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Panelo grilled on withdrawal from International Criminal Court
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Panelo claims President Duterte 'doesn't have to consult' anyone about this because he 'is the chief architect of foreign policy'
Duterte congratulates Putin for landslide reelection
'President Duterte extends the warmest congratulations of the Filipino people to President Vladimir Putin on his reelection'
Ano ang Rome Statute ng International Criminal Court?
Dinidinig ng International Criminal Court ang mga kaso gaya ng genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, at crimes of aggression
Landmark PH, EU agreement enters into force
A top EU official, Director-General Stefano Manservisi, also visits the Philippines for a series of meetings this week
U.S. intel agencies say Duterte a 'regional threat' in Southeast Asia
The CIA and 16 other US intelligence agencies cite President Rodrigo Duterte's suggestion to declare a 'revolutionary government' and impose nationwide martial law as a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia
Review of 'Fire and Fury': The international implications
'Fire and Fury does not diminish the presidency. The occupants of the White House did this on their own with damage to their own reputations'
Newsmakers who died in 2017
Many prominent – and infamous – personalities in news, politics, business, sports, and showbiz have passed away in 2017
Shockwaves: The world in 2017
Here is a look at some of the biggest global stories from the past year
7 times Cayetano contradicted even himself in 2017
In 2017, the Duterte administration's foreign policy remains what it is: consistently inconsistent
2017: The year the 'caliphate' collapsed
The jihadist group lost its two main hubs, Mosul in Iraq and Raqa in Syria, earlier this year and is now only clinging to the dregs of a 'caliphate'
Rappler Talk: Parag Khanna on the future of democracy
How can democracy thrive in the era of post truth? Geopolitical analyst and author Parag Khanna explains
Africa balks at UN small arms measure
The resolution builds on an Australian led text adopted in 2013 and calls on member states to take action to prevent illegal supplies of arms to armed groups
Vatican to recognize Palestinian state
The agreement may be signed this weekend by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the Vatican for the canonization of two new Palestinian saints
Fidel Castro meets Japan's foreign minister in Havana
Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida says Japan supports US and Cuban efforts to normalize relations
Muslim leaders to ISIS: Return to 'religion of mercy'
In an open letter against the Islamic State Muslim leaders say Islam forbids the murder of innocent people including journalists and aid workers