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US will step up air strikes to 'annihilate' Isis and citizen casualties are inevitable, warns Defence Secretary
Pentagon chief James Mattis has said that the US is ?accelerating the tempo? of the fight against Isis, and that civilian deaths should be anticipated as a ?fact of life?. While US forces operating in Syria and Iraq do ?do everything humanly possible? to prevent the loss of innocent life, ?Civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation,? General Mattis told CBS? Face the Nation on Sunday. The interview comes after new figures from war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights found that the last four-week period was the deadliest for Syrian civilians on record since the US-led coalition bombing campaign began in 2014.
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Australia's most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali
Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement, but numbers fall
Thousands of Muscovites protested in the south-west of the Russian capital on Sunday against government plans to resettle millions of citizens from shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks, but numbers had fallen compared to earlier rallies. A Reuters witness said around 5,000 people attended the latest rally, compared to organizers' estimates of 60,000 at a protest on May 14. Moscow residents are also concerned about the location and quality of the planned new accommodation, a lack of services and infrastructure and about threats the redevelopment may pose to the historic face of the Russian capital.
Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners
Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. While Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, "we have to fight for our own destiny", Merkel went on. Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said.