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Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

Julita Laude

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them — a U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying at a cheap hotel more than a week ago.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN troops withdraw from Syrian Golan–AFP reporter

Al-Qaida-linked Syrian militants gather around vehicles carrying UN peacekeepers from Fiji before releasing them, as they arrive near the Syrian village of Al Rafeed in Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights, seen from the border of the Israeli side Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Hundreds of UN troops withdrew from the Syrian to the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan on Monday, an AFP correspondent said, two weeks after Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kidnapped dozens of peacekeepers.  AP PHOTO/GIL ELIYAHU

Hundreds of UN troops withdrew from the Syrian to the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan on Monday, an AFP correspondent said, two weeks after Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kidnapped dozens of peacekeepers.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Qaeda-linked Syria rebels release Fijian peacekeepers

This image made from video posted on a militant social media account on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, shows UN peacekeepers from Fiji held captive by militants from the Nusra Front in Syria. The 45 Fijian peacekeepers were released Thursday two weeks after they were kidnapped in the Golan Golan Heights,  a UN spokesperson said.  AP PHOTO VIA MILITANT SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT

Al-Qaeda linked rebels in Syria on Thursday released a group of 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers they kidnapped two weeks ago in the Golan Heights, a UN spokesperson said.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN Security Council demands Fiji peacekeepers’ release

This undated file image attached in a statement released on Aug. 30, 2014, on the Hanin Network website, a militant website, shows Fijian UN peacekeepers who were seized by The Nusra Front on Aug. 28, 2014, in the Golan Heights in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel. The UN Security Council on Wednesday, Sept. 3, demanded the release of the 45 Fijian peacekeepers.  AP PHOTO/HANIN NETWORK WEBSITE

The UN Security Council on Wednesday demanded the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers held in the Golan Heights by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH thanks other nations for assisting troops in Golan Heights

By
herminio-coloma

Malacañang on Sunday thanked the other nations that provided aid for Filipino peacekeepers who recently escaped from a firefight with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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