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No Muslim Filipinos in ISIS, Defense exec assures

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An official from the Department of National Defense assured that there are no Islamic Filipinos who joined Jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino, MILF chief hold surprise talks in Japan

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President Benigno Aquino held a surprise meeting in Japan with the country’s top Muslim rebel to address growing concerns over delays in implementing a peace deal, their aides said Thursday.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita “Ging” Deles: Breaking ground. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines said Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four of its members dead.

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

Devastation left by ‘Yolanda’ moves Muslim aid workers to tears

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The United States is contending with too many global humanitarian crises at once, including the aftermath of the Philippines' devastating typhoon (in photo), to comprehensively fund relief efforts, the State Department told Congress Thursday, urging other nations to step up. AP FILE PHOTO

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Muslim humanitarian workers from such countries as Malaysia and Turkey said they shed tears on seeing the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Leyte and cebu.   “I felt so sad to see how disaster destroyed the lives of Filipino people in Leyte and Cebu,” Mohammad Safaruddin Jhinku, head of the training [...]

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN warns of humanitarian crisis in Zamboanga City

Villagers, who were displaced by the fighting between government forces and Muslim rebels in Zamboanga City, continue to be housed in tents in a stadium Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. The United Nations warned Wednesday, Sept. 25, that Zamboanga faces a humanitarian crisis, with tens of thousands of people uprooted by a wave of deadly violence.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The United Nations warned Wednesday that the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga faces a humanitarian crisis, with tens of thousands of people uprooted by a wave of deadly violence.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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