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Remains of 7 Filipinos killed in Yemen arriving Tuesday

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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.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos played dead to survive Yemen attack

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This photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry shows damaged vehicles after an explosion at the Defense Ministry complex in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. AP

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.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese cops nab 5 suspects in Tiananmen attack

Chinese paramilitary policemen and uniformed policemen, in blue, seal off a pavement leading to Tiananmen Gate, following a car fire in Beijing Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. AP PHOTO

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.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Manila tightens security around US embassy, potential terror targets

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US EMBASSY. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Amnesty appeals to Filipino captors of 2 sisters

Nadjoua Bansil (left) and sister Linda (right). AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: June 27th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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