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Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State


In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan looks into report Japanese detained in Syria


Japan is looking into reports that a Japanese man may have been detained possibly by militants in Syria, the foreign ministry said Monday.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US urges speedy formation of new Iraq government

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Iraq’s new leaders on Tuesday to work quickly to form an inclusive government and said the U.S. is prepared to offer significant additional aid in the fight against Islamic State militants.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Militants slam Malacañang: Palparan’s arrest ‘long overdue’

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan Secretary General Renato Reyes Jr.  INQUIRER file photo

Colleagues of still missing University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño slammed on Tuesday the Aquino administration for the delay in the arrest of retired Major General Jovito Palparan.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militant solons: Aquino ‘not statesmanlike’ with reaction toward student heckler

President Benigno Aquino III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Militant solons on Monday alleged that President Benigno Aquino III was not being a statesman for allowing the filing of charges against the Ateneo student who disrupted his Independence Day speech on June 12.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »