Julie McCarthy

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Pandemic Claims The Lives Of Doctors In The Philippines At Startling Rates

Friday, April 03, 2020

At least 136 people have died of COVID-19 in the Philippines. At least 14 of them, likely more, were doctors.

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In Some Countries, Coronavirus Has Sparked An Authoritarian Power Grab

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The leaders of Hungary, Israel and the Philippines have exploited the coronavirus crisis to consolidate their hold on power and weaken institutions that could curb them.

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Concerns In Philippines After Duterte Given Emergency Powers To Fight COVID-19 Spread

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Congress granted President Rodrigo Duterte special temporary powers early Tuesday to manage the COVID-19 crisis. To date, there are 552 confirmed cases, and 35 deaths.

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Indonesia's Capital Declares State Of Emergency To Halt Coronavirus Spread

Friday, March 20, 2020

The world's fourth most populous country is bracing for a spike in cases of coronavirus infection, after health experts say a sluggish government response has masked the serious of the outbreak.

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Philippines Says It Will End U.S. Security Agreement

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In a move that could have consequences for a counterinsurgency against Islamist extremists, President Rodrigo Duterte says Manila will unilaterally scrap the deal that lets U.S. forces train there.

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Philippines Aims To Terminate Troop Agreement With U.S.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

After the U.S. denied a visa to the Philippines' national police force chief, it was announced that President Rodrigo Duterte is putting an end to the presence of U.S. military forces in the country.

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A Helcopter View Of The Menacing Taal Volcano In The Philippines

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Scientists say intense seismic activity indicates magma is shifting beneath the volcano and a violent eruption is possible. Hundreds of thousands of residents are under evacuation orders.

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After Volcano Quiets, Philippine Officials At Odds Over Residents' Return

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The vice mayor of a town located near Taal Volcano, which began spewing ash and steam last week, has urged people to defy warnings from authorities and to "come back and clean up."

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'We've Lost Everything': In Philippines, Fleeing Volcano Means Losing Livelihoods

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Evacuations from a danger zone around Taal Volcano continued Thursday, with some 57,000 people living in the hardest-hit province having left their homes since Sunday's eruption.

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Taal Volcano In The Philippines, Already Spewing Ash, Threatens Major Eruption

Monday, January 13, 2020

A volcano in the Philippines is spewing ash, leading to the evacuation of thousands and causing flight disruptions in the capital Manila.

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Thousands Flee Volcanic Eruption In Philippines

Monday, January 13, 2020

A volcano south of the Philippine capital Manila is erupting. Ash in the air closed Manila's airport for a time, and tens of thousands of people are evacuating villages near the volcano.

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Scenes From The International Desk: Quiet In Hong Kong's Chaos

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

In Hong Kong, it's often the loudest voices that make it into stories. But our international correspondent caught up with a regular person just trying to get by, and that moment has stuck with her.

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After A Period Of Calm, Hong Kong Protests Flared Again Sunday

Monday, December 16, 2019

Protesters have written hundreds of Christmas cards for people jailed during the six-month pro-democracy protests. Dozens of protesters denied bail could remain jailed during the holidays.

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In Australia, Stubborn Fires Shroud Cities In Smoke, Char Terrain And Menace Koalas

Friday, November 22, 2019

The blazes in one state alone have consumed an area about eight times the size of Los Angeles, and other fires have erupted across Australia. Amid drought and dry months to come, it could get worse.

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Protesters Hunker Down Inside A Hong Kong University

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Protesters are running low on supplies as they try to wait out the police inside a Hong Kong university. Security officials threaten to use live ammunition.

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As Hong Kong Protests Continue, Businesses And Families See Routines Disrupted

Monday, November 18, 2019

As Hong Kong prepares for another week of violent clashes between protesters and police, it's become harder for families and businesses there to go about their daily routines.

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Clashes Between Hong Kong Protesters And Police Intensify

Monday, November 18, 2019

Hong Kong police moved in on protesters encamped at a university. Protesters fired arrows and launched petrol bombs at the police. Police accused the protesters of murderous acts.

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Hong Kong Protests Intensify With Molotov Cocktails And Arrows

Sunday, November 17, 2019

A weekend that began with relative calm devolved into some of the most dramatic scenes of violence since the protests began nearly six months ago.

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Reporter's Notebook: Hong Kong

Saturday, November 16, 2019

As Hong Kong descends deeper into violence, uncertainty hangs over the Chinese territory, with protesters see no alternative to fighting, despite the increasing dangers they face.

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News Brief: Public Impeachment Hearings Begin, Erdogan Visits White House

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The public phase of the House's impeachment inquiry begins Wednesday. We look at what to expect. Also, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House and the latest from Hong Kong.

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