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
The Philippine island of Mindanao has been hit by a 6.7 earthquake, the strongest since 1879, killing at least six people.
A massive fire has swept through a crowded shanty town in the Filipino capital Manila, leaving some 15,000 people homeless.
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.
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
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International call for investigations into the extrajudicial police killings of President Duterte's war on drugs
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.
Huge crowds have come out on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to honour an iconic statue known as the Black Nazarene.
Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to throw corrupt officials out of a flying helicopter, while admitting that he’s done so before.
President Duterte says the country is producing what he calls a "generation of criminals" and tough action is needed
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…
Two senators from the Philippines have called for President Rodrigo Duterte to be be impeached after he claimed to have killed suspected criminals.
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…
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
Twenty-seven years after his death, Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been buried at Manila’s prestigious Cemetery of Heroes.
At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Benito C. Bengzon Jr., Undersecretary
Five Filipino sailors – held captive by Somali pirates for more than four years – have arrived in Manila.
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…
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.
The president of the Philippines has announced his country will abandon its longstanding ally the United States and embrace China instead.
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…
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.
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…
The leader, who backs vigilante death squads in his war on drugs, appeared to answer critics who call him a dictator by likening himself to the Nazi leader.
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 self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.
Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'