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San Francisco ChroniclePhilippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in southSan Francisco ChronicleGovernment troops head for a continuing military operation against Muslim militants who lay siege in Marawi city Friday, May 26, 2017 at Bal-oi township, Lanao del Norte province in southern Philippines. ... more. Photo: Bullit Marquez, AP. Image 2 [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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IndependentLibya, the new breeding and training ground for jihadistsIndependentTripoli, Libya | AFP | Feeding on the chaos that has gripped Libya since the overthrow and killing of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, jihadists have used the country to recruit and export militants. Salman Abedi, the man suspected of carrying [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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New VisionTrump berates NATO for dodging defence duesNew VisionUS President Donald Trump on Thursday launched an extraordinary broadside at NATO allies for failing to pay their fair share of the defence bill. The billionaire leader used the highest possible profile platform of his first NATO summit in Brussels to ...Trump [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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Heavy.comRamadan 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to KnowHeavy.comChildren carry torches during a procession to celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan on June 27, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Oscar Siagian/Getty Images). Today begins the month long celebration of the Islamic holy time of Ramadan.Date confirmed for Ramadan [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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IndependentHANDSHAKE: Macron unshaken by Trump power gripIndependentS. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president Emmanuel Macron. Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken ...AP FACT CHECK: Did Trump [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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Macau Daily TimesBeijing protests US Navy patrol through South China SeaMacau Daily TimesChina protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea yesterday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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ForbesHow China's 'Combustible Ice' Discovery Could Worsen South China Sea DisputeForbesThe South China Sea lies squarely in the tropics. You'll find a few hundred reefs and atolls in the 3.5 million-square-kilometer tract of water extending from Taiwan nearly to the equator. Six governments claim all or parts of the sea [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
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CNNTrump pushes around NATO; lecture seen as unsettling allianceCNNWashington (CNN) When President Donald Trump lectured NATO members on their contributions to the trans-Atlantic alliance, he demonstrated a lack of understanding about how the group works and potentially alienated the US' closest allies, analysts said.President Trump Pushes NATO Members to Pay [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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The Japan TimesAl-Shabab IED kills five more Kenyan police in third such bombingThe Japan TimesNAIROBI – Five police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Kenya in an attack claimed by al-Shabab Islamists a day after nine police died in similar blasts. The officers had [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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CNNMelania Trump is the first Catholic first lady since Jackie KennedyCNNWashington (CNN) It was a small moment, buried in the news of President Trump's brief audience yesterday at the Vatican with the Pope: the pontiff blessed first lady Melania Trump's rosary. After shaking his hand and exchanging pleasantries, the first [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Washington Post (blog)Trump's most anti-American habit: Back-slapping murderers and thugsWashington Post (blog)In an April 29 call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, President Trump — contrary to the wishful thinking that he has become a “normal” president — evidenced his unfitness for the presidency. Thanks to a just-released transcript of the [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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ReutersManila deploys commandoes, helicopters to retake city from IslamistsReutersMARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines mobilized attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels out of a besieged southern city on Thursday, with six soldiers killed in street combat amid heavy resistance. Ground troops ...Philippines steps up bid to drive [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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ReutersUS conducted drill to reject China's claim around artifical island - officialsReutersChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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TIMEPresident Trump Pushes NATO Members to Pay 'Their Fair Share'TIME(BRUSSELS) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, U.S. President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly ...AP News in Brief [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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BBC NewsFive Kenyan police killed in roadside bomb attackBBC NewsFive Kenyan policemen have been killed after their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the north-eastern town of Liboi, near the border with Somalia. The attack happened almost at the exact spot where four officers were killed in a similar attack [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Daily MailShabaab kills 5 Kenyan police in third bombingDaily MailFive police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Kenya in an attack claimed by Shabaab Islamists a day after eight police died in similar blasts. The officers had been deployed to the restive northeastern region [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Manila BulletinIndonesia probes 'IS-linked' suicide attack on policeManila BulletinIndonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing near a Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen in an assault authorities believe is linked to the Islamic State group. An Indonesian man (R) takes picture of a ...President orders sweep [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Deutsche WelleFrench President Macron seeks fast-track dialogue with Russia in surprise meeting with PutinDeutsche WelleThe new French president will host Vladimir Putin next Monday, for a first meeting since he pledged to deal firmly with Russia. Despite rifts over Syria, Ukraine and cyber attacks, experts predict interesting talks. Emmanuel Macron [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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WSOC Charlotte5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fastingWSOC CharlotteMuslims around the globe are gearing up for the holy month of Ramadan, which begins this weekend. Throughout the holiday, observers fast from sunrise to sunset and partake in nightly feasts. » RELATED: Muslims in America, by [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Washington PostTrump told in Brussels that West should focus on 'values,' not only interestsWashington PostBRUSSELS — The West needs to concentrate on “values . . . not just interests,” the European Union's top political leader said Thursday morning after a meeting with President Trump. “Values and principles first, this is [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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