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Philippines President compares himself to Hitler
Manila, Oct 1 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has compared himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as the Nazi leader killed Jews during the Holocaust.

UN adviser on preventing genocide alarmed over 'disrespectful' ...
New York, Oct 1 : The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed alarm on Friday at public comments by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, in which he reinforced a campaign to kill millions of drug addicts in the Philippines and compared it to the ...

Duterte calls himself Hitler, wants to kill 3 million
Manila, Sep 30 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte likened himself to Hitler on Friday and said he will be happy to kill the three million drug users and dealers in the country.

Duterte accuses US of 'undermining' Philippine peso
Manila, Sep 28 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday accused the United States of "undermining" the Philippines economy and causing the Philippine peso to tumble against the US dollar.

Philippines confirms three new Zika cases
Manila, Sep 26 : Philippines health authorities on Monday reported three new Zika virus cases, bringing the total number diagnosed this year to 12.

Philippines' anti-drug fight 'grabs headlines for wrong reasons,' ...
New York, Sept 25 : Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Philippines' Foreign Minister on Saturday said that the country's fight against corruption, illegal drugs and crimes under the new President has been widely misunderstood.

6.3 earthquake hits Philippines' Mindanao island
Davao, Sept 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island on Saturday, USGS confirmed.

6.5 magnitude quake hits Philippines
Manila, Sep 24 : An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale has jolted Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey has said.

Philippines president Duterte hurls abuses at EU
Manila, Sep 21 : Philippines' president Rodrigo Duterte hurled profanities at the European Union, for its criticism of Duterte's violent anti-drug war campaign, media reports said on Wednesday.

British baron's daughter killed in Philippines drug war
Manila, Sep 20 : The daughter of a flamboyant British baron was shot to death in Quezon city amid a brutal crackdown against drugs in the Philippines, media reported.

Philippines to investigate unlawful drug war killings
Manila, Sep 20 : The Philippine government was already looking into the unlawful killings in the wake of the war against illegal drugs started by President Rodrigo Duterte, a senior government official said.

Duterte seeks more time to win war against drug-related crimes
Manila, Sep 18 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday that his administration needs another six months to win the war against drug-related crimes in the country.

Philippine militant group frees Norwegian hostage
Manila, Sep 18 : A Norwegian man held captive for almost a year by a militant Islamist group in the Philippines has been freed Saturday, according to authorities.

Duterte ordered killings, attacks, says hitman
Manila, Sep 15 : Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte ordered attacks and killings of political adversaries when he was mayor of Davao, according to the confessions of a hitman before an investigation committee of the Senate on Thursday.

Will respect military pact with US: Philippines
Manila, Sep 13 : The Philippines will respect the military accord signed between it and the US in 2014 that allows Washington to use Manila bases and boost its presence in the Southeast Asian region, a minister said.

Duterte wants US special forces to leave Philippines
Manila, Sep 12 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that US special forces in southern Philippines should leave, media reported.

Philippines will pursue independent foreign policy: Rodrigo Duterte
Beijing [China], Sep. 10 : Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte emphasised on Saturday that Philippines will pursue an independent foreign policy "without any interference" from any country.

Philippines says Indonesia can enter its waters to fight pirates
Jakarta, Sep 9 : The Philippines will grant the Indonesian navy access to its territorial waters if they are chasing pirates, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said during an official visit here on Friday.

Why the Indian establishment fears Kejriwal? (Comment: Special to )
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte admittedly has an uncontrollable temper, otherwise he would not have used a common Filipino term of abuse against President Obama: Putang ina, which means "son of a whore". Over 3,000 people have been killed in three months in extra judicial killings as part ...

ASEAN considers tribunal's verdict on South China Sea 'legal and ...
Vientiane [Laos], Sep. 8 : In an apparent warning to China, U.S. President Barack Obama has said all ASEAN members agreed that Beijing should uphold the verdict of The Hague arbitration tribunal on the South China Sea dispute with the Philippines as it is "legal and binding".

I don't take such comments personally: Obama on Philippines Prez 'son ...
Vientiane [Laos], Sep. 8 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama said he does not take remarks like those of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally, saying it is perhaps Rodrigo's way of speaking.

Days after slur, Obama, Rodrigo Duterte meet briefly
Vientiane (Laos) Sep 8 : It was brief and it was only pleasantries, but President Obama and President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines spoke to each other on Wednesday, just two days after Dutertes insulting remark prompted Obama to cancel their first meeting.

Philippines denies crisis with US after Duterte insults Obama
Manila, Sep 7 : The Philippines on Wednesday denied the existence of any crisis with the US, after Washington cancelled a bilateral meeting following Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's insults to his US counterpart Barack Obama.

Philippines hopes for informal meeting between Obama, Duterte
Manila, Sep 7 : The Philippine government is hoping for an "informal" meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and his US counterpart Barack Obama, after the latter cancelled an official meeting between the two leaders that was scheduled for Tuesday.

Duterte regrets his remarks for Obama
Vientiane, Sep 6 : Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday expressed regret over his obscene remarks for US President Barack Obama in which he called the latter "son of a whore".

Philippines President regrets calling Obama "son of a whore"
New York [US], Sept. 6 : Following US President Barack Obama move to cancel a meeting after Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte called him a "son of a whore", the latter said he regrets his earlier comments, adding, it "came across as a personal attack"

No Obama-Duterte bilateral meeting in Laos: US
Vientiane, Sep 6 : US President Barack Obama and his Philippines counterpart Rodrigo Duterte will not meet in Laos on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit and East Asia Summit, the US Embassy here confirmed on Tuesday.

Philippines president to Obama: 'I'm no American puppet'
Washington/Manila, Sep 6 : US President Barack Obama had better think twice about raising the issue of Philippine extra-judicial killings, warned the country's confrontational leader on Monday.

Despite Washington's warning, new Chinese vessels spotted in South ...
Hangzhou [China], Sep. 5 (ANI): A large number of Chinese vessels have been positioned close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea near the coast of the Philippines, despite warnings by the United States that Beijing should refrain from such provocations.

Philippines President declares state of emergency
Manila, Sep 5 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday declared a state of national emergency on the account of lawlessness, the Malacanang Presidential Palace said.

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