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Palace, Abad blast UP campus mob

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Budget Secretary Florencio Abad saw two sides of the “Iskolar ng Bayan” Wednesday night: Minutes after he engaged a campus audience in fiscal discourse, another group pelted him with balled-up paper and tried to grab him by the collar.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Activists hit Palparan transfer to AFP custody


Militant groups on Monday condemned a Bulacan court’s decision to allow the transfer of retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Custodial Center in Fort Bonifacio.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Jordanian prince: US has ally against extremists

Lt. General Prince Feisal bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, left, stands with Colo. National Guard Commander Maj. General H. Michael Edwards, as he listens to questions from members of the media during a news conference at the Governor's Mansion, in Denver, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. The event marked ten years of military cooperation in the Colorado-Jordan State Partnership Program. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan said Thursday that the United States has a strong and capable ally in facing Islamic State militants who have swept across the Middle East, and his country will do its best to deal with the expected increase in refugees should the U.S. carry out airstrikes in neighboring Syria.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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 »