Duterte Seeks to Extend Martial Law in Marawi as Militants Hold Ground

To quell the rebellion in the Philippine city, President Rodrigo Duterte asked lawmakers to allow martial law on the island of Mindanao through the end of the year.

from NYT > World https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/world/asia/philippines-rodrigo-duterte-martial-law.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
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