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Aquino confronted on human rights record in Belgium forum

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Benigno Aquino

President Benigno Aquino III was put on the spot over his administration’s human rights record shortly after he delivered a wide-ranging policy speech organized by an independent think tank here.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China high on agenda in Aquino’s Euro tour

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President Benigno S. Aquino III. MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

President Aquino leaves Saturday night for a whirlwind visit to four major European countries, in part to seek support for the Philippines’ “triple action plan” to resolve the territorial dispute with China

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories | Read More »

13 children among Afghan Sikhs found in UK shipping container

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The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a “horrific ordeal” are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said Sunday.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

World leaders commemorate centenary of World War I outbreak

World War I Commemoration

World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. WWI, World War I, Belgium, centenary, anniversaries

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

World leaders to mark WWI outbreak in Belgium

In this photo taken Saturday, July 26, 2014, the modern city center of Mons, Belgium. Fierce battles around Belgium's Liege and Mons during World War I held great significance by holding up the pressing Germans for a few days, even if in eventual defeat, delaying their operation and eventually stranding them short of Paris, and short of a swift victory. AP

Government leaders and royalty will gather in the Belgian city of Liege on Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, a small Balkans conflict that went global with the German invasion of neutral Belgium in August 1914.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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