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.
Japan is looking into reports that a Japanese man may have been detained possibly by militants in Syria, the foreign ministry said Monday.
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.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
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.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
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.