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Singapore, Australia to boost intelligence sharing on jihadist

Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials said on Saturday. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Australia and Singapore vowed Friday to enhance intelligence sharing in the face of growing fears about the threat posed by jihadist citizens returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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

PH to pull out peace troops in Golan Heights, Liberia

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The Philippines will pull out its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to health and security threats, the Department of National Defense said on Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH sends ship to Australian war games

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz. US EMBASSY FILE PHOTO

The Philippines sent one of its most capable ships, BRP Ramon Alcaraz, to the biggest Australian war games that will be participated by 12 countries.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PAF buys new C-130 planes from US to boost PH sea security, disaster management

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Philippine soldiers walk near a military C-130 plane. AP FILE PHOTO

Strengthening its air assets, the Philippine Air Force is set to acquire new C-130 planes from the United States Department of Defense.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No US troops in PH as SC reviews defense pact

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Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Cuisia.  INQUIRER.net/Matikas Santos

No troops from the United States will be coming to the Philippines yet as the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) is being questioned before the Supreme Court.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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