By Tarra Quismundo
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) downgraded on Wednesday its crisis alert for Filipinos in Yemen from Level 3, signaling voluntary repatriation, to the restriction phase under Level 2 as it cited the “improving security and political situation” there.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The bodies of the seven Filipinos killed in the bombing of Yemen’s defense ministry complex early this month will arrive in the Philippines on Tuesday.
By Matikas Santos
The Filipinos who survived the initial suicide attack in a Defense Ministry Complex in Yemen capital city of Sana’a had to pretend to be dead to avoid getting killed in a shootout that followed, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.
Chinese authorities have captured five suspects in a fatal car crash on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, state media said Wednesday, describing the incident as a “terrorist attack” for the first time.
By TJ Burgonio
The government on Sunday scrambled to tighten security around the US Embassy in Manila and other potential targets for attacks following a global alert on Al Qaeda-linked jailbreaks in several countries.
Amnesty International and the family of two Filipino-Algerian sisters called for suspected Islamic extremists to release the women immediately, saying Thursday that they are human rights defenders and filmmakers who focused on the plight of impoverished Muslims in Mindanao.
By Olive Melaya
On April 15, my birthday, a pair of bombs battered the beautiful city of Boston. Everything I planned for that weekend went well. A prayer meeting Friday night, a dinner with my husband Steve and my in-laws on Saturday afternoon, followed by a party for a friend’s 65th birthday.
By Allan Nawal
Several Filipinos in Sabah have been helping militants in Sulu by regularly sending them money, a ranking Malaysian police official, who was quoted in a radio report, said Tuesday.
By Niña P. Calleja
The freed Australian kidnap victim Warren Rodwell arrived in Manila on Monday afternoon, for rest and a medical check-up, according to officials.
By Julie Alipala
For now, the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is withholding any further information about the status of three kidnapped foreigners, who were earlier reported to already be in the MNLF custody.