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Philippines’ Duterte warns of ‘revolutionary government’

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to establish a "revolutionary government" to fend off alleged efforts to oust him, fuelling fears of a looming dictatorship. He issued the warning on state television late Friday as he railed against the press, European lawmakers and other critics of his drug war that has left thousands dead and led rights groups to warn of a crime against humanity. Duterte said he would resort to a revolutionary government, as opposed to martial law that would…