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10,000 policemen deployed ahead of Aquino’s Sona

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday deployed 10,000 policemen to secure Metro Manila as President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC police chief urges Sona protesters to ‘be mature enough’ during rallies


The director of the Quezon City Police District urged protesters during President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday (July 28) to “be mature enough” so as not to create unnecessary trouble or injuries.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Thai army deploys against protesters

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Thailand’s army is deploying thousands of troops and police officers across Bangkok to stop protesters from gathering to rally against the country’s May 22 coup.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

In Mexico, 2,000 protest for drug lord’s release

People march in support of jailed drug boss Joaquin Guzman Loera, "El Chapo" in the city of Culiacan, Mexico, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Hundreds of people marched on the streets of Culiacan, the drug lord's bastion, demanding that Guzman be freed, before they briefly clashed with police who fired tear gas at them. AP

Some 2,000 people demonstrated in support of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in his northwestern home state Wednesday, chanting “release him” following his weekend arrest.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Death toll in Egypt violence rises to 421

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi clash with security forces near the largest sit-in by supporters of Morsi in the eastern Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Egyptian police in riot gear swept in with armored vehicles and bulldozers Wednesday to clear the sit-in camps set up by supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo, showering protesters with tear gas as the sound of gunfire rang out.  AP/Mohammed Abu Zeid

An Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman has further raised the death toll from the previous day’s clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president to 421.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »