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Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez says he condemns 'in the strongest terms' Rupert Colville's call for an independent investigation into Mohamed Morsi's death
Eastern Police District chief Christopher Tambungan has been relieved from his post after physically assaulting a policewoman who disobeyed one of his orders
Agnes Callamard, an independent human rights expert who does not speak for the United Nations, has also called on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to initiate a formal criminal investigation into the case
Overall, the number of displaced people in the world has doubled over the last 20 years and now exceeds the population of Thailand
Once the Philippines achieves upper middle income status, the government will no longer be eligible for Japan's Special Terms for Economic Partnership funding
After trading team star Anthony Davis to the Lakers, the Pelicans get a chance to reshape the franchise with Duke teen sensation Zion Williamson
'Any sudden death in custody must be followed by a prompt, impartial, thorough and transparent investigation carried out by an independent body to clarify the cause of death,' says the UN human rights office
Check out the joyous scenes that celebrate Toronto's first NBA championship
The study paints a picture of a future in which a handful of countries see their populaces surge as life expectancy lengthens while the global growth rate slows amid declining fertility rates
Gunshots briefly halt the victory rally at the jam-packed square
'It is a felony to abandon people in distress,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr, after President Rodrigo Duterte dismissed the issue as a 'maritime incident'
The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says the visit of Vladimir Voronkov, the United Nations under-secretary general for counterterrorism, was 'very successful'
The PDEA earlier said the song 'may mislead the innocent youth into thinking that the effects of illegal drug use to be harmless'
From 2005 to 2018 the number of Chinese holders of alien employment permits issued by the Department of Labor and Employment has grown by 24 times
After leading the Raptors to an NBA title as a rookie coach, Nick Nurse will test his mettle in the international scene
For a country where the sport's inventor was born and where the first NBA game was held, the Toronto Raptors capturing their first title is a significant moment
(UPDATED) The Pelicans agree to trade the All-Star forward to the Lakers for a young trio and 3 first-round draft picks
After his much publicized move from the Spurs to the Raptors, Kawhi Leonard proves yet again he’s one of the league’s best
'Such a visit is highly inappropriate in view of the unprecedented repression campaign underway in Xinjiang against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other Muslims,' the United States says
'Prehistoric: Dinosaurs rule the Earth again,' a newspaper headline screams as Canada cheers the Toronto Raptors' historic NBA title romp
'This is why I play basketball. This is what I work hard for,' says Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard as the Raptors dethrone the Warriors for their first NBA championship
China absolutely hates gambling, but the Philippines is fueling its citizens' addiction
The Raptors become the first team outside the US to win the NBA Finals, and they did it with a roster of stars from around the world
Social media users congratulate the new kings of basketball
'The Klaw' powers the Raptors to their maiden NBA championship and captures his second Finals MVP plum in the process
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also joins the Raptors revelry, tweeting 'And that's how we do it in the North'
'True champions like we are, we should be able to adapt and keep this same kind of DNA no matter what our roster looks like next year,' says Steph Curry
Paul Pierce, Magic Johnson, Vince Carter, and more chime in as the Raptors prevent the Warriors from clinching a third straight NBA title
The Warriors now head to a difficult postseason as both stars Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant face a year-long rehab
The Warriors dynasty comes to an end as another star in Klay Thompson succumbs to injury
The Raptors pounce on a Warriors side that lost another star to injury to capture the franchise’s first championship
'I strongly condemn any attack against civilian vessels,' United Nations chief Antonio Guterres tells a Security Council meeting on UN cooperation with the Arab League
History favors the Raptors but the Warriors take inspiration playing for injured star Kevin Durant in their farewell game at the Oracle Arena
Blazers star Damian Lillard gets honored for supporting high school students and boosting an anti-bullying message in Portland
Bookmark for Game 6 updates of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 13, 9 pm ET (June 14, 9 am, Philippine time) live from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California
Since his father's murder, Kawhi Leonard has learned that life and basketball are 'two different things'
'It's going to be a journey but I'm built for this,' says Kevin Durant as he faces a year of rehabilitation
But the main gold market in central Khartoum remains shut, and many residents still prefer to remain indoors given the heavy deployment of security forces across the capital
Margarita Valle's abduction, according to various media groups, is an attempt to silence journalists
The Raptors may have fallen short against the Warriors in their first try to secure the crown, but Kawhi Leonard believes 'we can win'
The Warriors look to drag the Raptors to a winner-take-all match when they tangle in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals
It turns out that there are 6 other types of allowances worth P51.22 million that COA had recommended be stopped in recent years, but Napolcom did not comply
'We'll be ready for it, but there's no more statements needed to be made about who we are as a team and our heart and our competitiveness,' says Steph Curry
Withheld passports, dubious recruiters, broken promises. This all sounds like a Filipino OFW's story, but it's someone else's.
After suffering an Achilles injury, Kevin Durant now faces a year of intense rehabilitation and another season working his way back to peak form
The Warriors edge the Raptors by the slimmest of margins to keep their NBA title hopes alive
Complaints of estafa and falsification of documents are filed against 10 employees of the Wellmed Dialysis Center, including the two whistleblowers
Before moving to a swanky $1 billion stadium in San Francisco next season, the Warriors hope to treat their fans with a win at the Oracle Arena one last time
'There was just a couple minutes where it all seemed so eerie and strange and it took maybe a little bit for both teams to collect themselves,' coach Steve Kerr on the moment the Warriors lost Kevin Durant to injury again
After coming within a shot of their first NBA championship, the Raptors need to quickly recover from the heartbreak against the resurgent Warriors