Philippine Daily Inquirer (Philippines)

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The Philippine military said that Indonesian and Malaysian fighters were among those killed in clashes in Marawi City. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - That is the first untruth we must all resist: That martial law in Mindanao is of concern only to the people of Mindanao. To be blunt, this kind of thinking is un-Filipino.

MOSCOW (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -  The Philippines’ top diplomat described the meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and President Vladimir Putin as a gathering of “real brotherhood” and “mutual trust and admiration.” 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A European Union senior official wants the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to clarify its rejection of grants from the organisation. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN New Desk) - The Philippines and Russia signed deals on defense cooperation, agriculture, trade, tourism, culture, transportation and the peaceful use of nuclear energy. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN News Desk) - The Armed Forces of the Philippines said that 13 government personnel and 31 terrorists have been killed in a gun battle in besieged Marawi City. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology is not ruling out another occurrence of the El Niño phenomenon in the Philippines later this year, albeit lower chances. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Business sector leaders expressed support for President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, but advised the government to be transparent about the progress in dealing with the situation there so as not to affect the country’s attractiveness to investors. 

MOSCOW (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - After cutting short his trip to Russia, President Rodrigo Duterte said he hopes President Vladimir Putin could visit him in the Philippines. 

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte had nothing but good words for Russian President Vladimir Putin whom he met in his official visit in Russia.