• Philippine Army Respects Ceasefire during End of Ramadan
Philippine Army Respects Ceasefire during End of Ramadan

Some 400 families, mostly Maranao residents of Marawi made the provincial capitol their temporary shelter since the fighting broke out on May 23. Lanao del Sur Crisis Management Committee said the Ad hoc Joint Action Group (AHJAG), a joint group of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Philippine government, is working on using the hu...

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  • Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations
Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, a charge that Doha denied. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement Sunday describing some elements of this list as "very hard for Qatar to meet", but he added that there are sti...

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  • London fire: At least 79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower inferno
London fire: At least 79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower inferno

Stuart Cundy said Monday morning, in an update on the huge fire that overtook a 24-story building last week. Detectives investigating the massive fire at the Grenfell Tower in west London have released images and video footage from inside the building that show "the scale of the challenge" investigators face in recovering bodies.

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  • Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani
Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani

A lowering of rhetoric would also help ease the tension. He says the U.S.is supporting Kuwait's efforts to mediate. Qatar itself has made it clear that it will not yield to its neighbours' demands to change policies at home or overseas. At the same time, the director of Qatar's government's communications office, Sheikh Saif Al Thani, called the ...

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  • Man shot after small explosion in Brussels train station
Man shot after small explosion in Brussels train station

Belgium suffered a further shock last August when a machete-wielding man shouting " Allahu akbar " attacked two policewomen in the industrial town of Charleroi, before being shot dead. No one else was injured. The explosion occurred near the ticket offices of Central Station late on Tuesday. Traffic at two train stations in Brussels - Bru...

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  • Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve
Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve

A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The cause remained unknown but regional president Susana Diaz , who rushed to the affected area, said that "the human factor can not be excluded".

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  • Louis Tomlinson Talks One Direction Hiatus and Critiques Band Mates
Louis Tomlinson Talks One Direction Hiatus and Critiques Band Mates

He said: 'A lot of people can take the p*** out of that. As well as reliving his heartache at her passing, Louis also shed some light on just how close their mother-son relationship was, admitting to the publication that he even told his mum when he lost his virginity.

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  • Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization
Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization

Two Capitol Police officers were also wounded. The FBI and other law enforcement officials are planning to detail what happened when a gunman shot a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. Hodgkinson displayed a photo of the Vermont Independent on his Facebook page. The gunman did not meet with the ...

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  • Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds
Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds

It was day of sizzling drama on the links-style layout that featured stunning birdie runs and spectacular collapses - some like Casey coming on the same scorecard. "I was out of it. trying to stay out of the way of Rory". He shot 73 and missed the cut by three. Rickie Fowler of the U.S. was alone at the top of the standings overnight and was ...

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  • US Christians, Jews lobby for more pressure on Qatar over terror
US Christians, Jews lobby for more pressure on Qatar over terror

Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbors that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran . The UAE minister added that Turkey's interest resides in adopting a position in line with the measures taken by Qatar's opponents.

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  • Eid-el-Fitr: Gov. Masari urges Muslim to imbibe virtues of Ramadan
Eid-el-Fitr: Gov. Masari urges Muslim to imbibe virtues of Ramadan

A woman begs as Muslim worshippers gather to pray at the Syrian Mosque in Lagos, during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan , on July 6, 2016. The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal . The Ashanti regional director of the Islamic Education Unit, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubaka...

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  • Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage
Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Cardiac arrest in young, healthy people is rare and generally caused by either intoxication or traumatic injury, Dr. Jordan Bonomo, a specialist in neurosurgery and neurocritical care at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center , said at the news conference.

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  • Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy
Senate Bill To Replace Obamacare Could Be In Jeopardy

That was my term because I want to see - and I speak from the heart, that's what I want to see. "You can't have both of those go up". On Friday a fifth GOP senator, Dean Heller of Nevada, said he does not support the bill. Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: "I can not support a piece o...

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  • S. Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics
S. Korea president invites N. Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

One regime official suggested its missile and nuclear testing could be suspended in exchange for a halt in US-South Korea military exercises. Participation in Pyeongchang could "provide a turning point for the reconciliation between the South and North", Moon said .

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  • Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier
Thousands Gather To Pay Their Respects To Otto Warmbier

Hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for over a year and died shortly after being returned home to OH in a coma. "The US will have to reflect on the consequences of its rash deeds", the spokesperson went on to say. Warmbier's brother, sister and friends all spo...

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  • Maute still controls 4 Marawi villages
Maute still controls 4 Marawi villages

Islamist militants control about 20 per cent of Marawi City in the Philippines , a top general said on Tuesday, refuting a claim by Islamic State (IS) that its fighters were still "spread in more than two-thirds" of the town after three weeks of fighting.

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  • An undeclared 'Emergency' in the country, says Congress
An undeclared 'Emergency' in the country, says Congress

Addressing the nation through his pre-recorded 33rd Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio, the Prime Minister described the E-GEM portal as an excellent example of minimum government and maximum governance. When he completed one year in prison, he wrote a poem describing his feelings", he added. While mentioning about Ramzan , the prime minister h...

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  • Macron considers joint session of parliament in Versailles
Macron considers joint session of parliament in Versailles

Ferrand, 54, a former Socialist who became one of Macron's key early backers, will bring his experience and authority to the newcomers who were gathering for a two-day training seminar at the National Assembly. Ferrand, who headed the campaign that swept Emmanuel Macron to power in a vote last May 7, left the government in a Cabinet reshuffle thi...

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  • Malan tapped into Voges' knowledge ahead of dream England debut
Malan tapped into Voges' knowledge ahead of dream England debut

England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helped the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their Twenty 20 global at Cardiff on Sunday to secure a 2-1 series win. At that point it looked as if the tourists may get mangled by 50 runs or more, but Mangaliso Mosehle (36 off 22) and Andile Phehlukwayo (27 not out off 20) both p...

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  • Qatar row: United Nations warns of human rights violations
Qatar row: United Nations warns of human rights violations

Al Attiyah said the agreement highlights Qatar's "longstanding commitment" in working together with the United States in advancing their military cooperation and fight against extremism. Trump said the other Gulf nations requested his help in confronting Qatar . So we had a decision to make. Earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ha...

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