Protesters burn a cube effigy with a face of President Rodrigo Duterte during a National Day of Protest outside the presidential palace in metro Manila, Philippines September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
October was the deadliest month in Mexico since the government first began recording homicides two decades ago, with a staggering 2,371 murder investigations opened nationwide last month. An average o...
Five people were arrested Wednesday after meth was found inside penis-shaped candles.
Recent weeks have seen protests, falling approval ratings and threats of international economic repercussions.
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“It’s kind of a cross between ‘Breaking Bad’ and a ‘Sex and the City’ case.”
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His wife and brother were also killed in the police raid.
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte — congratulated last month by U.S. President Donald Trump for his murderous war on drugs — told his soldiers he will back them up if they rape women w...
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“He ordered us to kill Muslims,” Edgar Matobato said.
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Over 2,400 people have been killed in less than three months.
Warning: This article contains graphic images of recent killings in the Philippines. Police and vigilante groups have shot to death hundreds of people in the Philippines in recent months, as newly el...
Hundreds are being shot dead in the street.
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The new president has vowed to eliminate crime and target drug dealers.
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