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AFP Featured: Maute Group members surrender

Philippine forces control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State militant group began a bloody rampage almost a week ago, authorities said Monday, as the army launched airstrikes and went house-to-house to crush areas of resistance.


Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

Away from the camps, authorities had evacuated almost 600,000 people to cyclone shelters, schools and offices after raising the highest number 10 weather danger alert. "Around 20,000 houses in the Rohingya refugee camps have been damaged by the storm", he told AFP . "In some places, nearly every shanty home made of tin, bamboo and plastic has been flattened", Mr Salam added.


Trump repeats criticism of Germany as Merkel stands by stance

Trump repeats criticism of Germany as Merkel stands by stance

Mr Spicer did not give a timeline for Mr Trump's decision on the Paris Agreement or any trade-related legislative changes that may be introduced with relation to the European Union and Germany . But she lost the election earlier this month. Germany's trade surplus with the U.S is growing. Without mentioning the U.S. specifically, Mr Li said that " China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", and pointed out that it was one of the first countries to ratify the 2015 Paris ...



General leading Philippine battle with Islamists relieved of command

The soldier's last message to him when they accompanied him to the bus stop was to take care of their parents and not to leave them alone, said PO1 Abuyabor. He said there were about 500 militants at the start of the unrest and only between 50 and 100 were believed to still be in Marawi . Although the Philippines military knew civilians remained in their homes, ordnance exploded nearby repeatedly over the past week.


United Nations extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

United Nations extends North Korea sanctions in 'clear message' to Pyongyang

But Mr Mattis said the U.S. is committed to working with China to ensure the North gets rid of its nuclear weapons, despite Washington's opposition to the Chinese militarisation of islands in the South China sea. engagement, not less". Hours earlier, the U.N. Security Council adopted another resolution against the North for its recent ballistic missile launchers, which calls for 15 more individuals and four entities linked to its weapons of mass destruction program to be added to the ...



White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

He has few, if any, supporters in this belief and already a number of American cities are saying that they will go ahead with measures already in play or in development to move towards alternative energy sources and reduce their carbon emissions.