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Tag Archives: Duterte

Duterte orders extremists crushed after beheading – Senator accused of taking drug money

MANILA, Aug 25, (Agencies): Abu Sayyaf extremists have beheaded a kidnapped Filipino villager after a ransom deadline lapsed in their first such brutal act under …

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Philippine president threatens to quit UN

MANILA, Aug 21, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte railed against the United Nations on Sunday after it called for an end to the wave of …

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Duterte tells army to destroy militants

MANILA, Aug 11, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered the army to destroy the small but violent Abu Sayyaf militant group saying if …

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Duterte links judges, mayors to drugs

MANILA, Aug 7, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on drug suspects, on Sunday publicly named over 160 judges, mayors, …

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Human toll as bodies pile up in drug war – 603 killed since Duterte’s May election

MANILA, Aug 4, (AFP): Men shot and left to bleed out on busy streets, mutilated corpses dumped in vacant lots. The bodies are piling up …

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All transactions under single roof appreciated by Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Overseas Filipino Workers in Kuwait joined other Filipinos across the globe on Monday in watching the first State of the Nation …

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Duterte blames US for Mideast violence – Crime war ‘out of control’: critics

MANILA, Philippines, July 9, (Agencies): The new Philippine president blamed US intervention for the bloody conflicts in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries in his …

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Duterte sworn in as president – New leader promises relentless fight against criminality

MANILA, June 30, (RTRS): Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as the Philippines’ 16th president on Thursday, capping the unlikely journey of a provincial city mayor …

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Police killings up as Duterte takes office – Law enforcement officers action stirs fear

MANILA, June 29, (Agencies): Two things catch the eye in the office of Joselito Esquivel, a police colonel enforcing a national crackdown on drugs in …

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‘Death penalty was for retribution’ – Duterte ready to clash with Catholic church on birth control

MANILA, June 27, (Agencies): Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at “stupid” human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on …

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