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Turkey detains dozens of police in new swoop against Erdogan foes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends on August 30, 2014 ceremonies marking the 92nd anniversary of the Victory Day, commemorating the Turkish victory against Greek forces at the Battle of Dumlupinar, the final battle of the War of Independence, at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, known as Anitkabir, in Ankara. AFP

Turkish authorities on Monday detained some two dozen police officers in new nationwide raids over an alleged plot to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

P2.5M fake food supplements, slimming pills seized

Simultaneous raids on five drug stores in Manila yield fake dietary supplements and slimming products prohibited by the Food and Drug Administration due to their toxic ingredients.  JOAN BONDOC

The police seized on Tuesday P2.5 million worth of fake food supplements for men that reportedly boost their sex drive and banned slimming products during simultaneous raids on five drugstores in Manila.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cybersex raid no rescue, women complain


Two women whom the police said it “rescued” from a Pangasinan school allegedly fronting as a cybersex den on Wednesday denied they were victims of human trafficking, saying they were instead “victims of police harassment.”

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NBI busts drug ring in 3 condos

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National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested six people believed to have links with Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel in raids on three luxury properties in Taguig and Makati cities early Wednesday, bolstering suspicions that the Latin drug trade had reached the Philippines through foreign and local connections.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Yemen air raids kill 7 ‘Qaeda’ members–local official

A plane wreck are seen on the ground as security forces and soldiers gather at the site of a plane crash in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday 13, 2013. A Yemeni military plane on a training exercise crashed Monday in the country's capital, slamming into a residential neighborhood and setting at least four houses ablaze. AP

Two air strikes that targeted two vehicles in south Yemen on Saturday killed seven suspected members of Al-Qaeda and wounded two more, a local official said.

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