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Nearly 3 million Syrian children not in school

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Syrian children in refugee camps. AP

Nearly three million Syrian children are not attending school due to the war raging in their country, an international charity group said Thursday.

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

There are no abusive cops in Davao City

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Filipino Catholics are being urged to pray for the persecuted Christians in Syria and Iraq.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

3rd ISIS execution

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as “an act of pure evil.”

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US ‘at war’ with Islamic State radicals

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Kerry is in the region to speak with leaders about strategies to address the threat from the Islamic State, a militant extremist group. John Kerry said that the US would provide an additional $500 million in humanitarian aid to victims of the war in Syria, bringing total American assistance to $2.9 billion since the start of the conflict in 2011. AP

The White House has declared that the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Petraeus: Obama Iraq plan a good starting point

David Petraeus  AP file photo

President Barack Obama’s decision to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria is a good starting point and could succeed, retired Gen. David Petraeus said Thursday.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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