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Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate: AFP

Manila - The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war was arrested on Friday following an overnight vigil at the Senate, according to AFP reporters who witnessed her surrendering to police.

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate: AFP

Manila - The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war was arrested on Friday following an overnight vigil at the Senate, according to AFP reporters who witnessed her surrendering to police.

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate: AFP

Manila - The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war was arrested on Friday following an overnight vigil at the Senate, according to AFP reporters who witnessed her surrendering to police.

Top Philippine drug war critic dodges arrest

Manila - An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for the highest-profile opponent of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs, but she dodged police and sought refuge in the Senate.

New witness is key to Duterte death squad probe: Philippine rights chief

Geneva - A probe into whether Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ran a death squad is making progress following crucial whistleblower testimony this week, the head of the country's rights watchdog said Tuesday.

Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges which she insisted were meant to silence her.

Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges which she insisted were meant to silence her.

Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges which she insisted were meant to silence her.

Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her.

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor, kidnap six others

Manila - Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said Monday.

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor, kidnap six others

Manila - Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said Monday.

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor, kidnap six others

Manila - Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said Monday.

Philippine bus crash kills 13 students and driver on camping trip

Manila - Thirteen Philippine college students on a camping holiday and a bus driver were killed and dozens injured on Monday when their bus slammed into an electricity post in a mountainous region, police said.

Philippine Church in 'show of force' against drug killings

Manila - Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war.

More murders in Philippine drug war despite police pull-back: rights group

Manila - Shadowy assassins are still killing poor Filipinos, despite a police withdrawal from Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, a rights group said Friday, as Manila filed criminal charges against the president's top critic.

More murders in Philippine drug war despite police pull-back: rights group

Manila - Shadowy assassins are still killing poor Filipinos, despite a police withdrawal from Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, a rights group said Friday, as Manila filed criminal charges against the president's top critic.

More murders in Philippine drug war despite police pull-back: rights group

Manila - Shadowy assassins are still killing poor Filipinos, despite a police withdrawal from Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, a rights group said Friday, as Manila filed criminal charges against the president's top critic.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

6 dead after strong quake shakes southern Philippines

Surigao City - Rescuers dug through rubble Saturday to find survivors after a powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines, killing at least six people and sending thousands fleeing for safety.

4 dead after strong quake shakes southern Philippines

Surigao City - Rescuers dug through rubble Saturday to find survivors after a powerful earthquake struck the southern Philippines, killing at least four people and sending thousands fleeing for safety.

Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless

Manila - As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing with their few possessions.

Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless

Manila - As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing with their few possessions.

Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless

Manila - As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing with their few possessions.

Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates

Manila - The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a major sea lane as Islamic militants shift attacks to international shipping, officials said Wednesday.

Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates

Manila - The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a major sea lane as Islamic militants shift attacks to international shipping, officials said Wednesday.

Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates

Manila - The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a major sea lane as Islamic militants shift attacks to international shipping, officials said Wednesday.

Five facts on Asia's disputed Scarborough Shoal

Manila - The Philippines said Tuesday it expected China to try to build on a reef close to its coast in a move it called "unacceptable" and "very disturbing".

Philippines' Duterte ends peace talks with Maoist rebels

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has angrily scrapped talks with communist insurgents aimed at ending their decades-long conflict after both the government and the rebels called off unilateral ceasefires.
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