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Poe calls for Senate probe on ISIS recruitment in Mindanao

Senator Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe wants the Senate to investigate the reported recruitment of Filipinos into the Islamic State to thwart any plans of the group to take root in the Philippines.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino downplays ISIS threat in PH

President Benigno S. Aquino III AP

President Benigno Aquino III has downplayed the threat posed by the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines, saying the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been helping prevent Filipino Muslims from getting drawn to the terrorist group.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino to talk of good governance, economic growth in European trip

President Benigno Aquino III. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

President Benigno Aquino III will parade his government’s program for good governance as a foundation for good economics when he embarks on a four-nation European trip from Sept. 13 to 20.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Philippine Muslim rebels oppose Islamic State ‘virus’

Aquino Murad

The Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group has condemned extremist jihadists in Iraq and Syria, and vowed to stop the spread of their “virus” into the Southeast Asian nation.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysian observer here to help gov’t, MILF thresh out differences

Bangsamoro supporters. RICHEL V. UMEL / INQUIRER MINDANAO

The Malaysian facilitator in the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) arrived Saturday afternoon to observe the meeting between the two peace panels aimed at threshing out their differences over the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the Inquirer has learned.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »