The Federal Bureau of Investigation says it believes Carter Page, a former foreign policy advisor to the campaign of Donald Trump 'has been the subject of targeted recruitment by the Russian government.'
It defines marriage as the 'voluntary and consensual union between two people' without specifying their biological sex
Political analyst Julio Teehankee says 'unintended consequences' of federalism include 'escalated political rivalry and electoral violence among political clans'
The Vice President will not oppose just anything and everything about the Duterte administration, but she will be the unifying force of dissent
Daniel Ortega says the protesters, financed by the 'North American empire' and domestic business chiefs, had been conspiring to mount a coup d'etat against him
The taking of Masaya by forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega was a significant development in 3 months of unrest that has left at least 280 people dead
The US justice department says the charges are conspiring to act as an agent of Russia 'by developing relationships with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics'
It is in the voting precincts, not on Twitter or Facebook, where voters shake things up. Will the 2019 elections be game changing or make us slide faster to the kangkungan?
The unrest was sparked by the government's plans for major fuel price hikes — 38% for gasoline, 47% for diesel, and 51% for kerosene
Administration critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says he is willing to take a step back and give Vice President Leni Robredo 'the space that she needs to deliver the message to the people'
The anti-establishment leftist announces a 12-point plan for legislation to deliver the 'true change' he has promised Mexicans fed up with crime and corruption
Attorney General Raquel Dodge says there is evidence that when appeals judge Rogerio Favreto acted professionally, he did so 'motivated by personal feelings and interests'
It takes Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis 9 months to form a government after he won last October's election, with potential partners initially shunning him over allegations of EU subsidy fraud among other concerns
In an emotional phone call with Liao Yiwu recently, Liu Xia says, 'They should add a line to the constitution: 'Loving Liu Xiaobo is a serious crime – it's a life sentence'.'
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has already transformed Turkey in 15 years of rule, takes his oath of office in parliament under the new presidential system denounced by opponents as a one-man regime
'As a form of protest, I did not argue and push for its adoption anymore because the provision, as crafted, is useless,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, proponent of the anti-political dynasty provision
(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's dramatic resignation follows those of Brexit minister David Davis and his deputy Steve Baker overnight over May's plans to keep Britain economically close to the bloc
(2nd UPDATE) The Bangsamoro Transition Commission, some members of which belong to political families, has strongly opposed the ban on dynasties, saying it is a 'clear violation' of a person's right to vote and be voted
Judge Pedro Gebran Neto overturns a shock order to free Lula, which dropped hours earlier from Judge Rogerio Favreto at an appeals court in the southern city of Porto Alegre
Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says the referendum on the name change would take place 'probably at the end of September'
President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's victory is the first time in Mexico's modern democracy that a candidate has won more than half the vote
(3rd UPDATE) The first ex-premier in Malaysia to appear before a judge, Najib Razak pleads not guilty to 3 counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit
Under the Duterte administration, artists have become among the strongest voices of resistance
Directly across from the White House, demonstrators filled Lafayette Square park in an atmosphere of both indignation and sadness, before marching toward the Capitol
The victims include 48 candidates running for office – 28 who are killed during the primary campaigns and 20 during the general election campaign, says Etellekt
'I think this is the biggest seizure in Malaysian history,' says Amar Singh, the police's head of commercial crime investigations
According to a detailed profile this week in Vogue, just months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was still working as a server in a restaurant. She identifies as a Democratic socialist.
Nicaragua's influential Catholic bishops say delegates from both sides are evaluating a proposal to organize new elections for March 2019 rather than at the end of 2021 as scheduled
Government agencies were unable to say what would happen to the children already sent to tent camps and other facilities spread across the country while their parents were charged with immigration offenses.
According to a draft memo obtained by Time magazine, the navy plans to build 'temporary and austere' tent cities to house 25,000 migrants across 3 abandoned air fields in Alabama, 47,000 people at a facility near San Francisco, and another 47,000 at a training center in southern California
Thousands of people welcome several prominent bishops, who leads them through Masaya in procession behind a statue of Jesus
Here are some of the other historic moments for women in government.
It is the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilograms
(UPDATED) A handful of House Democrats yell out at Donald Trump in a rare face-to-face demonstration against a president by sitting members of Congress
Moving the prisoners will satisfy demands made by Catalonia's two separatist parties and the Basque Nationalist Party which helped Pedro Sanchez topple his conservative predecessor Mariano Rajoy
(UPDATED) Officials in Athens insist that the deal will help stabilize the historically volatile Balkan region, permitting Greece to focus on other regional challenges
'We will be friendly with China, but we do not want to be indebted to China,' says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad
The ruling party also plans to send a delegation to Pyongyang 'to meet with their counterparts from the Workers' Party of Korea'
The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."
'It is much better to open the party membership to non-politicians because we are assured that they join the party not to win the election but because we have the same principles,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The report reviews one of the most controversial chapters of the 2016 election battle between the Republican Trump and his Democratic rival Clinton.
(3rd UPDATE) Fierce unrest in other areas persists, leaving at least 4 dead during pro-government attacks on activists guarding barricades
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Nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr hails the formation of 'a true alliance to accelerate the formation of a national government away from any dogmatism'
The ousted chief justice calls on Tindig Pilipinas to join with other forces, but Senator Hontiveros says they still have a fundamental difference with the Left
CBS television network, which broadcast the Tony Awards Sunday night, bleeped out De Niro's expletive
That Kris – once the Aquino clan's loose cannon – could outgun, outtalk and outmessage the 'Yellows' indicates something wrong with the opposition
'Go ahead, Mr Duterte, order somebody to shoot me and, I assure you, it would lead to your end,' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV dares President Rodrigo Duterte
The new cases eerily echo the odd noises and subsequent illnesses suffered by 24 U.S. diplomats evacuated from Cuba since 2016, deepening a baffling medical enigma.
(UPDATED) Here is a recap of the decades of tensions between the two countries