More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 escape in Philippines prison break after gunmen storm jail

More than 150 inmates of a southern Philippine jail escaped when suspected Muslim rebels stormed the dilapidated facility in a pre-dawn raid on Wednesday, killing one guard, authorities said. The attack added to a long history of daring jailbreaks in the strife-torn south, home to a decades-old Muslim separatist insurgency as well as extremist gangs […]

Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says ‘goodbye’ to US

Duterte aligns Philippines with China, says ‘goodbye’ to US

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his “separation” from the United States on Thursday, declaring that it had “lost” and he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks. Duterte made his comments in China, where he is visiting with at least 200 business people to pave […]