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Manila Resorts World attack: What we know

At least 37 people dead, including suspected attacker, following siege of a hotel and casino complex in Manila.

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Hundreds remain trapped as gunfire mars Marawi truce

Fighting breaks despite a four-hour ceasefire, preventing hundreds of residents from leaving besieged city of Marawi.

Residents flee from their homes in Marawi

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Dozens flee 'ISIL gunmen' in besieged Philippine city

Marawi City residents describe scenes of panic and tragedy as they attempt to escape battle between troops and fighters.

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US: North Korea a 'clear and present danger' to world

Defence chief James Mattis says Pyongyang's intensified pursuit of nuclear weapons threatens all nations.

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Dozens dead after gunman storms Manila casino

Police say victims died from suffocation and smoke inhalation after attacker raided resort and then killed himself.

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Gunman kills himself after Philippine casino robbery

Fire trucks, ambulances and police cars rushed to Resorts World Manila following gunfire and arson attack.

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China vows to commit to Paris climate accord

Chinese PM Li Keqiang says Beijing will continue to work with the EU and others to uphold the Paris climate deal.

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Resorts World Manila complex on lockdown after attack

SITE intelligence group reports ISIL opertive has claimed responsibility for attack in the Philippine capital.

The Resorts World complex

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Philippines: 10 soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'

As battles rage in Marawi against ISIL-linked fighters, misdirected strikes kill 10 soldiers, defence minister says.

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Passenger subdued on Malaysian plane after bomb threat

Passengers feared for lives after man with electronic device threatened to 'blow up' aircraft before being tackled.

Malaysia Airline

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