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Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the 51-year-old construction worker from Butuan City. “We extend our deepest….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 26th, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi… link: Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi s killing

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

EU wants probe into Saudi journalist’s death to continue

ISTANBUL --- The European Union says the emerging details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death are "deeply troubling" and that a "continued thorough, credible and transparent investigation" is needed. Saudi authorities have said Khashoggi died in a "brawl" with Saudi officials at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, the latest in a series of conflicting explanations for his death. Turkish officials suspect a team of Saudi agents was sent to assassinate him. Saudi Arabia said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody and intelligence officials had been fired. But critics believe the complex scheme that led to Khashoggi's death could not have occurred without the knowledge o...Keep on reading: EU wants probe into Saudi journalist’s death to continue.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia

Pimentel wants Senate probe into death of OFW in Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Guevarra to NBI: Probe fatal shooting of former Cebu prosec

  MANILA, Philippines -- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a probe on the death of formerCebu City Assistant City Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro.   Castro was shot dead Thursday evening while driving along Escario Street in Cebu City.   READ:Former prosecutor shot dead in Cebu     "I have immediately directed the NBI to investigate the ambush of Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro and to identify the perpetrators at the soonest possible time," Guevarra said in a text message to reporters.   Lawyers groups including the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and National Unio...Keep on reading: Guevarra to NBI: Probe fatal shooting of former Cebu prosec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Razorback drummer Brian Velasco’s family waives investigation into his death

MANILA, Philippines – The family of Razorback drummer Brian Velasco requested police to stop their probe into the musician’s death, issuing a waiver to an investigation into possible foul play. Manila Police District’s spokesperson Supt. Carlo Magno Manuel told the  Inquirer  on Thursday, January 17, that the family issued the waiver ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh | ABS-CBN News

OFW stabbed, strangled to death by fellow Pinoy in Riyadh ABS-CBN News RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was stabbed and strangled to death by a fellow Filipino in Riyadh, Saud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Canada grants asylum to Saudi runaway | The Manila Times Online

TORONTO: An 18-year-old Saudi runaway who said she was abused and feared death if deported back home was expected to arrive Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in Canada, which has grantedREAD The post Canada.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

OFW allegedly stabbed to death by fellow Filipino in Saudi DFA | Pinoy Abroad

OFW allegedly stabbed to death by fellow Filipino in Saudi DFA GMA News An overseas worker from the Philippines was reportedly stabbed to death by a fellow Filipino inside their shared quarters in S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport fears death if repatriated

BANGKOK, Thailand (3rd UPDATE) – A Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country on Sunday, January 6. The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Saudi prosecutor seeks death sentences as Khashoggi murder trial opens

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's attorney general sought the death penalty for 5 of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile trial opened in Riyadh on Thursday, January 3. All 11 accused were present with their lawyers at the first session of the trial, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2019

Duterte orders probe into killing of ex-lawmaker’s bodyguard

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, January 1, ordered a “fair and thorough” probe into the killing of the bodyguard of former Biliran representative Glenn Chiong. “The Palace strongly denounces the brutal and brazen incident which led to the death of Mr Richard Red Santillan,” Presidential Spokesperson ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Duterte orders probe on killing of ex-lawmaker’s aide — Palace

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a "fair and thorough" investigation into the death of a former lawmaker's security aide, who was killed in an alleged shootout with policemen in Rizal province. Santillan was the bodyguard of former Biliran Rep. Glenn Chong. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said this in a statement on Monday night as the Palace condemned the brazen attack. "President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has ordered a fair and thorough investigation of the case until the killers, including the mastermind, are put behind bars," Panelo said. "Serious accusations have been made against some members of the Calabarzon police. Let the chips f...Keep on reading: Duterte orders probe on killing of ex-lawmaker’s aide — Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Government officials react to Ateneo bullying | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Government officials react to Ateneo bullying incident 3 U.N. special rapporteurs to probe violations vs De Lima Saudi Arabia seeks to boost intelligence oversight after Khashoggi murder Twitter relaunches reverse-chronological feed option ‘Miss Queensland’: How Australian media is reporting Catriona Gray’s victory {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder

UN chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a “credible” probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul. UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder Source link: UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Khashoggi murder.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

U.N. calls for credible probe into Khashoggi murder

DOHA, Qatar – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres called Sunday, December 16, for a "credible" probe into journalist Jamal Khashoggi 's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.  "It is absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were guilty," Guterres said at a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Turkey won t give up on Khashoggi murder probe – minister

DOHA, Qatar – Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday, December 15, that his country would "not give up" on finding out the truth about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. "We haven't received any new information or outcome of the investigation from the Saudi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Cops probe death of biologist on Mount Apo

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – Police authorities in North Cotabato said they were continuing the investigation into the death of a 27-year-old biologist from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Mount Apo in Kidapawan City last week. Superintendent Ramil Hojilla, the police director of Kidapawan ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi journalist’s death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) --- A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Yasin Aktay, an adviser to Turkey's president, tells The Associated Press on Thursday that the two-time Oscar winner interviewed him in Ankara as part of his "preliminary preparations" for the documentary before leaving for Istanbul where he was due to meet with Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee. The Washington Post columnist who was critical of the Saudi crown prince was killed by Saudi agents on Oct. 2 after arriving to handle routine paperwork. Aktay, who was a friend of Khashoggi's, was the first to ale...Keep on reading: Sean Penn working on documentary on Saudi journalist’s death.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018