Rodrigo Duterte

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Rodrigo Duterte shows the ink on his finger after casting his vote in Davao city, southern Philippines, in a 2019 election. Photograph: Cerilo Ebrano/EPA

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with an investigation into the country’s war on drugs planned by the International Criminal Co(...)

International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said last December that there were reasonable grounds to believe crimes against humanity had been committed during Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody anti-narcotics crackdown. Photograph:  Ashraf Shazly/AFP via Getty Images

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked it on Monday for authorisation to open a full investigation into drug war killings in the Phi(...)

Rights groups fear autocratic leaders like Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte will argue they should also take down “subversive” dissident sites.

The decision by Facebook and Google to cut Donald Trump’s direct access to his millions of supporters has produced an interesting, conflicted mix of r(...)

US president Donald Trump: Rejection by  voters after a single term in office sends an important message. It proves right-populists can be beaten. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

Donald Trump’s incompetence and ill-discipline struck fear in the hearts of his opponents, but those shortcomings also put a ceiling on his progress. (...)

A resident sits outside destroyed houses after Typhoon Vamco hit on Saturday in Rodriguez, Rizal province, Philippines. Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

The death toll from the deadliest cyclone to hit the Philippines this year has climbed to 67, while many areas remained submerged in a northern region(...)

A man reads a local newspaper showing a photograph of newly elected US president Joe Biden, in Kabul, on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

World leaders welcomed Joe Biden’s election as US president as a chance to enhance co-operation on climate change, the coronavirus pandemic and other (...)

 A Filipino villager  wades along a flooded road in the typhoon-hit town of Nabua, Camarines Sur, Philippines, on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

A super typhoon weakened after barrelling through the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, with officials reporting at le(...)

A staff member checks the body temperature of students at the entrance of the Islamabad Model College of Commerce for Girls in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

More than 29.27 million people have been reported to be infected by coronavirus globally and 926,716 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infect(...)

A view of a Covid-19 testing station set up at Hannover Airport in Germany. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images

More than 20.72 million people have now been reported to have been infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 749,629 have died, according to a Re(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Alexey Nikolsky/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images.

Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a vaccine against Covid-19, with mass production and immunisation of key workers t(...)

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