South Sudan's special high court has sentenced a South African military veteran to execution by hanging.
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The leader of the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines says Islamic State group-aligned militants planned but failed to attack another southern city after their deadly siege in Marawi was crushed last year.
Rodrigo Duterte. - / AFP / Getty Images Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers under his command that when engaging with rebel women, they should shoot them in the vagina.Duterte, a former mayor of Manila who has made numerous incendiary remarks since taking office in 2016, made the comments while speaking to former rebels at a private event on Feb. 7.During his speech, he described an imaginary conversation between a general and a solider: "'Are there any women holding guns?' 'Sir, she's a fighter.An Amazon.' 'Shoot the [slang term for vagina].'"The official transcript of Duterte's comments released by his office replaces the word "vagina" and the slang for it with a set of dashes. According to the transcript, the ma...