Syria force takes IS bastion, ‘caliphate’ wiped out

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:44:02 +0000

BAGHOUZ, Syria: Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria. Fighters…READ

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Manila does not need ICC to resolve sea row – Palace 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:35:12 +0000

The Philippines does not need the help of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to resolve its maritime dispute with China, Malacañang said on Saturday. Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the…READ

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Trump drops new NKorea sanctions because he ‘likes’ Kim – White House

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:38:38 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly announced the cancellation of sanctions imposed by his own Treasury Department to tighten international pressure on North Korea. “It was announced today…READ

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Twin cyclones batter Australia

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:33:51 +0000

SYDNEY: A “very destructive” category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia’s remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country’s west. Cyclone Trevor, pushing…READ

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Mueller submits report on bombshell Trump-Russia probe

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 04:25:36 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday submitted his long-awaited report into an explosive two-year investigation of Russian meddling in Donald Trump’s 2016 election — a probe the president…READ

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NKorea pulls out of inter-Korean liaison office

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:46:08 +0000

SEOUL:  North Korea pulled its staff out of an inter-Korean liaison office Friday, Seoul said, weeks after leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with US President Donald Trump ended without agreement….READ

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