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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Wednesday to declare a “state of national emergency,” saying there are too many crimes in the country that hold back foreign companies and investment.
Malaysia's prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region.
The United States gave the Philippine Air Force, on Tuesday, its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up cooperation in the battle against jihadist militants.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn condemnation from human rights watchdogs and women's groups, after he said that female communist rebels in the country should be shot in their private parts as punishment for fighting the government.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told a group of Indian and Filipino business leaders in New Delhi that he would like to attract visitors to his country by offering "42 virgins".
Malaysian police have detained 20 alleged Islamic militants, including a leading member of an Indonesian extremist group and others believed to be planning to fight in the strife-torn southern Philippines, authorities said Friday.
The Philippines' Congress has approved President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law until the end of 2018 in the country's southern region of Mindanao to "totally eradicate" ISIL supporters and communist fighters.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend martial law across the southern third of the country until the end of next year to combat Islamist militants and communist rebels.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday pledged to "limit my mouth" in a meeting with Japan's revered Emperor Akihito this week following previous concerns in Tokyo the profanity-prone leader would spark diplomatic tensions.
Russia has replaced Tunisia as the top exporter of foreign fighters to the ranks of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, according to new figures
The Philippines' top military commanders on Saturday declared a total victory over the Maute fighters linked to ISIL (also known as ISIS) in Marawi City, as troops continued to push towards the few remaining positions still held by the fighters.
The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.
Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.
Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra has resolved to work for the victory of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Chief Peter Obi, the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates respectively in the 2019 elections.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and other Marvel Comics superheroes has died at the age of 95.
Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal didn’t endorse any figure as the new minimum wage.