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24 May 2017 15:18

  Philippine militants tied to the Daesh terrorist group have reportedly seized a Catholic church and taken a priest and several worshipers hostage in the city of Marawi. Archbishop Socrates Villegas said on Wednesday that a priest and more than a dozen churchgoers and staff had been taken hostage by gunmen at a cathedral in Marawi in the southern province of Lanao...

24 May 2017 15:09

  The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed interest in purchasing advanced Russian weaponry to combat terrorism and narcotics trade in his country. During a Tuesday meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Duterte said, “I came to secure your support and to confirm our friendship.” He described Russia as a “reliable partner” and underlined Manila’s willingness to develop ties with Moscow and...

24 May 2017 10:31

  US Democrats are warning Republican President Donald Trump not to launch an attack against North Korea. A group of 64 Democrats concerned with breakout of war with the nuclear power said in a letter Tuesday that any preemptive attack should be approved by US Congress ahead of being operationalized, The New York Times reported. “Few decisions are more needing of debate than...

22 May 2017 22:08

  North Korea says a medium-range ballistic missile it recently test-launched is ready for deployment in action. The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Monday that the country’s leader Kim Jong-un had overseen the Sunday test-launch of the Pukguksong (Polaris)-2 ground-to-ground missile and “approved the deployment of this weapon system for action.” KCNA quoted Kim as voicing his “great satisfaction” with...

21 May 2017 22:16

  The Israeli regime has inked an arms deal worth $630 million with India to provide the Indian Navy with an advanced long-range surface-to-air missile system. According to a statement released by the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) on Sunday, the Israeli company will provide the Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) with the naval version of the aerial defense system...

20 May 2017 12:24

  North Korea says the US should reverse its "hostile policy" toward Pyongyang before holding any possible talks between the two sides, amid escalating tensions between Washington and the North. North Korea's Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong said on Friday that the US is "the root cause of all problems," adding that the Americans had gestured toward dialogue, but what was important "is not...

20 May 2017 12:14

  Chinese navy ships are visiting Myanmar and will conduct communications, search and rescue, and other joint exercises with the Myanmar navy, China’s defense ministry said on Saturday. The ships arrived in Yangon on Thursday for a four-day visit, spokesman Wu Qian said in remarks posted on the ministry’s website. Wu said China was willing to strengthen strategic communication and deepen cooperation with...

19 May 2017 14:09

  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order that will impose a wide-ranging ban on smoking in public, reinforcing some of the toughest anti-tobacco measures in Asia. Smoking and selling cigarettes will be banned in all enclosed public places, as well as within 100 meters (330 feet) of schools, parks and other areas where children gather, according to the order...

18 May 2017 15:40

  The Philippines will no longer accept grants from the European Union, the EU delegation to Manila says, following repeated tirades from President Rodrigo Duterte over its criticism of his deadly drug war. “The Philippine government has informed us that they (will) no longer accept new EU grants,” the delegation said in a brief statement. The decision will affect grants worth 250 million...

17 May 2017 14:52

  Afghan security forces have engaged three gunmen who have attacked a state radio and television building in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province. The gunmen began the Wednesday attack by detonating a bomb and managed to enter the state-run radio and television building in the provincial capital Jalalabad. The building is close to the governor’s compound and a police station. Heavy gunfire erupted between the security...

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