Philippine PresidentRodrigo Duterte's order to armed kill rebels was legal, his spokesman said on Monday, as catholic leaders joined condemnation of the killings of nine activists in separate weekend raids against suspected insurgents ... read more ... .
KEELUNG, Taiwan--Taiwanese PresidentTsai Ing-wen visited a naval base on Monday to thank sailors and marines for their dedication to protecting the island amid renewed threats from China, vowing not to allow the loss of “any single inch” of territory ... “We can’t yield any single inch of our land,” Tsai said ... FollowingWang’s remarks, the U.S ... .
Oprah’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aired on CBS last night and to say that viewers’ jaws dropped multiple times during the two-hour special would be a massive understatement ... She and Harry also revealed the racism “the Institution” subjected Meghan to, how Kate Middleton made her cry and the most damning revelation of them all ... .
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Hundreds of Myanmar protesters “barricaded” within one district in the city of Yangon have been allowed to leave after an overnight standoff, which saw police and other government troops violently cracking down on anti-government demonstrations, detaining dozens and reportedly breaking into homes to question residents ...CCTV Footage ... .
Hundreds of Syrian children say they cannot imagine leading a life in their war-torn country, with many citing discrimination and poverty as main factors, a new report says. The 40-page study, released on Tuesday by Save the Children, comes as Syria marks 10 years since the beginning of its bloody war, now widely seen as a proxy conflict ... .
JOHANNESBURG. South African billionaire mining magnate will be crowned the new head of African later this week in a tame end to tumultuous weeks of campaigning. The 59-year-old Motsepe, ranked by Forbes among the richest men on the continent, has been anointed as the new (CAF) president after a deal brokered by president ...Download ... Football. Sports. .
But his patience and cool — coupled with his grip on the security apparatus, the West's disengagement, and the support of Russia and Iran among other factors — saved him from defeat, analysts say ... 'Long game' ... OrdinarySyrians have seen food prices soar and the Syrian pound plummet in an economic crisis the government has blamed on Western sanctions.
African swine fever is re-emerging in Asia, threatening to upend efforts to replenish national herds after the virus killed tens of millions of pigs in the region and created a huge shortage of meat... .
Khyber Pakthunkhwa ForestDepartment has distributed free plants among tribesmen and farmers of South Waziristan tribal district to bring its vast un-utilized land under forestry cover ... They said vast unproductive land was available at Tanai that could be used for whopping afforestation ... ....