26 Sep 2016
A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP Monday she intended to visit the Philippines to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on crime, but was seeking security ...
21 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has launched a profanity-filled tirade against the European Union, in his latest riposte to international criticism of the rising death toll in his brutal crackdown on crime.
19 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked for a six-month extension for his war on drugs, saying there are too many people involved in the narcotics trade and he "cannot kill them all".
17 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were hungry to establish a caliphate, as he toughens his stance on the kidnap-for-ransom group accused of a deadly bombing ...
16 Sep 2016
The Philippines faced calls Friday to investigate its firebrand president after a self-confessed hitman alleged Rodrigo Duterte ordered a thousand opponents and suspected criminals murdered when he was a city mayor.
16 Sep 2016
Senator Leila de Lima, chairman of the Senate committee on justice and human rights, presented yesterday witness Edgar Matobato, who also claimed that Duterte’s son Paolo, now the vice mayor of Davao, had ordered the killing of a businessman in 2014.
15 Sep 2016
Rodrigo Duterte shot dead a justice department employee and ordered the murder of opponents, a former death squad member told parliament Thursday, in explosive allegations against the Philippine president.
13 Sep 2016
The United States said the Philippine government had not officially communicated President Rodrigo Duterte's demand to pull US military advisers out of the rebellion-torn ...
13 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte insisted Monday that he snubbed US leader Barack Obama after Washington cancelled their scheduled bilateral meeting in Laos last week.
12 Sep 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte ratcheted up his feud with the United States on Monday, ordering all American special forces out of the southern Philippines where they have been advising local troops battling Muslim extremists.
10 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, saying he was "not a fan" of the United States, vowed Saturday to steer an independent course for the key Asian ally and refrain from confronting territorial rival China.
6 Sep 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret Tuesday that a tirade against Barack Obama, in which he called the US leader a "son of a whore", came across as a personal attack.