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At least 25 bodies found in Manila casino

Reilly also corrected "false reports" that there were two gunmen at the hotel. Most of the dead suffocated in thick toxic smoke after the man set fire to casino tables, officials said, but most of the eyewitness accounts describe the events before the fire and its aftermath.


Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

The president last week imposed 60 days of martial law over the island of Mindanao and warned that the rule could be dragged out up to a year if necessary. The names in the arrest order include not only members of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups but supporters and "couriers" as well. Earlier, the CHR urged the public to report any instance of abuse of power to the AFP, citing the assurance made by Padilla that the military will take quick action should any case of abuse be reported to them.


At least two killed in Philippine casino attack

At least two killed in Philippine casino attack

The Philippines is one of the fastest-growing casino hubs in Asia after Macau and Singapore. Dela Rosa said security footage showed the gunman ignoring a guard who tried to question him at the entrance. He said they suspect that the gunman was mentally disturbed. Numerous victims were found scattered at the second floor of the casino. "I got her bag so her family will know what happened to her", he said.



Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration". Spicer says the six-month waiver Trump signed Thursday shouldn't be considered a retreat from Trump's "strong support for Israel " and for the alliance between the US and Israel.


Paris Climate Agreement: Indian-American lawmakers term Donald Trump's decision 'catastrophic'

Paris Climate Agreement: Indian-American lawmakers term Donald Trump's decision 'catastrophic'

Trump's move, announced with great fanfare in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, immediately leaves the United States isolated on a paramount global concern. Cities are a "formidable counterbalance" to climate action threats, added Montreal's Coderre, in their ability to create more efficient urban planning including green roofs, solar panels, public transit and river management.


Manchester attacker bought most bomb parts himself: United Kingdom police

Manchester attacker bought most bomb parts himself: United Kingdom police

Flowers and balloons laid at a memorial at Manchester's Victoria Station on a walkway which links the station to the adjacent Manchester Arena, which has reopened for the first time since the terror attack Tuesday May 30, 20. He said they have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything risky, but would ask people to be cautious. " Many of his movements and actions have been carried out alone during the four days from him landing in the country and committing this ...