Army says battle for Marawi to end ‘very soon’ as troops miss deadline again

Army says battle for Marawi to end ‘very soon’ as troops miss deadline again

Philippine troops Sunday bombed militants loyal to the Islamic State group who have held out for over four months in a southern city and the military said the conflict would be over “very soon”.

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Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

Maguindanao locals join military in clearing communities of improvised explosives

The Army here said civilians in conflict-affected area in Maguindanao are helping the government clear their communities of improvised bombs supposedly planted by an ISIS-inspired group.

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3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017—human rights monitor

Syria’s war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

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Lorenzana: Spiritual, moral recovery key in Marawi City restoration

Lorenzana: Spiritual, moral recovery key in Marawi City restoration

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has called for a kind of assessment that would go beyond the physical needs of affected residents in the war-torn Marawi City, as the government embarks on preparations to rehabilitate the conflict-stricken area in Mindanao. At a gala dinner at Manila Hotel on Thursday, Lorenzana noted that spiritual and moral recovery […]

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Trump warns North Korea of ‘overwhelming’ options

Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options

Addressing several hundred air force personnel after reviewing some of America’s most high-tech fighters jets and bombers, Donald Trump warned that Pyongyang had “once again shown its utter contempt for its neighbors and for the entire world community.”

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UN condemns North Korea’s ‘highly provocative’ missile test

UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

The UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile test on Friday and demanded that Pyongyang immediately halt its “outrageous actions” and demonstrate its commitment to denuclearizing the Korean peninsula.

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