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GENEVA - More than three million Syrians have fled the civil war ravaging their country to become refugees -- a million of them in the past year alone, the United Nations said Friday.
NUSA DUA - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday slammed "brutal killings of civilians" by Islamic State jihadists in northern Iraq, saying the Sunni radical group was tearing apart whole communities.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States and its allies would look for ways to expand economic sanctions on Russia after Kiev accused Moscow of moving troops into southeastern Ukraine, but he stopped short of calling the recent Russian aggression an invasion.
President Benigno Aquino III on Friday took an apparent swipe at former Vice President Noli de Castro, whom he described as a vocal critic who supposedly helped worsen Filipinos’ suffering.
The alleged "bodyguard" of the late communist spokesman Gregorio "Ka Roger" Rosal's daughter on Friday sought refuge from the Supreme Court to contest his supposed illegal arrest.
A senator on Friday got a firsthand feel of the hardships faced by commuters taking the Metro Rail Transit (MRT).