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Filipino priest opts to stay in Sierra Leone despite Ebola risk

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Fr. Anthony Patrick Santianez, flanked by two Sierra Leone faithfuls, decides to stay with his parishioners despite the threat of Ebola virus. CBCP NEWS

Another Filipino missionary has decided to stay in Sierra Leone despite the Ebola outbreak in West Africa although he admitted being scared and at one point considered coming home to the Philippines to avoid being infected with the deadly virus.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino seafarer from Togo cleared of Ebola

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charles-jose

The Filipino seafarer suspected of having Ebola virus tested negative for the dreaded virus, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Breakaway Moro group admits alliance with ISIS

Rebel fighters from the Islamic Front, Syria's largest rebel coalition, hold a position on July 13, 2014 during clashes with militants of the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), for the control a village on the outskirts of Aleppo. The death toll in Syria's three-year war has eclipsed 170,000 people, one-third of them civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll released on July 10. AFP PHOTO / AHMED DEEB

The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM) confirmed Friday that it has forged an alliance with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DFA probes ‘inhumane’ treatment of repatriates

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Charles-Jose

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday that they will investigate the complaints of Filipinos about the alleged “inhumane” treatment they went through while they were being repatriated out of strife-torn Libya.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH apologizes to Malta over OFW who missed flight back to Manila

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OFWs from LIbya. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine government apologized to the government of Malta after one of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) evacuated from Libya was left in the country after missing the chartered flight to bring them back to the Philippines.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

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