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Sub latest US warship to come to PH

THE USS Michigan, an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine, arrives in the Subic Bay Freeport, a former US naval base, along with USNS Walter S. Diehl, a replenishment vessel. INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON/ALLAN MACATUNO

The third warship that the United States sent to the country in a week docked at the Alava Pier inside this former American naval base on Tuesday for a routine port call as talks on the

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Issues raised over US troops’ return to PH

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File photo by Jay Morales / Malacañang Photo Bureau).

Even before a final deal is concluded on a new agreement that will allow increased US military access to the country, the issues of constitutionality, Senate concurrence and Philippine control over areas of American presence have begun to be articulated inside and outside Congress.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Solon seeks probe of US troops’ ‘presence’

A militant lawmaker condemned and called for an investigation of the alleged participation of US troops in the military operations against members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao province.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Elections seen as only answer in crisis-hit Iraq

Iraqi Shiite Muslim leader Ammar al-Hakim of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (R) and Iraq's former interior minister Jawad al-Bolani (2R) arrive at a press conference in Baghdad on December 1, 2012, to announce the establishment of a new political movement headed by Bolani, called Badaana, that will contest in the Iraqi elections next year. AFP / SABAH ARAR

Massive rallies, a powerful cleric predicting an “Iraq spring” and Arabs and Kurds at loggerheads: Iraq is mired in a cycle of interlocking crises with elections increasingly seen as the only solution.

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

US troops turn over school buildings to Palawan school execs

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Lieutenant General Dwayne Thiessen, Commander of the US Marine Forces Pacific, meets and greets the students of Kandes Elementary School where one of five new school buildings built by US soldiers were turned over to the Philippines. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

The United States Armed Forces (USAF) turned over to the Philippines several classrooms that they built as part of the 2012 Balikatan Exercises.

Posted: April 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

US forces quit Iraq

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The last US forces left Iraq and entered Kuwait Sunday, nearly nine years after launching a divisive war to oust Saddam Hussein, and just as the oil-rich country grapples with renewed political deadlock.

Posted: December 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

30 US troops dead as Afghan Taliban down chopper

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PULI ALAM – Thirty US troops, including special forces, died when the Taliban shot down their helicopter, officials said, in the biggest single loss for foreign troops in the decade-long war. Seven Afghan special forces were also among the dead late Friday when a rocket fired by Taliban insurgents hit their Chinook as it began [...]

Posted: August 7th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Condom distribution to US troops in Palawan assailed

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The militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) has assailed the US government for distributing condoms to American troops taking part in the 17th Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (Carat) joint naval exercises in Palawan. Renato Reyes Jr., Bayan secretary general, on Monday took exception to reports the US was giving away free condoms to its military [...]

Posted: July 5th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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