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PH to continue legal aid to Fil-Am found guilty on US terror charges

Ralph de Leon

After 25-year-old Filipino-American Ralph De Leon was found guilty of terrorism-related charges, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said that they will continue to extend legal assistance to him and his family “during this difficult period.”

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gazmin on Sayyaf threat to behead German: We don’t negotiate with terrorists

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said they will not bow to the demands of the Abu Sayyaf group, which has threatened to behead a German hostage.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PDEA: 807 Filipino drug mules jailed abroad


There are 807 Filipinos jailed in various countries as of July 2014 due to drug smuggling, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said in a statement Thursday.

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

DOH: Nurse from Saudi returns to PH positive with MERS-CoV


The Department of Health said in a press briefing Wednesday that a Filipina nurse who has returned to the country from Saudi Arabia has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

AFP on terrorist previously thought dead: ‘We will get him’


The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Thursday backtracked from earlier reports that it said that Malaysian terrorist Marwan was dead and vowed to capture him soon.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »