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Rescuers search for survivors at a landslide site in Naga City, on the popular tourist island of Cebu on September 20, 2018. At least three people were killed and 10 homes buried early on September 20 in the central Philippines when heavy monsoon rains unleashed a landslide in a rural farming community, authorities said. / AFP PHOTO / ALAN TANGCAWAN

12 killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation.

Six killed, dozens injured in fresh Philippines landslide

Six people were killed and dozens are missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation.
President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines leader criticised over rape comments

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines was on Friday criticised for sending a “very dangerous and distorted message’’ that women are raped because they are beautiful.
Amado Picardal

Catholic priest in danger for criticising President Duterte

A Roman Catholic priest Amado Picardal who was one of the earliest critics of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown on drugs has gone into hiding due to what he says were signs he’s being targeted by motorcycle-riding hitmen.

Philippine mayor survives ambush after Duterte threat

A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking survived an ambush on Sunday, police said, four months after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly threatened to kill him.

Philippines plans forced evacuations around erupting volcano

Philippine authorities who have declared a no-go zone around an erupting volcano said Thursday they will remove all holdouts, by force if necessary, to avoid casualties after tens of thousands of other residents fled to safety.

Two dead, thousands flee in storm-weary Philippines

Two people were killed and thousands fled strong winds and floods as a tropical depression hit the central Philippines on Tuesday (Jan 2), following deadly back-to-back storms during the Christmas season.

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A man walks past a stock indicator board showing the share prices of Japanese companies on November 21, 2018. (Photo by Martin BUREAU - AFP)

Tokyo stocks close higher after US bounce

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors took heart from a slightly cheaper yen and a rebound in US shares, but trade was cautious ahead of holidays in Japan and the US.
Manchester City will be the only side Pep Guardiola manages in the Premier League, with the Catalan considering himself to be “Mancunian for the rest of my life”.

Pep Guardiola: English Premier League has made me stronger

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APGA: APC, PDP causing problem in Nigeria

National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye, on Wednesday, accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of causing trouble in the country by overheating the polity.

Festus Keyamo: Muhammadu Buhari didn’t plagiarise campaign logo

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2019: INEC hails political parties over issue-based campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed satisfaction with the manner political parties have hinged their campaigns on issues instead of attacking personalities.