Despite constitutional limits, Philippine president considering martial law if drug problem turns 'virulent'.
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by Andrew Mitrovica
Rodrigo Duterte21 Dec 2016 05:53 GMT
President admitted last week to "personally" killing three men as mayor of Davao City during a gunfight in the 1980s.
Rodrigo Duterte16 Dec 2016 09:47 GMT
More than 1,000 people have been killed every month during the first six months of Duterte’s term.
Rodrigo Duterte15 Dec 2016 14:52 GMT
Police records and data gathered by Al Jazeera show close to 6,000 killed since new president took office on June 30.
Rodrigo Duterte15 Dec 2016 13:12 GMT
President Rodrigo Duterte defends law enforcers from allegations of human rights abuses during police operations.
Rodrigo Duterte15 Dec 2016 10:09 GMT
Philippine President Duterte's claims of killings when he was a mayor constitute "high crimes", two senators say.
Philippines14 Dec 2016 06:44 GMT
As death toll rises, Philippine prisons and drug rehab centres fill to capacity as many try to avoid the same fate.
Human Rights11 Dec 2016 13:59 GMT
Catholic Churches across Manila signal opposition to legislative move to bring back executions on at least 20 crimes.
Rodrigo Duterte07 Dec 2016 14:03 GMT
Tough-talking president says he's willing to go to jail for policemen accused of "rubbing out" a drug-linked mayor.
Murder06 Dec 2016 19:30 GMT
Probe contradicts President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that imprisoned mayor linked to illegal drugs died in a gun battle.
Philippines03 Dec 2016 09:45 GMT
Philippines leader says he sensed a "good rapport" with the US president-elect during their phone call.
Rodrigo Duterte03 Dec 2016 08:04 GMT
Top aide describes seven-minute phone call between the two presidents as "very engaging" and "animated".
Rodrigo Duterte28 Nov 2016 21:36 GMT
Philippines president blasts calls for his trial at the international criminal court over bloody crackdown on drugs.
Philippines28 Nov 2016 06:45 GMT
Fighting continues in the town of Butig, two days after the Maute Group took over a local town hall.
Inside Story25 Nov 2016 20:16 GMT
'Day of Rage' protests in the Philippines after former dictator is laid to rest in cemetery for heroes.
Rodrigo Duterte24 Nov 2016 04:47 GMT
Outspoken president has shown no qualms about confronting conglomerates that dominate the Philippines' economy.
by Andrew Mitrovica
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