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Duterte says he may impose martial law across Philippines

He said martial law would be in place for 60 days, in line with constitutional limits on the use of military rule. "Do not force my hands into it", said Duterte, who cut short his visit to Russian Federation to return to Manila . Ho Chien-yi (何見意), chief secretary of the Mindanao Taiwan Chambers of Commerce (MTCC), told CNA via telephone on Wednesday that Taiwanese on Mindanao have not been affected by the declaration of martial law.


Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

The crew of the Phoenix aid boat, chartered by the Maltese NGO Moas, had begun the rescue and were distributing lifejackets when many of those on deck fell into the water, perhaps knocked off balance by a wave. The coast guard called in more ships to help with the rescue, saying about 1,700 people were packed into about 15 vessels. Libyans have been a rare sight on migrant boats so far.


Donald Trump denied Melania's hand - again

Donald Trump denied Melania's hand - again

If Israel and the Palestinians can forge an agreement, it can "begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East", Mr. Trump said. Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it.



Trump lands in Israel as he continues worldwide trip

Trump spoke during a brief airport ceremony after he arrived in Israel on his first visit as president. Executive Chef David Biton was quoted as saying that the hotel's kosher kitchen had received no special menu requests for Trump's visit.



United Kingdom says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

Speaking on BFM television tonight, Gerard Collomb did not provide details and said it is unclear whether Abedi was part of a larger network of attackers. The attack was the deadliest in Britain since July 7, 2005 when four suicide bombers inspired by Al-Qaeda attacked London's transport system during rush hour, killing 52 people.