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An Attack on One is an Attack on All

THE CENTER for Media Freedom and Responsibility condemns the arrest of Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa on cyber ...


Politically Motivated Arrest of Philippine Journalist

On Wednesday, Philippine National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Maria Ressa, the founding editor of news website Rappler, in the ...


Tax court orders Ressa, Rappler trial - The Manila Times Online

THE COURT of Tax Appeals First Division has ordered Rappler Holdings Corp. and journalist Maria Ressa to stand trial over ...


Crackdown on illegal campaign posters begins - The Manila Times Online

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking at expanding the scope of its crackdown on illegal campaign materials to include ...


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$100m in humanitarian aid pledged to crisis-hit Venezuela

Caracas - Twenty-five countries have pledged $100m in aid to Venezuela, a top US official said on Thursday, as the ...

U.S. Vice President Calls On Europe To Abandon Iran Nuclear Deal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has called on European allies to renounce a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. 'The ...

48 countries condemn Pulwama attack, extend support to India

New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): The international community has extended support to India following the dreaded Pulwama terror attack ...

North Korean Soldiers Raid Homes in Search of Food

Driven by hunger onset by food shortages caused by lack of supplies and corruption, North Korean soldiers stationed in the ...

China Downplays Natural Gas Security Risks

As China's consumption of natural gas continues to grow at double-digit rates, its dependence on imports is rising rapidly, as ...

China condemns Pulwama terror attack

New Delhi [India], Feb 15 (ANI): China, which has been blocking efforts to get Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar sanctioned ...

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Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

S&P Global Ratings establishes Irish hub for Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - One of the major international credit rating agencies S&P Global Ratings this week inaugurated their new European ...

U.S. stocks gain Friday, Dow Jones jumps 443 points

NEW YORK, New York - With a total 7.07 billion shares traded on Friday, U.S. stock  exchanges were light on ...

Amazon cancels proposal to build New York City headquarters

NEW YORK, New York - The Big Apple has lost out on its bid to host a new headquarters for ...

Airbus reports record profit despite lack of take-up of A380s

LONDON, UK - Airbus on Thursday made a shock announcement that it would cease deliveries of A380s as of 2021. ...

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5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...


U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...


UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...


Global head of corporate law at Apple facing fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed insider trading charges against a former senior attorney at ...


Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in on Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...


Crackdown on mail distribution centre in Darwin results in seizures

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - A crackdown on the sending of illicit substances and other illegal items through the post ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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