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LOOK: Duterte meets Nobel laureate Lech Walesa

Jan 24, 2018 - 7:26 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte asks for advice from labor rights activist and former Polish president Lech Walesa during their meeting in Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with Former Poland President Lech Walesa who paid a courtesy call on the President at Malacañan Palace on January 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

World leaders take stock of shock Trump win

Nov 09, 2016 - 5:55 PM

UPDATED Politicians from around the world offer both praise and cautious welcome to the new President elect Donald Trump

TRUMP. Republican presidential elect Donald Trump arrives for an election night party at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Thousands attend Polish 'pro-democracy' demonstrations

Dec 19, 2015 - 11:12 PM

The ruling party attempts to install 5 judges of its own choosing in the 15 member court refusing to recognize judges who are appointed by the previous parliament when the liberal Civic Platform PO party was in power

Thousands of balloons rise to sky to fete Berlin Wall fall

Nov 10, 2014 - 12:43 AM

Chancellor Merkel: We can change things for the better – that is the message of the fall of the Berlin Wall

CELEBRATION. People attend a street party organized by the German government to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, in front of the Brandenburg Gate on November 9, 2014 in Berlin. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

World leaders remember Margaret Thatcher

Apr 08, 2013 - 10:37 PM

World leaders were one in mourning the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Journalism's creative destruction

Dec 01, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The phoenix rising out of the ashes will bring greater transparency and the journalist’s role will be as essential in the future as it is today

Walesa: The revolution is coming

Nov 26, 2012 - 5:39 PM

If I had today’s technology I could’ve launched 10 revolutions says 69 year old Nobel laureate Lech Walesa who visited Manila over the weekend