10 events that define Philippine President Aquino's legacy

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10 events that define Philippine President Aquino's legacy

The Philippines holds elections on Monday to choose a successor to President Benigno Aquino. Here are 10 crucial victories and setbacks that came to define his six years in office:

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Kerry “hopeful” of extending truce to Syria's Aleppo

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Kerry “hopeful” of extending truce to Syria's Aleppo

Washington and Moscow said on Monday they were working hard to extend a truce in Syria to Aleppo, the divided northern city where a sharp escalation of violence in recent weeks has left a ceasefire in tatters and torpedoed peace talks.

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France to build Australia subs but US to arm them

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France to build Australia subs but US to arm them

Australia may have awarded France a bumper contract to build its next generation of submarines, but its highly secretive combat system will come from close ally the United States.

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US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo

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US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo

The United States and the United Nations on Thursday condemned an air strike on a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, with Washington demanding that Russia restrain its Syrian ally.

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US approves billion-dollar arms deal with Australia

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US approves billion-dollar arms deal with Australia

The United States government on Monday approved a deal for US firms to sell its close ally Australia US$1.22 billion in air-to-air missiles and support equipment.

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U.S. says China needn't fear missile defense for South Korea

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U.S. says China needn't fear missile defense for South Korea

U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim speaks to the media at a news conference in Beijing, China April 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Jason Lee

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North Korea's failed missile launch prompts 'saber-rattling' jibe from China media

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North Korea's failed missile launch prompts 'saber-rattling' jibe from China media

North Korea attempted and failed to launch what experts believe was an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Friday in defiance of U.N. sanctions and in an embarrassing setback for leader Kim Jong Un, drawing criticism from major ally China.

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Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new government

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Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new government

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Sunday, paving the way for Western-backed coalition parties to nominate an ally of President Petro Poroshenko to try to form a more stable government.

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Russia says won't halt arms sales to arch foes Armenia and Azerbaijan

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Russia says won't halt arms sales to arch foes Armenia and Azerbaijan

Russia said it would continue selling arms to both Azerbaijan and Armenia despite the latest flare-up of the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, angering the Armenians who consider Moscow a close ally.

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Snapshot of Asian leaders attending nuclear summit in US

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A number of Asia-Pacific leaders are traveling to Washington for this week's nuclear security summit. They will be discussing how to stop terrorists from making an atomic explosive or dirty bomb, amid concern that the Islamic State group aspires to such a weapon. It is also a chance to discuss other issues and burnish their international standing.

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Ally of disgraced China security chief gets 12 years in jail for graft

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Ally of disgraced China security chief gets 12 years in jail for graft

A former deputy governor of China's southern province of Hainan has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption, the official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday.

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Obama: “We will do whatever is necessary” to support Belgium

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At the beginning of a scheduled address in Havana, U.S. President Barack Obama offered support to Belgium after Tuesday's deadly attacks saying, "We will do whatever is necessary to support our friends and ally Belgium."

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Myanmar army chief endorses election of Suu Kyi's president

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Myanmar army chief endorses election of Suu Kyi's president

YANGON, March 16 -- Myanmar's powerful army chief congratulated incoming president Htin Kyaw and pledged cooperation on Wednesday, after the ally of Aung San Suu Kyi was elected as the country's first head of state with no military background in decades.

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White House says Cameron is 'partner, ally' amid diplomatic flap

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White House says Cameron is 'partner, ally' amid diplomatic flap

The White House praised British Prime Minister David Cameron as a "partner and ally" on Friday, seeking to extinguish a diplomatic flap after comments by President Barack Obama on the 2011 Libya intervention were seen as a public rebuke.

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North Korea warns against U.S., South Korea military exercises

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North Korea warns against U.S., South Korea military exercises

North Korea warned on Tuesday of harsh retaliation against South Korea and its ally the United States, which are preparing for annual joint military exercises next month amid heightened tensions following the North's nuclear test and rocket launch.

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