(PHILIPPINE, LANKAPUVATH) –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi “liberated” from militants, even as fighting continues."Philippine conflict: Duterte says Marawi is militant-free"
(AUSTRIAN, LANKAPUVATH) –Europe’s most prominent Jewish organisation has called on the victor in Austria’s election not to form a coalition with the far-Right."Austrian election: European Jewish Congress warns against far-Right coalition"
(VIETNAM, LANKAPUVATH) –Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam have killed 43 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, officials say."Vietnam floods and landslides leave 43 dead, thousands evacuated"
(NEW YORK, LANKAPUVATH) –The last remaining Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands is expected to fetch £75million at auction – 60 years after it was sold for £45."Final Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands set to fetch £75m at auction"
(CALIFORNIA, LANKAPUVATH) – Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring at least 100, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods."10 Killed as California Wildfires Torch Wine Country"
(UK, LANKAPUVATH) – The British author behind books including Man Booker winner The Remains of the Day takes the award for his ‘novels of great emotional force"Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017"
(US, LANKAPUVATH) –Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras before it moves north towards the US."Storm Nate: At least 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras"