Filipino troops kill 4 suspected militants on resort island – Washington Post

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Washington Post Filipino troops kill 4 suspected militants on resort islandWashington PostCEBU, Philippines — After a massive manhunt, Philippine forces killed at least four suspected Muslim militants Saturday in a central resort province where troops had foiled possible kidnapping and bombing plots by extremists earlier this month … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attackTODAYonlineMAZAR-I-SHARIF/KABUL, Afghanistan – President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan military base. The …Over 100 soldiers killed, wounded in […]

Overseas voters kick off crucial French presidential election – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Overseas voters kick off crucial French presidential electionChannel NewsAsiaA photo illustration shows a French voter card in front of pictures of the candidates for the French presidential election, April 22, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/Illustration. 3 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery.France’s overseas territories kick off key presidential voteYahoo […]

Police injured in protests against right-wing AfD party congress – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Police injured in protests against right-wing AfD party congressTODAYonlineCOLOGNE, Germany – Two police officers were injured and a police car was set ablaze during protests in Cologne on Saturday, police said, as some 600 delegates of the deeply divided anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party met to discuss …German riot police deployed for anti-Islam AfD […]

Pence says United States will honour refugee deal with Australia – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Pence says United States will honour refugee deal with AustraliaChannel NewsAsiaU.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday the United States would honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the United States would resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, a deal President Donald Trump had described as “dumb”.North Korea warns Australia […]

General election debate LIVE: Updates and video as MPs trigger 50-day countdown to the polls – Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.uk General election debate LIVE: Updates and video as MPs trigger 50-day countdown to the pollsMirror.co.ukJeremy Corbyn and Theresa May have clashed at PMQs – and MPs are due to authorise a general election in a vote at around 2.30pm. Follow it live here. Share. ByMikey SmithDan Bloom. Updated 14:11, 19 APR 2017. News. Share. […]

Charity Worker Detained in Egypt for 3 Years Credits Trump for Release – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com Charity Worker Detained in Egypt for 3 Years Credits Trump for ReleaseNBCNews.comAn Egyptian-American charity worker returned home to the Washington, D.C. area Thursday night after spending three years in an Egyptian jail over what human rights groups say were bogus charges. A freed Aya Hijazi got the opportunity Friday morning to …Egyptian-American Aid Worker, Released […]

Paris shooting: Champs Elysees gunman was unstable criminal who 'hated police' – The Straits Times

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The Straits Times Paris shooting: Champs Elysees gunman was unstable criminal who ‘hated police’The Straits TimesPARIS (AFP) – The Champs Elysees shooter fits a pattern of many extremists inspired by Islamic State in France in recent years: a violent, unstable criminal not known for any religious conviction. Karim Cheurfi, 39, was described as an oddball […]

Football: Unfashionable Celta Vigo aim to dash United's Europa League dreams – The Straits Times

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The Indian Express Football: Unfashionable Celta Vigo aim to dash United’s Europa League dreamsThe Straits TimesMADRID (REUTERS) – Celta Vigo will have to upset the odds when they face tournament favourites Manchester United in the Europa League semi-finals, but will be confident of emulating fellow LaLiga side Sevilla, who have won the competition for the […]

Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved wary of Monaco threat – Eurosport.com ASIA

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Eurosport.com ASIA Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved wary of Monaco threatEurosport.com ASIAPavel Nedved has warned Juventus that Monaco are “dangerous” after the clubs were pitted against each other in the Champions League semi-finals. The reigning Serie A champions and the current Ligue 1 table-toppers will go head-to-head over two legs …Diego Simeone and Atletico offered chance […]