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Up to 37 assumed dead as fire sweeps through Philippines shopping centre

[ad_1] Philippine firefighters recovered one body from a burning shopping mall on Sunday and there was “zero” chance of survival for 36 other trapped people inside the four-story building in southern Davao city, an official said. Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said firefighters told distraught relatives of the 36 trapped employees of a …

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US Defense Secretary warns ‘storm clouds are gathering’ over Korean Peninsula

[ad_1] Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has urged American soldiers to be ready for anything, saying that “storm clouds are gathering” over the Korean Peninsula. Mr Mattis stopped short of forecasting any real armed conflict between the United States and North Korea, but emphasised that diplomacy with the rogue regime in …

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US plans to sell weapons to Ukraine could 'derail peace process', says Russia

[ad_1] Russian officials have warned that the US decision to supply weapons to Ukraine is dangerous and could encourage to use force in the easter portion of the country. The American State Department announced that it would begin supplying Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” as it battles with Russian-backed separatists …

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At least 10,000 people died in Tiananmen Square massacre, secret British cable alleges

[ad_1] The death toll from the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre was at least 10,000 people, killed by a Chinese army unit whose troops were likened to “primitives”, a secret British diplomatic cable alleged. The newly declassified document, written little more than 24 hours after the massacre, gives a much higher …

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More than 100 people killed as tropical storm triggers landslides in Philippines

[ad_1] A tropical storm unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines leaving at least 100 people dead and 64 others missing, officials said. Romina Marasigan of the government’s disaster-response agency said landslides and flash floods triggered by Tropical Storm Tembin inflicted most of the deaths in …

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