Martial law

In this photo provided by WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines, a soldier views the site inside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in the southern Philippines after two bombs exploded Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. The Philippine government says it will "pursue to the ends of the earth the ruthless perpetrators" behind bomb attacks that killed over a dozen people and wounded many more during a Sunday Mass at a cathedral on the restive southern island. (WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines Via AP)
January 27, 2019 - 2:42 am
JOLO, Philippines (AP) — Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 27 people and wounding 77 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said. Witnesses said the first blast inside the Jolo...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., pose for photographers after speaking on Capitol Hill in response President Donald Trump's prime-time address on border security, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 08, 2019 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump should reopen government while talks continue over the U.S.-Mexico border wall because there's "no excuse for...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2018 file photo, damage can be seen to one of three Ukrainian ships seized by Russia during a naval incident near the annexed Crimean Peninsula. A top official from Ukraine has told the BBC in remarks posted on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, that the country plans to again send its warships into the Sea of Azov, a move that could set the stage for another clash with Russia. (AP Photo, File)
December 26, 2018 - 8:45 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's leader has announced an end to the 30-day martial law imposed after Russia seized Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea. Ukraine announced martial law last month after Russian coast guards fired at and seized three Ukrainian ships and their crews. The 24 seamen still remain in...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second from right, speak with soldiers during a military training at a military base in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov, 28, 2018. Russia and Ukraine traded blame after Russian border guards on Sunday opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels and eventually seized them and their crews. The incident put the two countries on war footing and raised international concern. (Mykola Lazarenko, Presidential Press Service via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 11:34 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on raised tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Ukrainian border guards say all non-Ukrainians will be barred from crossing into the Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula by land after martial law went into effect. Ukraine imposed martial law...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speak to soldiers during a visit to a military base in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Nov, 28, 2018. Russia and Ukraine traded blame after Russian border guards on Sunday opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels and eventually seized them and their crews. The incident put the two countries on war footing and raised international concern. (Mykola Lazarenko, Presidential Press Service via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 8:51 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president has urged NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could further inflame tensions between the two countries. In an interview in the German daily Bild, published Thursday,...
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The damage on one of three Ukrainian ships is seen docked after been seized ate Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. The Ukrainian parliament is set to consider a presidential request for the introduction of martial law in Ukraine following an incident in which Russian coast guard ships fired on Ukrainian navy vessels. (AP Photo)
November 28, 2018 - 8:57 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday blamed the latest standoff with neighboring Ukraine on the presidential ambitions of Ukraine's leader, as the Russian military announced it was boosting its defenses in Crimea. Ukraine, for its part, released what it said was the...
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A Ukrainian sailor, right, is escorted by a Russian intelligence agency FSB officer to a court room in Simferopol, Crimea, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. The Russians seized the ships and their crews, who are expected to face a court hearing later Tuesday in the Crimean capital of Simferopol. (AP Photo)
November 27, 2018 - 3:30 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia on Tuesday began prosecuting the crew of Ukrainian navy vessels captured over the weekend in a confrontation off Crimea, putting some of the seamen on camera, where they confessed to intruding into Russian waters. Ukraine demanded that Russia stop using "psychological...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Ukrainian parliament has voted to impose martial law for 30 days in wake of Russian seizure of Ukrainian vessels. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
November 26, 2018 - 4:11 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law in parts of the country to fight what its president called "growing aggression" from Moscow after a weekend naval confrontation off the disputed Crimean Peninsula in which Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels amid renewed...
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Ukrainian Ambassador the the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko speaks during a security council meeting about the escalating tensions between the Ukraine and Russia at United Nations headquarters, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Russian border guards opened fire on three Ukrainian vessels in the Kerch Strait near the Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula, raising the prospect of a full-scale military confrontation. The incident comes on the back of a four-and-a-half year long proxy conflict in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 26, 2018 - 2:52 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Ukraine's parliament has voted to support the president's motion to impose martial law in the country for 30 days. Martial law will include a partial mobilization and strengthening of the country's air...
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Philippine opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV presides over a committee hearing on Civil Service Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte voided an amnesty given to the former rebel military officer, who has been elected senator and is now one of his fiercest critics, and ordered his arrest in a move opponents call illegal and a part of a political crackdown. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
September 04, 2018 - 3:43 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has voided an amnesty given to a former rebel military officer and ordered the arrest of the man who as a senator has been one of the controversial leader's fiercest critics. Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV spoke Tuesday in the Senate to...
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