"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Agoraphobic? This may be hard to watch.
Residents in the southern Philippines assess damage following storm Tembin
Soldiers and police join emergency workers and volunteers to search for survivors and victims, clear debris and restore power and communications.
Officials in Davao say there is "zero" chance of finding any of the missing alive.
Winds of up to 80km/h (50 mph) started lashing Mindanao on Friday, with a state of emergency declared in some parts.
Rescue teams are racing against daylight to find survivors stranded in the waters.
At least 26 people are reported dead and more than 20 others missing as tropical storm Kai-tak hits the Philippines
A Filipino traffic policeman dances in a Santa Claus costume as he directs traffic in Manila
The Philippine President's war on drugs has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings and drawn international condemnation.
A US Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in waters southeast of Japan’s Okinawa island as it flew to the aircraft carrier the USS Ronald
"This is a meeting between two presidents with a very bad, fascist mindset," said the leader of the demonstration, held as the US president joined his Filipino counterpart Rodrigo Duterte for a regional summit.
A much-anticipated bilateral between the two leaders at the ASEAN summit sidesteps difficult discussions about Duterte's bloody war on drugs.
"Ladies and gentlemen, I sang - uninvited - a duet with Miss Pilita Corrales upon the orders of the Commander in Chief of the United States." - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
The US President was taking part in the opening ceremony of the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines
A presidential tweet on North Korea once again stole the headlines, on eve of Manila summit
US president faces left-wing protests near end of Asian tour.
Once praised by President Trump for doing "an unbelievable job on the drug problem," Duterte launched his war last year
He says he believes US intelligence agencies on the issue but still wants to get on with Russia
The Philippine's president is no stranger to controversy and already as a provincial governor boasted of executing criminals.
Protesters demonstrate against Trump visit to Philippines.