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Philippines halts deployment of workers to Qatar

Manila fears problems like food shortages could affect Filipino workers in Qatar should the diplomatic row worsen.

Silvestre Bello

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Cambodia opposition claim gains in local elections

National Rescue Party says it has won 46 percent of the vote while the ruling party garnered 51 percent.

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Philippine police: Casino attacker was indebted gambler

No political motive behind attack on Manila casino in which 37 people, including the gunman, died, police say.

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Cambodia election: Local poll seen as test for Hun Sen

Long-ruling PM warned of 'civil war' if his party loses, drawing accusations his government is undermining democracy.

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Manila Resorts World attack: What we know

At least 37 people dead, including suspected attacker, following siege of a hotel and casino complex in Manila.

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Hundreds remain trapped as gunfire mars Marawi truce

Fighting breaks despite a four-hour ceasefire, preventing hundreds of residents from leaving besieged city of Marawi.

Residents flee from their homes in Marawi

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Dozens flee 'ISIL gunmen' in besieged Philippine city

Marawi City residents describe scenes of panic and tragedy as they attempt to escape battle between troops and fighters.

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US: North Korea a 'clear and present danger' to world

Defence chief James Mattis says Pyongyang's intensified pursuit of nuclear weapons threatens all nations.

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Dozens dead after gunman storms Manila casino

Police say victims died from suffocation and smoke inhalation after attacker raided resort and then killed himself.

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Gunman kills himself after Philippine casino robbery

Fire trucks, ambulances and police cars rushed to Resorts World Manila following gunfire and arson attack.

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