Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street in London

May’s Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour – ICM poll

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party has a 14 percentage point lead over the main opposition Labour Party ahead of a June 8 election, according to an ICM opinion poll published in the Sun newspaper on Sunday. The poll put the Conservatives on 46 percent and Labour on 32 percent, little … Continue reading “May’s Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour – ICM poll”

A view of a residential neighbourhood in Marawi City amidst smoke from burning houses due to fighting between government soldiers and the Maute militant group, in southern Philippines

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

By Tom Allard MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – Bodies of what appeared to be executed civilians were found in a ravine outside a besieged Philippine city on Sunday as a six-day occupation by Islamist rebels resisting a military onslaught took a more sinister turn. The eight dead men, most of them shot in the head … Continue reading “Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists”

FILE PHOTO --  A U.S. Navy P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey

Chinese jets intercept U.S surveillance plane – U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the on Wednesday, with one coming within 200 yards (180 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials told Reuters. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial reports showed that the U.S. P-3 Orion surveillance plane was 150 miles (240 … Continue reading “Chinese jets intercept U.S surveillance plane – U.S. officials”

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