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The ‘flawed’ new Anti-Terrorism Law should delete a clause to clearly exclude protest and dissent from punishable acts, says a top terrorism analyst
The offer receives short shrift from President Ivan Duque, who writes on Twitter: 'I will never stop complying with the constitutional duty to confront criminality throughout the territory'
(UPDATED) Befriending communist rebels was good politics before the elections, but now that he is President, Rodrigo Duterte says 'the security of the state' is his highest priority
It is the first major assault on Saudi Arabia since the Huthis offered last September to halt attacks on the kingdom after devastating twin strikes on Saudi oil installations
From our archives: The Philippine military is treading dangerous waters with its counterinsurgency experiments
(UPDATED) The Huthis attack a mosque in a military camp in Marib during evening prayers on Saturday, military sources say
The Army concludes its investigation of a photo that was manipulated to show communist rebels surrendering weapons to the government
The Philippine Army says the photos came from the 2nd Infantry Battalion. In a statement later sent to Rappler, the Army admits to manipulating the photos to 'ensure the safety' of the surrenderers.
The attacks come despite relative calm in Yemen, where large-scale combat between government troops – backed by a Saudi-led military coalition – and the Iran-aligned Huthi rebels has subsided
(3rd UPDATE) 'They demand for peace but their actions speak otherwise,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command chief Major General Roberto Ancan on the first day of a 16-day ceasefire
The National Democratic Front welcomes 'Little President Salvador Medialdea' in the peace panel and expects to continue disrupted talks for an 'Interim Peace Agreement'
(3rd UPDATE) Following a ceasefire declaration by the guerrillas, President Rodrigo Duterte also orders government troops to observe a holiday ceasefire beginning Monday, December 23, up to January 7 next year
The comment comes after Saudi Arabia brokered a power-sharing agreement between Yemen's internationally recognized government and southern separatists
State-backed Global New Light of Myanmar says a bus was flagged down by a man before 18 rebels in sportswear emerged from the forest and ordered passengers off at gunpoint
'Some stories will have a detrimental influence on the minds of those under the age of 18,' the Turkish government says about 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls', a series of inspiring stories about women of history for young children
Saudi Aramco says the drone attacks caused production suspension of 5.7 million barrels of crude oil per day
(UPDATED) 'We are announcing to the world that the second Marquetalia has begun,' Ivan Marquez, dressed in green military fatigues, says in a video posted on YouTube
Ibrahim Mohammed Mohammed al-Dailami is appointed as an 'ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary for the republic of Yemen to the Islamic republic of Iran'
The trip follows statements from President Rodrigo Duterte that he would reward communist guerrillas who surrender to the government
Army spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun denies all allegations by Amnesty International, saying the military's operations were within the law and they 'avoided harming civilians'
The Yemeni rebels' Al-Masirah TV says the attack has targeted a Patriot air defense system
The funds is allotted for the 'implementation of peace" and to 'formalize land' in areas ravaged by half a century of armed conflict
The accusation comes after the Huthi rebels, who have been in control of the ports since 2014, said they had carried out their obligations
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The news comes as reports surface that the UN is looking to replace the head of a monitoring mission to Hodeida, a lifeline to millions of Yemenis dependent on its imports to survive
The rebels' withdrawal is a key part of a ceasefire that went into effect on December 18
President Rodrigo Duterte says the CPP-led armed struggle has led to nothing but bloodshed
DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says for peace talks to resume, the CPP-NPA must first 'renounce their armed struggle'
Yemen's internationally-recognized government calls on its forces to 'cease fire in Hodeida province and Hodeida city'
UN chief Antonio Guterres will 'hold meetings with the two delegations and will address the closing session of this round of consultations'
Government representatives, rebel spokesmen, and UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths say the talks are not aimed at finding a political solution to the conflict
On the table at the Sweden talks is the fate of Hodeida, the last rebel stronghold on Yemen's Red Sea coast and the conduit for 90% of vital food imports
Britain-based war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says close to 365,000 people have been killed during the 7-year civil war.
Yemeni rebels say the air strikes were by the Saudi-led coalition
(UPDATED) Shiite Huthi movement detains at least 55 students, including 18 women, near Sanaa University in Yemen
A controversy in the editorial exams of the 'Philippine Collegian' leads to the revival of an alternative 'official' students' publication. How will this be resolved?
While there are many who have expressed their desire for Duterte to resign or be ousted, there is no conspiracy to forcibly remove him from power
'All attempts at peace that are made with this group are doomed to fail,' President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi tells the UN General Assembly
President Rodrigo Duterte says he is happy that the Commission on Appointments rejected leftists in government
The military continues to link communist rebels to a supposed coalition that's out to destabilize the government
The group is handed over to a humanitarian commission made up of the Ombudsman, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the Roman Catholic Church
Yemen's foreign minister says UN envoy Martin Griffiths 'is providing excuses' for the Huthi rebels' absence in the peace talks
The Huthis have refused to leave the rebel-held capital of Sanaa unless the United Nations meets a list of conditions, which includes securing a safe return from Geneva for their delegation
Yemen's warring parties confirm they are sending high-level delegations to the talks but officials say expectations of a breakthrough are low
Cops were only supposed to arrest two individuals who faced frustrated murder charges when they were met with gunfire from armed men
The United Nations will invite Yemen's warring sides for talks in Geneva on September 6 to discuss a framework for peace negotiations
The agreements for the 8 towns are reached even as regime air strikes on Saturday pounded other opposition holdouts
The Victorian Court of Appeal has earlier cut the payout to Aus $ 600,000 early this month, which the actress called 'absolutely flippant'
The National Democratic Front says in a statement on Thursday, June 21, that it agrees 'to continue peace negotiations and to overcome obstacles and impediments'