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International

Senators criticise Duterte drug war

MANILA, Dec 9, (RTRS): Philippine senators have criticised the way President Rodrigo Duterte is carrying out his anti-narcotics campaign, saying it should be done within …

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Cold weather ‘complicates’ Iraq’s humanitarian situation – Around 90,000 flee Mosul

BAGHDAD, Dec 9, (KUNA): As if the chaotic scenario in Iraq was not enough, the arrival of harsh and cold winter season in Mosul had …

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US, UK spies targeted air passenger mobiles

PARIS, Dec 8, (AFP): American and British spy agencies have tried to intercept data from passengers’ mobile phones on commercial airlines including Air France, French …

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Family challenges death in drug war – ‘New findings’

MANILA, Dec 8, (RTRS): It’s a Friday morning in late October, and Florjohn Cruz’s body lies on a metal table at a funeral parlor in …

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Bangladesh arrests five suspected Islamist extremists

Bangladesh’s elite security force on Thursday arrested five suspected members of a banned Islamist extremist outfit who it said were planning to break their leaders …

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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage …

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Trump to focus on defeating DAESH

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina, Dec 7, (RTRS): US President-elect Donald Trump laid out a US military policy on Tuesday that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts …

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Ohio police killing of Emirati painful

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 7, (AP): The United Arab Emirates has called the police killing of an Emirati man in Ohio a “painful incident” …

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Law permits attacks on extremists – WH report offers legal rationale

WASHINGTON, Dec 6, (AP): The White House shed new light Monday on the legal foundations for President Barack Obama’s expansive use of US military power …

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‘Philippine drug war serious’ – Duterte office responds to questions on RTRS probe

MANILA, Dec 6, (RTRS): Reuters submitted five questions to the Presidential Communications Office of Rodrigo Duterte for the news agency’s investigation into police killings of …

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