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Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

So far, the military has killed militants from Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi, Yemen, Chechnya, Pakistan, Turkey, Morocco and India. President Duterte , who launched a ruthless "war on drugs" after he came to power a year ago, has said that the Marawi fighters were financed by drug lords in Mindanao, which has been roiled by banditry and separatist insurgencies for decades.


Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Two hours later, the gunman unexpectedly left the apartment and began firing at police. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the police were treating the siege as a "terrorist attack". The possibility of a police lure was being "weighed into the calculations", Ashton said, "but we haven't found anything like a note or any comment around that".



Trump won't prevent ex-FBI chief Comey from testifying

Most major U.S. television networks plan to carry the event live. But Trump could have tried to put a stop to it by invoking executive privilege. He also admitted that he made a decision to fire Comey regardless of the recommendation from his top appointees at the Department of Justice (DOJ).


Sudan expresses concern over Arab-Qatar rift, offers to mediate

Sudan expresses concern over Arab-Qatar rift, offers to mediate

Iran - long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a behind-the-scenes target of the move - blamed US President Donald Trump for setting the stage during his recent trip to Riyadh . We hope this message reaches those hired agents - that Qatar is a sovereign state and fully free to make its own decisions and no one can dictate to Qatar.



Vladimir Putin Pushed Back On Russian Election Influence In Megyn Kelly Interview

What's up with Putin sitting next to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn during an event for the Russian outlet RT? Observers also noted that the NBC anchor did not press Putin on matters beyond his involvement in the 2016 election, and did not adequately question him on his human rights record.



Putin: 'Have you all lost your senses over there?'

Petersburg - was the opening segment in the debut episode of " Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly ". A retired US Army lieutenant-general, former director of the Defence Intelligence Agency, and briefly President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Mr Flynn was paid US$45,000 (S$62,000) to speak at the anniversary gala for television network Russia Today (RT).