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PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance

Mr Farron signed off with a pop at the PM, saying: 'She can't be bothered, so why should you? Take a look out your window. Seeking to exploit perceived Tory weakness on social care, Mr Corbyn also said 1.5 million older and vulnerable people will not have their social care needs met.



India, Spain for boosting anti-terror cooperation, economic ties: MEA

Almost 12 agreements are expected to be inked in wide-ranging sectors, including in science and technology, railways, cultural exchanges and other business areas between private parties also, in addition to a "vision statement " that the two leaders will release.


Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike

Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla , a spokesman for the Philippine military, said that although forensic specialists are analyzing the footage , the video is propaganda. "We will be unrelenting in the pursuit of our mission". The armed forces have used a combination of ground troops and rocket strikes from helicopters since the weekend to try flush rebels of the Maute group out of buildings.



Militants urged to surrender as govt reclaims most of Marawi

Philippine Armed Forces are carrying out airstrikes against Islamic State-linked militants as fighting intensifies in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao. Almost 85,000 displaced people are staying in 38 shelter areas outside Marawi . Leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a separatist Muslim guerrilla group that has been in talks with the Government, said they had agreed to help distribute aid after they met the president for talks.


Russians believed they had 'derogatory' information on Trump

Russians believed they had 'derogatory' information on Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump lashes out against the media over coverage of the Russian Federation probe and questions about his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner . Donald Trump Jr. told a forum of real estate investors in 2008 that the family business has seen "a lot of money pouring in from Russian Federation".



Iran lashes back with reminder of Saudi link to 9/11

My Faith Votes leader Jason Yates also hailed Trump's trip, particularly to Israel. " Iran - fresh from real elections - attacked by @POTUS in that bastion of democracy & moderation". Incidentally, Trump too had mentioned during his campaigning days that he thought that Saudi Arabia was behind the 9/11 attacks. Sitting alongside Trump, Saudi King Salman declared, "The Iranian regime has been the spearhead of global terrorism".