Late dictator Ferdinand Marcos falsely claimed that human rights organisations had never visited the Philippines and that their claims of torture, abuse and mistreatment were untrue.
Military shells positions held by newly formed Chinland Defence Forces, which has led fighting in Mindat town in northwestern Chin State.
President Duterte has repeatedly threatened to impose military rule in the Philippines where the mere words evoke the worst rights abuses of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.
The Chilean government's treatment of protesters is reviving painful memories of the brutal dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
The warning comes as the international financial hub remained partly paralysed from three days of protests in which the city's rail network and business outlets seen as pro-China were vandalised.
As early as 1948, the legal advisor to the British Foreign Office questioned the validity of New Delhi's Kashmir treaty and argued that Kashmir's temporary accession to India would not settle the status of the disputed region.
US President Donald Trump has chosen to use his powerful platform to defend the free speech of conspiracy theorists as his allies visit the White House and criminalise political dissent at home.
US DNA tests have confirmed the death of a pro-Daesh commander who was a key leader of the terrorist group that laid siege to Marawi City in the southern Philippines in 2017.
Authorities recovere another unexploded bomb nearby as government forces imposed a security lockdown in Cotabato city.
Moscow and Kiev have traded angry accusations since Russian navy vessels fired on, boarded and captured the three Ukrainian ships off the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea which was annexed by Russia in 2014.
Twelve of the 24 Ukrainian servicemen captured on Sunday were sentenced to months in custody while another 9 will be jailed for two months, an order Kiev calls "illegal."
Russia seized three Ukrainian Navy ships at the Kerch Strait, which links the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. Here’s a look at the ties between the two countries.
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