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Ukrainian fighter plane shot down by pro-Russia rebels


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 [...]

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rebel killed in Negros clash


An alleged rebel was killed while another one and a soldier were wounded in an encounter in Barangay Dian-ay here early Friday.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf still holding 5 foreign captives, says released hostage

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rebels release train with bodies from downed Malaysian jet

Ukraine rebels

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.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ukraine rebels say they have most plane recorders

A man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »