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Philippines' Duterte may place entire country under martial law

Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building ablaze and took host...

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Trump in Jerusalem: Peace 'one of the toughest deals'

Israel captured east Jerusalem 50 years ago and claims the area - home to sensitive Jewish, Christian and Muslim holy sites - as part of its capital. Trump, who is Protestant, is the first Unite...

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Elysee: Rouhani Reelection Gives Hope for Tehran's Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli confirmed the result on state television, saying Rouhani had won 23.5 million votes - 57 percent - compared to 15.8 million - 38.3% - for hardline challenger ...

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Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

He was returning home early from a trip to Moscow to deal with the crisis. The extremists seized the city hall, a hospital and a jail and burned a Catholic church and a college. Presidential Spokesm...

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Jason Manford's family friend has died in Manchester attack

Jason Manford's family friend has died in Manchester attack

The victims, who have been named thus far, are Nell Jones , Saffie Roussos , Alison Howe, Lisa Lees, Jane Tweddle-Taylor, Martyn Hett , Olivia Campbell , Kelly Brewster , John Atkinson , Georgi...

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Philippine church says priest, churchgoers taken hostage

A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city. Some questioned whether it was prudent for the Pr...

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Trump praises Duterte's 'great job' in Philippine drug war

Troops sealed off major entry and exit points to prevent Hapilon from escaping, military chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press by telephone late Tuesday from Moscow, where he was...

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China war talk not serious, Philippine foreign minister says

China war talk not serious, Philippine foreign minister says

The notoriously outspoken Duterte said during a televised speech on Friday that Xi warned him there would be war if he tried to explore for oil in a stretch of the sea that both countries claim. An wo...

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Trump to stay in 'armored suite' in Israel

Trump to stay in 'armored suite' in Israel

Most of the Palestinians killed were carrying out knife, gun or car-ramming attacks, the Israeli authorities say. In response, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that moving the United...

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Melania and Ivanka Trump Wore Veils to Meet the Pope

The meeting lasted 50 minutes. The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States ...

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International Monetary Fund needs more realism in euro zone assumptions on Greece

Hopes were high that the deadlock could be broken after Greek lawmakers last Thursday adopted a new round of additional, painful austerity measures. Dijsselbloem said that euro zone finance minist...

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Russian Federation and climate change follow Tillerson to Arctic

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognising the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Wednesday (10 May) but said President Trump was no...

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Melania ditches Donald Trump's hand… IN ROME NOW!

He added the president of the Palestinian Authority had assured him he was "ready to work towards that goal in good faith", and that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised the same. Tr...

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No hard feelings? Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump's trip to the Vatican marks the beginning of the European stage of his first presidential visit overseas, an worldwide tour with prior stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel. In a tweet posted Tuesd...

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Centre terms verdict on Jadhav as 'major victory'

Centre terms verdict on Jadhav as 'major victory'

The UN's highest judicial body also asked Pakistan to take "all measures" to ensure that Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court for alleged espionage, was not executed till the c...

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TPP countries keep trade deal alive without Trump's US

Members of the TPP trade deal, which does not include China , agreed on the sidelines of the meeting to pursue it despite Trump's decision to abandon the agreement in favour of bilateral arrangements...

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Mata seeks 'double bonus' of silverware and Champions League place

Mata seeks 'double bonus' of silverware and Champions League place

And it was to be the final act of the afternoon for United's all-time leading goalscorer as he left the Old Trafford playing surface to a standing ovation to be replaced by 16-year-old Angel Gome...

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Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

Seoul says NKorean object that drew fire was likely balloon

The South Korean government lauded the council, including permanent members China and Russian Federation, for having "swiftly announced a stern position on North Korea's ballistic missile provocat...

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The student dropout who brought terror to Manchester

The minister said she was "not surprised at all" that the attack had been claimed by the Islamic State group, but said there was no information yet to confirm the extremist organisation's active direc...

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Why Melania Trump covers her head one day but not the next

Trump and Pope Francis appeared to put aside their differences Wednesday during their meeting at the Vatican Wednesday on the third leg of an exhausting five-country oversees trip that continues t...

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