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Philippines’ Duterte gives middle finger to EU

© Provided by AFP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in Manila on September 13, 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 … Continue reading

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Obama cancels meeting with Duterte after reported ‘son of a whore’ comment

© Coconuts Media It was supposed to be the first meeting of the two leaders. PHOTO: Philstar US President Barack Obama has cancelled a planned meeting with Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, the White House said, after his Asian ally launched … Continue reading

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Duterte orders annihilation of Abu Sayyaf after hostage beheading

-Reuters DAVAO CITY: After reports that Abu Sayyaf terrorists had beheaded an 18-year-old hostage, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte (pic) said he had given orders to eliminate the organisation. “That’s why I’m sending the troops there and tell them to destroy … Continue reading

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Duterte orders soldiers: Finish off Abu Sayyaf

President Rodrigo Duterte said that the greatest threat to the country in the next five to ten years is terrorism. Philstar.com/File photo CEBU CITY, Philippines (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night urged soldiers to increase their campaign against terrorism, including the … Continue reading

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Singapore MP resigns over affair with grassroots activist

Lim holding images of Ong at a rally last year SINGAPORE: People’s Action Party (PAP) Bukit Batok MP David Ong, who resigned suddenly on Saturday, is believed to have had an extramarital affair with a woman who is a grassroots … Continue reading

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Iran billionaire sentenced to death for corruption

TEHRAN: : Iran has sentenced billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani, reportedly one of the country’s richest men, to death, convicting him of corruption after a long trial on accusations he fraudulently pocketed $2.8 billion. A justice official announced the punishment Sunday, … Continue reading

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‘Allah ordered’ child beheading, nanny says in Moscow court

Bobokulova has been undergoing psychiatric examinations since her detention over the murder of the girl, Nastya, whom the judge said was born in 2011. Investigators had initially estimated she was three or four years old. MOSCOW: A nanny accused of … Continue reading

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