• Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

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    Restituto Padilla Jr said at least 31 militants subscribed to ISIS have been killed; some of them are from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. It was not immediately clear whether civilians were among the dead. Gen Ano also said foreign fighters are believed to be inside, but he was more cautious. "We suspect that but we're still validating", he said. Army officials said 13 fighters were killed on Thursday by troops backed by rocket-firing helicopters in Marawi city , an important hub ...
  • Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

    Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

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    Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump had "tremendous respect" for Germany and had only complained about unfair trade practices in the meeting . This is not the first time Trump has insulted Germany , which is an American ally, though he seems not to understand that. Germany would be exporting less, and importing more, and would thereby help stimulate the global economy.
  • Will try Jadhav as per our laws: Pakistan home ministry

    Will try Jadhav as per our laws: Pakistan home ministry

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    Quaderi said as a prime minister Sharif has "failed totally" while a Pakistan military court has sentenced Jadhav to death in a frivolous case. The ICJ had on Thursday had stayed the execution of Jadhav till its final decision in the case and summoned a report on measures taken for the implementation of the order.
  • Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

    Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

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    And for his part, President Rouhani called Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia a theatrical gathering and told the Associated Press today that relations with the US are, quote, "a curvy road". "I do look forward to Mr. Tillerson explaining to us the administration's Russian policy and what he has seen its impact to be", said Senator Ben Cardin, the committee's senior Democrat.
  • Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

    Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

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    At the beginning of this year, the Israeli rights group B'Tselem pointed out that there are 81 manned checkpoints across the occupied West Bank along with "hundreds of physical obstacles in the West Bank in the form of concrete blocks, piles of dirt, or trenches, which prevent access to and from towns and villages".
  • Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

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    According to French officials, Trump told Macron that he was rooting for him to win the election. Remember how Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's hand was tugged and held on to an awkward 19-second for the camera last February? So frequently is President Trump pictured turning an innocuous gesture of camaraderie into a grand display of machismo and oneupmanship that his handshakes have become notorious.
  • America first? Trump pushes aside Montenegro Prime Minster Markovic during NATO photocall

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    These are the United States, 3.61 percent; Greece, 2.38 percent; Britain, 2.21 percent; Estonia, 2.16 percent; and Poland, 2 percent. Reaction to the summit and Trump's visit was swift, with Charles Michel, the Prime Minister of Belgium whose country has hosted North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for over 50 years, warning, "Security today requires much more than the traditional military tools".
  • 26 killed in fresh attack on Egypt Christians

    26 killed in fresh attack on Egypt Christians

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    There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack on Copts after the Islamic State jihadist group bombed three churches in December and April, killing dozens of Christians. On April 9, two suicide bombers hit Saint Georges Cathedral in Tanta and St Marks Cathedral in Alexandria, killing and injuring dozens in the deadliest attack against civilians in the countrys recent history.
  • G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks - French source

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    The G-7 group of wealthy democracies includes the United States , Britain, Italy , France , Germany , Japan and Canada. As part of the agreement, the leaders signed a document calling on Internet companies to identify and weed out extremist material online - elements that experts say aim to inspire and recruit radical insurgents.