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Philippine Leader Calls for Abandoning Int'l Criminal Court

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked governments on Sunday to abandon the International Criminal Court, saying the world tribunal - where he is facing a possible complaint for the thousands of killings of drug suspects under his crackdown - is "rude." Although the Philippine Senate has ratified the Rome Statute that established the ICC, Duterte said in a speech that the treaty was never enforced in the country because it was not published in the government journal, the...

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