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AFP working on repatriation of PH Peacekeepers from Liberia

Philippine troops, who were deployed in the Golan Heights as U.N. Peacekeepers and recently battled Syrian rebels, arrive late Sunday, Sept 21, 2014 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at suburban Pasay city south of Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future. A group of 244 Philippine peacekeepers flew back to Manila on Friday after being recalled, while 84 more arrived home Sunday, ending a five-year presence in the increasingly volatile Golan.  (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

The Philippine Military are working on the repatriation of Philippine troops working as United Nations Peacekeepers from Liberia which has been stricken with the Ebola epidemic.

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

DFA: OFWs in West Africa don’t want to go home, believe they’re safe from Ebola

Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipinos in West Africa don’t want to be repatriated despite the continued rise in the number of infections and deaths from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aid given to family of OFW beheaded in Libya – DFA


The remains of the Filipino who was abducted and beheaded by Libyan militias in Libya last July are now back home with his family, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs, which has immediately worked on providing aid to the family of the victim.

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

‘Bring our troops home’

UN Filipino peacekeepers. FILE PHOTO

The government will repatriate more than 400 of its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in the Golan Heights and Liberia amid security threats and concerns over the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Another chartered flight from Libya


The government has chartered a third plane to bring home Filipinos from strife-torn Libya and it was expected to arrive home last night, taking home over 400 Filipinos.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »