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Latest update : 2017-05-30

Martial law under Duterte: The fight against Islamists in the Philippines (part 1)

As Islamic State group militants find themselves on the backfoot in Syria and Iraq, could they really be trying to carve out territory in the Philippines? Militants stormed Marawa City in the south, flying the black flag of the IS group. President Duterte has imposed martial law in the region and intends to extend it to the entire country. Would such an extension be justified? Could he be following in the footsteps of the Marcos dictatorship?

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2018-09-25 Debate

Which world order? Trump, Macron spell out rival visions at UN

Two diametrically opposed world views have played out before world leaders gathered for the annual opening of the UN General Assembly in New York. First they heard Donald Trump...

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2018-09-24 Debate

Iran under pressure: Tehran vows retaliation after Ahvaz attack

Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, returns to the UN General Assembly for the first time since Washington walked away from the nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Rouhani is...

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2018-09-21 Debate

EU's mounting challenges: European unity faces test over migration

Today we have our eyes firmly fixed on the Austrian city of Salzburg where European Union leaders on Thursday gathered for a second day for a meeting at which the issues of...

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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