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Duterte's Philippine presidency by the numbers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in power on Friday. The number of people police have reported killing as part of Duterte's controversial campaign to eradicate illegal drugs from society. Duterte has made his so-called "drug war" the top priority of his first year in office, saying that otherwise the Philippines will become a narco-state.
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