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It is the fourth withdrawal of American forces in a week, and leaves Syria's northern provinces of Aleppo and Raqa devoid of US troops
Court martial proceedings will run parallel to criminal cases filed against the cadets accused of hazing, torturing, and murdering the 20-year-old plebe
When does resignation become an act of courage and a show of character? When does it serve the greater good?
Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million refugees from the eight-year conflict in Syria – the highest number in the world
The move is the latest in a series of measures aimed at increasing the rights of women in the kingdom, even as rights groups accuse Riyadh of cracking down on women activists
Cadet 1st Class Ram Michael Navarro, the brigade commander of the cadet corps or the class baron of PMA Masidlawin Class of 2020, cites command responsibility for his decision
The joint military exercises will feature the Philippines' brand new amphibious assault vehicles in an international drill for the first time
'I would like to tell my brother, this is just Part I of the battle. We will not stop hanggang hindi napapanagot ang lahat,' says Dexter Dormitorio
'Excessive force outside the rules of engagement was used and we have begun to hold accountable those commanding officers who carried out these wrong acts,' the military says
Every solution to hazing at the Philippine Military Academy has been tried and found wanting. What should be done?
(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
The inquiry comes as around a million Rohingya in vast camps in Bangladesh face increasing hostility two years after fleeing a military offensive in Myanmar
‘We also want to preserve the reputation of the institution…. This is for the kids who want to join the academy in the future,’ says the victim's brother, Dexter Dormitorio
Rear Admiral Allan Cusi formally takes his post two weeks after the gruesome death of a cadet exposed the horrors of hazing within the Philippines' premier military school
We are all under siege, all on trial over Darwin Dormitorio's death and over his classmates’ and schoolmates’ participation in the everyday steps that led him to his last vomit
(UPDATED) Darwin Dormitorio was barely 21 days at the Philippine Military Academy when his ordeal – which would lead to his death – started
You have to be really insecure to want to sacrifice your morals just to make sure you have a safety blanket when you graduate
Brigadier General Romeo Brawner, the new PMA Commandant of Cadets, bares his battle plan for his so-called war against hazing
Brigadier General Romeo Brawner Jr 'declares war on hazing,' as the military grapples with the fatal hazing of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio
Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio dreamed to be a 'changemaker' – a dream many believe he achieved in his brief life
Three cadets from the country's premier military school are recuperating from injuries sustained from suspected hazing
(UPDATED) Cadets 3rd Class Shalimar Imperial and Felix Lumbag – Darwin Dormitorio’s superiors – are expelled from the Philippine Military Academy
(6th UPDATE) 'In the military tradition of command responsibility, it is now the proper time for me, as the head of the institution, along with the Commandant of Cadets, to relinquish our respective positions,' says PMA Superintendent Lieutenant General Ronnie Evangelista
(UPDATED) 'Ever since we were in high school, all he ever wanted was to be in the PMA, and he pursued that with passion,' says one of Darwin Dormitorio's friends
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he has ordered the Philippine Military Academy superintendent to have all plebes examined for bruises or any indication that they may have been subjected to hazing
The House is set to conduct a probe into the death of cadet Darwin Dormitorio, per resolution filed by AKO Bicol Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr
Malacañang laments the 'failure in leadership' at the Philippine Military Academy which it blamed for the death of 20-year-old Darwin Dormitorio
The 3 other cadets initially considered as persons of interest are now classified as suspect
AFP chief General Benjamin Madrigal says all those involved in the death of PMA Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio 'will be made accountable'
The capability to launch an attack from the sea straight into land is basic and essential for militaries of coastal states, and the Philippines is now catching up with the acquisition of brand new amphibious assault vehicles
‘PMA did not only lose a cadet. PMA also lost sons. One son passed away and the other sons may have lost their way,’ an official statement says
Police say there are 3 persons of interest in the death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio
(3rd UPDATE) The Commandant of Cadets has ordered the restrictive confinement of the upperclass and 4th class squadmates of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio in line with the investigation into his death
The drones are capable of 'surveillance and reconnaissance missions and continuous flight for precision missions'
This will be the third set of drills in a month and comes after the recent US approvals of arms sales worth billions to Taiwan, including F-16 fighter jets
South Korea will 'actively utilize the trilateral information-sharing channel with the United States as the intermediary' in place of the accord with Japan
Rocco signs up to be a reservist after training with the AFP for 'Descendants of the Sun'
(UPDATED) General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan will be Sudan's head of state for the first 21 months of the 39-month transition period, until a civilian takes over for the remainder
University of the Philippines students and faculty members stand united for a systemwide walkout in defense of academic freedom
The decision to forward Taiwan's request for aircrafts to Congress for approval is 'an important step in support of Taiwan's self-defense efforts'
'I will never declare martial law, except in Mindanao because it is really needed there, because of rebellion,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, as he ruled out a martial law declaration in Negros Island
'Kapag mag martial law ka, dapat the truly strict, real sense martial law,' says the President's daughter
‘Why do you criticize me? It's my prerogative. It is not prohibited by law,’ President Rodrigo Duterte tells Senator Richard Gordon
Despite North Korea saying its missile launches are a 'solemn warning to the South Korean warmongers', a Pentagon official says there is 'no adjustment or change in plans'
Retired Lieutenant General Jacinto Ligot may have won a tax case over the military 'pabaon' scandal but he has no choice but to proceed to presentation of evidence in a related forfeiture case
'Officers and soldiers from the army and National Intelligence and Security Service, some of them retired, were trying to carry out a coup,' says General Jamal Omar of Sudan's ruling military council
The survey results come as the US and the Taliban engage in talks on bringing to a close the conflict which Washington launched in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena thumbs down a deal that would allow US troops access to the country's ports. Its strategic port in Hambantota is on a 99-year lease with China
(UPDATED) The breakthrough comes after two days of talks following the collapse of the previous round of negotiations in May over who should lead the new ruling body – a civilian or soldier