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Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

The Union flag flies above Parliament in London. AP

Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the US-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against the extremists.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino confronted on human rights record in Belgium forum

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

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

UK shipping container

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 »