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Filipino peacekeepers: Should they stay or go?

Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Saturday said President Benigno Aquino III had yet to decide whether or not to pull out the Filipino peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights and Liberia, even as the Department of National Defense (DND) had recommended it.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH Muslims appeal for end to violence in Gaza

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Muslims in Mindanao said the Eidl Fitr celebrations, which could start Monday in some areas, would not be as meaningful because of violence affecting Palestine.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Other countries where Crisis Alert Levels are up


Over the past weeks several countries in the Middle East have been rocked by violence, prompting the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to raise Crisis Alert Levels and urge overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to return to the Philippines.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

OFWs in Israel urged to get ready to leave; alert level 2 up

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) urges Filipinos in Israel and the West Bank to prepare for possible evacuation as the crisis alert level 2 was raised Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »

3 Filipino families in Gaza seek repatriation


Three Filipino families in the Gaza Strip in Israel have asked for repatriation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) while there have been no reports of Filipino casualties in the strife-torn country.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »