Trump. Other grievances against Trump were nearly silenced during encounters. [Full Article...]

BJP plans grand 'Modifest' in 900 cities to mark three years

BJP plans grand 'Modifest' in 900 cities to mark three years PM to launch MODI Fest, a series of 900 events to mark 3 years of NDA govt, in Guwahati Friday. 330 BJP MPs, 11 chief ministers, five deputy chief ministers, ministers in state governments, besides organisational functionaries will participate in these programmes. [Full Article...]

Malaysia wants South China Sea CoC to be finalised soon

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte prior to their bilateral meeting during the Belt and Road Forum, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing , China May 15, 2017. Asked whether the agreement would be binding, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin told reporters: "I can not give you a definite answer now". [Full Article...]

3 more arrests made in United Kingdom concert attack

The news has yet to be confirmed by Ariana or her team, but the report comes after the brunette beauty said she was left "broken" by the tragic events. Gerard Collomb said on BFM television Wednesday that British and French intelligence have information that British-born attacker Salman Abedi had been to Syria. [Full Article...]

Mourinho leads Man Utd on tour of Friends Arena

Mourinho leads Man Utd on tour of Friends Arena A suicide bomber struck the Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, killing 22 people and injuring 59 more. A defeat changes the narrative to one which next season focuses on whether Mourinho really is the right man to turn around the 20-time English champions' fortunes. [Full Article...]

Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'

Some analysts believe that by making lucrative arms deals with Saudi Arabia , Washington will find it hard to pressure Riyadh to reform its own brand of fundamentalist Islam, known as Wahhabism. "Mr Trump arrived in the region at the time when he saw 45 million Iranians participating in the elections", Mr Rouhani said. In fact, most of the militant groups US troops have fought in Iraq, Afgh... [Full Article...]

Gunmen in Philippines take hostages, including priest: Church

Gunmen in Philippines take hostages, including priest: Church Nearly 9,000 people, many small-time users and dealers, have been killed in the Philippines since President Duterte took office on June 30. On May 2, after the phone call, President Duterte's spokesman, Ernesto Abella , said that President Trump was very much aware of the criticism of President Duterte, but had praised him for "doing a great job considering the weight and the enormity of th... [Full Article...]

Key dates in the case of WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning

Key dates in the case of WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning Manning, known then as Bradley, was an intelligence analyst in Iraq and she has acknowledged leaking the materials, which included battlefield video. Those who supported Manning's leaks said that the information she released led to the end of the Iraq war and brought the realities of the overseas war home to the U.S. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

The Chelsea soccer team announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London to celebrate the team's Premier League title. He said that Salman visited Libya a month-and-a-half ago. Early Wednesday, Manchester police arrested a man at a house just a 10-minute walk from Abedi's home. Asked if he believed Abedi had the support of a network, Mr Collomb said: "That is not known yet, but pe... [Full Article...]


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