President Duterte has repeatedly threatened to impose military rule in the Philippines where the mere words evoke the worst rights abuses of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.
General Archie Francisco Gamboa, his companions and the flight crew were taken to hospitals after their helicopter crashed in San Pedro city in Laguna province south of Manila.
The drug war is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's signature initiative and is heavily supported by many in the country. However, the nightly slaying of suspects by police and masked gunmen has provoked international condemnation.
The far-right and green parties both saw surges in popularity in these elections, which could force the European Parliament to adapt to a new political reality.
President Rodrigo Duterte may have avoided accounting of extra-judicial killings in the International Criminal Court, but he hasn’t quite escaped the consequences of his increasingly authoritarian rule.
Across the European continent social democratic parties, dominant in post-war Europe, are slowly declining as populist parties become more dominant.
Venezuela's National Election Council announces that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro wins nearly 68 percent of the votes, beating nearest challenger Henri Falcon by almost 40 points.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on the Kuwait work ban means there will be no more recruitment especially for domestic helpers.
Many fear that moves by President Duterte to reign in Muslim extremists might be more than simply dealing with extremists. Some are extremely concerned.
The condemnation came after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to slam UN's Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions.
Thousands of Filipinos rallied to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent against the controversial but hugely popular leader.
The Philippine president equates homosexuality with paedophilia as he questions Commission on Human Rights for focusing on the death of teenagers killed during Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called war against drugs.
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