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New Solcom chief calls for probe of UN commander

Armored vehicles from the UN peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria.   AP FILE PHOTO

The incoming commander of the military’s Southern Luzon Command said Tuesday the Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights were correct in defying Major General Iqbal Singh Singha of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) by not turning over their firearms to Syrian rebels.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Canadian’s year-old son abducted along with nanny in Pagadian

Pagadian City

A group of still unidentified armed men snatched the one-year old son of a Pagadian City-based Canadian businessman and the boy’s nanny around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Americas,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Teacher kills self after losing all his money in scam

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MANUEL AMALILIO: Suspected mastermind disappears. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Retired school supervisor Cristituto Potayre of Pagadian City had hoped to triple his retirement pay after 30 days when he invested in a scheme run by Pasay City-based Aman Futures Group Phils. Inc.

Posted: November 14th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Australian abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen

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Bloodstains were found outside the home of an Australian national who was abducted by gunmen on Monday in Barangay (village) Upper Pangi, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, police said.

Posted: December 7th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

3 kidnapped South Koreans may have been split, says military


The abductors of three South Korean nationals may have separated their victims to better avoid detection by pursuing authorities, a military commander said.

Posted: November 16th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »