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Coronavirus Outbreak: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte accuses rebels of killing soldiers, threatens to declare martial law
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte accuses rebels of killing soldiers, threatens to declare martial law

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque on Friday said Rodrigo Duterte also approved during a meeting with cabinet officials the extension of a lockdown in metropolitan Manila and several provinces and cities up to 15 May.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sets 60-day timeframe for peace talks with communist rebels
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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sets 60-day timeframe for peace talks with communist rebels

Duterte said he had set a window for peace talks he is seeking to revive with communist guerrillas, urging the rebels’ exiled leader to hammer out a deal

Senior UN official slams Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for mistreating envoys, says he needs 'psychiatric evaluation'
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Senior UN official slams Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for mistreating envoys, says he needs 'psychiatric evaluation'

The UN human rights chief said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has launched profanity-laced diatribes against United Nations rapporteurs, needs "psychiatric evaluation"

Watch: Philippine communist rebels seek to outlast Duterte
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Watch: Philippine communist rebels seek to outlast Duterte

Philippine communist leader Jaime Padilla plots the next step in one of Asia's oldest insurgencies with a new generation of fighters.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's bodyguards wounded in ambush by suspected Communist rebels
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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's bodyguards wounded in ambush by suspected Communist rebels

Four of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's bodyguards were shot and wounded by suspected communist rebels a day after the insurgents warned of attacks

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signals end of peace talks with Communists
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signals end of peace talks with Communists

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signalled the end of peace talks with Communist rebels, with the government pulling out of the negotiations days after both parties announced an end to the truce, the media reported on Sunday.

Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks
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Philippines frees top communist leaders to join peace talks

These releases are being seen as a goodwill measures that will create a positive environment for the progress of the peace talks in Philippines.