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West Africa bloc agrees "in principle" on Morocco membership

Having slammed the rising wave of terrorism in Africa and the world, the Israeli PM said the terrorists worship death by murdering indiscriminately but added a collaborative effort can defeat them. He noted thatthe continent is still fighting to get out of the past into the future, though it won its independence with determination. Her successor will also be elected at the end of the summit.


Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

Police identify lone gunman behind Philippine casino attack

Three days since the deadly incident at Resorts World Manila that killed 37 employees and guests, police say the investigation will now focus on the security lapses at the Resorts World Manila hotel and casino. Abayalde suggested he set fires as a diversionary tactic and his next move was to try to get out. Right after the attack, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria through its news Amaq news agency said its fighters carried out the attack.



Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Saudi

Yemen's internationally recognized government has cut relations with Qatar and says it supports the decision by the Saudi-led coalition to end Qatar's participation in the war on the Houthis there. Additionally, the capital Doha has been accused of being a supporter of Iran's agenda. The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani meets Trump on the sidelines of a summit in Riyadh .



Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

Youngstown, Ohio, Mayor John McNally (D) said he supports the Paris agreement in a phone interview Friday, adding he was surprised at the shoutout from Trump. Nike has also weighed in on the issue following the announcement. "With respect to the Paris accord , the focus is on the efficacy, the merits of the deal and the demerits of the deal", Pruitt replied.


Four nations break ties with Qatar

Four nations break ties with Qatar

The SPA quoted a Saudi official as saying that Qatari troops would be pulled from the ongoing war in Yemen due to Doha's "practices that strengthen terrorism" and its support to groups "including Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, as well as dealing with the rebel militias".


Muguruza breaks down in tears, blasts 'disrespectful' French Open crowd

Muguruza breaks down in tears, blasts 'disrespectful' French Open crowd

It was so packed and loud but I never made any bad comments about the crowd because this is sport, it's normal. The spectators on the stands won't be so quick to turn on Mladenovic, just yet. Bacsinszky delivered a terminal blow for the new guard when she downed 36-year-old Venus Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1. This was the second year in a row that Bacsinszky beat Williams in the fourth round in Paris .