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This is the first step in Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido's removal from President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial drug list
Turkey has 12 observation posts in Idlib as part of a Turkey-Russia deal, but Ankara's forces have come under attack this month from Syrian regime force
Randy Ribay's book – set in the backdrop of President Rodrigo Duterte's 'war on drugs' – is among the 20 novels from around the world vying for the prestigious literary award
United States Federal Reserve officials note the 'phase one' trade deal with China 'would still leave a large portion of the tariffs in place'
The flight comes days after the government announced it had wrested the entire region around the second city of Aleppo back from jihadists and their rebel allies
(UPDATED) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch an operation in Idlib by the end of the month if Damascus fails to withdraw its troops behind Turkish military positions
Biomedical engineers find that the French World War I 'Adrian' helmet performed better than modern designs in protecting from overhead blasts.
More than 120,000 Japanese-Americans were sent to 10 concentration camps throughout western states and Arkansas during World War II after President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order
'We don't want to make it impossible to do business with us,' says United States President Donald Trump, even as he has launched disputes with trading partners
Products that will qualify for the exemptions include patient monitors, blood transfusion equipment, and instruments to measure blood pressure
According to Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa, the cop was recently shot dead
How did drug war poster boy Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido end up in President Rodrigo Duterte's own drug list?
We must read this because it is written for us. We, too, must rescue ourselves from our stony indifference.
'The allegations of gross human rights violations against Shavendra Silva, documented by the United Nations and other organizations, are serious and credible,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says Police Lieutenant Colonel Espenido 'continues to enjoy the trust and confidence of the President'
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año confirms Rappler's report that drug war poster boy Lieutenant Colonel Jovie Espenido is on President Rodrigo Duterte's own drug list
Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa gives cops on the Duterte drug list the chance to retire early before being investigated for administrative and criminal cases
Police arrested one suspect in the shooting, and are hunting the other 2
(UPDATED) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens to strike Syrian regime forces 'everywhere' if his soldiers come under renewed attack
One of President Rodrigo Duterte's most lauded cops is on his own drug list
The ICC has charged Bashir and 3 of his former aides with genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes
'In just 10 weeks, since 1 December, some 690,000 people have been displaced from their homes in Idlib and surrounding areas,' says the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Philippine National Police chief General Archie Gamboa says they will not publish the names of the police on the drug list, stressing that they are innocent until proven guilty
This is a fabricated, rehashed claim that first surfaced in 2017
Bulacan police conduct multiple anti-drug operations from February 3 to February 9
This comes after he was ordered relieved by the PNP national headquarters effective February 5
Next time, the controversial cop says, he will not fail
Levies of 5% and 10% on more than 1,700 items will be cut 'to alleviate economic and trade friction'
Batang May K!, a collaboration between PhilRights and Makô, hopes to make children understand better the importance of human rights amid violations under President Rodrigo Duterte
PhilRights executive director Nymia Simbulan says the lack of state accountability reflects 'how the government values and looks at human rights and human lives'
Aside from 'Star Wars' and 'Frozen,' the company also had a strong 1st quarter thanks to the launch of Disney ++
Disney is ramping up Baby Yoda content with season two of 'Mandalorian' in October and 'potential spin-offs' in the works
According to the UN, the vast majority – 80% – are women and children
The evangelical pastor, now one of the House of Representatives' deputy speakers, says 'scalawag' policemen are behind the drug killings
Enjoy the movie that started it all – with a live full orchestra
Authorities say the operation required the evacuation of about 3,500 residents
Enumerating her office's achievements, Vice President Leni Robredo urges journalists to help her fight authoritarianism
Amnesty International says that 'families were unable to obtain justice for their loved ones, due to enormous obstacles to filing cases against perpetrators, including fear of retaliation'
Records show that only 38,000 of the 140,000 Jews who lived in the Netherlands survived World War II but no government apology has been offered for the role the authorities played
The Laoag police say Andrew Ventura was Number 3 in their most wanted list for another offense – running away with a motorcycle
Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK) dismisses the findings as a 'blatant PR exercise'
The suspected shabu was hidden in 20 individual teabags, which weighed around 20 kilos overall and were placed inside a gray luggage bag
'The need for international mechanisms to provide accountability is as great as ever,' says Human Rights Watch Deputy Asia Director Phil Robertson
(UPDATED) The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) says a withdrawal of communication is not even allowed under the Rome Statute
The numbers tattooed on their left arms have faded, much in the same way that the collective memory of the Holocaust is blurring
(UPDATED) Majority of respondents in the December 2019 survey agree with the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution calling for actions against extrajudicial killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-illegal drug campaign
For too long Duterte’s war on drugs has hidden behind a veil of fear, lies, and misconceptions. It’s high time for facts and statistics to pierce that veil.
'Hindi namin imbento iyong data. Iyong data, galing sa kanila,' says Vice President Leni Robredo, after law enforcement agencies claimed she got her drug war numbers wrong
Don't U2 fans who support the drug war know that many of U2’s socio-political songs espouse empathy, mercy, and compassion?