Philippines

Philippines

ISIS In Philippines, City Decimated By Five-Month Siege

The southern city of Marawi was liberated last week after months of fighting which left some 1,00...

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State-Sponsored Barbarism, From The Philippines To Brazil

-OpEd- SAO PAULO — Barbarism has actually become popular in the Philippines. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 78% of Filipinos support the "license to kill" President ...

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Philippines To Indonesia, Wahhabism Is Spreading In Asia

-Analysis- PARIS — The Islamic State (ISIS) is like the Hydra, the multi-headed monster of mythology that Hercules alone was able to slay. Whenever he managed to cut off one its heads, two new ...

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In Philippines, Seeking Environmental Justice 20 Years After Mining Disaster

MARINDUQUE — Elisa Hernandez dips her yellow blouse into the Boac River's rushing water and then slaps it up against the shoreline's ...

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From Obama To Duterte, Breaking The Mold

In many ways, Barack Obama's election eight years ago as America's first black president broke the mold. But in other ways it has not. Both at home and abroad, there are certain codes and ...

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Omerta-Like Silence Shrouds Vigilante Killings In Philippines

Since Rodrigo Duterte was inaugurated two months ago, some 2,000 people have been killed across t...

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Philippines, Can An Iconic Photograph Stop Duterte And His Vigilantes?

MANILA — Heavy clouds in the sky over Manila, soon it will start to rain. Jennilyn Olayres must hurry up if she wants to whisper a few more words to her fiancé. How ...