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Philippine President Jokes With Soldiers About Raping Women

Some resident remain in relatively safe neighbours but others are trapped close to the fighters from the Maute group and other militants from the area. Hapilon has also suffered a mild stroke, he said. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has come under fire for making a joke about rape, according to reports on Saturday. Read More »

8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

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When interviewed by New York's FOX5 , he said the same: "First thing I said was I can't take a picture with him. I wouldn't take a picture with them, probably". Student Alex Klint said it would be "interesting" to get close to "one of the nation's lawmakers in person even if I strongly disagree with many of his views". Read More »

Pakistan brands Hizbul terrorist Sabzar Bhat's killing as 'extra-judicial'

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In occupied Kashmir, Sabzar Ahmed Butt, who had succeeded Burhan Muzaffar Wani after his martyrdom on July 8, last year, was among the 12 Kashmiris martyred by Indian troops on Saturday. Aziz said India had been heightening tension along the Line of Control to hide these crimes against the innocent Kashmiris being perpetrated with impunity. Read More »

Police show photos of concert bomber with images from the scene

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Along with colleagues from British Transport Police who were among the first on the scene, they acted with remarkable bravery in the face of the atrocity that confronted them. A severe threat still means an attack is "highly likely", according to the scale set by Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre. Figen Murray said in an interview Friday that the 22-year-old British man named as the bombing suspect doesn't deserve her energy. Read More »

Rouhani: Iran's help key to regional stability

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Relations with Saudi Arabia have to be improved removing Shia-Sunni differences. Iran plays a crucial role in fighting terrorism and ensuring regional security and stability and it will continue the same under the 12th government. Read More »

Uber CEO's mother dies in a boating accident

Kalanick has built the ride-hailing company Uber into a almost US$70 billion juggernaut, operating in hundreds of cities across dozens of countries around the world. An autopsy of the woman is planned, the office said. 'I know we all want to do whatever we can to help, and I'll communicate again as soon as there is something we can share '. Read More »

Trump Claims Money 'Beginning to Pour in' From NATO Allies

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Some nations, though, have failed to meet that threshold. Some of the allies - particularly Eastern European nations deeply anxious about Russian aggression - were hopeful that Trump would state a firm commitment to NATO's Article 5 mutual defense agreement, which underpins the entire alliance. Read More »

India a victim of terror: US President Trump

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Trump on Saturday attended a signing ceremony Saturday to cement a number of defense and business deals between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia that USA and Saudi officials said were "in excess of $380 billion". There were no promises of new financial investment or announcements of increased USA military presence in the region. "Drive them out of your communities". Read More »

Iran will continue missile programme, says President Hassan Rouhani

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A few years later, the unclenching of Iran's fist was marked by the election of reformist Hassan Rouhani and the entry of Iran into negotiations with the United States and five other powers, leading to a detailed agreement in which Iran accepted severe limitations on, and intrusive scrutiny of, its nuclear program and closed all possible pathways to possible acquisition of a nuclear weapon. Read More »

Donald Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM Markovic to get in front

He's also refused to explicitly back the mutual defense agreement that has been activated only once, during the darkest hours of September 2001. Mr Trump travelled on Friday to the G7 meeting in Sicily where some of the same North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders were also present, and where there would be tough talks on issues such as trade and climate change. Read More »

Conte: Chelsea must improve the squad

Wenger became the competition's most successful manager with a seventh title in his 21-year reign, triumphs that have papered over some of the cracks as Arsenal has repeatedly come up short in the Premier League and Champions League. Read More »

Trump Praises Gianforte Victory a 'Great Win' in Montana

The incident occurred when Ben Jacobs , a Gaurdian reporter tried to ask Gianforte about healthcare. On NBC's Late Night , Seth Meyers said Republicans are trying a "new tactic" for dealing with scrutiny - body-slamming reporters. Gianforte had aligned himself with Trump. "You deserve a congressman who stays out of the limelight and just gets the job done", said Gianforte. But after he was declared the victor, Gianforte apologized for the attack. Read More »

Taiwan court approves gay marriage

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The ruling panel, made of 14 judges , has ruled that it is unconstitutional to ban same-sex couples from getting married. The court concluded that "S$3 uch different treatment is incompatible with the spirit and meaning of the right to equality", said the court, the BBC reported , having concluded that the "different treatment" that same-sex couples have faced has " no rational basis " for justification. Read More »

Trump Pushes Montenegro's Prime Minister at NATO Summit

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Counter-terrorism and other issues were also on the agenda for the one-day summit. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, also met Mr Trump just a week after he was sworn in. In order to wind up his European tour, Mr Trump participated G-7 summit in Italy; it was not a success either: Mr Trump says that he needs more time to think about the Paris Agreement, agreed in 2015, before fully committing to it. Read More »

Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

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We protect Christian sites, Muslim sites, obviously Jewish sites. May the Lord bless us that we would never bring shame upon our oath, our faith, our family or our fellow man. It will leave an impression on me forever. Syria, Iraq and Libya would also receive increased aid spending, the 400-page proposal says, as the administration seeks to more closely link aid with the US' national security objectives. Read More »

Iran refutes USA for urging policy shift

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South Africa views Iran as a strategic trading partner within the Middle East and Central Asian regions. In the bilateral sphere, South Africa and Iran share a long historical relationship, with Iran having stood with and supported the struggle for liberation in South Africa. Read More »

Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa

He and other officials have said the US will closely monitor the weapons' distribution and insure that they are used only against IS. "And I think this trip will be a breaking point on this issue". Washington sees the YPG as distinct from the PKK and as a valuable partner in the fight against Islamic State . The YPG can be an important instrument in achieving a military victory and, thus, Washington is prepared to take the risk of further damaging USA relations with Turkey. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law opened links with Russian Federation after polls

Burns continued, "If our intelligence community and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had told the American people, as they did in January, in an unclassified letter to the American people that Russian Federation interfered (in our election), any normal president would have wanted to defend this country, investigate it fully". Read More »

United Kingdom lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

The terror threat level had been upgraded to "critical" following the Manchester bombing, which killed 22 people on Monday night. "I wish I could say that Georgina is one of the last to die in this way but unless our government opens its eyes we know we are only another in a long line of parents on a list that continues to grow", the family said in a statement released through Greater Manchester Police. Read More »

Philippine leader warns of 'contamination by ISIS'

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While they have yet to confirm the identities of those foreign terrorists who have only just entered the country, the general said that those who have resided here may have been "trying to escape the long arm of the law in their respective countries". Read More »

Mourinho: Will Griezmann come to United? Ask Ed Woodward

Pogba and man of the match Ander Herrera both dedicated victory to the victims of Monday's devastating suicide bomb attack on concert-goers at Manchester Arena, which also left dozens injured. "Sometimes when I stop and look back I did a lot of things, I have things that nobody else has". "Three trophies in one season and the Champions League ". Read More »

United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

Monday night's massacre at the Manchester Arena left 22 dead, including seven children, and scores of others injured - the worst terrorist outrage to hit Britain since the July 7 attacks in 2005. Police searched properties in Moss Side and in the town of St Helens in neighbouring Merseyside, roughly 48 km to the west of Manchester. In addition, Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's father and younger brother are in detention in Libya. Read More »