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Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back’ to ‘fix’ countries they came from

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:23 PM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday (July 14) told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from...

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:14 PM | No Comments
The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides rose to 55 on Sunday (July 14), with dozens missing and injured, the government said. Ten thousand people have been...

PH mulls severing ties with Iceland, 17 other nations – Malacañang

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 06:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is mulling over the possibility of cutting ties with Iceland and 17 other nations that voted in favor of a resolution calling on the United...

Iceland hopes PH gov’t will work with UN drug war probe

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 04:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The government of Iceland expressed hope that the Philippines will cooperate with the investigation that would be conducted by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) amid...

Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:50 PM | No Comments
Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said...

Nine killed in plane crash during skydiving trip in Sweden

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:34 PM | No Comments
Nine Swedes were killed on Sunday (July 14) when their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea, a small university city in northern Sweden. The small plane designed to...

Philippines eyes withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

Posted on Monday, 15 July 2019 12:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. hinted on the possible withdrawal of the Philippines from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNCHR). Locsin posted the idea on...

Fire, torrential rain batter Greece, leave 7 dead

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 03:18 PM | No Comments
At least five fires have southern Greece alight on Wednesday afternoon due to high temperatures and gale force winds, while at the same time a strong storm hit northern Greece...

Empty taxis, buses and hotel lobbies: Cuba sees tourism dropping due to Trump travel restrictions

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 03:15 PM | No Comments
Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5% this year in the wake of tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the government said on Thursday (July 11), and...

Boycott of Japanese products in South Korea gains momentum amid diplomatic row

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 12:12 PM | No Comments
Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods have been growing in response to Tokyo’s curbs on the export of high-tech material to Seoul, as a dispute over...