Pro-Russia rebels shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet on Monday, before Kiev and Moscow’s top diplomats were due to hold urgent talks to defuse tensions over fighting in the east of the ex-Soviet nation. Ukraine’s military said its MiG-29 warplane had been shot down as it carried out “an assignment to eliminate a large group of [...]
By Carla P. Gomez
An alleged rebel was killed while another one and a soldier were wounded in an encounter in Barangay Dian-ay here early Friday.
By Julie S. Alipala
A construction worker released by Abu Sayyaf kidnappers on Sunday reported seeing five foreigners — two Germans, two Chinese and a Malaysian— still being held captive by the notorious bandit group in Sulu.
Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and agreed to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine’s separatist rebels say they have found “most” of the recording devices from the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.