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Folayang, 6 Pinoy fighters to banner PHL flag in ONE

Folayang, 6 Pinoy fighters to banner PHL flag in ONE

This will be Folayang's first title defense after stealing the belt from Japanese MMA legend Shinya Aoki in a sensational victory. The two went at it right away from the opening bell, exchanging with a slew wild flurries inside the pocket throughout the first round.



Turkish gov't and election board have staged a coup: CHP head

Bulent Tezcan, CHP deputy leader, told CNN-Turk the YSK's decision to reject the petitions sparked a "serious legitimacy crisis". The stamps were required to avoid "ballot-stuffing" - where extra votes are cast illegally to manipulate results - and unstamped ballots had been dismissed as invalid in earlier votes.


'Extremist mosques must be closed' - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen

'Extremist mosques must be closed' - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen

Some believed French stoicism would prevent a lurch to the right in the presidential vote, even though the attack dominated French headlines. One police officer died after a gunman wielding a machine gun leapt out of a vehicle and opened fire on the Champs-Elysees, Paris's most famous boulevard, as candidates were engaging in their final TV debate.



Zarif: US not living up to both letter, spirit of nuclear deal

Iran says the United States continues to frustrate its efforts to rebuild trade ties with the rest of the world through remaining sanctions, and denies any desire to build a nuclear bomb. Trump made the remarks during a news conference alongside Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni. Trump has regularly criticised his predecessor for signing the deal, which he described on Thursday as "a bad one, as bad as I've ever seen negotiated".


United States military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

United States military says Taliban attack on Afghan base killed dozens

The attack occurred near a mosque on the military base near Mazar-i-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, during Friday prayers, officials said. In the early afternoon on Friday, two army vehicles bearing men in Afghan army uniforms rolled up to the base's gate, claiming to have wounded soldiers in need of urgent medical care.


Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

French overseas territories and residents in some USA states such as Hawaii began voting on Saturday in the French presidential election, a day ahead of a main first-round vote that could change the global political landscape. Earlier this week, a number of community figures told The Algemeiner that French Jews were apprehensive and had no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the election's first round.