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Philippine Catholic bishop Broderick Pabillo leads a vigil for victims of extrajudicial killings at a church in Manila in August 2016. The country's Catholic Bishops' Conference has issued a rare pastoral letter condemning President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, which has killed some 7,500 people since last June. Zeke Jacobs/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has A New Adversary — The Church

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Activists protest at the headquarters of the Philippine National Police, condemning the government's war on drugs and holding placards showing murdered South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo. The South Korean businessman was allegedly kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs and murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, authorities said. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Foreign Businessman's Murder Pauses Philippine Drug War, But For How Long?

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Elizabeth Manosca tends to her baby during a wake for her slain husband and 7-year-old son, who were killed when unidentified gunmen shot through the door of their home in Manila, Philippines, in December. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, shown at a news conference at Davao's international airport on Dec. 17, says family planning is critical for reducing poverty. Manman Dejeto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump appeared with Setya Novanto, then speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia, at Trump Tower in New York in September 2015. Novanto resigned from his political post in December 2015 after corruption accusations. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Trump Business Deals In Southeast Asia Raise Conflict Of Interest Concerns

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A Navy file photo shows T-AGS 60 Class Oceanographic Survey Ship, USNS Bowditch. The Navy says the ship's mission includes oceanographic sampling and data collection and the handling, monitoring and servicing of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), among other things. U.S. Navy hide caption

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A police SWAT team member stands guard while residents watch the body of a person killed in an alleged police anti-drug operation in Manila on Nov. 10. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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In Philippine Drug War, Death Toll Rises And So Do Concerns About Tactics

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Donald Trump Jr. (left) and Eric Trump (right), sons of President-elect Donald Trump, pose with Philippine real estate developer Jose E.B. Antonio at a 2012 news conference in Manila announcing the launch of the Trump Tower Manila, a $150 million project that is now nearing completion. Pat Roque/AP hide caption

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Who's The New Philippine Envoy? The Man Building Trump Tower Manila

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Supporters of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos shortly after the Philippine Supreme Court voted that Marcos can be buried at the country's Heroes' Cemetery. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Former Philippines Dictator Eligible For Burial In Heroes' Cemetery, Court Rules

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Prisoners sleep inside one of the overcrowded jails in the Tondo district in Manila, Philippines. More than 700,000 suspected narcotics users and dealers have been arrested or turned themselves in since President Rodrigo Duterte announced his war on drugs four months ago. The suspects have overwhelmed the country's jails. Alecs Ongcal hide caption

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The Nightmarish Conditions For Drug Suspects In Philippine Jails

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on Wednesday. Duterte made a pitch for enhanced economic ties with Japan. Eugene Hoshiko/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (center) holds a welcome ceremony for visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before their talks in Beijing on Oct. 20. In remarks during his visit, Duterte said, "I announce my separation from the United States. Both in military, not maybe social, but economics also." Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Demanding Greater Respect From U.S., Philippines Looks To China

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