More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 inmates of a southern Philippine jail escaped when suspected Muslim rebels stormed the dilapidated facility in a pre-dawn raid on Wednesday, killing one guard, authorities said. The attack added to a long history of daring jailbreaks in the strife-torn south, home to a decades-old Muslim separatist insurgency as well as extremist gangs […]

EU, Canada kept waiting on trade deal as Belgium fails to break deadlock

EU, Canada kept waiting on trade deal as Belgium fails to break deadlock

Belgian politicians failed to break their deadlock over a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement on Wednesday, but agreed to resume talks on Thursday in a sign they may be nearing a consensus that would keep the deal alive. The news prompted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call off plans to fly to Brussels on […]