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Philippines hunts new suspects in ‘sextortion’ ring

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Police arrested eight suspects and are hunting more in connection with an Internet extortion racket that has victimized hundreds of people in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau, an official said Saturday.

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

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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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 »

China’s nine-dash line came ahead of Unclos, says expert

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Wu Shicun, president of National Institute for South China Sea Studies. Photo from http://www.nanhai.org.cn

A Chinese scholar claimed that China has a more solid hold on the South China Sea because its nine-dash line claim over nearly 90 percent of the area has existed before the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,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 »

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