News Headlines - 27 October 2016

Japan's Prince Mikasa, oldest imperial family member, dies at 100 | Reuters

The 100-year-old uncle of Japanese Emperor Akihito, Prince Mikasa, died on Thursday, leaving only four heirs to the Chrysanthemum throne, the Imperial Household Agency said.
Mikasa's death coincides with renewed attention to the future of the aging and shrinking imperial family and whether women should be allowed to inherit the throne, breaking a males-only succession tradition that conservatives say is central to an imperial tradition stretching back 2,600 years.

Duterte Wants Foreign Troops Out of Philippines in 2 Years - Bloomberg

President Rodrigo Duterte said he wanted all foreign troops out of the Philippines in two years as he continued his tirades against the U.S. during his three-day visit in Japan, a key American ally.

Mosul: ISIS sends 'suicide squads' to Iraqi stronghold - CNN.com

ISIS is sending "suicide squads" from Syria to its Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, witnesses have told CNN, as tens of thousands of troops close in on the key city to take it from the militant group's control.

Kenya's first Mr and Miss Albinism crowned | Africanews

Young persons living with albinism in Kenya on Friday participated in the first Mister and Miss Albinism in the capital Nairobi to demystify their condition.

‘Incredibles 2’ Hitting Theaters a Year Early, ‘Toy Story 4’ Pushed Back to 2019 – Variety

The two animated films will switch release dates. “The Incredibles 2” will debut on June 15, 2018 — the same day that “Toy Story 4” was originally slated to bow in theaters. “Toy Story 4” will then move to June 21, 2019, filling a slot that “The Incredibles” follow-up was supposed to occupy.








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