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Philippine forces retake most parts of besieged Marawi city

Philippine forces retake most parts of besieged Marawi city

Philippine forces pressed their offensive to drive out militants. "There was gunfire everywhere", Batingulo, 36, a widow, said Tuesday. Government troops cross a bridge after securing a village outside Marawi city, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the southern Philippines.



China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

China and Germany have fostered a fast-developing and more mature relationship with closer high-level communications, rapidly-growing trade and investments and new achievements in the field of people-to-people exchanges, Li said, adding that the two countries should continue to consolidate mutual trust, strengthen bilateral cooperation and enhance communications in a spirit of mutual respect and equality.


'Forgive Me' Manchester Bomber Told Mother Before Arena Attack

'Forgive Me' Manchester Bomber Told Mother Before Arena Attack

Her spokesman said: "She expressed the view that the intelligence-sharing relationship we have with the U.S. is hugely important and valuable, but that the information that we share should be kept secure". Since then Greater Manchester Police have carried out raids and arrested several suspects thought to be connected to the 22-year-old. Libyan authorities have detained the alleged suicide bomber's father as well as a brother, sources in Libya have said.


Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

French President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with USA counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" - created to show that he's no pushover. The director of the European Center of Strategic Analysis Philippe Migault said "the firm but courteous attitude of Macron would please the Russians".



Trump's communications director set to leave White House

Some Democrats are already asking for an investigation and even calling for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked . Last week, the Arizona lawmaker said investigations into allegations of ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation were reaching "Watergate size and scale".


Trump communications chief Dubke leaving, White House says

Trump communications chief Dubke leaving, White House says

Axios said Dubke offered to stay until end of Trump's first overseas trip as president. Dubke's last day has not yet been determined. A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop before a wider overhaul.