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Why China chose Arroyo over Aquino

Nov 18, 2018 - 10:24 AM

(UPDATED) China saw President Benigno Aquino III as 'provocative' and former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'receptive,' an international think tank says

DIFFERENT STYLES. President Benigno Aquino III and his predecessor, former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, differ in their response to China's interests. Malacañang file photo

Israel in touch with '10 countries' over embassy moves

Dec 27, 2017 - 7:51 AM

(UPDATED) No country currently has its embassy in Jerusalem, instead keeping them in the Israeli commercial capital Tel Aviv

DISPUTED CITY. A general view shows the Dome of the Rock (L) and the Al-Aqsa mosques (R) in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's old city on November 21, 2014. Thomas Coex/AFP

PH-China ruling could help restart talks – ICG

Jul 13, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Despite China rejecting the ruling it could form the basis of a better durable negotiated outcome the International Crisis Group says

Activists from various anti-China groups rally in front of the Chinese Consulate in Makati City on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong

South Sudan is dying, and nobody is counting

Mar 11, 2016 - 4:27 PM

We ve lost count says UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous although no one – including the 14 000 strong UN peacekeeping force – ever kept a tally

CIVIL WAR. This file photo taken on February 26, 2016 shows Akki Adduok, a displaced woman residing in the Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Malakal, South Sudan, sitting in the spot where her shelter used to be. File photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP

African Union suspends Burkina Faso and slaps sanctions on coup junta

Sep 19, 2015 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The 54 member bloc imposes a travel ban and asset freeze on the junta s leaders

SANCTIONED. A sign reads, 'Collective against the confiscation of democracy in Burkina Faso' gather to protest against the military coup in Burkina Faso, which halted preparations for the west African nation's first democratic election, on September 18, 2015, outside the nation's embassy in Paris. Photo by Francois Guillot/AFP

Burundi coup defeated, but troubles far from over

May 16, 2015 - 9:58 PM

There are fears that post coup Burundi could slide into a cycle of vicious reprisals against anyone linked to the coup brought upon by President Nkurunziza s controversial bid to seek a third term

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. File photo by Christophe Karaba/AFP

Aquino: Venture with Beijing harder to keep than marriage

Oct 10, 2013 - 6:18 PM

The Philippine president on possible joint energy exploration with China: Whose laws will prevail? Whose dispute resolution mechanism will be used?

Peace pact with MILF faces 'huge obstacles' - ICG

Dec 06, 2012 - 9:17 AM

The Framework Agreement is still only a preliminary sketch but it is Mindanao’s best chance yet according to the International Crisis Group

Kabul considers action vs ICG over 'bias'

Nov 05, 2012 - 5:53 PM

Afghanistan is considering action vs the International Crisis Group as it accuses the respected think tank of bias in its reporting on the country