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by | May 28, 2017 | 12:57

The United States has condemned the recent violence committed by Islamic State-linked militants in Marawi City in Mindanao, assuring the Philippines of its continuous support and assistance toward counterterrorism measures. Government soldiers on military vehicles patrol after a continued assault on fighters from the Maute group who have taken over large parts of Marawi city , southern Philippines May 26, 2017.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:14

Trip has been very successful. This twisted mass of metal reminds us not only of what we have lost, but also what forever endures - the courage of our people, the strength of our resolve, and the commitments that bind us together as one. Recent reports of Trump's stance on the Western sanctions against Russian Federation have been far from definitive, with one of his economic advisors saying this week "I think the president is looking at it.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:27

Fans attending the football at Wembley Stadium and the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham on Saturday face heightened security checks. Mark Rowley , the UK's most senior counter-terrorism officer, confirmed British chiefs had "received fresh assurances" from their overseas counterparts that they could be trusted with confidential material.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:18

Iran's incumbent moderate President Hassan Rouhani won the presidential election by garnering 57 percent of the votes, the Interior Ministry announced Saturday. Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. Moments before Mr Trump arrived in Tel Aviv and hailed Israel a "friend and ally" during the second leg of his first foreign tour, Iran hit back.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:28

The UK terror threat level remains "critical" - meaning another attack could be imminent. Detectives described the flat, in Granby Row, as a "highly relevant location", and where the finishing touches to the explosive device were probably made.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:29

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by | May 28, 2017 | 12:40

The notorious transgender intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning , who joined the Army as Brad Manning, was released from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, today . Manning still has an ongoing appeal on her conviction. Manning was convicted of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft and computer fraud - and some don't appear to agree with her actions.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:36

Now, the UK's top anti-terrorism officer, Mark Rowley, confirmed police had "received fresh assurances" from their foreign counterparts and were now "working closely" with them. The British home secretary, Amber Rudd, called them "irritating". And the prime minister very tactfully signaled her displeasure. The acting USA ambassador to Britain, Lewis Lukens, called the leaks "reprehensible" and "deeply distressing" in an interview on BBC radio.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:02

He tweeted he will make a decision next week - but he did not, on behalf of USA, join the rest of the G7 in reaffirming a commitment to implement the Paris agreement. The White House had hoped to use Trump's five-stop trip as a moment to reset. John Kirton, director of the G7 Research Group at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, said Trudeau has been handling the relationship well.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:56

The number of arrests in the United Kingdom ticked up to eight yesterday as Britain remains on high alert for a follow-up attack. Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:38

The legislation also requires President Trump to block the property of all individuals and entities involved in supplying, selling, and transferring prohibited arms and other weaponry to Iran. Iran and the Gulf Arab states are backing opposing sides in the wars in Syria and Yemen, and the unrest in Bahrain. Reelection of Rouhani is also a tangible relief for Europe as many European Union officials had expressed their fears that having both Donald Trump and the hawkish Mr Raisi in office ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:28

Earlier Saturday, Trump announced on Twitter that he would make a decision on the accord next week. The reaction was swift and critical. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who chaired the second and final day of the G7 summit, noted that differences of opinion with President Donald Trump "emerged quite clearly in our discussion".

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:08

The predominantly Muslim city of Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege since a failed army raid Tuesday on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists. Authorities were working to determine the condition of a Catholic priest and worshippers who were taken hostage by gunmen earlier this week. He pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:46

The Greater Manchester Police aren't just yet releasing the names of the suspects that were taken into custody during several raids conducted on Wednesday, but are working under the suspicion that a larger conspiracy is behind the bombing.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:02

One of the searches was at an apartment in a Manchester high-rise that British media say was rented by Abedi in the months before the attack. The U.K.'s terror alert reached "critical" following the bombing, but as of Saturday, it's down to "severe", where it had been since 2014.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:21

Iligan city is one of the safe havens for the tens of thousands of Marawi residents who have fled their city following the rampage by Muslim militants. Hapilon is still hiding in the city under the protection of gunmen who are desperately trying to find a way to "extricate" him, the country's military chief, General Eduardo Ano said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:17

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by | May 28, 2017 | 13:15

Local residents say a suspicious package was found outside a hair salon in Upper Dicconson Street. Police have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the deadly Manchester concert attack. Another man taken into custody Tuesday in Manchester was identified by Abedi's father as another son, 23-year-old Ismail. " I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating ", police chief Ian Hopkins said outside Manchester police headquarters earlier in the day.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:44

Trump, who once said the concept of global warming "was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing noncompetitive", repeatedly said during his election campaign that he would he would pull out of the Paris, but has sidestepped the issue since taking office.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:04

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, Citing three current and former U.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:28

Duterte made the remark in a speech to soldiers on Mindanao island, where he imposed martial law on Tuesday to try to crush Islamic State-linked rebels, who have been battling the military after laying siege to a southern city. He said some civilians refused to evacuate because they want to guard their homes, which is slowing down government operations. Amid the skirmishes, militants have occupied several establishments in Marawi City , trapping civilians in the areas.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:09

Comey will certainly be asked about encounters that precipitated his firing, including a January dinner in which, Comey has told associates, Trump asked for his loyalty. "The investigation would have always continued, and obviously the termination of Comey would not have ended it. Once again, the real story is that our national security has been undermined by the leaking of private and highly classified conversations", said Spicer.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:39

In a major success for the security forces, Bhat was gunned down along with another militant, at Soimoh village in Tral of Pulwama district, about 36 km from Srinagar , during a cordon and search operation following specific information about the presence of terrorists there.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:44

Others held the flag of the People's Protection Units, the US -backed Syrian Kurdish force. Police said 11 people were injured , including a Metropolitan Washington police officer. The Trump administration has received criticism for not speaking out more forcefully against the actions of Turkish personnel, who appear to have flagrantly abused diplomatic immunity to attack peaceful protesters and then retreat into the safety of the Turkish embassy.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:57

A government soldier guards residents fleeing the fighting in Marawi city in the southern Philippines , May 24, 2017. As fighting entered the fifth day, he said 13 soldiers and two policemen have also been killed and 45 soldiers wounded.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:47

Brussels presented Trump with the first problems of a landmark foreign trip, including tense moments with the head of the European Union and with key ally Britain. Markovic added that "it is natural that the President of the United States is in the front row". "It was a good, cordial and friendly discussion ", a spokesperson from the European Commission told CNBC on Thursday regarding Trump's meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:59

Iligan city is one of the safe. Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has since imposed martial law on Muslim-majority Mindanao. "There is no more warrant needed", Duterte told troops on Friday. "If you had raped three, I will admit it; that's on me". "They're getting caught in the conflict and I hope this ends soon". "We'll exercise the right to censure", military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla told reporters .

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:35

It comes as armed guards were sent to patrol key landmarks and transport hubs across London . Aleksander Ceferin, president of Uefa, said he was "deeply saddened" and shocked that "so many innocent people lost their lives". Omar Alfa Khuri, who lives across the street, said he was awakened at 2:30 a loud noise and saw police take away the father of the family that lives there in handcuffs.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:48

Erdogan's security staff moved in to break up an anti-government protest after police refused to make the demonstrators leave a park across the street. "It is absolutely unacceptable to take the YPG-PYD into consideration as partners in the region, and it's going against a global agreement we reached", Erdogan said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:04

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England , to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there. Salman Abedi, a college dropout who grew up in the Manchester area, was known to security services because of his radical views. "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones", Grande began her letter.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:40

The document suggests the leaked highly confidential document was from the Philippine side. A leaked transcript of a telephone conversation between Trump and Duterte last month shows the leaders discussing the North Korean threat. "We have a lot of firepower, more than he has, times 20 - but we don't want to use it", as reads the transcript . On May 1, just after the call with Duterte, Trump said he would be "honored" to meet Kim Jong Un , under the right conditions.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:25

Hamid Aboutalebi, Rouhani's deputy chief of staff, said in a tweet that most of Qalibaf's supporters would now vote for Rouhani as only those two candidates had managerial experience and a solid governing plan. Raisi has been campaigning on that, proposing populist cash payments for the poor that have proven popular in the country in the past under Ahmadinejad.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:27

Rouhani added: "Our missiles are for peace, not for attack". "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need missile tests. we will test". For the last quarter century, the US practised dual containment of Iran and Iraq, a policy that suited both Israel and Saudi Arabia.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:15

Sunday on ABC's "This Week," House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) discussed multiple reports about President Donald Trump and his administration being based on anonymous sources that leaked information to the media and said individuals leaking information to the press should go to jail.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:04

Another report on CBC stated, "She and Harry were photographed driving up to Middleton's parents' estate for the lavish soiree, which was off-limits to the press". The only proof that Meghan was at the party at allis a paparazzi picture of her with Prince Harry , arriving at the reception in a black auto. The 35-year-old American Markle plays ambitious paralegal Rachel Zane in the hit United States television drama Suits .