MANILA, PHILIPPINES (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The issue of human rights and alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines was not discussed during a meeting on Monday (November 13) between U.S. President Donald Trump and counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, a Philippine spokesman said. Continue reading
The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea and despite his alleged support of extra-judicial killings of drug suspects. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
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Miss Universe contestants speak of their personal goodwill goals and activities on the red carpet in the Philippines’ capital Manila prior to the coronation night.
Miss Universe candidates pay a courtesy call to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and take part in a charity event ahead of their competition. Continue reading
From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies. Continue reading
Bangladesh’s central bank governor Atiur Rahman has resigned after $81 million was stolen from the bank’s account at the New York Fed. As Sonia Legg reports, it was one of the largest cyber heists in history. Continue reading
The host of the Miss Universe pageant mistakenly announces Miss Colombia as the winner before correcting the mistake and announcing that the crown really goes to Miss Philippines. Mana Rabiee reports.
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