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The Philippines justice ministry has announced a probe into thousands of killings which occurred during President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The official death toll is almost 6,000, although the real number of fatalities is believed to be much higher.
Dropping a plan to run for vice president in 2022 election, Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte announced he will retire from politics after his term ends. The controversial leader has faced backlash during the recent years over his bloody war on drugs.