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Philippine Congress extends martial law in Mindanao through 2018

Philippine Congress extends martial law in Mindanao through 2018

Philippine lawmakers on Wednesday voted to extend martial law in the country's troubled south for one year after security officials warned that Islamic State-allied militants were actively recruiting new members there. In a joint session, the Senate voted 14-4, while the House of Representatives vot

Lanka rail strike hits school exams

Lanka rail strike hits school exams

Hundreds of thousands of students were left stranded yesterday after railway workers in Sri Lanka refused to abandon a strike during national exams.

Act signed

Act signed

President Donald Trump, surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, signs H R 2810, National Defence Authorisation Act for fiscal year 2018, during a signing ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, yesterday.

Blaze ‘spreading more slowly’

Blaze ‘spreading more slowly’

Wildfire burns on a hillside near Montecito, California. Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said yesterday.

‘World losing battle against climate change’

‘World losing battle against climate change’

French President Emmanuel Macron has delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives, telling them: “We are losing the battle.”

Moderates quit as French opposition party veers right

Moderates quit as French opposition party veers right

France’s new opposition leader Laurent Wauquiez scrambled yesterday to hold his Republicans party together, two days after it picked the controversial right-winger to take on centrist President Emmanuel Macron.

First woman mayor of Lucknow sworn in

First woman mayor of Lucknow sworn in

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Sanyukta Bhatia was yesterday sworn in as the first woman mayor of the Uttar Pradesh capital.

Blast at gas pipeline hub

Blast at gas pipeline hub

An explosion and fire that ripped through Austria’s main gas pipeline hub yesterday killed one person and injured 21 others, prompting Italy to declare a state of emergency as flows from the strategic site were cut off.

Stoltenberg reappointed as Nato chief until 2020

Stoltenberg reappointed as Nato chief until 2020

Nato has reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia.

India celebrates ‘royal’ wedding of ‘Virushka’

India celebrates ‘royal’ wedding of ‘Virushka’

He’s the “king” of Indian cricket. She’s a glamorous Bollywood actress and former model. Newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are celebrity royalty and India is cock-a-hoop over their marriage.

Modi’s seaplane ride triggers security row

Modi’s seaplane ride triggers security row

Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday flew in a seaplane from the Sabarmati riverfront to Dharoi Dam on the last day of campaigning for the Gujarat elections, courting a controversy over a possible breach of security protocol.

Trump visit to UK expected in new year, says US envoy

Trump visit to UK expected in new year, says US envoy

The US ambassador to the UK has said he expects Donald Trump to go ahead with a working visit to the UK in the new year, despite a recent Twitter row with Theresa May.

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