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10/22/2016 05:55 AM EST
Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte walks back comments about split with U.S.
Some in the Philippine government -- including, apparently, President Rodrigo Duterte himself -- indicated Friday that burning their bridge..
10/21/2016 10:55 AM EST
Public executions on the rise in North Korea as leader Kim Jong Un worries about safety
The number of public executions in North Korea continues to rise under Kim Jong Un, according to Seoul's spy agency.
10/21/2016 05:57 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte blasts 'loud, discourteous' Americans
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday threw insults at the American people, describing them as "loud and discourteous" while praising Filipinos and Orientals..
10/20/2016 01:50 PM EST
Rodrigo Duterte aligns Philippines with China & says U.S. has lost
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on Thursday, declaring he had realigned..
10/19/2016 04:47 PM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte says 'goodbye' to US ties in Beijing
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said it was "time to say goodbye" to the US during a visit to China on Wednesday..
10/19/2016 10:42 AM EST
Philippines police van mows down people during violent anti-US military protest
An anti-U.S. protest in the Philippine capital of Manila turned violent Wednesday as a police van repeatedly rammed into protesters who surrounded the vehicle..
10/18/2016 12:33 PM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte: 'Only China can help us'
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte suggested in an interview that China can become his country's most powerful ally.
10/17/2016 06:59 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte says children killed in drug war are 'collateral damage'
Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has referred to innocent people and children as "collateral damage" in his war on drugs..
10/13/2016 01:34 PM EST
Rodrigo Duterte challenges West to probe Philippines drugs war
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte called U.S. President Barack Obama, the European Union and United Nations "fools" on Thursday..
10/13/2016 07:19 AM EST
North Korean military leader turns up at party congress after execution and burial
A North Korean general has seemingly come back from the dead, showing up at a Workers' Party Congress after reportedly being executed in February.
10/13/2016 06:43 AM EST
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte To Ban Smoking in Public
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to sign a new law that would ban smoking, nationwide, in public places..
10/11/2016 12:21 PM EST
North Korea's Kim Jong Un missing from public events during national anniversary
After a week of speculation that North Korea may engage in a provocation during a major national anniversary, attention..
10/11/2016 11:31 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte on US alliance: 'Do you really think we need it?'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he will not abrogate a defense treaty with the United States but questioned its importance..
10/09/2016 11:31 AM EST
North Korea Sending Out Cold War-Era Coded 'Spy' Messages Amid Tensions
North Korea's state radio station began broadcasting encrypted messages early Sunday morning, reports Yonhap News Agency.
10/08/2016 07:53 AM EST
US Ambassador denied CIA plot to kill Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines Official
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said US Ambassador Philip Goldberg has denied that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was planning to kill..
10/07/2016 11:00 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte dares CIA to 'oust' him
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (Oct 7) dared the United States' CIA spy agency to try and oust him..
10/07/2016 06:18 AM EST
Philippines Suspends Patrols With US in South China Sea
The Philippine defense chief said Friday that he had suspended participation in any joint patrols with the U.S. of the disputed..
10/06/2016 06:02 PM EST
Philippines: 76% Approval Rating for President Rodrigo Duterte
Three months into his presidency, more than three out of four Filipinos report being satisfied with Rodrigo Duterte's time in office..
10/06/2016 03:33 PM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte dares US, EU to withdraw aid
President Rodrigo Duterte has told the United States and the European Union to "go ahead" and withdraw financial aid to the Philippines if they're unhappy..
10/04/2016 01:48 PM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte Visits Synagogue to Apologize for Hitler Remark
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited a synagogue in the Manila metropolis Tuesday to personally apologize to the Jewish community..
10/04/2016 08:35 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte says he will eventually 'break up with America'
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday eventually he would "break up with" the United States, saying the old ally had failed his country.
10/04/2016 08:01 AM EST
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte tells Obama 'go to hell'
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday told U.S. President Barack Obama to "go to hell" and said the United States had..
10/03/2016 08:57 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte says Chinese official asked him to align with China
President Rodrigo Duterte claimed on Sunday that a Chinese official has suggested that he align himself with China because the Philippines..
10/02/2016 08:50 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to Jews for Hitler remarks
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday apologized to the Jewish community, following his pronouncements last week saying he was willing to do to the country's..
10/01/2016 11:15 AM EST
China Is Working with Latin America for a New World Order
We want "a new type of international order, based on peace and a balanced relation of power," said Liu Hongcai.
10/01/2016 10:44 AM EST
China paper: US & South Korea will 'pay the price' for planned missile system
The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably..
10/01/2016 10:27 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte defiant over 'slaughter' call
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte refused to back down Saturday over his stated desire to slaughter millions of people, as global condemnation..
09/30/2016 04:50 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill 3 million drug addicts and likens himself to Hitler
Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, appears to have compared himself to Hitler, saying he would be "happy to slaughter" millions of drug addicts..
09/28/2016 07:37 PM EST
Rodrigo Duterte's brutal rule hasn't dimmed his popularity in Philippines
People here love to tell stories about the man they call "our mayor."
09/28/2016 11:54 AM EST
Rodrigo Duterte says upcoming Philippines - US war games will be last
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that an upcoming military joint exercise with the United States would be the last between..
09/26/2016 08:08 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte wants to 'open alliances' with Russia & China
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would visit Russia and China this year to chart an independent foreign policy..
09/21/2016 01:08 PM EST
North Korea accidentally lets world access its internet & reveals it only has 28 websites
The secretive state somehow accidentally opened access to all the websites hosted on its servers, revealing that it only has 28 registered domains.
09/21/2016 11:49 AM EST
North Korea Says USA Missile Shield Will Be Met With Nuke Strike
North Korean state media said Wednesday the U.S. missile defense shield scheduled for deployment in South Korea will be the number one target..
09/21/2016 11:21 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte shows middle finger to the European Union & says 'f**k you'
The new leader of the Philippines is in a league of his own when it comes to presidential profanity. Rodrigo Duterte's favorite phrase..
09/19/2016 09:28 PM EST
China to Expand Military Reach With The World's Largest Planes
The Soviets built a single Antonov An-225 cargo jet, the longest and heaviest airplane ever built - to carry the Buran space shuttle.
09/19/2016 09:56 AM EST
Japan's prime-minister-in-waiting Tomomi Inada trades nationalism for globalism
Japan's new defense minister, Tomomi Inada, is pushing her country to become a stronger, more independent actor on the world stage..
09/18/2016 12:33 PM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he needed six more months for his war on drugs, saying he only realized how bad the country's..
09/16/2016 07:03 AM EST
Philippines is not 'little brown brother' of USA: foreign minister
The Philippines is firmly committed to its alliance with the United States but will not be lectured on human rights and treated like..
09/15/2016 07:18 AM EST
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte 'ordered 1,000 killings' as mayor
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the killings of around 1,000 criminals and political opponents while he was a city mayor..
09/15/2016 06:30 AM EST
Rodrigo Duterte killed justice official, hitman tells Philippines senate
Rodrigo Duterte shot dead a justice department employee and ordered the murder of opponents, a former death squad member told parliament Thursday..
09/14/2016 04:07 AM EST
Bank of Japan to make negative rates centrepiece of future easing: sources
The Bank of Japan will consider making negative interest rates the centrepiece of future monetary easing by shifting its prime policy target to interest rates..
09/12/2016 09:07 AM EST
Rodrigo Duterte wants US Special Forces out of Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called for the withdrawal of U.S. military from a restive southern island on Monday, fearing an American troop presence..
09/10/2016 10:55 AM EST
South Korea: North's nuclear capability 'speeding up'
South Korea's foreign minister said on Saturday that North Korea's nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world..
09/09/2016 06:13 AM EST
Philippines Rodrigo Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he told President Barack Obama during their encounter in Laos that he never cursed him.
09/06/2016 11:14 AM EST
Large Number of Chinese Vessels Seen Near Disputed Reef in South China Sea
An unusually large number of Chinese vessels have been positioned close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea near the coast..
09/06/2016 01:27 AM EST
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte regrets "son of a bitch" remark
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday expressed regret over his "son of a bitch" remark while referring to President Barack Obama.
09/05/2016 07:31 AM EST
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte warns Obama: 'I will swear at you'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned President Barack Obama not to question him about extrajudicial killings when then meet in Laos..
09/04/2016 01:03 AM EST
Tempers flare as Obama arrives in China
If President Barack Obama was hoping for a graceful start to his final trip to Asia as commander in chief, this wasn't it.
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