The Philippine government has attacked United Nations human rights experts for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to former US president Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a whore" in 2016, which sparked a new low in their nations' long alliance.
In a drive, lawmen detain 103 drug peddlers and addicts from Suhrawadi Udyan of Dhaka.
Despite receiving flak for over 100 alleged drug dealers killed during the war on drugs of police, the law enforcers say the drive they started on May 18 would continue past Eid, but they would tread carefully.
Two suspected drug peddlers have been killed in two reported gunfights in Chandpur and Mymensingh districts amid nationwide ongoing anti-drug drives.
Two more alleged drug peddlers are killed in “gunfights” in Tangail and Rangpur amid the countrywide anti-narcotics drive.
Ten eminent citizens of the county call upon the government to stop the “extra-judicial killings” and demand a judicial enquiry into the incidents.