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What PH peacekeepers can look forward to when they come home

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Grace Corpuz andMila Escarcha, wives of Corporal Michael Corpuz and Staff Sargeant Noli Escarcha, with Colonel Roberto Ancan recount their tales while their husbands fought it out against Syrian rebels in Golan heights

After the ordeal of waiting, Mila Escarcha and Grace Corpuz are only too glad to be welcoming their husbands with hugs, kisses and more.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Angelina Jolie calls for new bid to end Syria war

A handout picture made available by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on February 24, 2014 shows US actress and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie talking to a young Syrian refugee on February 23, 2014 at a refugee camp near the Lebanese village of Zahle in the Bekaa valley. Jolie was on a trhee-day visit to Lebanon. AFP PHOTO /HO /UNHCR/A.MCCONEELL

The Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie called Friday for a new bid to bring peace to Syria which she said was destabilizing the whole region and bringing misery to millions.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN confirms 43 UN peacekeepers seized in Syrian Golan

Armored vehicles from the UN peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The UN confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release.  AP PHOTO/ARIEL SCHALIT

The United Nations confirmed that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Villagers, plywood firm fight over right of way; Zambo City execs urged to mediate

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A councilor here has proposed that Mayor Isabel Climaco-Salazar and Representative Celso Lobregat intervene in the road right-of-way problem involving residents of Barangay Recodo and plywood-maker, Dacon.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

US General: We will act if Islamic group threatens America

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking in New York. AP

General Martin Dempsey said Sunday that once he determines that the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the United States homeland or Europe, he will recommend the US military move directly against the group in Syria.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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