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Residents shield Christians in bold exodus from Philippines city

The removal of Brigadier-General Nixon Fortes as commander of the army brigade in Marawi City and his replacement by his deputy, Colonel Generoso Ponio, was not related to the battle that has raged in the city, the spokesman said. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday invited Muslim rebels to join the Philippine military in the fight against ISIS militants. The MILF is now the biggest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines. Read More »

UK Authorities Identify Suspects in London Attack16:30


The assault began Saturday night when a van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on busy London Bridge . Australia's foreign minister said Hedge was among three Australians injured in the attacks . Another attacker, 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, went by the alias Rachid Elkhdar and claimed to be Moroccan or Libyan, police said . London's police chief has said the attackers have been identified, but the names haven't been released . Read More »

Trump and Paris climate change accord

She was referring to statistics that Trump cited in announcing the US withdrawal and which are disputed by environmentalists, according to a report in the Washington Post . The letter was addressed jointly to the U.N. secretary general and the executive secretary to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Read More »

The circus act continues - Brian Molefe challenges his dismissal as Eskom CEO


Molefe lodged a notice of motion in the Labour Court at the weekend, notifying Eskom and Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown that he would lodge his application in the court on Monday. "My contract of employment entered into in March 2016, therefore, did not come to an end and I continued to remain employment as group chief executive in terms thereof", he continued. Read More »

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

Detectives are still working to identify the third attacker. "Questions are arising as to how much the police knew about the three attackers", NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports from London . Khan's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet . Like bridges, free and fair elections are also part of the social order. Read More »

Chinese premier leaves for official visits to Germany and Belgium


China Daily denounced the "single action of just one man" that can change the course of the world, drawing a direct parallel with former president George W. "We are not addressing climate change because somebody told us to do it, it is an article of faith for this government", Goyal said. "We will continue to lobby the Americans and the White House to show the leadership they have shown in the past on reducing CO2, " he said. Read More »

Londoners struggle to take in cruelty, madness of terror attack

They also said some courageous people fought off the attackers by throwing chairs and tables on them, while trying to save themselves, a BBC report stated. This photo taken by photographer Gabriele Sciotto shows a man, foreground, one of the suspects, wearing what appear to be canisters strapped to his chest lying on the ground after being shot by police outside Borough Market i. Read More »

Trump will not block former FBI Director from testimony

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders read out a statement to that effect on Monday, and O'Donnell teased the clip as potentially "the beginning of the end". White House advisers had previously said that Trump was exploring his legal options regarding Comey. The House and Senate Intelligence Committee have both subpoenaed Flynn. Read More »

Workplace shootings, like Orlando's, tick upward in US


The gunman in Monday's fatal shooting spree at an Orlando , Florida , business targeted his victims and had a "negative relationship" with at least one of them, according to law enforcement. The woman then called her sister on the telephone and kept saying, "My boss is dead". Headquartered in Cardano al Campo, Italy, the more than 70-year-old company prides itself on its effortless and easy-to-operate RV awnings and motor-home accessories. Read More »

Toll in last week's Kabul truck bomb now over 150: Ghani


He said the government was committed to fighting terrorism but that it wants to build strong political and economic ties with all neighboring countries. The bloodshed continued on Saturday when suicide bombers struck a funeral for one of the victims of the protests, killing at least six people and prompting calls for National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar and other security chiefs to step down. Read More »

An angry Shah Rukh Khan TROLLED in this major prank by anchor!


The act scared Shah Rukh and the moment Ramez revealed himself, SRK was seen shouting at him for pulling off a "distasteful" prank. However, after sometime, the host revealed that it was just a prank by dropping off his costume, sparking the anger of Shah Rukh Khan who nearly punched him. Read More »

Garry Monk? No, Hull Go For Leonid Slutsky?


It is widely reported that the 46-year-old Russian, who has been living in London since January, has held talks with the Tigers . Slutsky was forced to retire from playing football at the age of 19 due to a serious knee injury he sustained after falling out of a tree. Read More »

ISIS claims Philippines casino attack despite police denial


Gunfire and explosions have been heard at the Resorts World Manila in the Philippines, CNN Philippines reported . But by Friday evening, police said they still didn't know the man's name, or why he launched his attack, only to flee to an adjoining hotel and kill himself. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway's husband tweets criticism of President Trump


In a series of Monday morning tweets, Trump says the Justice Department "should have stayed" with his first executive order aimed at temporarily halting entry to the US from a half-dozen Muslim majority countries. During an appearance on NBC's Today Show , Kellyanne Conway suggested the media was blowing Trump's tweets out of proportion, saying reporters should be covering what Trump "does as president", rather than his tweets. Read More »

US seen trying to calm waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia


Soccer's governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association said it remained in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup. Any suggestion Qatar is backing the agenda of Shiite-dominated Iran - Sunni Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival - is especially sensitive, particularly after Trump's comments last month. Read More »

UK police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

There are still 36 people in hospital, with 18 in a critical condition. "At any one time MI5 and police are conducting around 500 active investigations, involving 3,000 subjects of interest", he said. " Butt called me a "Murtad" which means traitor in Arabic and accused me of being a government stooge when I confronted Anjem Choudhury about him supporting terrorism and my public campaign against Lee Rigby's murder", Shafiq said in a statement Monday . Read More »

Trump will not stop Comey from testifying before Senate Intel Committee

Comey's testimony Thursday is a cinch to damage Trump and the White House , potentially seriously depending upon what he reveals, but trying to stop him by asserting the privilege would have made a bad situation worse. The White House had floated the idea that Trump could invoke executive privilege, to protect the confidentiality of presidential discussions, but some aides were wary that it could look too much like a White House cover-up. Read More »

What's at stake for the U.S. after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis


The crisis began in late May when Qatar alleged that hackers took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel. It accused Doha of harbouring "terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to destabilise the region including the Muslim Brotherhood, Daesh (IS) and Al-Qaeda". Read More »

Putin says he 'didn't really even talk' to ex-Trump adviser Flynn

USA needs to stop interfering in other countries' internal affairs and blame Russia for that, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview , which the NBC aired on Sunday. "He used to be in the security services", Mr Putin said . "Hackers can be anywhere", Putin told Kelly in a clip of the interview released Friday . Read More »

India's heavylift rocket successfully launches GSAT-19


Indian Space Research Organisation was started in 1969. "Second is advanced high turnout satellite which presents higher data rate". It was a textbook launch as every stage of the three-stage GSLV MkIII with indegeneous cryogenic engine performed well. Read More »