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Mongolia’s first Filipino Catholic bishop dies

Padilla, 68, died of heart attack in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital. Mongolia’s first Filipino Catholic bishop dies Mongolia’s first bishop, Filipino bishop Wenceslao Padilla, has died Tuesday, September 25. Source link: Mongolia’s first Filipino Catholic bishop dies.....»»

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Antibiotics for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed

CHICAGO --- When emergency tests showed the telltale right-sided pain in Heather VanDusen's abdomen was appendicitis, she figured she'd be quickly wheeled into surgery. But doctors offered her the option of antibiotics instead. A new study from Finland shows her choice is a reasonable alternative for most patients with appendicitis. Five years after treatment with antibiotics, almost two-thirds of patients hadn't had another attack. It's a substantial change in thinking about how to treat an inflamed appendix. For decades, appendicitis has been considered a medical emergency requiring immediate surgery to remove the appendix because of fears it could burst, which can be life-th...Keep on reading: Antibiotics for appendicitis? Surgery often not needed.....»»

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NortCot barangay chair survives gun attack

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 25 Sep) – A barangay chairman in Tulunan, North Cotabato survived a daylight gun attack while biking inside a covered court Tuesday, reports from the local police said. Joemar Cerebo Almirante, barangay chair of Sibsib in Tulunan, was reportedly included in the list of those involved in drug trafficking. Police said that […].....»»

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Aid groups halt Ebola work as Congo raid toll hits 21

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo – The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, September 24, with the violence prompting aid groups to suspend their Ebola work in the area. The bloodshed occurred on Saturday in Beni, a flashpoint city in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 25th, 2018Related News

Tagum lawyer ambushed

DAVAO CITY – Motorcycle gunmen ambushed a prominent lawyer in a daring broad daylight attack Monday in Tagum City in […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

DUBAI— Iran‘s elite Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to exact “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the most powerful force of the Islamic Republic, […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 24th, 2018Related News

Performance artist unhurt after hit by painting in Italy

ROME (AP) --- A man has hit performance artist Marina Abramovic on the head with a painting at a Florence museum. Palazzo Strozzi director Arturo Galansino tweeted that Abramovic was unhurt in the attack Sunday in the courtyard of the palazzo, which is hosting a retrospective about her. Galansino, the show's curator, says "everything's fine." Italian media say the wood-framed painting is a portrait of Abramovic done by the attacker. Galansino said Abramovic, who uses her body as an art medium, wanted to ask the man why he did it. Police are investigating. Corriere della Sera says the alleged attacker twice stretched out nude in public in Florence, once lying on fake dolla...Keep on reading: Performance artist unhurt after hit by painting in Italy.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 24th, 2018Related News

Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

AHVAZ, Iran --- In a collective outpouring of grief, Iranians held funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 25 people, the deadliest attack in the country in nearly a decade. READ:Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25 Saturday's assault in Ahvaz, the provincial capital of Khuzestan, was blamed on Iran's Arab separatists. At least 60 people were also wounded when militants disguised as soldiers opened fire at marching troops and onlookers at the parade. The attack has further shaken Iran, already facing turmoil in the wake of the American withdraw from Tehran's nuclear deal wi...Keep on reading: Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 24th, 2018Related News

Iran warns UAE over offensive remarks on Ahvaz attack

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran on Sunday, September 23, warned the United Arab Emirates over "offensive remarks" attributed to a UAE "political advisor" on the weekend's deadly attack on an Iranian military parade. The Emirati charge d'affaires was summoned to the foreign ministry over the advisor's "blatant support" for Saturday's attack in the city of Ahvaz that killed 29 people , ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Iran points finger at U.S. allies over deadly attack

TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday, September 23, pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them. Tehran also summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain for allegedly hosting members of the group ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 24th, 2018Related News

Iran summons 3 European diplomats over parade attack – state media

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran summoned diplomats from Denmark, the Netherlands, and Britain over an attack on an army parade which killed at least 29 people near the Iraqi border, state-run media said on Sunday, September 23. The Dutch and Danish ambassadors and the British charge d'affaires were "informed of Iran's strong ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 23rd, 2018Related News

Iran vows crushing response after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

TEHRAN, Iran (4th UPDATE) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed a "crushing response" after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children on Saturday, September 22, in an attack on an Iranian military parade. The Islamic State (IS) jihadist group claimed to have carried out the rare assault ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

TEHRAN, Iran --- Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years. The attack in Ahvaz saw gunfire sprayed into a crowd of marching Revolutionary Guardsmen, bystanders and government officials watching from a nearby riser. Suspicion immediately fell on the region's Arab separatists, who previously only attacked unguarded oil pipelines under the cover of darkness. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif immediately blamed the attack on regional countries and their "U.S. masters," calling the gunmen "te...Keep on reading: Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on military parade

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) started monitoring the situation in Iran after gunmen attacked a military parade on Saturday, killing at least 2r people and wounding more than 50 others. According to a DFA statement, the Philippine Embassy in Tehran had started gathering more information on the attack, which that took place in the southern city of Ahvaz, 820 kilometers southwest of Tehran near the border with Iraq. Ambassador Wilfredo Santos said gunmen wearing military uniforms staged the attack at around 9:00 a.m. local time. According to the DFA website, there are a total of 1,184 Filipinos in Iran as of June 1, 2017./atm READ: Gunmen attack Iran military parad...Keep on reading: DFA monitoring situation in Iran after attack on military parade.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

BanKo blasts Iriga-Navy in PVL opener

BanKo opened up its bid with a convincing four-set win over Iriga-Navy, 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 25-9, in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Saturday at Filoil Flying V Center. Nicole Tiamzon powered the Perlas Spikers with 16 points while Mary Joy Dacoron and Dzi Gervacio had 15 points apiece. The Perlas Spikers were head and shoulders above the Lady Uragons in terms of attack coming away with a 46-32 spikes advantage. Amanda Villanueva also had a substantial contribution to BanKo with 10 points. Rizalie Amaro had 10 points to lead Iriga-Navy....Keep on reading: BanKo blasts Iriga-Navy in PVL opener.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

AVC Asian Cup: PHI repeats over Kazakhstan for ninth place

Cha Cruz-Behag displayed veteran composure down the stretch to will the Philippines to a hard-fought, 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-8 repeat win over Kazakhstan Saturday to salvage a ninth place finish in the AVC Asian Cup at the Korat Chatchai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The F2 Logistics team captain scored five of the Filipinas last seven points including the match-clinching crosscourt kill in the PHI second straight win over the young Kazakhstan team. The Philippines closed the tournament at ninth spot to end their campaign on a high note despite being relegated into the Challenge Cup after falling short of advancing in the quarterfinals. Mylene Paat led the Nationals with 18 points built on 12 kills, four aces and two kill blocks, Alyssa Valdez had 17 markers while Cruz-Behag copped 16 markers highlighted by 14 spikes.    Mika Reyes sparked the PHI’s closing charge to push the country’s 8-7 lead into a seven-point gap. After Reyes attack, Cruz-Behag punched in four straight points before the Kazakhs committed an error to give the PHI a 14-7 lead. The Filipinas committed an error in the next play before Cruz-Behag  whipped a killer crosscourt to finish off Kazakhstan, which the Philippines defeated in the group stage in four sets. Overall, the PHI finished with a 2-3 win-loss record while Kazakhstan ended their stint without a single win in five outings. Diana Grokhotova and Dinara Syzdykova posted 16 points each to lead Kazakhstan......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

Militants attack Iran army parade, killing civilians – state media

TEHRAN, Iran – Militants attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, September 22, killing several civilians, state media reported. A woman and a child were among at least 20 people wounded in the attack by a "group of assailants" on the parade in the city of Ahvaz, the official ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 22nd, 2018Related News

Local news agency: 8 elite Iranian guards die in attack

    TEHRAN, Iran---Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, bystanders and government officials watching from a nearby riser. However, Iran faced a bloody assault last year from the Islamic State group and Arab separatists in the region have attacked oil pipelines there in the past. State television aired footage of the aftermath of the assault on Ahvaz's Quds, o...Keep on reading: Local news agency: 8 elite Iranian guards die in attack.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 22nd, 2018Related News

Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US President Donald Trump challenged the accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for the first time  on Friday, questioning her credibility and demanding she provide evidence that he sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers. In a series of tweets, Trump defended the conservative Kavanaugh as ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News

Primary suspect in GenSan blast arrested

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 21 Sept) – Police have arrested the primary suspect in the bomb attack in front of a lying-in clinic along the national highway here on Sunday that left eight people wounded. Senior Supt. Oliver Enmodias, deputy regional director for operations of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-12, said in a press conference […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2018Related News