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<span>President Rodrigo Duterte tries the scope of a Chinese made sniper rifle during the turnover ceremony on China's urgent military assistance to PH inside Clark Air Base in Angeles, Pampanga, June 28, 2017. </span>
<span>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah during Brunei's state visit in Malacanang Palace.</span>
<span>People look at photos of their family members, who they say were killed due to their involvement in illegal drugs  before a Holy Eucharist mass action at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perfetual Help in Baclaran, Paranaque City, March 2, 2017. </span>
<span>Miss Brazil Raissa Santana clowns around with a young Smile Train cleft palate patient during a visit of Miss Universe candidates in Our Lady of Peace hospital in Paranaque City. </span>
<span>Police say a candle left unattended by druggies could have caused the fire that leveled a slum area in Navotas City. Half of the drug suspects killed in the city reportedly came from this neighborhood near the fish port.</span>
<span>President Duterte flashes his signature clenched-fist sign with Russian Navy officials and members of his Cabinet after touring the visiting Russian ship Admiral Tributs, January 6, 2017. </span>
<span>Marilyn Villanueva comforts her grieving children aged 9, 8, and 6 during the wake of her eldest daughter, Emilyn in Malabon City. Emilyn, 15, was struck in the head by a bullet on New Year’s Eve in Malabon City and died on January 4 after four days in coma. 
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<span>President Rodrigo Roa Duterte with Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos inside Malacanang Palace during the 2016 The Outstanding Filipinos (TOFIL) Awards, December 12, 2016. Gov. Marcos is chair of the board of judges for this years awards.</span>
<span>President Duterte meets new American Ambassador Sung Kim, who presents his credentials in Malacanang, as US President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take over the White House. </span>
<span>Anti-Marcos groups converge at Philcoa in Quezon City upon learning the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos'burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani on November 18, 2016. </span>
<span>President Rodrigo Duterte links arms with members of the Jewish Association of the Philippines during a visit at the Beit Yaacov Synagogue in Makati on the Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year feast) , October 4, 2016. Duterte reiterated his apology to the Jewish community for his controversial remarks that drew parallels with Adolf Hitler’s killing of Jews during the Holocaust and the bloody war on drugs.
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<span>National Democratic Front consultants Benito and Wilma Tiamzon share a light moment before the start of a forum on peace process in Pasig City. The Tiamzons who both attended the initial round of Oslo talks said they remained optimistic on peace prospects. </span>