MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the United States on Tuesday, saying he did not start a fight with Washington and it could forget about a military agreement between both countries if he were to be in power longer.
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YANGON U.N. human rights experts have called on Myanmar to investigate allegations that security forces have killed unarmed civilians, burned villages and made arbitrary arrests in a Muslim-majority region where a crackdown has followed attacks on border police.
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HONG KONG A graphic video of a former British banker killing an Indonesian woman in his apartment will be shown to a jury in Hong Kong on Tuesday, the first in a series of extreme evidence to be shown during the trial which has attracted global attention.