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Philippines' Duterte seeks death penalty in war on crime

2016-09-27 22:09

President Rodrigo Duterte has made a case for the restoration of the death penalty in the Philippines, saying the law had previously lost its effectiveness because it was not fully implemented.

Philippines' Duterte gives middle finger to EU

2016-09-21 16:39

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has launched a profanity-filled tirade against the European Union, in his latest riposte to international criticism of the rising death toll in his brutal crackdown on crime.

Ex-hostage tells of terror as friends beheaded in Philippines

2016-09-19 05:27

A Norwegian former hostage has described his psychological torture as he heard his friends being beheaded by Islamic militants during a year-long captivity in the southern Philippines.

Philippine militants free Norwegian hostage

2016-09-17 16:34

A Norwegian held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the Philippines has been released.

Philippines' Duterte 'lacks understanding' of rights - UN

2016-09-14 19:10

The United Nations has said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has a "striking lack of understanding" of its human rights institutions in a rebuke over his crime war that has killed more than 3 000 people.

China building secret island in South China Sea – Philippines

2016-09-07 15:15

The Philippines has released photos to back its claims that China had secretly begun work to cement control over a crucial shoal in the hotly-contested South China Sea.

Obama cancels Duterte meeting after 'whore' slur

2016-09-06 11:07

US President Barack Obama has cancelled a meeting with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte at a regional summit after being branded a "son of a whore" who would wallow like a pig.

Philippines' Duterte calls Obama 'son of a whore'

2016-09-05 21:03

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called Barack Obama a "son of a whore" as he vows not to be lectured by the US leader on human rights when they meet in Laos.

Philippines' Duterte: UN pull-out threat a 'joke'

2016-08-24 14:47

President Rodrigo Duterte has said his threat to pull the Philippines out of the United Nations for criticising his deadly crime war was just a "joke", while attempting a light-hearted wordplay on genocide.

10 dead in suspected jailbreak in Philippines

2016-08-12 09:06

Ten prisoners in the Philippines were killed when a suspected jailbreak and attempt to kidnap the warden went wrong in a Manila suburb, authorities say.

 

Taiwan asks Google to blur images of South China Sea island

2016-09-22 16:35

Taiwan's defence ministry has asked Google to blur images of a new development believed to be for military use on a disputed South China Sea island.

British baron's daughter dies in Philippine drug war

2016-09-19 15:24

A daughter of the late British baron Lord Moynihan has been killed in the Philippines where the government is waging a deadly war on drugs, police say.

Duterte seeks extension of bloody war on drugs

2016-09-18 20:17

The Philippine president has acknowledged for the first time that he may not be able to keep his campaign promise to eradicate illegal drugs in three to six months because of the enormity of the problem.

Hitman says Philippine president killed justice official

2016-09-15 14:44

Rodrigo Duterte shot dead a justice department employee and ordered the murder of opponents, a former death squad member told parliament, in explosive allegations against the Philippine president.

Obama meets with Duterte privately despite insults, crude slurs

2016-09-08 11:03

Philippine officials say their president, Rodrigo Duterte, has met informally with President Barack Obama in a holding room before attending a gala dinner at a regional summit.

Philippines' Duterte vows to eat militants

2016-09-06 17:08

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to personally tear apart and eat Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants, in a bloodthirsty vow of revenge for deadly attacks.

Philippines' leader expresses regret over Obama 'whore' slur

2016-09-06 09:09

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret for a tirade against Barack Obama in which he called the US leader a "son of a whore".

Duterte declares 'state of lawlessness'

2016-09-03 19:09

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a nationwide "state of lawlessness" after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people.

Duterte threatens to withdraw Philippines from UN, hits US

2016-08-21 20:20

The Philippines' brash-talking president has threatened to withdraw his country from the UN in his latest outburst against critics of his anti-drugs campaign that has left hundreds of suspects dead.

Over 500 drug suspects killed in Philippines

2016-08-11 18:16

Philippine police say the number of suspected drug dealers killed during President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown has risen to more than 500 in just over a month, sparking protests and plans for a Senate investigation.

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