Rights groups warn Ronald dela Rosa’s bid to lead the Philippines could signal a ‘doubling down’ in deadly drug war.
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Duterte-Carpio has filed for re-election as Davao mayor but dropped hints of a last-minute presidential bid.
Current vice president faces uphill political battle in crowded field to succeed populist incumbent.
Analysts say split between Philippine president and boxer could be ‘lose-lose’ for both in 2022 elections.
Hague-based court says ‘specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder’ met in Philippine crackdown.
Qatar’s ambassador to Afghanistan says Kabul airport has reopened to receive aid and civilian flights will start soon.
Top US diplomat to visit Qatar and Germany, says Washington in constant contact with Americans remaining in Afghanistan.
Taliban forces and fighters loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud fight in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley.
Group arrives in Afghanistan to discuss restarting Kabul airport operations after it was damaged in recent evacuations.
Biden says an open-ended mission in Afghanistan had ‘no clear purpose’ and choice was between leaving or escalating.