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Rebels still holding hostages in school — Philippine military

Rebels still holding hostages in school — Philippine military

Five civilians who were used as human shields were missing, and soldiers were pursuing the assailants who had quickly retreated, military spokesman Brigadier General Restituto Padilla told reporters in Manila. Pigkawayan mayor Eliseo Garsesa said about 200 gunmen were involved in the initial assault. Reports, however, quoted BIFF Spokesman Abu Misry Mama as denying the use of the civilians as human shields by the terrorists, adding they took them to remove them from harm's way as they ...


Free parking for Eid Al Fitr holidays in Dubai

Free parking for Eid Al Fitr holidays in Dubai

Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important festivals in Islam and is celebrated with a great grandeur all over the world . Here in Ghana, the month was religiously adhered to as vice president of the republic, Mahamudu Bawumia, engaged with Muslims on a personal level to worship Allah at the seat of government.


Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah

Chelsea to profit from any deal for Salah

But discussions continued between the clubs and they went on to reach an agreement in principle, with Liverpool set to pay a fee close to £35m for the Egypt global. After a season in Florence, Salah then moved on a temporary basis to Roma , before joining the Serie A giants on a permanent basis last summer, for around £13 million.



Orlando Magic NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

The pick is the first of general manager John Hammond's tenure. Iwundu was an all-conference player during his time with the Wildcats, averaging 13 points, and over six rebounds and three assists per game. Hall of Fame forward Dave Cowens was drafted fourth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1970. The only other top-10 pick, according to Basketball Reference's nifty draft finder tool , was George McCloud , who went seventh to the Pacers in 1989.


Pro-Islamic State militants storm a school in the Philippines

Pro-Islamic State militants storm a school in the Philippines

BIFF spokesperson Abu Mama Misri is shown in this undated photo carrying an assault rifle. Both Islamist rebels and government security forces with state-backed militias have attacked schools, or have used them as barracks and outposts .


Rubio: Trump Should Be 'Welcoming' Probe, Not Tweeting About Witch Hunts

Rubio: Trump Should Be 'Welcoming' Probe, Not Tweeting About Witch Hunts

As the probe into Russia's possible involvement with the Trump campaign proceeds, CNN reports that the president is hurling insults at Rosenstein and Robert Mueller , the special counsel appointed to look into the matter. "This is a president that has utilized social media, that has revolutionized the whole concept of electioneering when it comes to the use of social media".