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NATO to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

Asked about Trump not explicitly affirming USA support for Article 5 , White House press secretary Sean Spicer said: "It goes without saying ". Yet of the 28 member nations, 23 "are still not paying what they should be paying and what they're supposed to be paying for their defense", he said.


EU says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

EU says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

European Union president Donald Tusk called today on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russian Federation over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet " have a position " on the issue. Instead, President Trump insisted at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting that its mission, first and foremost, is to defeat terrorism. "It was for me a very positive moment in our discussions".



Philippines Launches Surgical Air Strikes to Flush Out Maute Group

The White House condemned the Maute group as "cowardly terrorists" and said in a statement the United States was a proud ally of the Philippines and would continue to support its fight against extremism. "These terrorists are not real Muslims". The group, formed in 2012, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in 2015. "One, to ensure the safety of lives, second to ensure operational security and ensure the safety of our men in uniform who are fighting, and for other national ...


Philippines deploys helicopters in bid to retake southern city

Philippines deploys helicopters in bid to retake southern city

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he may impose martial law throughout the nation, after declaring military rule in the southern third the cof ountry to combat Islamist militants . Hapilon's whereabouts were not clear, but there was no indication he was captured in the raid. Moldez also asks that you pray that churches in the Philippines would be watchful as to how martial law progresses in the country, and that everyone, including God's people, would be kept safe.


USA boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

USA boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

While Netanyahu and Abbas both hailed Trump -Netanyahu stating "working with you, I believe we can advance a durable peace", and Abbas envisaging that Trump "will go down in history" as the president who secured peace, the verdict elsewhere was mixed.