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Free MRT rides on Labor Day ‘revolting’, says worker group

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The free rides of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) for the public this coming labor day is “simply revolting” and “insulting,” a labor group said Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Suicide attack near Afghan election office–police

Afghan security officers arrive to the scene after suicide bombers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. An Afghan police official says two suicide bombers have struck near the home of a candidate running for president in the country's April 5 elections. AP

Militants on Tuesday launched a suicide attack near an Afghan election commission office, police said, close to the Kabul home of a leading candidate for the presidential poll.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Join rallies vs China, Gazmin dared

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Makabayan bloc lawmakers have dared Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin to join their group’s anti-China demonstrations after he chided activists for keeping mum on China’s claiming of islands inside Philippine territory.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Militants want refund, interest from Meralco

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Militant groups on Wednesday said the Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) planned refund for the electricity it overcharged customers in December and January 2013 should also include interest.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cops form task force to probe slay

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“Why did they have to kill him? He was good person who had helped many of us who are poor,” said Ma. Theresa Mediavilla.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Militants in Somalia attack presidential palace

A Somali child stands by his belongings as he flees from the Heliwa district in the north of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Residents in Mogadishu say that hundreds of families are fleeing the Somali capital after a spike in the number of clashes between militants and pro-government troops, with dozens of vehicles piled high with belongings headed to the outskirts of Mogadishu on Thursday. AP

Police in Somalia say that militants wearing suicide vests and carrying guns and grenades have attacked the presidential palace.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Official: Iraqi troops, militants clash in west

Mourners and Sunni gunmen chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government during the funeral of a man killed when clashes erupted between al-Qaida gunmen and Iraqi army soldiers on Friday, his family said, in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. AP

An official says fierce clashes have erupted between Iraqi special forces and al-Qaeda-linked militants in a village in western Anbar province.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Militants kill three security troops in Northwest Pakistan

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Pakistani Intelligence officials say gunmen attacked a security convoy near a checkpoint in a tribal region close to the Afghan border, killing three soldiers and injuring two others.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Two dead in Iraq unrest, six militants die in attacks

A picture taken on August 19, 2013 shows Iraqis gathering near the remains of a vehicle at the scene of a car bomb explosion in Nasiriyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Attacks on August 19, that were concentrated in Mosul, a predominantly Sunni Arab city, killed six people in Iraq, as gunmen defied massive government operations to stem some of the worst violence to have hit the country in five years. AFP PHOTO STR

Violence in Iraq killed two people on Sunday, officials said, while six militants also died in a series of attempted attacks, the latest in a nationwide surge in unrest.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Effigy of ‘Golden Pig’ arrives at Ayala

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The much-awaited “Golden Baboy” effigy has arrived at Ayala in Makati City for the second Million People March.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Israel downplays Sinai drone strike reports

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Israel’s defense minister says that his country won’t let “rumors and speculation” harm the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Militants attack prison in northwest Pakistan

Pakistan's army troops gather at the site following a militant attack on an army post in Serai Naurang town, near Lakki Marwat, Pakistan on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Militants attacked an army post in northwestern Pakistan with automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and suicide vests before dawn on Saturday, killing several people including civilians, officials said. Several attackers were also reported killed in the assault. AP/Jibran Yousufsai

Dozens of Taliban militants armed with guns, grenades and bombs attacked a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing more than 250 prisoners, including 25 “dangerous terrorists,” officials said.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

SONA protesters are early birds along Commonwealth

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Farmers from San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, and Hacienda Luisita belonging to the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas start their program as early as 6 a.m. Monday on Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City.  FRANCES MANGOSING

Protesters began to arrive near Ever Gotesco Commonwealth in Quezon City as early as 5 a.m. Monday when President Benigno Aquino III delivers his fourth State of the Nation Address.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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