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After Mindanao, Philippines' Duterte mulls martial law in Visayas

The same streets Duterte vowed to rid of crime are now filled with bodies of people illegally killed by his own police. "If I think that you should die, you will die", he said. Duterte has repeatedly threatened to place the region under martial law , which allows him to use the armed forces to carry out arrest, searches and detentions more rapidly.



Ariana Grande returns to United States following Manchester bombing

Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at " critical " as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place. Monday's attack came just over two weeks before Britain votes in a general election and campaigning was suspended by all the main political parties.



Linked militants besiege Philippine city

Duterte on Tuesday declared martial law for the southern region of Mindanao - which makes up about one-third of the country and is home to 20 million people - in an immediate response to the attacks by the gunmen who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group.



Pope Francis Gives Trump Copy of His Encyclical on Climate Change

When President Trump visits the Vatican next week, he will be transformed by the radiant wisdom of His Holiness, the Pope, into a fully fledged climate change believer. "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace", the Pope said , speaking in Spanish. "We can use peace", Trump commented. Trump gave the pope a boxed set of books from Martin Luther King Jr., telling him, "I think you'll enjoy them, I hope you do".