Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

The chief presidential legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, has dismissed as “mere publicity stunts” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s continued stay in the Senate and claims of military surveillance.

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Destabilizers can’t topple govt -Duterte

  Amid an alleged destabilization plot against him, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday expressed confidence that opposition forces would not be able to bring his administration down. The President reiterated his appeal to the military to remain loyal to the flag and the Constitution amid “unified efforts” to topple the government. “So I guarantee them […]

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Spy poison case: Suspects say they were in UK as tourists

Spy poison case: Suspects say they were in UK as tourists

MOSCOW — The two Russian men charged in Britain with poisoning a former Russian spy with a deadly nerve agent appeared on Kremlin-funded television on Thursday, denying their involvement in the attack and saying their appearance in the English city of Salisbury was merely an “incredible, fatal coincidence.”

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Yes, opposition really plotting…to bring down prices – Bam Aquino

Amid the President Rodrigo Duterte’s allegation that the opposition is conniving with other groups to oust him, Senator Bam Aquino said the opposition is actually plotting “Oplan Ginhawa” to solve the price hikes.

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Brazil’s Lula quits presidential race, Haddad to run instead

CURITIBA: Brazil’s jailed ex-leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva tapped his runningmate Fernando Haddad on Tuesday to replace him on the ballot in next month’s presidential election, bowing out of the race after he was barred from seeking a new term. The switch was approved at a meeting of the Workers Party in the southern […]

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Putin’s ex-bodyguard Zolotov challenges Navalny to duel

Putin's ex-bodyguard Zolotov challenges Navalny to duel

MOSCOW — In an extraordinary public outburst, President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard and chief of the National Guard on Tuesday challenged opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a duel.

Viktor Zolotov recorded an emotional seven-minute speech, posted on the National Guard’s YouTube channel on Tuesday, attacking Navalny for his investigation into large-scale corruption at the National Guard. Zolotov admitted “shortcomings in terms of corruption” in his governmental agency but rejected Navalny’s claim that he personally profited from the shady deals.

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