• Foreign terrorists in Marawi clash into illegal drug trade

    Foreign terrorists in Marawi clash into illegal drug trade

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    It was not immediately clear whether civilians were among the dead. The violence has forced thousands to flee and raised fears of growing extremism in the country. "We have to finish this". On Friday, Manila's solicitor-general Calida said the Maute group and Islamic State wanted to create an "ISIS province" in Mindanao and the government was not the only target of their aggression.
  • Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed

    Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed

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    The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, referred to it as "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future". That post includes a video link to an impassioned speech that Guterres gave on Tuesday, when he called on the world to intensify action to combat climate change .
  • Vehicle bomb struck diplomatic area of Afghan Capital killing 80

    Vehicle bomb struck diplomatic area of Afghan Capital killing 80

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    The BBC said one of its drivers, an Afghan, was killed driving journalists to work. "The auto bomb exploded at the height of the morning rush hour on one of Kabul's main streets, not far from the German Embassy, at the entrance to the offices of a major Afghan cellphone company and popular TV station".
  • EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

    EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

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    President Trump met Tuesday with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency ahead of a decision on whether the USA will withdraw from the worldwide pact aimed at slowing climate change . That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the USA from a historic climate agreement. Executive Director Éamonn Meehan said speculation that President Trump would withdraw was "particularly shocking" given that over 24 million people in east ...
  • Mom of slain Portland light-rail train passenger writes Trump

    Mom of slain Portland light-rail train passenger writes Trump

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    After initially seeking to revoke the rally's permit, Portland's mayor says he is now looking for the best way to protect free speech and personal safety. "He was just telling us that we basically weren't anything and that we should kill ourselves". "But I feel that I just really wanted him to live and I'm sad that he didn't", she said.
  • UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

    UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

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    Business leaders say the Paris deal, also called COP21, will help generate new jobs, limit damage from climate change and help assert American leadership on the global stage. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Brussels late Thursday for talks with EU president Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, with climate change at the top of the agenda.
  • Trump shames North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending as unity tested

    Trump shames North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending as unity tested

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    Just look at the millions of cars they are selling in the US. Stoltenberg said the fact that Trump inaugurated a monument to 9/11 on Thursday and was willing to spend more on U.S. Some NATO leaders, such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have sought to skirt the 2% quota by arguing that "there are many ways of evaluating one's contribution to NATO " besides increasing defense spending.
  • Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

    Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

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    Earlier, the Interior Ministry in a statement released here confirmed 64 civilians died while 320 others including women and children were injured. The epicenter of the blast was a busy section of Kabul near the Arg, the 19th century fortress that houses the President's home and residence, and close to the German embassy .
  • Sterling drops on projection showing risk of United Kingdom hung parliament

    Sterling drops on projection showing risk of United Kingdom hung parliament

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    The constituency-by-constituency estimate for The Times by YouGov indicates the Conservative Party could lose 20 seats and see its majority wiped out, while Jeremy Corbyn's Labour may gain 28 seats. In contrast to YouGov's model, other projections suggested May would win soundly. "To the extent to which this cautious , value-chasing long sterling position has been caused by the prospect of.
  • Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal, Report Says

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    Rex Tillerson , the secretary of state, has urged the USA "keep a seat at the table" in order to maintain its worldwide standing while United Nations secretary general António Guterres has raised the possibility of "risks of conflict" if climate change is not properly addressed.
  • Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

    Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

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    It was one of the deadliest attacks in the Afghan capital since the end of 2014. He says the target of the attack was not immediately known but that most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children. Mujahid says the Taliban were not involved and that whoever "carried out this attack and for what goal, that will become clear at a later stage". At least 80 people were killed and 230 people wounded in the explosions, which were claimed by the Islamic State.