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World 24 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Philippines says to help U.S. in probe on killings

Eric John, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for east Asia and Pacific affairs, will visit the Philippines next month to assess actions taken by the administration of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on the killings of hundreds of left-wing activists and journalists.

AseanPlus News 06 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Philippine bishops lead call to end drug killings

Manila: Catholic bishops on Sunday led thousands of Philippine worshippers in calling for an end to killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war as they urged police and troops to stop the violence.

AseanPlus News 03 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s police and military are responsible for at least 95 unlawful killings in the eastern-most Papua region since 2008, including targeted slayings of activists, Amnesty International said, condemning a near-total absence of justice for the mainly indigenous victims.

Pakistan 30 Jul 2016 | 11:17 AM

Two sisters shot dead in Pakistan ‘honour’ killings

LAHORE, PAKISTAN: A man killed his two sisters on the eve of their weddings in Pakistan’s central Punjab province, police said Saturday, in the latest case of so-called “honour” killings in the country.

AseanPlus News 15 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Trudeau concerned over Philippine killings

MANILA: Justin Trudeau tackled Philippine President Rodrigo Duter­te over claims of extrajudicial killings in Manila’s deadly drug war.

Nation 22 Jun 2016 | 3:03 AM

G25 deplores Malaysians who support Orlando club killings

PETALING JAYA: Statements by Malaysian Muslims in support of the killings in the June 12 Orlando nightclub mass shooting can be interpreted as condoning the acts of violence which cannot be justified, says G25.

Nation 25 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dept: Turtle killings the work of syndicates

KOTA KINABALU: Wildlife officials suspect that syndicates are behind the killings of turtles in Semporna, Labuan and Kudat in the last two months as they have found few leads on the incident.

AseanPlus News 20 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Survey finds Filipinos fear extrajudicial killings

MANILA: Eight out of 10 Filipinos worry they or someone they know might become a victim of extrajudicial killings, an opinion poll published found, although a majority also gave President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war an “excellent” rating.

Letters 28 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

The horror of honour killings

Far from feeling remorse at the gruesome killings, the family elders are defiant, justifying that such killings are necessary for the society at large.

World 21 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Army responsible for many Philippine killings - U.N.

MANILA (Reuters) - Extra-judicial killings in the Philippines are distressingly high and the military appeared to be responsible for a number of them, a United Nations investigator said on Wednesday.