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Philippines needs modern arms to fight ISIS, Duterte tells Putin

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told Russian leader Vladimir Putin that the Philippines needs modern arms to fight Islamic State and that he expected Russian support. When Hapilon, who was wounded in an airstrike in January, realized his men were likely to be defeated by Philippine troops, he called in reinforcements from another ISIS affiliate called Maute, which sent an estimated 50 gunmen to help.



'I woke up shaking' - Manchester concertgoer recalls night of terror

The poet Tony Walsh was also greeted with cheers of approval, performing "This Place", a poem that celebrates the city's radical, diverse roots. People light candles at the Manchester vigil. Mr Lloyd said "we pride ourselves on our diversity" and that diversity could not be "challenged by one evil individual". "In the absence of conclusive evidence, the choice of venue, the timing and the mode of attack all suggest this was terrorism", said a United States counter-terrorism official ...


IHC allows Indian woman Dr Uzma to go back home

IHC allows Indian woman Dr Uzma to go back home

Uzma was asked by the court to meet her Pakistani "husband", Tahir - which she refused. She filed a case under the Pakistan Penal Code and recorded her statement in front of a magistrate, saying she did not want to leave the Indian mission in Islamabad till she could safely travel back to India.


Mueller cleared by US ethics experts to head Russia probe

Mueller cleared by US ethics experts to head Russia probe

Trump's dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey amid a bureau investigation into his campaign's alleged collusion with Russian Federation, and reported request that Comey halt an investigation into a former top official, have led many to seek the American president's impeachment.



President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

But it's clear that, if such a test existed, Donald Trump would not be president - which he proved at a press conference in Israel on May 22. Trump acknowledged that Israel and Jews throughout the world are targeted by Hezbollah, Hamas, Islamic State and Iran, who the president said "will not have nuclear weapons".