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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 »

Only 13 of 900 OFWs repatriated from Iraq, no evacuation since–DFA

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Iraqi Shiite volunteers who have joined government forces to fight Sunni jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) take part in a training session near the southern port city of Basra on August 7, 2014. A UN statement said some reports put the number of people forced to flee by the IS takeover at 200,000. AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI

Only 13 of the 900 Filipino workers in Iraq have been repatriated despite the ongoing unrest and no OFWs have evacuated since, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday, as US President Barack Obama authorized “targeted air strikes” against the strife-torn country.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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