Norberto cooks for the residents of "Happyland", a vast slum on the edge of Manila. He gets the meat for his dishes from the garbage dump. Bits of food scraps salvaged after the rich have filled their bellies.
They might look like slums or homes for garden gnomes. Those peculiar settlements of tiny little houses with allotment gardens, known as the "Schrebergarten," are a typically German phenomenon.
Lawmakers in Jordan have scrapped a controversial law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. Activists are celebrating the change, calling it a "historic achievement."
The fighting between government troops and Islamist gunmen for control of Marawi, in southern Philippines, penalizes evacuees by exacting a heavy toll on their mental and physical health. Ana P. Santos reports.
The Philippine military has arrested scores of suspected Maute Islamists as fighting continues on Mindanao Island. Civilians are increasingly being swept into the conflict. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
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