Philippine troops battle heavily armed ISIS-linked fighters in Marawi

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said and some 1,000 soldiers would be in Marawi by morning, but warned civilians to stay in their homes. He declared martial rule for 60 days in the entire Mindanao region. He had also previously said he hoped the Philippines would soon be able to start acquiring other Russian weapons. Troops sealed off major entry and exit points to prevent Hapilon from escaping, military chief of staff Gen.

Philippines President To Correct Country's Overdependence On US

The Philippines should have stronger ties with Russia and China, as Western nations are only interested in double talk and disregard Philippines interests, President Rodrigo Duterte told RT and other Russian media ahead of his visit to Moscow.

Melania Trump Slaps At President Trump's Hand After Arriving In Tel Aviv

Hand-slapping incident aside, it seems Melania Trump really does care about her husband - or at least about how he looks in the news. There has been a lot made about the relationship between President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump , ever since Trump took office several months ago.

Melania Trump Appears to Dodge President's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

Melania Trump Appears to Dodge President's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

President Trump's plane hadn't cleared Israeli airspace Tuesday before writers in the Middle East and at home began trying to figure out what the visit had meant. U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, a Southern Baptist and an Arizona Republican, said Trump's Israel visit signals "a new day has dawned" in U.S. -Israel relations after some tension between Israel and the Obama administration.

Trump, Pope Francis Meeting With Opposite Worldviews

Trump, Pope Francis Meeting With Opposite Worldviews

President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with one of his most high-profile critics, Pope Francis . In a new interview, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson touched on these topics as well as his organization's commitment to persecuted Christians, problems with how some media treats issues within the Church, and what the Knights make a priority in their charitable giving.

Kobach Appointed To Voter Fraud Commission

During the White House press briefing on Thursday, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the commission would include about a dozen members and would review polices that allow for improper voter registrations. In February, Mr Trump claimed he would have also won New Hampshire if it had not been for voters bussed in from outside the state. Mr Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Centre for Justice, called the commission "a sham and distraction", alleging that the ...