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Philippines President Declares Martial Law Due To ISIS

Manila (AFP) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law Tuesday in the southern region of Mindanao, after deadly clashes between security forces and Islamic State group-linked militants in a major city there. The announcement, made by his spokesman at a press conference in Moscow where Duterte was on an official visit, fulfills an often-repeated […]

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North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile Sunday afternoon, a senior Trump administration official has confirmed. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectile was fired from an area about 50 miles northeast of Pyongyang. “We are aware that North Korea launched an MRBM [medium-range ballistic missile],” the U.S. official said in a statement. […]

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Trump Just Placed America On Collision Course With Turkey Over Syria

America’s relationship with Turkey has entered a period of deep crisis. At the heart of the matter is continued U.S. support for Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State. The partnership between the United States and a coalition of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Syrian Arab militias, currently known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), […]