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Persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Sparks Asian Protests

Persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya Sparks Asian Protests

DHAKA, BANGLADESH —  Thousands of Bangladeshis marched in the capital’s streets Friday to protest the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, one of several similar rallies in the region…

Duterte: I Promised God to Stop Cursing

Duterte: I Promised God to Stop Cursing

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he will no longer curse, after he had a talk with God. Duterte said late Thursday in his southern hometown of Davao that God spoke…

Philippine Mayor Killed in Gunfight With Police

Philippine Mayor Killed in Gunfight With Police

The mayor of a Philippine town, who had been publicly named by President Rodrigo Duterte as being involved in the illegal drug trade, was gunned down by police in a…