Philippines

Philippines extends martial law to 'eradicate' ISIL

Congress approves Duterte's request to prolong military rule until end of 2018 in Mindanao region.

Philippines extends martial law to 'eradicate' ISIL

Philippines

Duterte requests martial law extension for south

Filipino president says longer military rule is necessary in Mindanao region to contain ISIL and communist fighters.

Duterte seeks south Philippines martial law extension

Nigeria

Suicide bombings in Nigerian market 'kill 17'

Double suicide explosion kills at least 17 people and injures 47 others in northeastern town of Biu, Borno state.

Deaths as suicide bomb attacks hit market in Biu

Georgia

Georgia seeking answers after Tbilisi 'terror incident'

Local media draw unverified links between ethnic Chechens and special forces raid, upsetting minority Muslim community.

Speculation rife as Georgia stays mum on raid suspects

Georgia

Georgian forces storm building to seize armed suspects

Suspects allegedly opened fire on special forces during large-scale operation on the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi.

Georgian forces storm building to seize armed suspects

Canada

Children on Canada's no-fly list 'can't wait forever'

Parents of children whose names match ones on no-fly list take fight to set up redress system to Ottawa.

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Iran's Javad Zarif: 'The US is addicted to sanctions'

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif says Iran could withdraw from the nuclear deal in the event of US breaches.

Europe

French parliament approves new anti-terrorism bill

Activists fear the new law will create a permanent emergency situation in the country.

Europe

Two dead in knife attack in France's Marseille

Police urge people to avoid Saint-Charles station area after incident in which knife-wielding man attacked people.

Two dead in knife attack at Marseille train station

Africa

Female suicide bombers kill 15 in northern Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram assault targets aid distribution point in Mashalari village in Nigeria's northeastern Konduga area.

Double suicide attack kills 15 people in Nigeria

Middle East

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

Doha signs agreement to purchase two dozen Typhoon aircraft in second major arms purchase since Gulf crisis began.

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

Security

World leaders unite in condemnation of North Korea

Criticism of Pyongyang's sixth nuclear test is voiced around the world from South Korea and the US to China and Russia.

Myanmar

Myanmar must show restraint to avoid 'catastrophe': UN

Antonio Guterres 'deeply concerned' by reports of security crackdown which killed hundreds of Rohingya Muslims.

Europe

Spain unites for 500,000-strong Barcelona march

Differences put aside as half-a-million people join major rally against violence following deadly attacks last week.

Africa

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Attackers also kidnapped eight people and burned down more than 30 homes, according to Cameroonian officials.

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon