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Local leaders say 1,000 dead from Sierra Leone mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader an.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 28th, 2017

312 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides, floods

312 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides, floods.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 15th, 2017

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital

312 dead as mudslides, flooding sweep through Sierra Leone capital.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 15th, 2017

Patti Smith to lead new climate benefit show

Rock icon Patti Smith will lead a fresh benefit concert to combat climate change on the sideline of talks in San Francisco, organizers said Wednesday. The September 14 concert will close a three-day "summit" of local leaders on climate change from around the world, and called by California's outgoing Governor Jerry Brown. He has vowed to bring together sub-national players to mobilize action against rising temperatures while US President Donald Trump displays hostility to global efforts. Smith is the 71-year-old so-called godmother of punk who has frequently played benefits in recent years. She will be joined by Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir and Red Hot Chili Peppers bass...Keep on reading: Patti Smith to lead new climate benefit show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

With ISIS ’emir’ in Southeast Asia dead, terrorists’ projection of ‘growing presence’ seen disrupted

The deaths of local terrorist leaders Isnilon Hapilon and Omarkhayam Maute will seriously set back efforts to project the Islamic State as succeeding in efforts to expand in Southeast Asia after being driven out of strongholds in Iraq and Syria, the military chief said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Sierra Leone churches hold services for mudslide victims

FREETOWN — Churches across Sierra Leone held special services yesterday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earli.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

No Filipino victims in Sierra Leone mudslides, says foreign affairs

No Filipino victims in Sierra Leone mudslides, says foreign affairs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Philippines Typhoon Mangkhut: Destruction in Aparri

The BBC's Howard Johnson revisits the town of Aparri to take a look at the damage caused by the Typhoon Mangkhut.Local community leaders say around 750 buildings in Aparri have been destroyed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan --- An overloaded commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan on Sunday and killed 21 people, a local official said. The 19-seater commercial Baby Air plane had been traveling from the capital, Juba, the minister of information for the town of Yirol, Taban Abel Aguek, told The Associated Press. Officials were investigating the cause of the crash. The three survivors are a 6-year-old child, an adult man and an Italian doctor with an aid organization who was in surgery and in serious condition, Aguek said. "There were people everywhere," the minister said of the crash site. Yirol is in the central part of the civil war-torn East African country. /ee...Keep on reading: 21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

City Council seeks audit of LEEO books

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) plans to audit the records of the Local Economic Enterprise Office (LEEO), including the financial analysis of public markets and the slaughterhouse from 2016 to present. During its regular session on Tuesday, Councilor R Leone Gerochi proposed a resolution requesting the Internal Audit Service Office (IASO) to […] The post City Council seeks audit of LEEO books appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office

Manila [Philippines] Sep 5(ANI): Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda Town, Cebu was shot dead by unidentified gunman in his office building in the wee hours of Wednesday. Al Jazeera, citing local media repo Source link link: Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office

Manila [Philippines] Sep 5(ANI): Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda Town, Cebu was shot dead by unidentified gunman in his office building in the wee hours of Wednesday. Al Jazeera, citing local media repo Source link link: Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office

Manila [Philippines] Sep 5(ANI): Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda Town, Cebu was shot dead by unidentified gunman in his office building in the wee hours of Wednesday. Al Jazeera, citing local media repo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Philippines mayor shot dead inside his office

MANILA: The mayor of Ronda, a city in central Philippines, was shot dead on Wednesday morning when several men broke into his office, marking the 16th elected local official to be assassinated unde.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Cebu town Mayor shot dead in office

Manila [Philippines] Sep 5(ANI): Mayor Mariano Blanco of Ronda Town, Cebu was shot dead by unidentified gunman in his office building in the wee hours of Wednesday. Al Jazeera, citing local media repo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Offer reward for BIFF leaders’ arrest, Palace asked

Residents and local officials have urged Malacañang to put up a bounty for information leading to the arrest of the leaders of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Iqbal: ‘hawks’ out to derail peace efforts in Mindanao

KORONADAL CITY  (MindaNews/ 04 Septemer) — Top Moro leaders have urged the public to support peace efforts in Mindanao, warning that “hawkish quarters are out to derail the desired just and lasting peace in the south” as shown by the August 28 and September 2 bombings in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat that left five civilians dead […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

2 drug suspects dead in firefight with Dagupan cops

      DAGUPAN CITY---- Two suspected drug dealers from Manaoag town were killed in a police operation on Saturday morning (Sept. 1). Danilo de Guzman Cerdana and Jopet Espenoza Caldona reportedly engaged the police in a firefight after one of them fired at an undercover policeman who survived because he wore an armored vest, said Chief Insp.Melencio M. Mina, Manaoag chief of police. Cerdaa and Caldona sufferedmultiple gunshot wounds and weredeclared dead on arrival at a local hospital. Cerdaa possessed six sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu (crystal meth).Caldona had a sachet and a plastic bag also containing suspected ...Keep on reading: 2 drug suspects dead in firefight with Dagupan cops.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Bombing at Philippine street festival leaves 1 dead, wounds 35 – officials

A homemade bomb hidden under a motorcycle killed at least one person and wounded more than 30 at a local street festival in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, police and the army said, the latest unrest in a region prone to militancy. The explosion took place in front of a restaurant on a highway in Isulan in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 29th, 2018

Former village councilor shot dead in Isabela

TUMAUINI, Isabela --- A former village councilor was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in Pilitan villageon Saturday afternoon, the police saidon Sunday. Pepe Baccay, 47,was on his way to the local cockpit arena aboard a motorcycle when two gunmen blocked his path at1:45 p.m.and shot him multiple times. His body was brought to the morgue at the Tumauini Community Hospital for an autopsy. Investigatorshave yet to identify the killers and the motive behind the attack. /ee...Keep on reading: Former village councilor shot dead in Isabela.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018