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Comments by world leaders about Ariel Sharon

In this Monday, April 26, 2004 file photo, Marking Israeli Memorial Day, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon greets family members of terror victims, after a memorial ceremony for Israeli civilians who have been killed since Israel's founding 56 years ago, at Mt. Herzl Cemetery, in Jerusalem. Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was 85. AP

A selection of memorable quotes about Ariel Sharon, Israel’s former prime minister who died Saturday at age 85

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Major events in the life of Ariel Sharon

In this Wednesday Feb. 7, 2001 file photo, Ariel Sharon, then Israel's Prime Minister-elect, looks up as he touches Judaism holiest site, the Western Wall, in Jerusalem. The son of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says his father has died on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The 85-year-old Sharon had been in a coma since a debilitating stroke eight years ago. His son Gilad Sharon said: "He has gone. He went when he decided to go." AP

A look at the life of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s former prime minister who died Saturday at the age of 85: Feb. 26, 1928: Born to Russian immigrants in farming community of Kfar Malal north of Tel Aviv.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Madiba’: Peacemaker, master of forgiveness

Nelson Mandela. AP FILE PHOTO

Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness. South Africa’s first black president spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid, yet he sought to win over its defeated guardians in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

World leaders, celebrities remember Nelson Mandela’s legacy

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, arguably the personification of democracy and unity, has left his legacy imprinted on the world and on its influential personalities.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama orders US flags to fly at half-staff in Mandela tribute

President Barack Obama.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the White House and public buildings, with the US in mourning over the death of “close friend” and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy legacy

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet Ethel Kennedy, widow of Robert F. Kennedy, and other members of the Kennedy family, following a wreath laying ceremony in honor of President John F. Kennedy, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at the JFK gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Friday will mark the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. AP

President Barack Obama laid a wreath at John F. Kennedy’s gravesite as a nation remembers the terrible day in Dallas a half-century ago Friday when Kennedy was assassinated. Obama also recognized a group of distinguished Americans — including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an award created by JFK.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Colleagues, admirers extol Fr. Joe Dizon, activist priest

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Fr. Joe Dizon.  INQUIRER.net file photo

Fr. Jose “Joe” Dizon will always be an “activist priest” who fought for a good cause.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Woman ahead of her time, the original multimedia star chef

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NORA DAZA

Her long-running cooking show, “Cooking It Up With Nora,” predated the arrival of the slicker, more dynamic culinary shows on cable today, but the late Nora Villanueva Daza was a trendsetter nonetheless.

Posted: September 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Capitol to honor slain Cebuano soldier

THE Cebu provincial government will pay tribute to slain Petty Officer Jose Audrey Bañares who died along with five others in an assault on Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels in Zamboanga City last Monday. “I just knew about the death of our Cebuano soldier Bagares. We will find a way to honor him. I’ll [...]

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Upsilonians remember ‘brod’ Behn Cervantes

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CERVANTES

In 1963, Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity member Eric de Guia— also known as independent filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik—needed to complete the requirements in 11 subjects to graduate from the University of the Philippines.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Queen Elizabeth II, PM Cameron saddened by Thatcher death

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher  AFP FILE PHOTO

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday they were saddened by the death of former premier Margaret Thatcher at the age of 87.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Reuter, 1986 Edsa ‘Bandido,’ legendary Jesuit, dies at 96

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FR. JAMES REUTER, SJ: The Great Communicator. INQUIRER PHOTO

He is home. Fr. James Reuter, SJ, the revered and and well-loved American priest and honorary Filipino, passed away Monday from lung and heart failure, the Ateneo de Manila University community has announced.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

1st woman judge rich in milk of kindness

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As a young girl from a well-to-do Laguna family, Natividad Almeda-Lopez would invite ragged and poor strangers into her home, appealing to her parents for food, clothes, and even jobs, for her “guests.”

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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