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Bayan: Charter change being ‘railroaded’ for Duterte’s ‘self-serving interests’

Members of Bayan protested on Saturday, Jan. 2018, against charter change through constituent assembly, saying that it was “railroaded” in Congress for the “self-serving interests” of the Duterte administration. (Photo by JULIUS LEONEN / INQUIRER.net) The Duterte administration could not hide its “self-serving” interests behind the “railroaded” push for charter …

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Turkey launches attack on Kurdish-held region of Syria

Turkish artillery fired into Syria’s Afrin region on Friday in what Ankara said was the start of a military campaign against the Kurdish-controlled area. The cross-border bombardment took place after days of threats from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to crush the Syrian Kurdish YPG, or People’s Protection Unit, militia …

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