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Philippine Congress extends Mindanao martial law until end-2019

Philippine Congress extends Mindanao martial law until end-2019

The Philippine Congress approved a 12-month extension of martial law in the restive Mindanao region on Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte argued for maintaining tough security ...

Philippine Congress backs body cameras for police in bloody war on drugs

Philippine Congress backs body cameras for police in bloody war on drugs

The Philippine Congress approved a bill that removes a proposed 900 million pesos ($17.87 million) for the police war on drugs, now that police are no longer leading the operation ...

Maldives ex-leader lands in London after prison release

Maldives ex-leader lands in London after prison release

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed landed in Britain on Thursday, his aide told AFP, after the Indian Ocean islands' government granted him prison leave for urgent surgery.