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Drug lords killed, injured in Philippine jail

Manila - A man accused by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte of being the nation's top drug trafficker was injured and a gang member killed during jailhouse knife attacks on Wednesday, authorities said.

UN rights expert plans to probe Philippine killings

Manila - A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP on Monday she intended to visit the Philippines to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on crime, but was seeking security guarantees for people she planned to speak with.

Philippines at UN tells world not to interfere

New York - The Philippines' foreign secretary on Saturday pushed back against criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, telling the United Nations not to interfere.

Philippines' Duterte invites UN chief to probe killings

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday invited the United Nations' chief and international human rights experts to investigate allegations of widespread extrajudicial killings, but insisted they also face him in a public debate.

Philippines' Duterte gives middle finger to EU

Manila - 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.

Philippines' Duterte gives middle finger to EU

Manila - 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.

Philippines' Duterte gives middle finger to EU

Manila - 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.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Philippine militants got ransom for Norwegian, say analysts

Manila - A notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines enjoyed another lucrative payday when it released a Norwegian hostage after a year in captivity, analysts said Monday.

Philippine militants got ransom for Norwegian, say analysts

Manila - A notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines enjoyed another lucrative payday when it released a Norwegian hostage after a year in captivity, analysts said Monday.

Philippine militants got ransom for Norwegian, say analysts

Manila - A notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines enjoyed another lucrative payday when it released a Norwegian hostage after a year in captivity, analysts said Monday.

Norwegian hostage freed by Philippine militants 'lucky to be alive'

Indanan - A freed Norwegian hostage said he was "lucky to be alive" Sunday, after being kidnapped by Islamic militants and held in the southern Philippine jungle for more than a year.

Philippine militants 'free Norwegian hostage'

Manila - A Norwegian held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released Saturday after a year in captivity and will soon be handed over to authorities, officials said.

Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

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

Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

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

Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippine senate

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

'Human error' likely caused Harmony of the Seas cruise ship death

Marseille - Human error was probably to blame for the death of a Filipino crewman on the world's biggest cruise liner the Harmony of the Seas, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Philippines' Duterte 'lacks understanding' of rights: UN

Manila - 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.

US says Philippines has not asked it to pull forces

Manila - The United States said the Philippine government had not officially communicated President Rodrigo Duterte's demand to pull US military advisers out of the rebellion-torn southern Philippines.

Philippines' Duterte says he snubbed Obama at summit

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte insisted that he snubbed US leader Barack Obama after Washington cancelled their scheduled bilateral meeting in Laos last week.

Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines

Davao - President Rodrigo Duterte ratcheted up his feud with the United States on Monday, ordering all American special forces out of the southern Philippines where they have been advising local troops battling Muslim extremists.

Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines

Davao - President Rodrigo Duterte ratcheted up his feud with the United States on Monday, ordering all American special forces out of the southern Philippines where they have been advising local troops battling Muslim extremists.

Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines

Davao - President Rodrigo Duterte ratcheted up his feud with the United States on Monday, ordering all American special forces out of the southern Philippines where they have been advising local troops battling Muslim extremists.

Philippine's bloody crime war a 'success': govt

Manila - The bloody crime war that has claimed nearly 3,000 lives in the Philippines in just two months was dubbed a "success" on Sunday by a spokesman for controversial President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippine's bloody crime war a 'success': govt

Manila - The bloody crime war that has claimed nearly 3,000 lives in the Philippines in just two months was dubbed a "success" on Sunday by a spokesman for controversial President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippine's bloody crime war a 'success': govt

Manila - The bloody crime war that has claimed nearly 3,000 lives in the Philippines in just two months was dubbed a "success" on Sunday by a spokesman for controversial President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippines' Duterte says 'not a fan' of US, plots own course

Davao - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, saying he was "not a fan" of the United States, vowed Saturday to steer an independent course for the key Asian ally and refrain from confronting territorial rival China.

Mexico joins Philippines, Brazil with dengue vaccine

Mexico - While the world awaits a Zika vaccine, the first ever injection against dengue fever is spreading, with Mexico becoming next week the latest country where people can get the shot.
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