Politics

Philippines investigates police killing of 17-year-old

Committee investigates police accountability in Duterte's drug war, with a focus on the fatal shooting of teenager.

Philippine Senate probes police killing of Delos Santos

Asia Pacific

Thousands tell Duterte: Stop killings in war on drugs

President admits 'abuses' in war on drugs as demonstrators say death toll has now reached 13,000.

Thousands demand end to killings in Duterte's drug war

Asia Pacific

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle challenges dozens of killings by police last week saying 'stop wasting human lives'.

Philippine church leader urges end to drug killings

Human Rights

Death toll continues to rise in Duterte's war on drugs

Police claim killing of 25 criminals in Manila's week of bloodshed as President Duterte continues crackdown.

Death toll continues to rise in Duterte's war on drugs

Asia Pacific

Duterte on 'bloodiest' drug raids: 'That's beautiful'

Philippine president showers praise on police, who killed 32 suspects in the bloodiest drug raids near capital Manila.

Duterte lauds bloody drug raids in Bulacan state

Asia Pacific

Philippines: 32 killed in bloodiest night of 'drug war'

Police slaughter dozens of suspected drug dealers and arrest more than 100 in raids near the capital, Manila.

Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day

Asia Pacific

Police kill Philippine mayor and wife in drug raid

Ozamiz city mayor was among list of officials publicly shamed last year by President Duterte of being linked to drugs.

Police kill Reynaldo Parojinog and wife in drug raid

Human Rights

Philippine police 'dumping bodies' of drug war victims

Local fishermen tell Al Jazeera they have been hired by authorities to dispose of bodies as 'trash' in the Manila Bay.

War & Conflict

Philippines troops 'kill four communist rebels'

Clashes in country's east come week after President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks.

East Philippines: Troops 'kill four communist rebels'

Philippines

Philippines' Duterte vows to continue his drug war

In his annual address, the president calls on critics not to trivialise his drugs war by demanding human rights.

Philippines' Duterte vows to continue his drug war

Asia Pacific

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao until 2018

Congress backs bid by President Duterte to give army further powers in order to clear fighters from troubled region.

MPs back Duterte's bid to extend Mindanao martial law

War & Conflict

Duterte: Communists next target after ISIL 'fools'

Philippine government halts talks with communist rebels after series of attacks as president vows new offensive.

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels

Asia Pacific

Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid ISIL threat

Philippine leader seeks congress approval to keep military rule in Mindanao region until end of 2017 amid ISIL threat.

Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid ISIL threat

Philippines

Filipino Muslim rebels pin hope on new peace deal

Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels back new draft law establishing a more powerful autonomous region in Mindanao.

Filipino Muslim rebels pin hope on new peace deal

Asia Pacific

Duterte draws criticism for 'Miss Universe' rape joke

Philippine president makes quip before Filipino diplomats, the latest in a string of incidents critics call sexist.

Duterte draws criticism for 'Miss Universe' rape joke