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Another PH peacekeeping team told to return to UN battalion headquarters

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Filipino Peacekeeper

Members of another Filipino peacekeeping force were ordered to return to the UN battalion headquarters to ensure their safety amid the ongoing standoff in Golan Heights.

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

UN doing ‘back channeling’ talks to keep PH peacekeepers safe

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UN leader Ban Ki-moon.  AP PHOTO/THE UNITED NATIONS, MARK GARTEN

Apart from the ongoing negotiations with armed Syrian rebels, the United Nations is also doing “back channeling” to ensure the safety of the peacekeepers detained and involved in a standoff in Golan Heights.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights

Philippine Military Spokesman Maj. Gen. Domingo Tutaan, left, answers questions about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan heights during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The United Nations said Friday that as well as the 43 detained Fijian soldiers, another 81 Philippine peacekeepers had been effectively trapped after being restricted to their positions by militants in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah. At right is Col. Roberto Ancan, Commanding Officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Peacekeeping Operations Center. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations.

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

81 Filipino peacekeepers in standoff with Syrian rebels ‘doing fine’

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Armored vehicles from the UN peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. After capturing 43 Fijian United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights Thursday, Syrian rebels proceeded to capture Filipino troops, who defiantly resisted, as a result of which a standoff ensued, the Philippine military said late Thursday night.  AP PHOTO/ARIEL SCHALIT

After capturing 43 Fijian United Nations peacekeepers in Golan Heights Thursday, Syrian rebels proceeded to capture Filipino troops, who defiantly resisted, as a result of which a standoff ensued, the Philippine military said late Thursday night.

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

Suspected fake UN representative arrested

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cdo

A suspected fake United Nations representative was arrested Tuesday in Cagayan de Oro City.

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

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