Arrested and killed over Bangladesh's war on drugs: Crackdown reflects Sheikh Hasina's growing authoritarian rule, say critics
Bangladesh police arrested Riazul Islam as he was walking home from his in-laws’ house. At 3:15 am, he was shot dead in a sandy field beside a set of railroad tracks north of Dhaka.
Rodrigo Duterte threatens to kill 100 Philippines police officers accused of corruption, abuse of power
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte threatened to kill 100 police officers accused of corruption and abuse of power
Prove God's existence with picture or selfie, and I will immediately resign, says Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, who recently sparked outrage for calling God stupid, has courted new controversy in his largely Roman Catholic country by saying he will resign if anybody can prove that God exists.
John Oliver vs world leaders: From Rodrigo Duterte to Xi Jinping, heads of state who got the Last Week Tonight treatment
John Oliver's latest story on Xi Jinping led to his ban in China. But this is not the first time a government or a foreign leader has reacted in this manner.
Rodrigo Duterte calls God 'stupid', faces backlash from Catholic Church for 'completely inappropriate' remarks
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte faced growing outrage on Tuesday in his largely Catholic nation after calling God "stupid", the latest furore he has sparked with an unfiltered broadside
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte faces growing outrage after calling God 'stupid' in Catholic nation
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced growing outrage on Tuesday in his largely Catholic nation after calling God "stupid", the latest furore he has sparked with an unfiltered broadside.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words over treatment of domestic workers
The spat began when a murdered maid was found in her employer's freezer, prompting Duterte to lash out at the "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says Kuwait work ban is 'permanent' as diplomatic standoff intensifies
Duterte said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers
Rodrigo Duterte praises Kim Jong-un for pledging to work with Moon Jae-in, says he is now 'hero of everybody'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, whom he had previously called a “fool”, is now the “hero of everybody”, after Kim pledged to work with Seoul for “complete denuclearisation” of the peninsula
The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer in Kuwait earlier this year.
Kuwait expels Philippines envoy, recalls own diplomat from Manila amid rising tensions over treatment of domestic workers
Kuwait said on Wednesday it is expelling the Philippine ambassador and recalling its own envoy from Manila as tensions rise over the treatment of domestic workers.
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
Philippines criticises Facebook's choice of independent fact-checkers meant to prevent the spread of fake news
Research has shown Filipinos to be among the most active social media users in the world, spending an average of 4 hours a day on platforms like Facebook.
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte urges lawmakers to fast-track impeachment of top judge Maria Lourdes Sereno
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday lawmakers must "fast-track" the impeachment of the nations top judge, further stacking the odds against her staying in office.
Philippines drug war: President Rodrigo Duterte calls UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein 'empty-headed'
Duterte has launched a foul-mouthed attack on the UN human rights chief, calling him "empty-headed" in a row over international criticism of the drug war
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"
As US, Vietnam bolster military ties, USS Carl Vinson's arrival in Danang represents show of strength amid South China Sea tensions
A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in the disputed South China Sea
Rodrigo Duterte says Philippines in talks with Chinese state firm on joint exploration of South China Sea
The Philippines said on Thursday it is in talks with a Chinese state firm for a joint South China Sea energy resource exploration and extraction.
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte orders soldiers to shoot women rebels in vagina, draws ire of human rights groups
Human Rights Watch said Duterte's remark, uttered last week before supposedly surrendered communist rebels, is the latest of Duterte's "series of misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statement
Rodrigo Duterte calls human rights activists a 'noisy bunch', says he 'pities' Aung San Suu Kyi for Rohingya criticism
Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said he pities Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for being in the storm of international criticism over her handling of the Rohingya refugee crisis