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He should be serving his 3rd term as councilor of the small town of Moises Padilla, but Michael Garcia was killed in an ambush on April 25
Cebu Provincial Police say the suspects were looking for money
Fights inside voting precincts are reported in election hot spot Abra
The Commission on Elections has recorded 43 incidents of election-related violence as of May 12
(UPDATED) ‘Residents reported men on motorcycles leaving notes, telling the residents they’re being monitored, and that if they go to vote, the men will return for them’
Rogelio 'Roger' Concepcion is a cousin of slain Balaoan town vice mayor Al-Fred Concepcion
(UPDATED) Detectives hunting the gunman has released footage of the unrest, hoping that the community would help trace her killers
Police say reelectionist councilor Jolomar Hilario was shot dead in his residence in Moises Padilla town, Negros Occidental
Get to know Vanessa Rodel, who obtained asylum status in Canada years after sheltering US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong
The UP men’s basketball team and UP Pep Squad collaborate to battle violence against women, sexism and misogyny
Ernesto Ramirez is not just training these youngsters to be talented fencers, he's trying to keep them away from violence and trouble.
Women in Mauritania are fighting an uphill battle to see tougher penalties for sexual violence and discrimination in a conservative state where criminal law is derived from Sharia
Sylvia Claudio, dean of the University of the Philippines' College of Social Work and Community Development, says one way to address violence against women is to start tackling the issue at home
The election delay has increased tensions between the ruling All Progressives Congress and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, stoking fears of violence and rigging
India accuses Pakistan of harboring the militants behind the attack, which sparks nationwide outrage and some public calls for war against the nuclear-armed arch-rival to avenge the killings
The police operations that led to the gunfight are due to 'shoot-outs in the area caused by the dispute between rival criminal groups'
'No more climate denialism. No more evasions. @HouseDemocrats are in charge,' tweets the House Natural Resources Committee
The attack is the latest in a series ascribed to the jihadist group which began a bloody insurgency in 2009 that has spread to neighboring countries, prompting a regional military response
ISIS announced on January 25 that its East Asia Province in Lanao del Sur clashed with government troops
"This regime has to go immediately," opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi Mahdi tells hundreds of worshippers at a mosque in Omdurman, after nearly daily anti-government protests.
The latest mass shooting ramps up the number of people killed in gun violence in the US to nearly 40,000 in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
'The attack took place around 7:30 pm when an unknown number of gunmen dressed in black entered the temple through a rear area via a creek,' says Thai local superintendent Pakdi Preechachon
"It's hatred that killed Pawel," Civic Platform Party leader Grzegorz Schetyna told lawmakers.
'All Colombians reject terrorism and we're united in fighting it,' President Ivan Duque says in the aftermath
Hundreds of officers are on guard on the Champs-Elysees, where banks, jewelry stores and other shops have boarded up windows in anticipation of renewed looting and violence
Governor Ron DeSantis said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel had "repeatedly failed" and "demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership" following shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017.
UK nationals are advised to 'monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant, and avoid large public gatherings'
Clashes are reported across the state after the two women activists, escorted by police, entered the Sabarimala temple in a surprise pre-dawn operation on Wednesday, January 2
Rights group Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society lists 586 dead in its annual 2018 toll: 267 militants, 160 civilians – including 31 children – and the rest, state police and Indian armed forces
(UPDATED) Protesters urge Sudan President Omar al-Bashir to step down amid rising prices of bread and violent crackdown on opposition
(4th UPDATE) The election-day deaths brought to 18 the official police toll for election violence since the ballot was announced on November 8
At least 29 fighters, including 22 Huthi rebels, are killed in clashes and air strikes in Hodeida province, a pro-government military source told Agence France-Presse
In addition to the number of local residents fleeing, 53,000 other refugees from Mali continue to suffer from violence in the area
Campus police file cases against members of Upsilon Sigma Phi and Alpha Phi Beta over an altercation last November 13
'Violence is in our everyday lives, and if we want to get rid of violence [in our society], we have to get rid of it in our everyday lives,' professor Jo Dionisio tells students
'We can only achieve what we have envisioned if we choose to participate in movements to call out for the rightful punishment and removal of these fraternities'
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The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy also takes down the centennial exhibit of the Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity that's supposed to run until December 7
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the order is simply meant to intensity efforts to achieve peace, especially in the countryside
PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde also fends off criticism that the order may be prelude to military rule across the country, saying it 'has nothing to do with martial law'
Those leaked conversations are a mirror of the hatred and bigotry that fuel violence. What happens next will be a litmus test for UP.
Tens of thousands rally across Europe on the eve of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
The charred body of a priest has been recovered in the central town of Alindao, where sectarian clashes have claimed at least 37 lives this week, says Catholic Church
Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour says the council is 'paralyzed' and has 'failed to shoulder its responsibility' to take action to end the violence
'There are indications that several people inside fought back and tried to not only save themselves but other people,' says police chief Michael DeLeo
Fighting has killed 414 jihadists and 227 SDF fighters in total since the assault began on September 10, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
Civilians make up most of the casualty count, says provincial governor spokesman Mohammad Jawad Hejri
'The bomb had been placed on a motorcycle and detonated among the supporters of a female candidate in Rustaq district,' says Afghan provincial police
Long-held beliefs and traditions are often barriers to improving the situation of children in the Philippines, says UNICEF