Rodrigo Duterte

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British prime minister Boris Johnson  said he would rather be ‘dead in a ditch’ than delay Brexit. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

The new Brexit commemorative 50 pence piece due to flood Britain’s tills in barely a month will be etched with pledges of “peace, prosperity and frien(...)

 Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US president Donald Trump: Erdogan has upset the White House by turning to Russia for defence purchases. Photograph:  Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Populists are amassing an empire on which the sun never sets. Leaders of their stripe govern as far east as the Philippines and as far west as the US.(...)

Philippines customs officials inspect cargo containers containing tonnes of garbage which had been shipped from Canada to  Manila port, in November  2014. File photograph: Handout/Reuters

A ship carrying 69 containers of waste which had been mislabelled as “plastic recyclables” returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closi(...)

Cargo ship MV Bavaria preparing to sail for Canada after loading waste at Subic Bay north of Manila,  the Philippines, on Friday. Photograph: Jun Dumaguing/EPA

The Philippines has forced Canada to repatriate a large shipment of five-year-old rubbish at its own cost, handing a political victory to President Ro(...)

 Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte shows the ink on his finger after casting his vote in Davao city, southern Philippines. Photograph: Cerilo Ebrano/EPA

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a midterm election showed big (...)

Voters wait for a polling station  to open in Manila  on Monday in the Philippines midterm elections. Photograph:   Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signalling(...)

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte (left): “I will just be clear that my last remaining years will be the most dangerous years for a person into drug trafficking,” he said.  Photograph:  Mark R Cristino/EPA

Two months ahead of elections in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has publicly released a new list of people that he claims are “narcopoliti(...)

Soldiers inspect vehicles in Zamboanga, in the Philippines, the gateway to the southern islands of Jolo and Basilan. Photograph: Jes Aznar/New York Times

Across the islands of the southern Philippines, the black flag of Islamic State is flying over what the group considers its East Asia province. Men in(...)

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Police officers are escorted from court after being sentenced for the murder of a 17-year-old high school student, in Manila, Philippines, on Thursday. Photograph: Maria Tan/Reuters

Three Philippine police officers have been found guilty of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer in the first known such conviction under t(...)

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