MARAWI, Philippines -- The Philippines military said on Monday it was close to retaking a southern city held for a seventh day by Islamist militants, as helicopters unleashed more rockets on positions held by the rebels aligned with Islamic State.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges Read more
Gen Bipin Rawat accused of sanctioning use of human shields for saying Kashmir is a ‘dirty war’ that requires ‘innovations’ India’s army chief has been accused of sanctioning the use of human shields ... Read more
Ford is offering discounts of up to Rs 30,000 on its compact SUV EcoSport, sedan Aspire and hatchback Figo to pass on benefits of new tax rates under GST, to be rolled out in July. "We are happy to pa ... Read more
Democratic Republic of Congo's Health Ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman sai ... Read more