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Tag Archives: Duterte

Philippines drops charges against high-profile suspects in drugs trade

MANILA, March 12 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ justice department has dismissed complaints against several high-profile drugs trade suspects because of weak evidence, according to documents …

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Philippines slams U.N. rights chief for ‘disrespectful’ remarks about Duterte

MANILA, March 10 (Reuters) – The Philippine foreign minister hit back on Saturday at the United Nations’ human rights chief for issuing “irresponsible and disrespectful” …

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Philippine president needs ‘psychiatric evaluation’: UN rights chief

Geneva, March 9, 2018 (AFP) -The UN human rights chief said Friday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has launched profanity-laced diatribes against United Nations …

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Filipino chief justice asks people to fight authoritarianism

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines’ embattled Supreme Court chief justice has called on Filipinos to stand up against authoritarianism and threats to human rights …

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More than 100 killed since Philippine police returned to Duterte’s drug war

Manila, March 3, 2018 (AFP) -More than 100 drug suspects have been killed since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the police to rejoin his “war …

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US envoy summoned after Duterte named in threat report

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says the government has summoned the U.S. ambassador to discuss a global threat assessment by American …

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Duterte is a threat to democracy: US Intelligence

Move to ban website slammed MANILA, Feb 21, (Agencies): Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is not an autocrat and is taking seriously a report by the …

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DEAL REACHED TO NORMALIZE HIRING – Kuwait invites Duterte to visit

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19, (Agencies): Kuwait has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, as the countries seek …

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Former MP takes issue with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: MPs Abdullah Al-Roomi, Riyadh Al-Adsanai, Abdul- Kareem Al-Kandari, Omar Al-Tabtabaei and Adel Al-Damkhi on Sunday discussed a number of important bills; …

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Lawyer wants Duterte in court

MANILA, Feb 18, (Agencies): Philippine attorney Jude Sabio says he hasn’t been home for a year, steers clear of public events and is forever looking …

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