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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 »

Dozens killed in strikes on militants in Pakistan

Smoke rises above the Jinnah International Airport where security forces battled militants Monday, June 9, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan.  AP PHOTO/SHAKIL ADIL

The Pakistani military says it has struck militants in the country’s northwest responsible for a five-hour siege of the Karachi airport a week ago.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Drone kills 5 militants in Yemen

Yemeni tribesmen attend a tribal meeting following a police raid on a hideout of al-Qaida militants in Arhab region, north of Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Yemen said on Sunday that it killed one of the country's most wanted al-Qaida militants, hours after military officials said anti-terrorism units supported by army troops and US drones launched an attack against hideouts of the group in the mountainous Arhab region north of Sanaa, leaving at least five militants and six soldiers killed. AP/Hani Mohammed

A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen’s south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers, Yemeni security officials said.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Militants free Filipino businesswoman from jungle

Jolo airport in Sulu. CONTRIBUTED IMAGE

Abu Sayyaf militants freed a businesswoman Wednesday by abandoning her near an airport in the southern Philippines after holding her in the jungle for more than three months, officials said.

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

Militants attack balloting center in Iraq, kill 10

Civilians inspect damage in the aftermath of a Monday car bomb attack in a crowded commercial street in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Sadr City, Iraq, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed and wounded dozens on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to crucial parliamentary elections later this month. AP

A senior Iraqi police officer says militants attacked a balloting center in a remote area in the country’s north and killed 10 guards.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »