"Maduro, with the help of Cuban intelligence, has a plan, and that is to find new pretexts for arrests of those who seek a return to democracy," one expert told Newsweek.
The ruling party benefited from a variety of social media campaigns, fake news stories and a blackout of credible media outlets in the days leading up to the election.
Israeli officials said Erdogan is also donating funds to Islamic Organizations in Arab neighborhoods in East Jerusalem.
Elected a year ago, one of Philippine president's campaign pledges was to rid the country of "sons of bitches" drug users and dealers.
The New York Times article, written by Richard C. Paddock, touched on Duterte's childhood.