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De Lima arrested as Duterte cages his biggest critic

The Philippines' controversial President Rodrigo Duterte sees his nemesis, Senator Leila de Lima, arrested after judge makes drugs charges stick.

The Philippines' controversial President Rodrigo Duterte sees his nemesis, Senator Leila de Lima, arrested after judge makes drugs charges stick.

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'A darker more unstable world' says Amnesty International

Euronews journalist Mark Davis spoke to David Griffiths from Amnesty International:“In its Annual Report on the state of Human Rights worldwide, Amnesty International has singled out for criticism a l

Euronews journalist Mark Davis spoke to David Griffiths from Amnesty International:“In its Annual Report on the state of Human Rights worldwide, Amnesty International has singled out for criticism a l

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Duterte clashes with the Catholic Church

The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.

The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.

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Amnesty: Philippines drug war killings could be 'crime against humanity'

It’s a damning indictment of the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines, Amnesty International says the widespread killings of alleged offenders by police and others are a “flagrant violation of

It’s a damning indictment of the war on drugs being waged in the Philippines, Amnesty International says the widespread killings of alleged offenders by police and others are a “flagrant violation of

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Human rights groups slam Philippine's war on drugs

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs

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Japan's prime minister makes key visit to Manila

The crucial trip aims at shoring up ties with the new leader of Tokyo's neighbour and boosting its ecnomic foothold in the face of anticipated competition from China.

The crucial trip aims at shoring up ties with the new leader of Tokyo's neighbour and boosting its ecnomic foothold in the face of anticipated competition from China.

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Philippines President Duterte ‘threw man out of helicopter’

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to throw corrupt officials out of a flying helicopter, while admitting that he’s done so before.

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to throw corrupt officials out of a flying helicopter, while admitting that he’s done so before.

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At least six killed in Philippines typhoon

The typhoon that spoiled Christmas Day in parts of the Philippines has killed at least six people, officials say.

The typhoon that spoiled Christmas Day in parts of the Philippines has killed at least six people, officials say.

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Typhoon Nock-ten roars through Philippines, killing four people

Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its…

Storm warnings remained in place in the Philippines on Monday – although Typhoon Nock-ten, which caused at least four deaths over Christmas, had lost most of its…

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Senators call for Duterte to be impeached over vigilante killings

Two senators from the Philippines have called for President Rodrigo Duterte to be be impeached after he claimed to have killed suspected criminals.

Two senators from the Philippines have called for President Rodrigo Duterte to be be impeached after he claimed to have killed suspected criminals.

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Philippines' Duterte boasts he personally killed crime suspects

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is under scrutiny again after claiming he had personally killed crime suspects when he was a city mayor, to set an example to…

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Angry Filipinos march against burial with military honours of Ferdinand Campos

Across the Philippines, thousands of people have protested against the burial with military honours of former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was laid to rest last week, 27 years after hi

Across the Philippines, thousands of people have protested against the burial with military honours of former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos, who was laid to rest last week, 27 years after hi

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Philippines President Duterte reassures Japan over China visit

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said his recent visit to China was about economics and not security, as he sought to reassure Japan on an official visit to the…

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said his recent visit to China was about economics and not security, as he sought to reassure Japan on an official visit to the…

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Duterte backpedals on wanting to weaken Philippines' US relationship

Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to sever ties with America, only weaken the foreign policy link that his country has obeyed for 70 years.

Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte says he does not want to sever ties with America, only weaken the foreign policy link that his country has obeyed for 70 years.

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Does killing drug dealers work?

President Duterte of the Philippines interprets the term “war on drugs” literally.

President Duterte of the Philippines interprets the term “war on drugs” literally.

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'There are three of us against the world - It's the only way'

The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.

The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.

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Philippine police van rams into activists outside US embassy

A rally to protest against the presence of US troops in the Philippines turned violent on Wednesday (October 19) as a police van rammed into activists gathered outside the US embassy in…

A rally to protest against the presence of US troops in the Philippines turned violent on Wednesday (October 19) as a police van rammed into activists gathered outside the US embassy in…

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Philippines: Duterte set to ban smoking in public

A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.

A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.

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Duterte says foreign critics can keep their aid, Philippines can "do without" America

To mark 100 days in power President Roberto Duterte of the Philippines says he does not care about US and EU threats to cut aid, and that his country does not need the Americans any more.

To mark 100 days in power President Roberto Duterte of the Philippines says he does not care about US and EU threats to cut aid, and that his country does not need the Americans any more.

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Owners have their pets blessed in Manila

Hundreds of pet owners have had their animals blessed at a Manila shopping mall on Saturday, ahead of the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of…

Hundreds of pet owners have had their animals blessed at a Manila shopping mall on Saturday, ahead of the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of…

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False alarm sparks full response in Manila

A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight was isolated at Manila airport in the Phillipines on Tuesday morning, when a hijack alarm was accidentally pressed by the pilot.

A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight was isolated at Manila airport in the Phillipines on Tuesday morning, when a hijack alarm was accidentally pressed by the pilot.

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Philippine hitman says he heard Duterte order killings

A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.

A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.