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City siege was start of extremist plan — Philippine military

City siege was start of extremist plan — Philippine military

Marawi is one of the only two cities in the ARMM. Trucks loaded with marines arrived to reinforce soldiers guarding deserted streets as helicopters circulated above the lakeside city surrounded by jungle-clad hills. Rohan Gunaratna, a terrorism expert at Singapore's S Rarajatnam School of International Studies, believes that IS and the smaller regional groups are working together to show their strength and declare a Philippine province of the caliphate that IS says it created in the Middle ...



Srinagar-Jammu highway closed over separatists' protest call

JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to the Central Jail on Sunday. Prohibitory orders were imposed in Ganderbal, Badgam, Baramulla and Kupwara districts, while heavy deployments of police and paramilitary forces were made in south Kashmir districts of Shopian, Anantnag, Kulgam and Pulwama.


Ryanair posts rise in profit but warns of 'Brexit developments'

Ryanair posts rise in profit but warns of 'Brexit developments'

Ryanair , which flies 1,800 daily flights across 33 countries, carried 120mln passengers in the year to the end of March, up from an initial estimate of 116mln, and 13% growth on the previous year. Despite the lower fares, Ryanair said the number of on-time departures fell from 90% to 88% due to repeated air traffic control staff shortages and strikes, as well as bad weather.


GOP declares war with health care vote

GOP declares war with health care vote

House Republican legislation that repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act with a measure that could leave 24 million more Americans without health insurance received a thumbs down from Americans in a new poll. The Senate is widely expected to come up with its own version of the bill. The Wall Street Journal reports that some Senate Republicans are pushing for even deeper cuts to Medicaid than their counterparts in the House passed as part of their Obamacare repeal plan.


United Kingdom stops sharing Manchester attack intelligence with US

United Kingdom stops sharing Manchester attack intelligence with US

Police didn't provide any further information or say where Abedi was coming from when he landed in Duesseldorf . Police officers stand next to floral tributes left for the victims of an attack on concert goers atManchester Arena, in St Ann's Square, in Manchester May 24, 2017.


Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Comey as FBI director. After returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over his advisers' ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his indispensable aide-de-camp.