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Attached to one of the bodies was a sign that said "Munafik" (traitor). Asked whether the military knew the whereabouts of Hapilon, Herrera said "yes". Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , seen at a news conference at Manila worldwide airport on Wednesday, has threatened to impose martial law nationwide and joked about rape in a speech to his soldiers.
  • North Korea's Media Says Anti-Aircraft Weapon Tested

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    The most recent test, in June 2014, was a success, but that followed three straight failures. That was during the Cold War when the Soviet Union was the only major worry. The target is not a mock-up of an actual North Korean ICBM. "Testing against an ICBM-type threat is the next step in that process". Pyongyang's media outlets have also recently stepped up their calls for even more missile launches due to what Pyongyang claims is an increasingly hostile policy by President Donald Trump .
  • Bombing in Indonesia's capital has links with IS

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    Police have not yet named the two dead suspects but a law enforcement source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they may have been linked to Jemaah Ansharut Daulah, an umbrella organization on a US State Department "terrorist" list that is estimated to have drawn hundreds of Islamic State sympathisers in Indonesia.
  • G7 leaders divided on climate change

    G7 leaders divided on climate change

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    President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. The declaration, however, also included new language that recognized some drawbacks to trade. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out".
  • Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails end hunger strike

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    Issa Karaka, Chairman of Prisoners' Affairs at the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), confirmed the inmates had agreed to stop the strike. Last week, Palestinians observed a second general strike in solidarity with the hunger striking detainees.
  • Not going to comment on Kushner: Trump's NSA

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    The National Security Agency monitors the communications of Russian officials overseas. As for the trip, the two aides said, Trump succeeded in pressing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to do more to fight terrorism, bringing home billions in business deals, and calling on European allies to drop trade restrictions.
  • Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

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    The summit pitted him against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues, with European diplomats frustrated at having to revisit questions they hoped were long settled. Mr Trump barged past Montenegro's leader for prime photo real estate at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, while France's new President Emmanuel Macron snubbed Mr Trump's embrace - the vigorous, vigorous handshake.
  • Trump recaps trip before returning to Washington

    Trump recaps trip before returning to Washington

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    As their commander in chief, he noted his desire to boost military spending and promised them "my complete and unshakeable support". Trump said he had helped forge more worldwide cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants, a threat he said was underscored by a suicide bomber in Manchester, England, and the killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt .
  • McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports

    McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports

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    Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the National Security Adviser, on Saturday declined to say whether he would be concerned if a private citizen attempted to set up backchannel communications with a foreign government to influence U.S. The Post first reported the request, which covers materials such as emails, phone records and documents dating to Trump's first days as a candidate in July 2015.
  • Pope gifts Trump texts on peace, environmentalism

    Pope gifts Trump texts on peace, environmentalism

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    Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka , and his wife Melania , are standing immediately to his right, dressed in black with their heads covered in black veils, they look like the most lovely witches this side of hell. "Well, I'll be reading them", Mr Trump said. Today, Trump presented the pontiff with a large, boxed collection of Martin Luther King Jr.'s writings - five custom-bound books the USA civil rights leader wrote during his lifetime: Stride Toward Freedom (1958), The Measure of ...
  • Under martial law, Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

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    The Philippines has deployed attack helicopters and special forces to drive gunmen out of the besieged southern city on the island of Mindanao , a traditional homeland of minority Muslims that encompasses the southern third of the nation. "You can arrest any person, search any house without warrant", said Duterte, who has allowed extrajudicial killings of thousands of people in his crackdown on illegal drugs.
  • Philippines' Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

    Philippines' Duterte jokes about rape amid concern over martial law abuses

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    Displaced Marawi city residents prepare to receive food packs and sleeping mats from the International Committee of the Red Cross at an evacuation center in Saguiaran township near the besieged city of Marawi , Lanao del Sur p. Presidential Spokesman Ernest Abella said they have secured LASURECO, the local electric company to restore power in the beleaguered city. "We once more call on the people in the community to join us fight terrorism".