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Philippines steps up raid on Islamic militants in Marawi

Last year, Hapilon, a Muslim preacher and an experienced guerrilla, pledged his allegiance to ISIS and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in a video posted onlin...


North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing with a file footage, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul , South Korea, Saturday, ...


Donald Trump: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal could spread throughout region

In a speech in Riyadh on Sunday, he urged Muslim leaders to eradicate what he called "Islamic extremism" and cast the effort as a "battle between good and evil"...


Latest North Korean missile test reveal improved technology, says South Korean Army

Trump, traveling in Saudi Arabia and Israel, had no immediate public comment. The fresh North Korean test was again carried out in violation of UN Security C...


Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The House approved the bill on the third reading in a 94-51 vote Monday, SB 2078 now moves to the Texas Senate . Just after midnight Monday, the Texas Sen...


Justin Trudeau photobombs Vancouver teens' prom photos

However, the students did eventually recognize Trudeau , and asked him to pose for a photo with them on the special day. Luckily the teens managed to get a s...


North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

It said the projectile was tracked by Russian antimissile defenses during its 23-minute flight before plummeting into the sea more than 300 miles off the Russia...


Players won't buckle under pressure from Cricket Australia - David Warner

It's sad for the game when you're hearing this but I don't think it will be the last case of players getting together as groups. Warner described as "laughabl...


Trump to visit Israel in search of revived peace process

According to the Jewish calendar, the anniversary falls on May 24 this year, even though the anniversary for most of the world will be on June 5, when the war b...


Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

The wave of violence threatened to spiral as the weekend approached as Palestinians were called to continue confronting Israeli security forces at various point...


France's Hollande greets Macron in first meeting since victory

The newly elected French president set out plans in his manifesto to introduce a "Buy European Act" which would effectively restrict the ability of companies op...


Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Our only hope is that Erdoğan makes it up with Trump by then. Ankara considers the YPG to be affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is list...


Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Meanwhile, President Trump is facing growing questions about whether he secretly recorded his conversations with Mr Comey. The resulting media chaos reportedl...


Local groups urge senators to vote against American Health Care Act

With unanimous Democratic opposition expected, Republicans holding a 52-48 Senate majority would lose if just three GOP senators oppose their party's plans. T...


Abortion restrictions expanded for foreign non-profits receiving US health funds

Senior administration officials said Monday that a plan to expand the so-called "Mexico City Policy" had gone into effect. The International Planned Paren...


Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

Last month, the country narrowly passed constitutional amendments concentrating greater powers in an executive presidency, and allowing Erdogan to serve up to a...


Nitish wears the crown, but Lalu rules Bihar: Paswan

Mr Prasad said the BJP-supported media houses were reportingthat raids were conducted in 22 locations and they should name theselocations. Accusing the BJP Govt...


Reynolds, Lively surprise McCarthy on TV show

Saturday night's sketch did not hold back any punches on an obviously rough week for the Press Secretary, from a flurry of questions about the President's tie...


Dem calls report on Trump, intel 'disturbing'

And if he (Trump) thinks classified intelligence information is something you're supposed to brag about to Russian Federation. Gardner have so far gone unreturn...


Trump moves to settle Israeli-Palestinian conflict

US officials had said ahead of Wednesday's meeting that Trump would press Abbas to end payments to families of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails. The p...


Award-winning journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico

Journalist Javier Valdez was shot and killed when an unknown number of assailants opened fire on his vehicle, according to the website of online media outlet ...


Ian Brady dies at high security psychiatric hospital on Merseyside aged 79

Brady has never revealed the location of the remains of Keith Benner, who was 12 when he was killed. Edward was lured from a gay bar to a home then shared by ...


India, Pakistan should engage in direct dialogue: United States on Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

As the ICJ began hearing Jadhav's case, India argued that human rights treated as "basics" all over had been thrown to the wind by Pakistan. Harish Salve, lea...


China's retail sales up 10.7% in April

With growth comfortably above this year's target of around 6.5 per cent, Chinese policymakers have shifted their focus to reining in financial risks and stampin...


Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

The Chinese Foreign Ministry also expressed a desire to deepen cooperation between the two nations. The leaders agreed to strengthen the alliance. U.S. Sout...


Russia: Syrian Safe Zones Plan to Take Effect at Midnight

The May 4 agreement calls for the creation of four "de-escalation zones" to shore up a ceasefire, ban flights and allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid. It i...


Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes

Mother's Day is approaching on Sunday May 14th, which means that you have limited time to give your mom the best gift ever. We asked five moms what they'd re...


BC election exposed a polarized province

Weaver said negotiations on what his party's role would be would begin Wednesday. "I think the parties will be falling all over themselves to offer official ...


North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

A statement from North Korea's official media announced the accusation and added that their government will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" USA and South K...


Egypt unveils 17 mummies in Minya: ministry

The archaeological site where the discovery was made is located in the collage of Tuna al-Gabal which is on the edge of the western desert. The ministry said ...