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Colombia to be NATO's first Latin American global partner

Colombia will next week formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, making it the only Latin American nation in the alliance, President Juan Manuel Santos said late on Friday.
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Colombia to be NATO's first Latin American global partner

Colombia will next week formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, making it the only Latin American nation in the alliance, President Juan Manuel Santos said late on Friday.

Ireland ends abortion ban as ‘quiet revolution’ transforms country

Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalize its highly restrictive abortion laws in a referendum that its prime minister called the culmination of a «quiet revolution» in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
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Ireland ends abortion ban as ‘quiet revolution’ transforms country

Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalize its highly restrictive abortion laws in a referendum that its prime minister called the culmination of a «quiet revolution» in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.

Isolated showers expected across the PHL - PAGASA

The entire country would experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions and isolated rainshowers, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Sunday morning forecast.
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Isolated showers expected across the PHL - PAGASA

The entire country would experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions and isolated rainshowers, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Sunday morning forecast.

Aguirre denies hand in DOJ’s P65.69-M unauthorized deposit in 3 bank accounts

Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Saturday denied having a hand in maintaining P65.69 million in agency funds in three unauthorized bank accounts, saying the transactions are «all BELOW my level as Secretary of Justice.»
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Aguirre denies hand in DOJ’s P65.69-M unauthorized deposit in 3 bank accounts

Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Saturday denied having a hand in maintaining P65.69 million in agency funds in three unauthorized bank accounts, saying the transactions are «all BELOW my level as Secretary of Justice.»

4 katao, kabilang ang 2 magkapatid, huli sa akto ng pagre-repack ng umano'y droga

Apat na katao ang arestado, kabilang ang lalaki at babaeng magkapatid, na nahuli sa akto ng mga awtoridad na nagre-repack ng umano'y shabu sa kanilang bahay sa Baao, Camarines Sur. Ang babaeng suspek, sinabing napadaan lang kaya nadamay sa pag-aresto.
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4 katao, kabilang ang 2 magkapatid, huli sa akto ng pagre-repack ng umano'y droga

Apat na katao ang arestado, kabilang ang lalaki at babaeng magkapatid, na nahuli sa akto ng mga awtoridad na nagre-repack ng umano'y shabu sa kanilang bahay sa Baao, Camarines Sur. Ang babaeng suspek, sinabing napadaan lang kaya nadamay sa pag-aresto.

19 more undocumented OFWs repatriated from Kuwait --DFA

A fresh batch of 19 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived in the Philippines from Kuwait on Saturday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.
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19 more undocumented OFWs repatriated from Kuwait --DFA

A fresh batch of 19 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived in the Philippines from Kuwait on Saturday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Aussie nun Patricia Fox’s camp welcomes DOJ order extending deadline to leave PHL

The camp of Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox on Saturday welcomed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) immediate response to their appeal against the Bureau of Immigration's (BI) order to revoke her missionary visa and order for her to leave the country.
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Aussie nun Patricia Fox’s camp welcomes DOJ order extending deadline to leave PHL

The camp of Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox on Saturday welcomed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) immediate response to their appeal against the Bureau of Immigration's (BI) order to revoke her missionary visa and order for her to leave the country.

Aussie nun Fox asks Duterte: ‘Listen to human rights victims’

Under threat of being deported after more than two decades of missionary work in the Philippines, embattled Australian nun Patricia Fox had but one appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte: Listen to human rights victims.
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Aussie nun Fox asks Duterte: ‘Listen to human rights victims’

Under threat of being deported after more than two decades of missionary work in the Philippines, embattled Australian nun Patricia Fox had but one appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte: Listen to human rights victims.

Ex-lawmaker claims Robredo lost 21k votes so far into PET recount

Former Biliran representative and IT expert Glenn Chong on Saturday claimed that Vice President Leni Robredo has lost some 21,000 votes one month into the  manual recount under a poll protest that challenges her May 2016 victory.  
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Ex-lawmaker claims Robredo lost 21k votes so far into PET recount

Former Biliran representative and IT expert Glenn Chong on Saturday claimed that Vice President Leni Robredo has lost some 21,000 votes one month into the  manual recount under a poll protest that challenges her May 2016 victory.  

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests

Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.
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Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests

Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.

US, South Korean top diplomats commit to keep working on North -- US spokeswoman

As President Donald Trump scrapped plans for a summit with North Korea, the top diplomats for the United States and South Korea spoke on the phone about continuing to work closely on having talks with Pyongyang and thwarting its nuclear ambitions, a U.S. Stat
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US, South Korean top diplomats commit to keep working on North -- US spokeswoman

As President Donald Trump scrapped plans for a summit with North Korea, the top diplomats for the United States and South Korea spoke on the phone about continuing to work closely on having talks with Pyongyang and thwarting its nuclear ambitions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Friday.

Pope tells bishops not to accept gay seminarians -- report

Pope Francis warned Italian bishops this week to vet carefully applicants to the priesthood and reject anyone they suspected might be homosexual, local media reported on Thursday.
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Pope tells bishops not to accept gay seminarians -- report

Pope Francis warned Italian bishops this week to vet carefully applicants to the priesthood and reject anyone they suspected might be homosexual, local media reported on Thursday.

Lowest weekly crime rate in Metro Manila under Duterte admin recorded in May --NCRPO

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Director Camilo Cascolan on Friday announced that Metro Manila experienced its lowest crime rate since President Rodrigo Duterte began his term in 2016.
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Lowest weekly crime rate in Metro Manila under Duterte admin recorded in May --NCRPO

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Director Camilo Cascolan on Friday announced that Metro Manila experienced its lowest crime rate since President Rodrigo Duterte began his term in 2016.

Floirendo pleads not guilty in BuCor-Tadeco case

Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr. on Friday pleaded not guilty at the Sandiganbayan Sixth Division in his graft case over the alleged anomalous lease of land at the Davao Penal Colony.
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Floirendo pleads not guilty in BuCor-Tadeco case

Davao del Norte Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr. on Friday pleaded not guilty at the Sandiganbayan Sixth Division in his graft case over the alleged anomalous lease of land at the Davao Penal Colony.

Malaysian police found $28M in cash, 400-plus handbags in 1MDB-linked searches

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.
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Malaysian police found $28M in cash, 400-plus handbags in 1MDB-linked searches

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

Siyam na buwang baby naulilang lubos dahil sa trahedya sa CamSur

Naulila ang isang siyam na buwang baby nang mapatay sa aksidente sa daan ang kaniyang ama at ina noong nakaraang Martes sa Camarines Sur.  
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Siyam na buwang baby naulilang lubos dahil sa trahedya sa CamSur

Naulila ang isang siyam na buwang baby nang mapatay sa aksidente sa daan ang kaniyang ama at ina noong nakaraang Martes sa Camarines Sur.  

Joma Sison shrugs off Duterte’s ‘threat to kill me’

National Democratic Front of the Philippines chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison shrugged off President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to kill him, saying it would be best for them to continue “preparing for the resumption of formal talks and make subst
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Joma Sison shrugs off Duterte’s ‘threat to kill me’

National Democratic Front of the Philippines chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison shrugged off President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to kill him, saying it would be best for them to continue “preparing for the resumption of formal talks and make substantial progress as soon as possible.”

Raped 10-year-old’s pregnancy fuels Argentina abortion debate

The pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl raped by her stepfather has shocked Argentina, where debate on decriminalizing abortion is in full force ahead of a congressional vote next month.
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Raped 10-year-old’s pregnancy fuels Argentina abortion debate

The pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl raped by her stepfather has shocked Argentina, where debate on decriminalizing abortion is in full force ahead of a congressional vote next month.

Families from 8 countries sue EU over climate change

Ten families from Europe, Kenya, and Fiji have filed suit against the European Union, seeking to limit global warming's threats to their homes and livelihoods, their lawyers said Thursday.
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Families from 8 countries sue EU over climate change

Ten families from Europe, Kenya, and Fiji have filed suit against the European Union, seeking to limit global warming's threats to their homes and livelihoods, their lawyers said Thursday.

DFA, kinumpirma na ang nawawalang Pinay student ang nakitang bangkay sa Ireland

Kinumpirma ng Department of Foreign Affairs nitong Miyerkoles ang pagkamatay ng 24-anyos na Pinay student na si Jastin Valdez. Nadiskubre ang bangkay ng biktima sa Co Wicklow, Ireland, dalawang araw matapos siyang dukutin habang pauwi sa kanilang bahay.
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DFA, kinumpirma na ang nawawalang Pinay student ang nakitang bangkay sa Ireland

Kinumpirma ng Department of Foreign Affairs nitong Miyerkoles ang pagkamatay ng 24-anyos na Pinay student na si Jastin Valdez. Nadiskubre ang bangkay ng biktima sa Co Wicklow, Ireland, dalawang araw matapos siyang dukutin habang pauwi sa kanilang bahay.

Martial law in Mindanao stays, Palace says

Malacañang on Wednesday rejected calls for the lifting of martial law in Mindanao a year after pro-Islamic State militants laid siege to Marawi City as part of an attempt to establish a caliphate in the region.
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Martial law in Mindanao stays, Palace says

Malacañang on Wednesday rejected calls for the lifting of martial law in Mindanao a year after pro-Islamic State militants laid siege to Marawi City as part of an attempt to establish a caliphate in the region.

Senate approves on 2nd reading Ombudsman retirement bill

The Senate approved on second reading Wednesday the bill seeking to establish a retirement benefit system in the Office of the Ombudsman.
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Senate approves on 2nd reading Ombudsman retirement bill

The Senate approved on second reading Wednesday the bill seeking to establish a retirement benefit system in the Office of the Ombudsman.

Con-Com proposes ‘lawless violence’ as ground for martial law declaration

On the eve of the first anniversary of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte's Consultative Committee (Con-Com) proposing changes to the 1987 Constitution approved the insertion of «lawless violence» as a ground fo
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Con-Com proposes ‘lawless violence’ as ground for martial law declaration

On the eve of the first anniversary of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte's Consultative Committee (Con-Com) proposing changes to the 1987 Constitution approved the insertion of «lawless violence» as a ground for placing any part of the Philippines under military rule.

Manila court defers arraignment of Aegis Juris members over Atio death

A Manila court has postponed the arraignment of 10 Aegis Juris fraternity members in connection with the fatal hazing of law student Horacio «Atio» Castillo III pending resolution of an appeal filed by at least one of the accused at the Justice De
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Manila court defers arraignment of Aegis Juris members over Atio death

A Manila court has postponed the arraignment of 10 Aegis Juris fraternity members in connection with the fatal hazing of law student Horacio «Atio» Castillo III pending resolution of an appeal filed by at least one of the accused at the Justice Department.

Sotto says senators can tackle Sereno impeachment on the floor

Newly elected Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday said the Senate can still tackle ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's impeachment on the floor if ever the House of Representatives sends the articles of impeachment to them.
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Sotto says senators can tackle Sereno impeachment on the floor

Newly elected Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday said the Senate can still tackle ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's impeachment on the floor if ever the House of Representatives sends the articles of impeachment to them.

2 lalaki, tumangay ng shades na nagkakahalagang P500 sa mall sa Pagadian

Pinaghahanap ngayon ang dalawang lalaki matapos ma-huli cam ang pagtangay nila ng shades na nagkakahalaga ng halos P500 sa isang mall sa Pagadian City.
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2 lalaki, tumangay ng shades na nagkakahalagang P500 sa mall sa Pagadian

Pinaghahanap ngayon ang dalawang lalaki matapos ma-huli cam ang pagtangay nila ng shades na nagkakahalaga ng halos P500 sa isang mall sa Pagadian City.

Ex-Zambo del Sur solon indicted over fertilizer scam

Former Zamboanga del Sur First District Representative Isidoro Real Jr. has been indicted for graft at the Sandiganbayan over his alleged involvement in the fertilizer fund scam in 2004.
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Ex-Zambo del Sur solon indicted over fertilizer scam

Former Zamboanga del Sur First District Representative Isidoro Real Jr. has been indicted for graft at the Sandiganbayan over his alleged involvement in the fertilizer fund scam in 2004.