Philippines' Duterte hurt in motorycle crash
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hurt his hip and suffered scratches in a motorcycle accident, senior aides of the 74-year-old leader said Thursday.
Five dead in Philippine quake
Five people were killed and dozens were injured after a powerful earthquake hit the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday.
Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal
The Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.
What does ‘independence’ mean?
The years between 1957 and 1963 were very crucial to African countries within the context of gaining independence from colonial powers.
'Dead or alive': Philippines' Duterte warns ex-cons to turn themselves in
More than a thousand ex-prisoners prematurely freed under a controversial law in the Philippines will be captured "dead or alive" if they do not surrender before a Thursday deadline, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
15 killed as truck plunges down ravine in Philippines
Fifteen people, including children, were killed Tuesday in the southern Philippines when the flatbed truck they were riding in plummeted into a ravine, police said.
Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances
Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn.
Suicide bomber killed at Philippine army base
A suicide bomber dressed in a traditional Muslim woman's gown died after detonating a bomb outside a military camp in the restive southern Philippines, but no other casualties were reported, authorities said.