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Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

UNITED NATIONS -- President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission.

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Duterte: September 21 not a holiday, just a ‘National Day of Protest’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte clarified on Monday that September 21, the day that marks the 45th anniversary of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ martial law nationwide, was not declared as a holiday.

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Malacañang refuses to give update on Marawi siege

MALACAÑANG spokesperson Ernesto Abella on Sunday said the executive branch will refrain from making further comments on the development in Marawi siege to avoid jeopardizing ongoing military operations in the city.

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Crocodile suspected in death of UK reporter in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankan navy divers on Friday found the body of a British journalist who is believed to have been attacked by a crocodile while holidaying with friends on a beach.

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London subway blast: UK soldiers deployed, attacker sought

LONDON -- British authorities were searching for suspects Saturday in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers were being deployed across the country.

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North Korea's Kim defiant, will complete nuke program

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council

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Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent Friday's homemade bomb explosion drew a quick rejoinder from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it's never helpful "to speculate on what

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UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's "highly provocative" ballistic missile test on Friday and demanded that Pyongyang immediately halt its "outrageous actions" and demonstrate its commitment to denuclearizing

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