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Philippine army 'makes gains' in Marawi Islamist battle

Philippine army 'makes gains' in Marawi Islamist battle

Gen. Eduardo Ano said in an interview that at least four foreign fighters - three Malaysians and an Indonesian - were among the militants killed in the fighting, citing the latest intelligence on the matter. President Rodrigo Duterte then declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao, where Marawi is located. As the government retakes much of the city, the scope of the battle is becoming clearer.



Manchester terrorist Salman Abedi spotted with 'suitcase' in hours before arena attack

The police statement said one of the last places he went to before the attack at the Manchester Arena venue was a city centre flat, where they believe he may have finished assembling the device. The investigation brought the arrest of a 23-year-old man in Sussex, south of London, on suspicion of terrorism offenses. "Where did you see him with it during that time?" Fourteen people are now in custody in relation to the attack, including a 23-year-old man arrested early Monday in the southern ...



Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

It had diving teams, relief supplies, inflatable gemini boats and a mobile medical teams. The mother was rushed to a nearby hospital where her condition was under control, rescue officials said. As part of India's continued commitment to assist in flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka in response to a request from the Government of Sri Lanka, INS Shardul arrived at Colombo Port yesterday, the Indian High Commission said.



Saudi deputy crown prince to meet Putin in Russian Federation

He said that Russian Federation is waiting for the visit of the Saudi monarch. We appreciate your ideas and joint work on collaborative action of OPEC and non-OPEC countries. Last December, Russia and 10 other non-OPEC nations agreed to join OPEC's output cuts for the first time in 15 years. The multilateral agreement has helped establish a floor under crude oil prices of around $50 per barrel for Brent crude oil, the global benchmark.



Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

So reports the Washington Post . I have total confidence in him. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, described the allegations involving Kushner as serious and called for a thorough investigation. US President Donald Trump is sticking by his son-in-law and White House confidant Jared Kushner. He sold his stake in Kushner Companies to a family trust earlier this year.



Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

Monday's night's airing of "The Battle For Number 10" falls short of a head-to-head debate between the two top contenders in the June 8 vote but may shed light on their policy differences. "If, in order to address them and do the right thing by the country, it takes being a hard woman, then that's exactly what I will be", she said. "We have to look at the evidence that is there at the time to make that fatal decision one way or the other".