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British Prime Minister raises country's threat level

British counter-terrorism police have said they are making on average an arrest every day in connection with suspected terrorism. The little girl's mother and sister were among the 59 wounded, which included at least 12 children under the age of 16.



Militants Take Priest, Others Hostage in Philippines

Duterte cut short his trip in Russian Federation and is expected to arrive Manila tonight. Carlos urged the residents of Marawi to remain calm, stay in their respective residences or evacuate to a safer place if they feel the need to do so.



Death toll rises in Venezuelan protests against Maduro

Thousands of protesters hauled folding chairs, beach umbrellas, and coolers onto main roads across Venezuela Monday for a national sit-in. The opposition blames the bloodshed on state security forces using excessive force and on groups of armed, pro-government civilians known as "colectivos".


Putin to meet the Philippines' president later on Tuesday

Putin to meet the Philippines' president later on Tuesday

During the meeting, Duterte informed Putin about the occupation by ISIS terrorists of some towns in Mindanao and apologized for cutting short his official visit . "But if you force the issue, we'll go to war". "I said, 'No, I don't need it, '" Duterte said. "Let me tell you I've never been summoned about that", he added.



Pakistan ordered to halt execution of Indian 'spy'

But India has maintained he is not a spy, and has accused Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention by failing to provide him with consular access, as well as breaking global human rights law. India had approached the ICJ against the sentence on May 8, accusing Pakistan of "egregious violations of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations " in the matter of the detention and trial of the Indian national.



Trump, Abbas meet in Bethlehem

Trump on Monday denied mentioning Israel in that meeting, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu maintained during a joint appearance with Trump that the intelligence relationship between the two countries remains strong. Clashes broke out near a checkpoint between Jerusalem and Ramallah involving several hundred stone-throwing youths and Israeli soldiers who responded with rubber bullets and tear gas, leaving at least one wounded.