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Gov’t to retain control of Bangsamoro defense

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Muntinlupa Representative Rodolfo Biazon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The defense and security of the proposed Bangsamoro territory will remain with the national government, officials assured lawmakers on Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US drops arms, ammunition to Kurds battling IS in Kobane

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The American military airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies Sunday to Kurds fighting the Islamic State group in the flashpoint Syrian town of Kobane, in a move that could anger ally Turkey.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Australian jets fly first mission against IS in Iraq

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Australian fighter jets have flown their first armed combat mission in Iraq against the Islamic State group but did not launch air strikes, the military said Monday.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

AFP to get 50,000 assault rifles under modernization program Tuesday

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be getting more than 50,000 assault rifles worth nearly P2 million for its troops as part of modernizing the military’s firepower capability.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama: Airstrikes have destroyed arms, equipment

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama says US airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State militants have succeeded in destroying arms and equipment that could have been used against the Kurdish capital of Irbil.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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