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Arrested ‘Jihad’ preacher in Manila

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Philippine Immigration officers escort Robert Edward Cerantonio (C), an Australian convert to Islam who used the internet to urge people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria, shortly after arriving at Manila airport on July 11, 2014, after he was arrested in Cebu City. The Australian convert was arrested in the Philippines on July 11, local police said. AFP

The Australian national suspected to be a Jihad preacher who was arrested in Cebu on Friday morning arrived in Manila.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

A look at China’s territorial claims

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China’s efforts to counter the United States’ “pivot to Asia” and raise its own influence on the continent are complicated by territorial disputes, mostly at sea but also along its land border. Many of the disputes have been simmering for decades, although some have heated up in recent years.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rising China tension discussed in Del Rosario visit to Brunei

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Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario with Brunei Prince Mohamed Bolkiah in Brunei Darussalam on Thursday, July 10. The “rising tension” in the South China Sea was among the issues the Philippines and Brunei discussed during Del Rosario’s two-day visit on July 9-10.  PHOTO FROM DFA.GOV.PH

The “rising tension” in the South China Sea was among the issues the Philippines and Brunei discussed when Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario met with Brunei Prince Mohamed Bolkiah in Brunei Darussalam last Wednesday.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone

In this July 7, 2014 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping unveils a sculpture commemorating the start of a war with Japan with old soldiers and children during a ceremony to mark the 77th anniversary of the war, in Beijing, China. Despite Xi’s depiction of China as a “peaceful, amiable and civilized lion,” the country’s moves have so far only set off alarms across the region and pushed other Asian countries to seek backup from Washington. AP

Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to “be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership,” a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they’re ready to shed the humility and show off their country’s rising military and political power.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asians, Pacific Islanders fastest growing groups in Orange County, California

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Already home to the third-largest Asian American concentration in the United States, Orange County also has Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as its fastest-growing populations, according to a new report released July 8.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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