Philippines holds referendum for Muslim autonomy in troubled south

MANILA (Reuters) – Minority Muslims in the southern Philippines cast votes on Monday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a peace process to end decades of separatist conflict in a region plagued by poverty, banditry and Islamist extremism. FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Murad

John Kerry on Trump: This is the ‘walk-away presidency’

“This is the pull-out, walk-away presidency, and it is not enhancing the interest of the United States of America,” Kerry told David Axelrod on “The Axe Files,” airing on CNN on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. “President Trump has isolated America and taken us backwards in terms of institutions that were structured ever since World

Russia extends detention of captured Ukrainian sailors

Twenty-four sailors, taken prisoner by Russia when it seized three Ukrainian navy ships in November, have appeared in a Moscow court for the first time, as Ukraine accused Russia of violating the Geneva Conventions with their detention. The sailors were captured when Russian coast guard vessels fired on and then boarded the three small Ukrainian

Trump says US will ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy if they attack Kurds in Syria

“Starting the long overdue pullout from Syria while hitting the little remaining ISIS territorial caliphate hard, and from many directions. Will attack again from existing nearby base if it reforms,” the President tweeted on Sunday. He added, “Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” but followed up in a second tweet, “Likewise, do not

Venezuela opposition leader Guaido ‘not afraid’ after detention

CARABALLEDA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday said that President Nicolas Maduro’s adversaries were “not afraid” even though he was briefly detained by intelligence agents, days after announcing he would be willing to replace the increasingly isolated president. Juan Guaido, President of the Venezuelan National Assembly and lawmaker of the opposition

Wall Street Journal: White House requested plans last year from Pentagon to attack Iran

The request from the council, which is led by national security adviser John Bolton, came after an attack in September on the US Embassy in Baghdad by a militant group aligned with Iran, according to the Journal. According to the paper, Mira Ricardel, the former deputy national security adviser, described the attacks in Iraq as

Venezuela claims win in LatAm diplomatic dispute, ignores criticism of Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s government claimed victory on Saturday in a diplomatic quarrel with Latin American countries over a border dispute with Guyana, while ignoring an avalanche of criticism over President Nicolas Maduro’s second term in office. FILE PHOTO: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony, after his swearing-in for a second presidential term,

Pompeo’s Mideast reset: New beginning or old cliché?

I was here, in the Egyptian capital, to cover that speech. Almost ten years later I returned to cover another “keynote” speech by an American official — this time, by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. In the intervening ten years, Egypt has come full circle. In 2011, a popular revolt ended the nearly 30-year-old

Pentagon Pushes Forward on Syria Pullout

The U.S. military is moving ahead with its plans to withdraw all troops from Syria, in keeping with a White House directive in December, even though a U.S.-Turkey rift appears likely to delay the pullout, defense officials said. White House national security adviser John Boltonsaid this week that the U.S. wouldn’t leave Syria until Turkey

Maduro faces next term in a hobbled, isolated Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins a second term in office on Thursday in defiance of international criticism that his reelection last year was illegitimate, further isolating the South American country where an economic crisis is fueling a humanitarian emergency. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro holds a copy of the National Constitution while he

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