Duterte faces nationwide revolt over drugs war after killing of schoolboy sparks outrage

A horrifying image of a schoolboy being dragged to a violent death in a dirty alleyway has galvanised the Philippines against a brutal state-led war on drugs that has killed over 12,500 people in the last year.

Boko Haram has used 83 children as suicide bombers in 2017 – UNICEF

There has been a four-fold increase in the use of weaponized children as part of the Islamist insurgency which has ravaged the country’s northeast for eight years, UNICEF said in a statement.

Pakistani Campaigner for the ‘Disappeared’ Himself Goes Missing

It was only last month when Punhal Sario marched from the Pakistani cities of Hyderabad to Karachi to demand the return of fellow activists who had gone “missing,” a Pakistani euphemism for those forcibly disappeared by the state authorities.

Saudi Arabia is about to execute 14 men

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia has upheld the death sentences of 14 men who were found guilty of various charges in proceedings which “brazenly flouted international fair trial standards,” Amnesty International has said. 

Moroccan who admitted killing two in Finland knife attack was refused asylum

HELSINKI (Reuters) - A teenage Moroccan asylum seeker who admitted on Tuesday that he had killed two women and injured eight other people in a knife attack in the Finnish town of Turku had had his application for asylum rejected before the attack, authorities said.

Following Prime Minister Modi’s visit, India to buy US$1 billion of US crude

Two Indian oil giants, Indian Oil Corporation and Bharat Petroleum, both Fortune 500 companies, have already taken delivery of the first 2 million barrels that have shipped from ports in Texas and Louisiana.

H.R. McMaster showed Trump a black-and-white, 1972 image of Afghan women walking in miniskirts...

Before President Donald Trump unveiled his plan Monday to increase the US military presence in Afghanistan, his senior advisers employed a novel approach to help guide him to his final decision, The Washington Post reported Monday.

U.S. may sanction Pakistani officials with ties to terrorists, NSC spokesman says

President Donald Trump’s new, get-tough approach with Pakistan’s government could potentially include sanctioning Pakistani government officials with ties to terrorist organizations, National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton said Tuesday morning, part of an overall regional strategy that he said has put Pakistan “on notice” that “business as usual as it has been up to now is over.”

Imam behind Barcelona terror attacks used human rights to fight deportation from Spain

The imam accused of masterminding the Barcelona terrorist attacks should have been deported at the end of his prison sentence for drug smuggling, but overturned the ruling by arguing it would breach his human rights, it has emerged.

U.S.-led strikes kill more than 170 Raqqa civilians, monitor, sources say

AMMAN (Reuters) - More than 170 civilians have been killed by U.S.-led strikes on Islamic State in Raqqa city in the past week, a spike in casualties since an offensive to oust the militants began more than two months ago, a war monitor and sources said.

F-35 fighter jets to surround North Korea

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- More F-35 stealth fighters could be soon deployed to Korea and Japan, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Monday.

North Korea will never surrender nuclear arms, says envoy

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea’s self-defensive nuclear deterrence arsenal will never be on the negotiating table, a Pyongyang envoy said on Tuesday (Aug 22).

German police confiscate thousands of Donald Trump-shaped ecstasy pills | News | DW |...

Two Austrians were arrested after police pulled five bags filled to the brim with carrot-colored ecstasy pills made in the likeness of US President Donald Trump.

Switzerland stops funds to Palestinian NGO due to terrorism connection

The Swiss foreign ministry announced that it suspended funds and support for the Ramallah-based Palestininian NGO Human Rights International Humanitarian Law Secretariat because the organization failed to slash ties to terrorism, according to a Sunday report from the paper SonntagsZeitung.

1,000s of Muslims march against terrorism in Barcelona after van attack (PHOTOS)

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42 civilians die in U.S.-led strikes on Syrian city of Raqqa

At least 42 civilians were killed on Monday in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State (IS) group territory in the Syrian city of Raqqa, a monitor said.

Hundreds confess to eating human flesh

An armed policeman stands guard outside the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court on Monday while residents crowd the area in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the four men arrested for eating human flesh.

35 ISIS members killed in 5 neighborhoods of Raqqa

As SDF fighters continue their advance in Raqqa city center, 35 ISIS members have been killed during clashes in 5 neighborhoods of the city.