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Philippines journalist Maria Ressa found guilty in high-profile libel case
A Philippines court has found a veteran journalist and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte guilty of cyber libel. Ressa told DW "we must do all we can to protect press freedom, which protects our democracy."
Philippine Catholics protest drug killings, death penalty
24 Feb 2018
Around a thousand Philippine Catholics in Manila marched in protest of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs and his efforts to reinstate the death penalty.
At least 80 dead after escalation in Philippines war on drugs
18 Aug 2017
Police kill at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs and crime, taking the toll for one of the bloodiest weeks so far to 80.
Philippines' Duterte threatens martial law
16 Jan 2017
President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to impose martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs, three decades after the nation shed dictatorship with a famous "People Power" revolt.
Victims of Duterte's war on drugs
4 Jan 2017
Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in six months ago, more than 6,000 people have been killed in his war on drugs. Most of the victims come from impoverished communities.
2016: The year in review
1 Jan 2017
2016 has been a year that changed the status quo - from the UK's historic Brexit shock to Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election. Al Jazeera looks back at some of the biggest stories of the past 12 months.
The popular president hating on Obama, UN, and the Pope
18 Oct 2016
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has become notorious for his fiery, expletive-laden tirades against foreign leaders.
Hackers and whistleblowers, Clinton's health and Trumps 'birther' theory
17 Sep 2016
Hundreds killed in Philippines drugs crackdown
23 Jul 2016
The war on drugs in the Philippines is tearing families apart. President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to be tough on crime. But rights groups say police have killed more than 300 suspects, most of them from poor communities.