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Rodrigo Duterte Interview by Aljazeera FULL VIDEO

Watch the full video of the exclusive interview of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte by Aljazeera as he discusses his war on drugs, governance, foreign policy and other controversial issues within his 100 day of service as the president of the rep...
by Pinoy Fail Blog on Oct 17, 2016

US President Barack Obama back down from Duterte showdown at ASEAN summit

US President Barack Obama (left) and Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteUS President Barack Obama has cancelled a planned meeting with his Filipino counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after the latter insulted him with vulgar and undiplomatic language. &nb...

Iran and France parliaments set for closer ties

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani (L) and President of the French National Assembly Claude BartoloneIran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has met with the visiting President of the French Parliament’s National Assembly (...

London airport closed due to Black Lives Matter protest

UK police have arrested at least seven Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists in connection to a protest that forced authorities to cancel all flights at the London City Airport.The incident happened on Tuesday morning, when a nu...

China president Xi Jinping urges ‘appropriate’ handling of disputes with UK

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hand with British Prime Minister Theresa May before their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in the Chinses city of Hangzhou on September 5, 2016. ©ReutersChina’s president has called for an “...

UN must adopt punitive measures against state sponsors of terror: Syria

A handout picture released by Syria’s official SANA news agency shows Syrians and security forces gathering at the site of a blast targeting the Arzuna Bridge outside the Syrian western port city of Tartus, September 5, 2016.Syria has called on the...

ASEAN leaders open regional summit in Laos capital Vientiane

Leaders of Asian nations attend the opening ceremony of ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, on September 6, 2016. ©ReutersLeaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have kicked off a regional summit with different topics on their age...

Donald Trump using Daesh-like fear tactics: UN human rights chief

Bahrain charges activist Nabeel Rajab anew for publishing piece in US daily

Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab (file photo)A prominent Bahraini rights activist, who already faces many years in jail for campaigning against the ruling authorities and their Saudi allies, now faces new charges after writing in a US daily from confin...

Italian military invites Iranian naval groups to Italy waters

Italian Rear-Admiral Roberto Chia Marcella (C-L) and Iran’s Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari (C-R) during a meeting in the Iranian capital, Tehran, September 5, 2016An Italian military delegation has traveled to Iran to discuss the en...

Spain evacuates 1,400 as wildfire rages along Costa Blanca

Hundreds of people have been evacuated and vast swaths of land destroyed due to a wildfire raging along the Costa Blanca in eastern Spain.The Spanish government’s delegate to the eastern region of Valencia, Juan Carlos Moragues, said on Twitter on...

Iran's Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei urges confronting enemy schemes in cyberspace

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei delivers an address on the occasion of the commencement of education at seminaries across the Islamic Republic, September 6, 2016.The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel refugee policy led to party defeat in polls: Allies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during an election campaign event in Bad Doberan, eastern Germany, on September 3, 2016. ©AFPGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s allies have blamed her policies for the “disastrous” defeat in a regiona...

UN Security Council to hold meeting over North Korea’s latest nuclear test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (Photos by Reuters)North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called on Pyongyang's military to bolster its nuclear capabilities after ordering the launch of three ballistic missiles.“He stressed the need to continue m...

Hillary Clinton rejects invitation to visit Mexico

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Reno, Nevada on August 25, 2016. (photos by AFP)US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she will not travel to Mexico, rejecting an invitation by the co...

UK Brexit secretary David Davis says no second referendum and that Britain will leave European Union

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on September 5,...

South Korea says North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

This picture shows a television screen reporting a North Korean missile launch on August 24, 2016. © AFPSouth Korea says the North has fired three ballistic missiles from a western region in the capital Pyongyang into the Sea of Japan.South Kor...

Donald Trump hosted Osama Bin Laden’s half-brother: Report

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, August 31, 2016. (AFP photo)US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has made millions of dollars from his deals with Saudi Arabia, which inclu...

Iraq’s al-Sumaria news website reported Ammar al-Hakim appointed head of Iraq’s largest political parliamentar bloc

Ammar al-Hakim (C), the leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) political party, gives a speech during a rally commemorating his uncle, Shia cleric Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim, in Baghdad, April 8, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Members of the largest...

2016 Hajj pilgrimage message issued by Iran's Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei

The Leader’s Message to Hajj PilgrimsSeptember 2, 2016In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most MercifulAnd all praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, and Allah’s greetings be upon our Master, Muhammad (PBUH), and upon his...
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