Philippine leader’s "admission" was meant to be a joke, according to presidential spokesman Harry Roque.
President claims seven civilians killed by the army’s Scout Rangers were members of extremist group Abu Sayyaf.
Joan Carling honored for efforts with Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development.
“My only sin is the extrajudicial killings,” President Rodrigo Duterte says, in his first admission that could bolster two ICC cases against him.
Exercises take place amid spate of bombings that recently hit the southern Philippine region.
A dozen crew members aboard MV Glarus were taken hostage on Saturday.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes turns himself in after an amnesty for his involvement in past mutinies was revoked.
Disaster management chief says rescuers hope to find survivors within the rubble.
Activists compare President Duterte to former dictator Ferdinand Marcos on 46th anniversary of declaration.
Searchers said they are not giving up hope of finding anyone alive.
Dozens of houses are buried in mud in central Cebu province.
At least 60 people remained buried in landslide in Itogon town unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut.
Catholic Church calls Filipinos to join demonstration marking anniversary of 1972 imposition of military rule.
Rescuers voice hope that they can find some survivors in the mining town of Itogon.
Jovito Palparan is sentenced for the abductions and disappearances of Karen Empeño and Shirley Cadapan.
Government orders halt of small mining operations to prevent a similar disaster.
Death toll climbs as nation begins recovery effort.
Storm rips roofs from building, fells trees and cuts power in northern communities.
President Duterte orders officials to areas expected to be battered by Mangkhut.
Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall in the northern part of Luzon Island.
The two will discuss potential bilateral deals, including on energy cooperation in South China Sea.
The storm is forecast to be the strongest one to hit the country in 2018, officials say.
President says he received information about a conspiracy from a foreign government.
Alleged members of the Abu Sayyaf and BIFF militant groups are accused.
Armed forces chief, however, denies restiveness within the ranks.
Move comes after Sen. Antonio Trillanes sought a Supreme Court injunction against presidential revocation of his amnesty.
Fighters belonged to group led by a militant who plotted Marawi siege, military says.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes, a former navy officer, calls on former military colleagues to not join in on politicking.
Mariano Blanco was 17th local government official slain since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in June 2016.
Politicians rally around Sen. Antonio Trillanes, a former Navy lieutenant who participated in two rebellions.