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Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: army

Authorities said the militants had killed 19 civilians in Marawi, a mostly Muslim-populated city of 200,000 people.
May 28, 2017
The US leader, concluding his first overseas trip in office, later left for home without giving the customary close-of-summit news conference.
May 28, 2017
Trump has denied any collusion with Russia, calling the probe "the greatest witch hunt" in American political history.
May 28, 2017
About 20,000 people were also driven out of their homes in the south and western parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.
May 26, 2017
As more children were named among the 22 victims of Monday's massacre, the suicide bomber's father and brother were arrested in Libya and police in Britain made new arrests.
May 25, 2017
Trump meets NATO and EU leaders on Thursday in the city he once derided as a "hellhole", with nervous allies hoping for a strong show of commitment from the US president.
May 25, 2017
Two suicide attackers detonated bombs in a street outside the terminal late Wednesday, sending huge clouds of black smoke into the sky and panicked people fleeing.
May 25, 2017
Only seven countries have so far contributed to the fund - Chile, France, India, Liechtenstein, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Britain - for a total of $2.67 million.
May 24, 2017
The slide on one of America's most picturesque highways took place on Saturday morning in a remote and largely uninhabited area known as Mud Creek.
May 24, 2017
Turning to China and its ability to counter the nuclear threat, Trump pressed Duterte to call Chinese President Xi Jinping to exert pressure.
May 24, 2017
But in an early blow to the talks another powerful group, the UNFC, has refused to attend saying it had not been granted an "equal" place at the table.
May 24, 2017
Washington has announced a bumper arms deal with Saudi Arabia, heralding the package as a major boost to long-standing security ties and a way to further isolate Iran.
May 23, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "appalling terrorist attack" and suspended her campaign ahead of a general election on June 8.
May 23, 2017
Emergency services said they had taken 59 casualties to various hospitals as well as treating a number of walking wounded at the scene.
May 23, 2017
The missile tested was the Pukguksong-2, which uses solid fuel that allows for immediate firing, KCNA said.
May 22, 2017
Eurozone finance ministers will consider major debt relief and fresh aid for Greece on Monday despite the deep reservations of bailout-weary Germany.
May 22, 2017
China tops the list of new displacements due to disasters, with 7.4 million people driven from their homes
May 22, 2017
Mid-air interceptions occur routinely in international airspace, but the US military will often call out foreign pilots if it judges the manoeuvres to be risky or unprofessional.
May 21, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Paris ahead of next week's G7 summit in Sicily, the French leader's office said.
May 21, 2017
Sri Lanka's President announced new investigations into alleged secret detention centres as part of a drive to find tens of thousands of people still missing after the country's decades-long war.
May 21, 2017
The Bharatiya Janata Party to which he belonged confirmed Dave's passing in a brief statement.
May 18, 2017
Lawyers for the Snowden refugees have separately lodged an asylum petition with the Canadian government and are calling for to be expedited.
May 18, 2017
The United States expressed concern to Turkey in the "strongest possible terms" after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards clashed with protesters in Washington.
May 18, 2017
The comments come after a Trump aide suggested that Trump may pull out of NATO entirely, if, as he sees it, European and other allies do not pay their way.
May 18, 2017
New plants discovered over the past year include nine species of a climbing vine used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, the survey found.
May 18, 2017
The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea after it fired its latest ballistic missile.
May 17, 2017
Erdogan came to the Oval Office with complaints about US support for Kurdish fighters and what Ankara says is Washington's harboring of the mastermind of a failed coup.
May 17, 2017
Ex-CIA director Leon Panetta warned that Trump's behavior risks polluting relations between the intelligence agencies of the United States and its allies.
May 17, 2017
An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was preparing Monday to start the Transatlantic leg of her journey.
May 16, 2017
The issues he cites underscore unsettling differences between modern day Pakistan and the civilisation found among the ruins.
May 16, 2017