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Ninoy Aquino was no ‘trapo’— QC Vice Mayor Belmonte

The late Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.  FILE PHOTO

The late Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. did not equate leadership with the position of privilege, a Quezon City official said during Thursday’s commemoration of his 31st death anniversary.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

French, German leaders pay emotional tribute to WWI fallen

France's President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck arrive to attend a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, at the National Monument of Hartmannswillerkop, in Wattwiller, eastern France, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. On this day 100-years ago, in 1914, Germany declared war on France, at the beginning of the first global war, which centered on Europe and resulted in over nine million combatants being killed. AP

French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck paid emotional tributes Sunday to the millions of soldiers who died during World War I, exactly 100 years after Germany declared hostilities against France.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Air Force band, flyby send off retiring Air Force chief


Guests at the change of command ceremony for the Air Force leadership were treated to a military band performance and a show in the sky on Friday at Fernando Air Base here.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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 »