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August 23, 2017 12:12 PM Death of Philippine Teenager Stokes Opposition to Duterte’s Drug Crackdown

Mr. delos Santos, a high school student, was among 96 people killed in the Manila area last week in what the police called a “one-time, big-time” crackdown on drug dealers and addicts in the capital and several sprawling suburbs. It was the bloodiest week of the antidrug campaign that Mr. Duterte started after taking office last summer, promising to rid the country 115

August 23, 2017 10:39 AM Caloocan bishop says his diocese is a killing field

Masked men who kill drug suspects turn out to be cops, says Bishop Pablo Virgilio David. 'Is it legitimate for the police to conduct police operations in masks?' MANILA, Philippines – Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David said on Wednesday, August 23, the government's war on drugs has turned his diocese into a "killing field," with 17-year-old Kian delos 46

August 23, 2017 9:13 AM Hontiveros says witnesses in Kian slay are safer in senator’s custody

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday said witnesses to the death 17-year-old Kian delos Santos remain under her custody amid requests of the Delos Santos family to transfer them under the protective care of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO). “Ikinonsulta namin doon sa mga saksi at mga pamilya nila kung saan sila pinakapanatag ang loob na mananatiling 38

August 23, 2017 5:58 AM Rodrigo Duterte pictured meeting Australian spy chief Nick Warner

Nick Warner, the head of Australia's international spy agency ASIS, stands next to one of South-East Asia's most controversial leaders, Rodrigo Duterte. The Philippines President, whose war on drugs has claimed thousands of lives and drawn furious condemnation from human rights groups across the globe, raises his hand in his trademark clenched fist. The two men met in the Malacañang 64

August 21, 2017 5:28 PM French police rule out terror in van's fatal bus stop hits

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — A van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille on Monday, killing one person and injuring another, but investigators ruled out terrorism as a motive, police said. The driver of the van, arrested in a third location, was a 35-year-old from the Grenoble region in eastern France who was being treated for psychological 74

August 20, 2017 3:38 PM As Spain Mourns, Hunt Intensifies for Van Driver in Barcelona Attack

An explosion on Wednesday night that killed at least two people destroyed the house, in the town of Alcanar, about 120 miles southwest of Barcelona. At first thought to be a gas explosion, the blast now appears to have been the hub of a wider plot to sow terror. Some of the 12 members of the cell had occupied the house for at least six months, Major 165

August 19, 2017 7:03 AM Barcelona terror attacks: police hunt for suspected driver

Younes Abouyaaqoub said to be at centre of investigation into massacre on Las Ramblas Police in Spain are hunting the suspected driver in Thursday’s van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona. Spanish media has named Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub (22) as the suspected driver, according to reports. A man previously reported as the key suspect 64

August 18, 2017 1:51 AM E-cigarettes 'dramatically increase chances' of teens graduating to tobacco

Trying e-cigarettes makes children nearly four times more likely to smoke tobacco within a year, research suggests. A study of 14 and 15-year-olds from 20 English schools found a "robust association" between vaping and a higher probability of cigarette smoking. Expert opinion is divided on whether e-cigarettes can act as a young person's gateway to tobacco 86

August 17, 2017 5:15 AM 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. Twenty-five criminals were killed, including 14 in anti-drug operations, overnight in the Philippine capital Manila in a second night of heavy bloodshed this week as President Duterte's fierce war on drugs intensified. Thursday's killings across 74

August 17, 2017 2:43 AM Philippines: Duterte Threatens Human Rights Community

Call for Police to Shoot Activists ‘Reprehensible’ Activists hold placards as they protest against what they say are drug-related extrajudicial killings, during the International Human Rights Day in Manila, Philippines December 10, 2016. Duterte should immediately withdraw his statement or be investigated for possibly instigating or inciting violence 68