Duterte enjoys a cult-like following and support from millions of Filipinos, who see him as the best hope for change.
“He concerns me. He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation,” the senator, who announced his retirement last month, said.
Merkel agreed to put a number on how many people Germany would accept per year on humanitarian grounds, namely a net total of around 200,000 individuals.
The Catalan government says more than 90% of people who voted in an October 1 referendum voted in favour of independence from Spain.
Kim Yo Jong was named as an alternate member of the politburo within the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea – the opaque, all-powerful party organ where top state affairs are decided.
The dramatic exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s northwest is putting pressure on Western policymakers to take action.
May has seen her authority erode since calling and then bungling an election in June, which cost her Conservatives their majority in parliament.
The body parts, a knife and some of Wall’s clothes in bags weighted down by bits of metal were found in Koge Bay on Friday by Danish navy divers.
Royal Guards killed the gunman, who was identified in the statement as Mansour al-Amri, a 28-year-old Saudi national.
Nate comes on the heels of three other major storms, Harvey, Irma and Maria, which devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, respectively.
Spanish PM Rajoy has remained vague on whether he would use article 155, the nuclear option of the constitution which enables him to sack the regional government.
A final vote count on Saturday showed National lost some ground to the Labour-Green bloc from a preliminary tally, even though it still held the largest number of seats in parliament.
The Sunday Times said it asked May about her plans for Johnson, who has professed loyalty but is accused by some of the prime minister’s allies of undermining her.
ICAN cannot become a serious step towards disarmament unless nuclear possessors accept to eliminate their arsenals.
Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind.
Despite the passionate for which they are usually fought, independence movements are rarely successful and their outcomes less than hoped for.
Amidst violence and insecurity, nine gang hotspots in Tegucigalpa are rewriting their future.
A scholar analyses the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
Maya Mirchandani interviews Jane Holl Lute, former US deputy secretary of homeland security, about the Las Vegas shooting and responsibilities of social media platforms.
A US official acknowledged indications that North Korea could be preparing for the test on or around October 10, the anniversary of the ruling party.
Nate is set to become a Category 1 hurricane, the weakest on a five-category scale used by meteorologists, by the time it hits the US central Gulf Coast on Saturday evening or Saturday night.
The youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Friday the bloc had a credibility problem on migration.
Trump removed a US trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.
Police, state-aligned media and the religious establishment all see it as a public duty to combat the ‘spread’ of homosexuality.
Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court voided the August 8th presidential election, citing irregularities, but did not criticise any specific individual.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has offered all-party talks to find a solution, opening the door to a deal giving Catalonia more autonomy, but only if the Catalan government gives up any independence ambitions.
May is trying to face down a rebellion by some of her own lawmakers just as Britain enters a crucial stage in Brexit talks, 18 months before the country leaves the EU.
With lengthy, arduous peace efforts failing, South Sudan is facing its gravest humanitarian crisis in years.
Over the past 17 years, 111 journalists have been killed in Mexico.
Investigators remain largely in the dark after running down more than 1,000 leads seeking clues to what drove Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, with 83% of cell sites remaining out of service.
ICAN has shaken the NPT system but India remains uncomfortable about arms control treaties that bypass the Conference on Disarmament.
Former party chairman Grant Snaps said “the writing is on the wall” after May’s bungled election, her failure to unite the cabinet and a poor party conference.
The three-month amnesty was the first in 20 years in Australia and the weapons collected will be destroyed.
ICAN won “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.”
The Trump administration on Tuesday expelled 15 diplomats to protest Communist-run Cuba’s failure to protect US embassy staff in Havana.
The US president is also expected to roll out a broader US strategy on Iran that would be more confrontational.
India emphasised that effective multilateralism and international rule of law require that global governance structures reflect contemporary realities.
Without being specific, Trump pressed the military leaders to provide him with “a broad range of military options, when needed, at a much faster pace.”
Secessionist Catalan politicians have pledged to unilaterally declare independence at Monday’s session after Sunday’s referendum, banned by Madrid.