WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

UN envoy calls off Cyprus talks, no deal on peace summit

WASHINGTON POST - 5 min 25 sec ago
A United Nations envoy has called off talks with the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus after failing to find “common ground” on convening a final summit that would aim for an overall reunification deal.

The Latest: Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

AP - 17 min 30 sec ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 2017-05-26T01:59:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:59:26-04:00
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Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 24

AP - 19 min 32 sec ago
CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said. 2017-05-26T02:52:00-04:00 2017-05-26T06:52:09-04:00
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Germany vaccination: Fines plan as measles cases rise

BBC WORLD NEWS - 21 min 8 sec ago
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 for not getting their children vaccinated, amid a measles surge.

Brazilian police make arrests in 'Car Wash' probe

REUTERS - 24 min 57 sec ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police were making new arrests and executing search and seizure warrants on Friday in the latest round of the so-called "Car Wash" operation, the country's largest-ever corruption investigation.

G7 summit kicks off in Italy

TASS [Russian State News] - 28 min 18 sec ago
Analysts say the leaders will be unable to overcome differences on such issues as free trade and climate change

Sea lion girl treated for risk of 'seal finger' infection

BBC WORLD NEWS - 30 min ago
The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada suffered a 10cm wound, her father says.

Lavrov comments on Moscow-Beijing relations

TASS [Russian State News] - 30 min 33 sec ago
The Russian top diplomat believes Moscow-Beijing relations are an example of a responsible approach to tackling crucial international problems on the firm basis of the UN Charter

EU says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

REUTERS - 30 min 49 sec ago
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday he was "positively surprised" by Donald Trump's support for the EU as it manages Britain's departure, adding the U.S. president had agreed Brexit was just "an incident and not a threat".

Taliban kill 15 at Afghan army base

BBC WORLD NEWS - 31 min 18 sec ago
At least 15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on base in Kandahar province

Putin says he will extend powers of current Russian business ombudsman

TASS [Russian State News] - 32 min 18 sec ago
Russia’s business ombudsman Boris Titov said he is pleased to accept this proposal

US-led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35

AP - 33 min 22 sec ago
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Syrian state media and an opposition monitoring group are reporting that airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in an eastern town held by the Islamic State group have killed at least 35 people. 2017-05-26T02:38:00-04:00 2017-05-26T06:38:11-04:00
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South African opposition leader barred entry to Zambia

WASHINGTON POST - 35 min 30 sec ago
The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party is sharply criticizing Zambian officials who denied him entry to their country as he tried to show support for a jailed opposition leader.

Syrian state media, monitoring group: Airstrikes by US-led coalition have killed 35 civilians in country’s east

WASHINGTON POST - 35 min 30 sec ago
Syrian state media, monitoring group: Airstrikes by US-led coalition have killed 35 civilians in country’s east.

Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 23

WASHINGTON POST - 35 min 30 sec ago
Egyptian state TV says 23 people were killed and 25 wounded in an attack by gunmen on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo.

Kremlin says Putin has no plans to visit Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

TASS [Russian State News] - 40 min 33 sec ago
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has denied media reports that President Vladimir Putin may possibly visit Kuwait and Saudi Arabia next week

U.N. Cyprus envoy says ending Cyprus shuttle diplomacy bid for new peace conference

REUTERS - 41 min 25 sec ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - The United Nations envoy for divided Cyprus said on Friday he was ending a shuttle diplomacy bid to continue peace talks in Geneva, saying rival sides failed to agree on conditions.

Egyptian state TV says 23 people were killed and 25 wounded in the attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo

WASHINGTON POST - 43 min 29 sec ago
Egyptian state TV says 23 people were killed and 25 wounded in the attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo.

Gunmen kill 23 Christians in central Egypt

WASHINGTON POST - 47 min 28 sec ago
It is the latest massacre of the nation’s embattled Christian minority

Exclusive: Somali police get first drones to combat Islamist bombings

REUTERS - 49 min 37 sec ago
MOGADISHU/NAIROBI (Reuters) - A former U.S. intelligence specialist has donated surveillance drones to police in Somalia, aiming to help combat a jump in deadly bombings by al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgents.

Kremlin: Putin ready to discuss Ukraine settlement with new French leader

TASS [Russian State News] - 51 min 38 sec ago
Peskov said the Russian leader is in favor of continuing work in the Normandy Format of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine

Major UK parties restart election push, under shadow of security threat

REUTERS - 54 min 14 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigning for Britain's national election next month resumed in earnest on Friday, with the country still on high alert for further attacks, days after a suicide bombing killed 22 people in Manchester.

Egypt state news agency: Gunmen fire on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo, killing and wounding at least 10

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 28 sec ago
Egypt state news agency: Gunmen fire on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo, killing and wounding at least 10.

Turkish committee: US-based cleric was behind failed coup

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 28 sec ago
The head of a Turkish parliamentary committee says there is no doubt that U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last year’s failed military coup.

Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain

WASHINGTON POST - 55 min 28 sec ago
Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain.

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

BBC WORLD NEWS - 57 min 3 sec ago
Gunmen opened fire on the bus in Minya province, south of Cairo, as it headed to a church.

Russia’s stance on Ukraine is different from that of Europe, US — Kremlin

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 53 sec ago
According to the Kremlin spokesman, "Russia’s stance is different from the point of view expressed by Mr. Tusk"

British lab to help Poland probe 2010 president’s death

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 5 min ago
Polish prosecutors who are investigating whether the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others have sent samples from the plane for laboratory tests in Britain to help them determine whether an explosion caused the disaster.

UN rights chief pleads for sparing Syrian civilians under IS

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 5 min ago
The U.N. human rights chief says Syrian civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.

Duterte justified martial law over the ‘beheading’ of a police chief — who is still alive

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 9 min ago
Fake news fuels wild speculation about a very real battle with militants in the southern Philippines.

Kremlin spokesman says Russia stands with UK in war on terror

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 9 min ago
"Close cooperation is crucial for achieving success in the war on terror, which is absolutely obvious," the Kremlin spokesman said

Secret recordings may be Brazilian democracy's best hope — but also a growing problem

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 13 min ago
Leaked recordings have exploded since 2013, taking down huge numbers of corrupt politicians.

Israel: Netanyahu’s bladder stone successfully removed

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 15 min ago
The office of the Israeli prime minister says a medical procedure to remove Benjamin Netanyahu’s bladder stone has been successful.

South Korea to pull back on use of water cannons, buses at protests

REUTERS - 1 hour 15 min ago
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police aim to cut back on the use of water cannons and buses to rein in protesters, an official said on Friday, a move that could eliminate sometimes harsh crowd control tactics that have led to at least one deadly incident in recent years.

Russia looks for traces of extra-terrestrial life forms on ISS surface

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 19 min ago
Russian ballistic specialists have found that the ISS spends 60% of its time in flight inside comet substance flows

The Latest: Italy backs G-7 action on climate, migrants

AP - 1 hour 19 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 2017-05-26T01:57:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:57:28-04:00
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Gunmen attack Christians in Egypt, unknown number of fatalities

REUTERS - 1 hour 24 min ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday, killing a number of them, eyewitnesses said.

German police arrest suspected Islamic extremist

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 25 min ago
Police in western Germany have arrested a suspected Islamic extremist who they believe may have been planning an attack.

No plans for Putin-Trump meeting in Europe in coming days, Kremlin says

TASS [Russian State News] - 1 hour 28 min ago
The Russian president is due to pay a visit to France on May 29 and the US leader is now in Italy for the G7 summit

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25; dozens missing

REUTERS - 1 hour 32 min ago
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 25 people while dozens are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.

Former Greek prime minister recovering from bombing

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 35 min ago
Greek health authorities say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is recuperating well from injuries suffered when a parcel bomb exploded inside his car in central Athens.

Strike by government workers in Portugal disrupts services

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 35 min ago
A 24-hour strike by Portuguese government workers over pay and working hours is disrupting public services, especially in the national health service and the state education system.

Mosul residents deny findings of US probe into Iraq strike

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 35 min ago
Several residents of the Mosul neighborhood hit by a U.S. airstrike in March are denying the findings from the coalition’s probe of the attack.

Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

AP - 1 hour 47 min ago
Sri Lanka participated in years of U.N. peacekeeping operations while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some of the world's most vulnerable populations. 2017-05-26T00:36:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:36:31-04:00
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UK police make new arrest in concert bombing investigation

AP - 1 hour 47 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses associated with the attacker who killed 22 people. 2017-05-26T01:24:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:24:39-04:00
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The Latest: London police boost security at sports events

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 55 min ago
The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local):

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 1 hour 55 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers. 2017-05-26T00:28:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:28:54-04:00
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Heavy fighting between rival militias erupts in the Libyan capital

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 59 min ago
Explosions and gunfire rocked the city in the latest sign of the instability plaguing the North African nation.

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 5 min ago
The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors’ consultation on child vaccinations.

AP Explains: NATO, the world’s biggest military alliance

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 5 min ago
It sounds strange to characterize the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a huge gun club, but the comparison can be useful in understanding the world’s biggest military alliance.

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

AP - 2 hours 7 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — One of the Chinese government's most vocal critics is finally falling silent. 2017-05-25T23:17:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:17:03-04:00
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Thai opposition activist says training 'civilian warriors' to oust junta

REUTERS - 2 hours 9 min ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - An exiled Thai opposition activist has issued a defiant call to arms, saying he is training "civilian warriors" to oust the military government in an unusual show of opposition to the junta that took power in a 2014 coup.

Trumps calls North Korea a 'big problem', promises to resolve issue

REUTERS - 2 hours 11 min ago
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea was a "big problem", but assured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that issues surrounding the secretive Asian state would be resolved.

Ethiopia charges 2 with terrorism over deadly stampede

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 15 min ago
Ethiopia has charged two people with terrorism, saying they caused a stampede last year that killed dozens of people and led the government to declare a state of emergency.

Russia urges NATO to stop attempts of building ties in spirit of confrontation

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 22 min ago
"The growing negative tendency is not Russia’s choice," the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed

Former Greek PM Papademos recovering well after booby-trap blast

REUTERS - 2 hours 24 min ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was recovering well from injuries caused by a booby-trapped package exploding in his car on Thursday, with doctors saying he would stay in hospital for two more days.

Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 25 min ago
Rights activists from Human Rights Watch say in a new report that high-level officials in Russia’s Chechnya have visited detention facilities where gay people allegedly were illegally held and tortured.

Rights groups urge Uganda to back probe into deadly clashes

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 25 min ago
Dozens of human rights watchdogs and lawyers are urging Uganda’s government to allow an independent investigation into killings by security forces during a clash with a tribal kingdom last year.

The Latest: Trump to attend gathering of G-7 leaders

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 25 min ago
The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local):

Juncker says Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus

REUTERS - 2 hours 29 min ago
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker denied on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump had aggressively condemned German trade policies during at meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

South Korea ready for joint efforts to build up Russia’s Far East

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 43 min ago
In particular, South Korean Presidential Special Envoy Song Young-gil pointed out to the potential cooperation between South Korea and Russia on developing the Northern Sea Route

Russia to sell over 360 cutting-edge helicopters by 2030

TASS [Russian State News] - 2 hours 46 min ago
As was reported on Thursday, the flight model of Russia’s most advanced Ka-62 helicopter performed its first trial flight

Trump’s limo too big to fit through Royal Palace gates in Brussels

TASS [Russian State News] - 3 hours 5 min ago
According to the US media, the vehicle weighs an estimated 6.8 tonnes to 9.1 tonnes, with armor-plated doors and 130 mm bulletproof glass windows

Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

AP - 3 hours 7 min ago
Sri Lanka's participation in U.N. peacekeeping operations began while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some of the world's most vulnerable populations. 2017-05-26T00:11:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:11:04-04:00
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What happened to Gustavito, the beloved hippo at El Salvador’s National Zoo?

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 11 min ago
Authorities are investigating whether he was killed by intruders — or died of poor care.

Marawi fighting: Foreign fighters 'among militants' in Philippine city

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 12 min ago
It is a rare admission by authorities that local jihadists are working with international groups.

UK parties not giving full picture on likely tax rises: IFS

REUTERS - 3 hours 15 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's two main political parties are not giving the public the full picture about how much taxes will need to rise in order to support public services after next month's election, a leading think tank said on Friday.

Turkey has removed more than 4,000 judges, prosecutors after coup, minister says

REUTERS - 3 hours 19 min ago
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has removed more than 4,000 judges and prosecutors on suspicion of links to last year's failed coup, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Friday.

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 3 hours 19 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people. 2017-05-25T23:55:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:55:55-04:00
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Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

REUTERS - 3 hours 21 min ago
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking three years in power, on Friday inaugurated the country's longest bridge that spans the vast Brahmaputra River in the northeastern state of Assam.

South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

REUTERS - 3 hours 24 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Friday he was not opposed to setting up a commission of inquiry into corruption into his government after anti-graft report alleged he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appointments.

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 27 min ago
Police in Indonesia say three suspected Islamic militants have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the two suicide bombings that killed three police officers and injured 11 other people in the capital.

Pakistan police fire tear gas, swing batons at farmers rally

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 27 min ago
Pakistani police have fired tear gas, wielded batons and clashed with farmers rallying in Islamabad to pressure the government to allocate more funds to agriculture.

Turkey shuns US resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 27 min ago
Turkey has rejected a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives that condemned violence by Turkish bodyguards against protesters during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington last week.

Indonesian police arrest 3 in West Java province on suspicion of involvement in suicide bombings that killed 3 officers

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 27 min ago
Indonesian police arrest 3 in West Java province on suspicion of involvement in suicide bombings that killed 3 officers.

Thousands of foreign students in limbo as Careers Australia collapses

REUTERS - 3 hours 31 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Careers Australia Group, a provider of vocational education and training, has gone into voluntary administration after losing government funding, putting 1,100 people out of work and 15,000 students in limbo, its administrators said on Friday.

UK security minister says no specific threat to public this weekend

REUTERS - 3 hours 36 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British emergency services are prepared for possible attacks on public events over an upcoming holiday weekend but have no information on specific threats after Monday's bomb attack in Manchester which killed 22, a government minister said.

Australian indigenous leaders call for formal 'voice', path to treaty

BBC WORLD NEWS - 3 hours 37 min ago
A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

WASHINGTON POST - 3 hours 45 min ago
British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers.

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 3 hours 53 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T23:19:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:19:29-04:00
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UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 3 hours 53 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers. 2017-05-25T23:12:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:12:43-04:00
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Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti dies at 73

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 3 min ago
Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 73.

Russian ambassador says Paris remains important partner for Moscow

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 3 min ago
The upcoming meeting between the Russian and French presidents, planned to be held in Versailles, will prove to be an important milestone in bilateral relations

Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died at 73 after heart attack

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 15 min ago
Laura Biagiotti’s daughter says the Italian fashion designer has died at 73 after heart attack.

Asylum seekers at Australian-run detention center told to leave or miss U.S. resettlement

REUTERS - 4 hours 17 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asylum seekers at an Australian-run offshore detention center in Papua New Guinea must move to a community facility in order to be eligible for a refugee swap deal with the United States, a notice posted at the camp and seen by Reuters shows.

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 4 hours 19 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T22:50:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:50:52-04:00
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Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

BBC WORLD NEWS - 4 hours 22 min ago
The deal to extend output cuts agreed by energy ministers in Vienna fails to impress financial markets.

Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

WASHINGTON POST - 4 hours 25 min ago
A Lady Justice statue was removed from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court premises under tight security overnight after Islamist hardliners pressed for its removal for months, the sculptor said Friday.

Forest fires in Siberia swell four times to cover 30,000 hectares

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 38 min ago
Over the past 24 hours, 18 forest fires covering 542 hectares have been extinguished

Wison Engineering to Collaborate with Honeywell UOP

TASS [Russian State News] - 4 hours 43 min ago
Joint effort following China's Belt and Road initiative will help gas-rich countries produce ethylene and propylene at lower costs

Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion'

REUTERS - 4 hours 47 min ago
MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion".

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 4 hours 49 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers. 2017-05-25T22:21:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:21:10-04:00
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Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi

WASHINGTON POST - 5 hours 7 min ago
Philippines military chief says top terror suspect is still hiding in besieged city of Marawi.

Seoul pins hopes on Moscow in resolving tensions on Korean Peninsula

TASS [Russian State News] - 5 hours 9 min ago
Song Young-gil met with Putin on May 24 and delivered him a letter from South Korea’s new leader

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