Change, the key promise of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016, remains elusive to many, but others concede things have invariably been altered. For better, or for worse?
New housing chief Eduardo del Rosario talks about his plans for the rehabilitation of Marawi City, addressing the housing backlog, and the awarding of houses to Kadamay members
Speaking at a White House press conference with Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Trump also calls the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah a threat to the entire Middle East
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, a top advisor to Pope Francis, denies all charges of historical sexual abuse at his first appearance in an Australian court
French President Emmanuel Macron says Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar, the military commander based in the remote east of the vast country, have shown 'historic courage' in talks outside Paris
President Andrzej Duda approves one of 3 controversial judicial reforms that have sparked huge street protests and threats of EU sanctions, after vetoing the other two
The arrests highlight a fight between President Nicolas Maduro's government and a nascent 'parallel' state in the making
The sanctions package 'tightens the screws on our most dangerous adversaries in order to keep Americans safe,' House Speaker Paul Ryan said after the vote
(UPDATED) The US Senate votes to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama's health care reforms, but the chamber soon votes down a Republican plan to repeal and replace it
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says Juan Ponce Enrile and her brother Bongbong Marcos, both former senators, are similar
Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas grills one of the officials over her ownership of a property, but eventually moves that she be released along with the others
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos admits she made the allegation against the Liberal Party and its chairman emeritus, former president Benigno Aquino III, out of 'mere suspicion'
The former Senate president shares his thoughts live on Rappler
The move is seen as unprecedented because it financially sanctions an elected leader for a government policy and it is the latest in a barrage of legal battles she has had to fight
(UPDATED) The move by the 4 Arab governments comes despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally
The government 'is systematically attempting to subjugate and control justice,' the association of judges and prosecutors protested over the weekend
(UPDATED) Trump has expressed increasing anger with Attorney General Jeff Sessions as his Justice Department's investigations into possible Trump-Russia collusion quickens
Trump strongly warns Republicans that they must pass health care reform, taking his party to task and bluntly declaring that 'Obamacare is death'
(4th UPDATE) The move comes after intensive international diplomacy seeking to stop the outbreak of wider unrest, with warnings that it could spread far beyond Israel and the Palestinian territories
Asked if she will be attending the tobacco funds probe the next day, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos says, 'I have no idea. Pine-pray over ko pa'
(UPDATED) Jared Kushner: 'Let me be very clear – I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign who did so'
'This law would not strengthen the sense of justice' in society, the Polish president says in a speech
French President Emmanuel Macron will host the meeting
Any human behavior can be explained, and any ethical lapse can be granted its internal logic. But you need to know when to draw the line.
Leaders in the fight against HIV urges the US government, the largest donor to global AIDS research and treatment, to reject 'draconian' funding cuts proposed by President Donald Trump
At no other time in recent Philippine history has reality been so torn apart by polarized views toward a sitting president
It will be a dramatic week in the opposition's dogged drive to unseat the socialist Maduro, whom it blames for an acute economic crisis
Buhari has spent most of this year in London receiving treatment for an unspecified medical condition
Scaramucci: 'I will take dramatic action to stop those leaks'
The series of events that led to the violence that killed 8 people in Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif compound
Israeli officials signaled they may be open to changing the measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound after the violence that killed 8 people, two policemen included
(UPDATED) Erdogan arrives in Jeddah to meet the Saudi leadership before heading to Qatar on Monday to speak with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks Monday, July 24, about the spiraling violence after Egypt, France and Sweden sought a meeting to discuss the issue
Venezuela's opposition calls a fresh 48-hour general strike against embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to have the constitution rewritten
Poland's senate approves a controversial reform of the Supreme Court despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure
The EU delegation also expresses 'strong concern' over efforts to restore the death penalty and lower the age of criminal responsibility to 9
Her supporters say the case is driven by the junta that booted her from office in 2014 and is determined to expunge her super-rich clan from Thailand's political scene
(UPDATED) Seoul had proposed to hold rare inter-Korea talks this week at the border truce village of Panmunjom to ease hostilities after a series of missile tests this year
Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino III talks about his realizations a year after office, the state of the nation during the first year of the Duterte administration, and charges filed against him by the Ombudsman
This year has seen waves of protests and bouts of violence in the Rif, where residents have long complained of neglect and marginalization
Since the cancer diagnosis, John McCain has been showered with tributes from all sides
General Ali Mohammed al-Mohannadi tells a news conference the 'hacking' was undertaken 'from two sites... in the Emirates'
Trump's expansive remarks to The New York Times painted a picture of a president preoccupied by allegations against him
If the government meeting goes ahead, it will mark the first official inter-Korea talks since December 2015
The row between Macron and General Pierre de Villiers erupted last week over budget cuts, testing the new president's authority
(UPDATED) The president also criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent testimony before a Senate panel which is investigating possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign
(UPDATED) The 80-year-old U.S. senator underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests 'revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot'
Former US Secretary of State Albright: 'One of the things that I think people need to understand in the Philippines (is) that investors do not want to go into a place where the rule of law is under question'
The military chiefs say their forces would protect a controversial vote Nicolas Maduro has called for next week to elect a body to rewrite the constitution