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Philippines mayor Antonio Halili shot dead by sniper, police chief says 'Philippines city mayor shot dead by sniper'

Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili is killed by a single shot to the chest from an unknown assailant, Police Superintendent Renato Mercado told CNN


Mob lynches 5 men in west India; police arrest 23 suspects Mob lynches 5 men in west India; police arrest 23 suspects

India has seen a string of mob attacks in the past few months ignited by messages circulated through social media


Mexico's Lopez Obrador on brink of historic presidential win Mexico's Lopez Obrador on brink of historic presidential win

Lopez Obrador, better known as AMLO, has said he will rule Mexico for the poor and fight rampant corruption


Maldives opposition names backup presidential candidate Maldives opposition names backup presidential candidate

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, a lawmaker from the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party, was named the backup candidate at the party congress late Satur


110 hospitalized in Afghanistan after drinking from river 110 hospitalized in Afghanistan after drinking from river

Afghanistan's infrastructure has suffered from decades of war, and many rural communities do not have access to electricity or clean, running water


47 die after bus plunges into deep gorge in northern India 47 die after bus plunges into deep gorge in northern India

The accident occurred on the Pipali-Bhoan motorway in Pauri Garhwal district, some 200 km from the state capital of Dehradun


11 members of a family found dead in Delhi home 11 members of a family found dead in Delhi

Ten of them are found hanging and blindfolded, while a 75-year-old woman’s body is found on the floor


Migrant crisis: Italy minister Salvini closes ports to NGO boats Italy says 'No' to migrant-saving NGOs

Spain and Greece have also agreed to take back migrants, but not Italy or Austria - both run by populist governments


Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

After a long night on the Mediterranean Sea, a Spanish rescue boat spotted them on the horizon after dawn


Trump urges Saudis to raise oil output 'by two million barrels' Trump urges Saudis to raise oil output

Mr Trump says the move was needed due to "turmoil and dysfunction in Iran and Venezuela"


#Familiesbelongtogether: Thousands protest over migrant separations Migrant separation protests sweep US

More than 630 events have been planned, with protesters calling for migrant families split at the US border to be reunited


Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel draws up a raft of measures to tighten controls on the influx of migrants


Mexican journalist shot dead
Mexican journalist shot dead

Chan is at least the sixth Mexican journalist to be killed this year


Trump allies push for Iran regime change Trump allies push for Iran regime change

Gingrich says he did not support arming the Iranian opposition


Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port

Colombo's announcement is likely to raise fresh concerns in New Delhi



Thailand cave rescue efforts pick up pace as flooding eases Thailand cave rescue efforts pick up pace as flooding eases

Australian police and military personnel were deployed Saturday to join other multinational teams of experts


Newspaper shooting suspect 'blocked exit' Newspaper shooting suspect 'blocked exit'

The defendant is accused of entering the Capital Gazette office on Thursday afternoon and opening fire through a glass door.


Afghan president orders end to unilateral cease-fire Afghan president orders end to unilateral cease-fire

It was the first truce in Afghanistan's brutal 17-year war


DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in wildlife parks DR Congo: Oil drilling allowed in wildlife parks

The move is strongly opposed by environmental activists, who say drilling would place wildlife at risk and contribute to global warming


Mudslide kills 5 Indian paramilitary soldiers in northeast Mudslide kills 5 Indian paramilitary soldiers

The bus was carrying 20 soldiers on a narrow mountainous stretch to their nearby camp on Friday at Arunachal Pradesh


'Permanent' cease-fire begins in South Sudan's civil war 'Permanent' cease-fire begins in S Sudan'

The new peace deal calls for the unhindered delivery of aid in one of the world's most dangerous countries for humanitarian workers


Virgin Atlantic stops accepting forced deportations Virgin Atlantic stops accepting forced deportations

The British airline says it has informed the government of its decision, saying it was "in the best interest of our customers and people"


Surge in Britons getting EU nationality Surge in Britons getting EU nationality

In 2017 a total of 12,994 UK citizens obtained the nationality of one of the 17 member states


18 killed, 14 injured in China coach-truck highway collision

18 killed in China coach-truck highway collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China


Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US

Canada announces billions in retaliatory tariffs against US

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government releases the final list of items that will be targeted beginning July 1


Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court on  July 9 Trump narrows down Supreme Court candidates

He says reporters on board the presidential aircraft Air Force One he had narrowed the choice down to "about five" candidates, including two women


EU leaders split over new migrant deal EU leaders split over new migrant deal

The deal reached after all-night talks at a summit in Brussels also foresees new secure centres for processing migrants on arrival


Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts

The early morning closure of Ngurah Rai airport sparked the cancellation of nearly 450 flights to and from the tropical paradise


Iraq hangs 13 prisoners as premier urges rapid executions Iraq hangs 13 prisoners as premier urges rapid executions

The 13 prisoners were executed late Thursday, hours after al-Abadi recommended to President Fuad Masum that he sign execution orders


Trump's joke on Cristiano Ronaldo falls flat Trump's joke on Cristiano Ronaldo falls flat

President Trump recognises that Portugal indeed was "doing very well"


Indian state cuts internet after three new lynchings Indian state cuts internet after three new lynchings

The victims are usually not locals


Tropical Storm Emilia churns in Pacific; no threat to land Tropical Storm Emilia churns in Pacific

The US National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds had risen to 50 mph (85 kph) by late Thursday night


EU leaders to assess Brexit progress without UK's May EU leaders to assess Brexit progress without May

Leaders of the other 27 EU nations are having what was initially billed as a "Brexit breakfast" at a Brussels summit


Plane crashes in India's Mumbai, killing 5 5 killed in India plane crash

Two pilots, two flight technicians and one person at the construction site were killed when the plane crashed in the Ghatkopar district


US, Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises US, Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

Mattis says the two discussed "the opportunities to increase our alliance capabilities, to deepen our cooperation and to enhance regional security."


Attacks against media offices worldwide Attacks against media offices worldwide

Here are some other attacks against the offices of media organisations in recent years around the world:


Putin, Trump to hold summit in Helsinki July 16 Putin, Trump to hold summit in Helsinki July 16

The announcement comes a day after Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with Putin in Moscow


Myanmar downgraded in US trafficking report Myanmar downgraded in US trafficking report

Myanmar joins China, Russia, Laos, South Sudan and North Korea in the lowest Tier 3 ranking in this year's report


Afghan officials: Taliban kill police commander in Kabul Taliban kill police commander in Afghanistan

Azizullah Karwan, had led dozens of anti-Taliban operations, was killed Thursday night

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