Philippines

Deadly flooding and landslides hit the Philippines

At least 200 people are feared dead and hundreds more are missing in southern Philippines after Tropical Storm Tembin triggered mudslides and flash floods on the country’s second largest island, Mindanao. Rescue efforts are under way after the storm lashed Mindanao on Friday, destroying dozens of homes. “We’re really on[…]

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Gunmen storm Phillipines school: police

Gunmen have occupied a school after storming a village on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, according to police. Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group were engaged in a gun battle with security forces at Malagakit, close to Pigcawayan town, Chief Inspector Realan Mamon[…]

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Duterte: Happy to do to addicts what Hitler did to Jews

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared to compare himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he would be “happy to slaughter” millions of drug addicts just like Nazi Germany killed three million Jews. “Hitler massacred three million Jews … there’s three million drug addicts. There are. I’d be happy to slaughter them,”[…]

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