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PH to rent ship for evacuation of Filipinos in strife-torn Libya

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In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya. AP

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Thursday that he would travel to Tunisia, which borders Libya, to personally oversee the repatriation efforts for Filipinos still in the strife-torn country.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFW escaped death twice in Saudi Arabia, says DFA

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An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was able to return home to the Philippines after he escaped death twice in Saudi Arabia, first when he was sentenced to death and second when he became ill with tuberculosis, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | 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 »

Filipino beheaded by Libyan militias

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A Filipino construction worker was decapitated in Libya after being kidnapped by an armed militia group last July 15, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

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

Mandatory evacuation for Filipinos in Libya ordered

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipinos in Libya as conflict in the country escalates.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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