A Philippine mayor died in a shootout with police in his jail cell Sunday, arrested after surfacing on a list President Rodrigo Duterte made public of suspected drug criminals operating within the government.
On Monday, China’s Parliament passed a cyber-security law that has foreign businesses and human-rights activists nervous, as it will place even more restrictions on China’s already tightly controlled Internet when its practices are implemented next June.
We would like to offer our congratulations to the new President, wishing him a truly fruitful mandate,” Cardinal Parolin said in an interview released by Vatican Radio.
“We also offer our prayers that the Lord will enlighten and sustain him in the service of his country, and at the service of world peace and prosperity.” Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke to Donald Trump on the telephone on Wednesday, congratulating him on his victory in the U. presidential election and seeking to foster closer diplomatic ties, an Egyptian presidency statement said.
Many of these restrictions apply extra security measures against non-Chinese interests.
Uncertainty spread across the Middle East following Donald Trump’s US election win, with questions hanging over the war against the Islamic State group, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Iran’s nuclear deal. Contents: EU’s expected scathing report on Turkey may scuttle refugee deal; Austria says EU must prepare for collapse of Turkey migrant deal; Hungary’s Viktor Orbán defeated in attempt to ban refugee quotas Islamic State militants fighting to hold on to their Mosul stronghold have displayed the crucified bodies of five people they said gave information to “the enemy”, and are back on the city streets policing the length of men’s beards, residents say.
The Islamic State has taken hundreds of hostages as it falls back into its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, bolstering its inventory of civilian human shields with 295 Iraqi Security Forces troops kidnapped last week.American officials have assured the government of Turkey that, while the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are largely Kurdish fighters, the Kurds will not take on the main role of liberating the Islamic State “capital” of Raqqa, Syria.The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.Please contact the server administrator, [no address given] and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.
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