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Pope urges Trump to work for peace

Pope urges Trump to work for peace

The first lady laughed and said "Yes". But her staff confirmed later that she had appreciated Francis had produced a custom-made joke for her benefit. After visiting with His Holiness, Trump went on to meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. A Vatican statement on the meeting highlighted "the joint commitment in favour of life, and freedom of worship and conscience".



3 more arrests made in United Kingdom concert attack

British security forces raided an apartment building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing. media outlets before British security forces were ready to release the information. Prime Minister Theresa May announced late on Tuesday that the official threat level had been raised to its highest level for the first time in a decade, meaning an attack could be imminent.


Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippines drug war

Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippines drug war

Between that botched operation and Duterte's speech, Abu Sayyaf militants and their allies in the Maute Group raised the black flags of ISIS above some public buildings, burned some other buildings and killed at least three members of the security forces, according to Philippine authorities.



China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

The location from where the military believed the missile was launched was also incorrect, as new North Korean video and photographs showed that the launch site was in Anju, not Pukchang as Seoul had initially announced. But obviously, if North Korea takes actions that threaten the South Korean forces or our own forces then that would be met with an appropriate response...



Militants in Philippines beheaded local police chief: President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte said during a televised speech on Friday that Mr. Xi warned him there would be war if he tried to explore for oil in a stretch of the sea that both countries claim. Martial law was declared about 10 p.m. Tuesday, and reinforcements were expected. Marawi is about 800km (500 miles) south of the capital Manila . Solutions have eluded previous governments, and it is not clear that President Duterte's reliance on martial law will prove any more successful, our correspondent says.