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19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups in Philippines

At least 48 people have died in the fighting, including 35 militants and 11 soldiers, officials say , adding that an unspecified number of civilians are feared to have died. With much of Marawi a no-go zone, confusion reigned. In a sign of the confusion over events inside the city, a local police chief told The Associated Press on Friday that he was alive and well-two days after President Duterte told the media he had been beheaded by militants.



DHS Secretary: U.S. 'might' expand laptop ban to all worldwide flights

Talks have since been underway between USA and European officials without any news of a resolution. Hey, if you're going to inconvenience travellers, shouldn't you at least be fair about it? United States President Donald Trump's administration had previously attempted to ban all flights from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and Libya into the USA, which faced widespread criticism and opposition before being shut down by the courts.



MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Seven children were among the dead in what was the most costly terror attack to hit Britain since the July 7 bombings in 2005. "What we do know, in engaging with the intelligence services and with the police and with the Border Force, we make sure that they have the tools to track them and to keep them out where we can", Rudd said of those who may have be aiming to return to Britain.


Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

The Iranian foreign minister further said in the best-case scenario, the U.S. president is "extorting our Saudi neighbors" and in the worst one, Trump "could be turning the United States into Saudi Arabia's mercenary in the Middle East". Trump glowed as he placed his hands on an illuminated orb alongside King Salman at the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.



'Climate train has left the station' without Trump: Former Canadian diplomat

Leaders from the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, Japan, and the European Union met at the G7 summit to discuss what they described as their citizens' greatest concerns, which ranged from trade to the global economy to gender equality to climate change .



Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89

Mr Brzezinski served in President Carter's administration from 1977 to 1981. He also helped the Carter White House navigate through the Iran hostage crisis and Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, on March 28, 1928. Brzezinski, during the early months of 1980, became convinced that negotiations to free the kidnapped Americans were going nowhere.