“An OFW who had contact with the OFW who died of MERS-CoV in United Arab Emirates arrived in the country yesterday (Tuesday). He tested positive on the nose swab examination in UAE but completely no symptoms. The Embassy of the Philippines in UAE informed DOH and DFA immediately of the results.
The Boston police officers evacuate the area around the finish line of the Boston Marathon after the discovery of two suspicious backpacks. Authorities said Tuesday one man was in custody in connection with the incident. AP VIDEO
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend their final day in New Zealand visiting a police college and strolling the Wellington’s civic area. The couple and their baby son George are due to arrive in Sydney later on Wednesday for the start of their Australia visit. AP VIDEO
Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14, officials said.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
A policeman was killed after motorcycle-riding assailants shot him and his wife while on board a sedan in Mandaluyong City Wednesday morning.
A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city’s history.
Two brothers arrested for the second time over accusations of cannibalism appeared in court Tuesday, police officials said, in a sensational case that has horrified Pakistanis.
By Matikas Santos
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) apologized Wednesday for the inconvenience caused by the lack of air conditioning in the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 (Naia T1) due to the ongoing rehabilitation work.
The leader of Australia’s most populous state quit as premier on Wednesday in the face of mounting evidence that he failed to declare a 3,000 Australian dollar ($2,800) bottle of wine that arrived as a gift on his Sydney doorstep.
A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.
Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.
By Maila Ager
Learning how to keep calm during a disaster saved a young housewife in Cebu when twin disasters — a 7.2-magnitude earthquake and super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) — struck the country late last year.
By Nestor Corrales
At least five people were killed and 15 others were hurt on Wednesday after a passenger bus rammed into a truck in Libmanan, Camarines Sur, police report said.