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Death toll in clashes in the Philippines climbs to 95


Government troops found eight bodies of civilians who were allegedly executed by militants in Marawi city in southern Philippines, bringing the death toll in the six-day clashes between army and militants to 95, a military spokesman said Sunday.

Dress to fight extremism

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly colored national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it’s not just because of the arrival of spring. An increasing number of female officials, teachers and students have been wearing the Atlas and ...

Underage laborers

Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught in a machine, a casualty of the economic boom driving more children into Myanmar’s factories.


Supreme Court judge doubts validity of accusations against President Temer

Gilmar Mendes, who sits on Brazil's Supreme Court (STF), on Friday said the Court should discuss further the confession made by JBS owner Joesley Batista, which placed corruption allegations on President Michel Temer.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:56:15

Small plane crash-lands at Michigan airport

A Cessna plane crash-landed at a Michigan airport on Friday afternoon, leaving two people on board injured.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:55:51

Egyptian jets carry out 6 strikes against terror camps in Libya: state TV

Egyptian air forces carried out six airstrikes on Friday against terrorist training camps in the Libyan city of Darna in response to the shooting attack in Egypt's Minya governorate that killed 28 Copts, Egyptian state TV reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:55:28

US singer Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

US singer Ariana Grande told fans Friday she plans to return to Manchester where her sell-out concert Monday ended with Britain's worst terrorist act for 12 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:54:55

British police arrest 44-year-old man linked to Manchester attack

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the Manchester bombing attack, the Greater Manchester Police said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:53:33

Egypt's Sisi says Egyptian forces hit terror camps in response to Minya attack

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday that the Egyptian forces hit terrorist training camps after the shooting attack that killed 28 Copts in Upper Egypt's Minya governorate.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:45:09

British PM warns terrorism "evolving not disappearing"

Terrorist ideology is "evolving not disappearing", British Prime Minister Theresa May said at the Group of Seven (G7) summit of industrialized nations on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:39:42

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

The UN Security Council condemned Friday the terrorist attack, which took place earlier Friday in Minya of Egypt, with at least 28 people being killed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:39:19

UK opposition leader attacks govt over terrorism, defense

After a four-day truce, election campaigning in Britain resumed Friday with a war of words over terrorism and defense.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:38:56

Pentagon plans first test of ICBM intercept: US media

The US Defense Ministry is planning a test to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time next week, US media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:38:25

Russia to sell 365 self-designed helicopters by 2030

Russia is expected to sell 365 most advanced Ka-62 helicopters by 2030, Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:35:41

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism

The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations on Friday signed a joint declaration on combating terrorism.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/27 10:29:03

Tunisia opens trial over 2015 massacre

A Tunisian court held its first public hearing on Friday in the trial of 26 people in connection with a 2015 jihadist beach massacre that killed dozens of foreign tourists.
Source: AFP | 2017/5/27 0:33:39