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Philippine president asks Congress to keep martial law until end of year | Reuters

Philippines` Duterte may declare martial law next week: Defenc...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may declare nationwide martial law next week if threatened massive protests by communists and other leftists against his rule turn violent or disrupt the country, his defence chief said Friday. Manila: Philippine President ... Zee News, 1 week ago

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Supreme Court endorses Duterte's martial law in southern Philippines

In the Philippines, the Supreme Court today endorsed President Rodrigo Duterte's enforcement of martial law across the southern part of the country. The spokesman of the Supreme Court told reporters in Manila that an overwhelming majority of the justices ...
 News on Air2 months ago Supreme Court backs martial law in southern Philippines  DNA2 months ago

Philippines to extend martial law on restive Mindanao island

In Philippines, legislators have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao.
 News on Air2 months ago Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao  Prokerala2 months ago Martial law extended in Philippines Mindanao  Sify2 months ago

Marawi standoff enters third month, underlining crisis in Philippines

On Saturday, lawmakers approved Duterte's request to extend martial law to the end of the year on the island of Mindanao, granting greater powers to security forces to go after extremists with a reach that goes far beyond Marawi.
 DNA2 months ago

Philippine lawmakers approve extending Mindanao martial law to end of year

Philippine lawmakers on Saturday voted to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year, giving President Rodrigo Duterte extra time to quell a rebellion by militants allied with the Islamic State group.
 DNA2 months ago Philippine Congress agrees to extend Mindanao martial law to end of year  DNA2 months ago

Philippine top court upholds martial law in south as fighting drags on

The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld as constitutional President Rodrigo Duterte's imposition of 60 days of military rule on a southern island, a ruling that would reinforce unity in the fight against militancy, his spokesman said.
 DNA2 months ago

Philippines SC upholds martial law

The Philippines Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the martial law declared in Mindanao region, dismissing petitions seeking to challenge the declaration by President Rodrigo Duterte. On May 23, Duterte declared martial law for 60 days on Mindanao and nearby ...
 Daiji World2 months ago

Drug war, Islamists 'rising' risks for Philippines: Moody's

President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war and armed Islamist rebellion pose "rising" risks to the Philippine economy, though it should continue to grow robustly in the short term, Moody's Investors Service said. Duterte is battling militants in the southern ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Freedom Files: Luring the wolf with the hen

People don't change, times do for the past holds no sway over the future. This could not be truer for Indian Princes who were caught in a time warp. Chewing their States virtually down to the bone with their excesses and utter disregard for the democratic ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

The Scotsman who knows India better than many of us

'Men of the calibre of Shri Ramana Maharishi, Satya Sai Baba, Shri Aurobindo -- you don't get that level of excellence in the West.''The quality of Indian saints is unmatched.'Bill Aitken came to India nearly 60 years ago. He never returned.An Indian citizen since 1972, he speaks to's Archana Masih about finding a religion, a country and discovering India on steam engines and motorbikes.   IMAGE: Writer and scholar of Hinduism, Bill Aitken arrived in India in 1959 and took ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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