Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential Communications Operations Office | Wikimedia Commons)

Duterte OKs bill creating Muslim autonomous region in south

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed legislation creating a new Muslim autonomous region aimed at settling nearly half a century of Muslim unrest in the south, where troops crushed an attempt last year by Islamic State group-linked militants to turn a city into a stronghold.

US President Donald Trump (photo from Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ Flickr)

Trump wants death penalty for NY attacker

President Donald Trump called Thursday for the man charged over the New York truck attack to be executed, as a picture emerged of an Islamic State group sympathizer radicalized after struggling with life in America.