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In the Philippines’ remote areas, a small and basic health facility such as this newly-built stucture in Mamasapano, Maguindanao can spell the difference between life and death. The post Life-saving appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Philippines mourns death of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan

The Philippines has joined the international community in mourning the passing of former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan......»»

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CHR to Duterte: Ninja cops removal should not be by death

"Their removal from service must not be by death which promotes vigilantism and perpetuates the cycle of violence...".....»»

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PH mourns death of Kofi Annan, champion of humanity

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippines joined the international community on Sunday, August 19, in mourning the death of former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the Philippines will remember Annan as a "champion of humanity." (READ: Kofi Annan: The UN's 'rock star' secretary-general ........»»

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India flood death toll jumps to 357

KOCHI, India – The death toll from the worst flooding to hit India's Kerala state in a century has jumped to 357, authorities said on Sunday, August 19, with losses to infrastructure pegged at some $3 billion. The idyllic tourist hotspot has been badgered by torrential monsoon rains since the end ........»»

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PH mourns passing of Annan

THE Philippines joined the international community in expressing its condolences on the death of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan. In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the Philippines would remember Annan for his unwavering commitment to multilateralism that reinvigorated the UN and brought peace to places around the world that [...] The post PH mourns passing of Annan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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India flood death toll jumps to 357

The death toll from the worst flooding to hit India's Kerala state in a century has jumped to 357, authorities said Sunday, with losses to infrastructure pegged at some $3 billion. The idyllic tourist hotspot has been badgered by torrential monsoon rains since the end of May, triggering landslides and flash floods that have swept away entire villages. "Since May 29, when the monsoon starts in Kerala, a total of 357 people have lost their lives until now," a statement from the state's information officer said, with 33 losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Some 353,000 people have taken shelter in 3,026 relief camps as thousands of army, navy and air force troops fan out ...Keep on reading: India flood death toll jumps to 357.....»»

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‘Dream or reality?’ Koreans to meet after decades apart

SEOUL, South Korea --- Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched, bewildered, as his 18-year-old brother left their home in Seoul to escape invading North Korean soldiers who were conscripting young men just weeks after invading South Korea to start the Korean War. An hour later his brother, Ri Jong Song, was snatched up by North Korean soldiers near a bridge across Seoul's Han River. Lee always assumed Ri died during the three-year war that killed and injured millions before a cease-fire in 1953, but his mother prayed daily for her lost son's return, only giving up a few years before her death in 1975. But Ri sur...Keep on reading: ‘Dream or reality?’ Koreans to meet after decades apart.....»»

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Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

(Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP). People carry a banner reading 'I don't regret anything' during a demonstration commemorating the 31st death anniversary Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hes.....»»

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Annan lashed out at state of global leadership before death

Paris — Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, lashed out at the state of global leadership in an exclusive interview with AFP last year, urging more cooperation to deal with terrorism, migration and climate change. “Honestly speaking, we are in a mess,” the Nobel peace laureate said on December 12 ahead of […] The post Annan lashed out at state of global leadership before death appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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IN PHOTOS: Leni launches Jesse Robredo biography in Naga

MANILA, Philippines – Remembering the untimely death of her husband Jesse, Vice President Leni Robredo came home to Naga City on Saturday, August 18 to attend the launch of his biography. Written by award-winning author Criselda Yabes, the book Jesse Robredo: His Story remembers the former interior secretary and longtime mayor of Naga City who ........»»

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Guiding force for good : World mourns loss of Kofi Annan

GENEVA, Switzerland (3rd UPDATE) – There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world on Saturday, August 18, after the death of former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan . Here are some of the tributes: United Nations Current UN chief Antonio Guterres described Annan as "a ........»»

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

GENEVA --- Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland's capital, Bern, on Saturday in a tweet , saying he died after a short unspecified illness. It did not give details and remembered the Nobel Peace Prize winner as "radiating genuine kindness, warmth and brilliance in all he did." The president of Ghana, where Annan was born, said in a tweet that "I am ... comforted by the information, after speaking to (Annan's wife) Nane Maria, that he died peacefully in his sleep."...Keep on reading: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80.....»»

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Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

BERLIN --- Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove some left-wing demonstrators who had staged sit-down protests along the route of Saturday's march. He added that stones and bottles were thrown at some of the far-right protesters, but couldn't immediately say how many people were injured. The far-right protesters wore white shirts to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the death of high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess and carried banners with slogans such as "I regret noth...Keep on reading: Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police.....»»

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Ex-UN leader Kofi Annan dies at age 80

GENEVA — Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland on Saturday in a tweet , saying he died after a short […].....»»

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Hold cops in Kian delos Santos slay accountable – CHR

The Commission om Human Rights yesterday called on the Philippine National Police to hold accountable all policemen involved in the death of Grade 11 student Kian Loyd delos Santos last year......»»

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Editorial Raises Issue of Police Accountability

Photo of Inquirer editorial.CHEERS TO the for its editorial that looked into police accountability in the death of a detainee.The August 12 editorial "Unremit.....»»

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Editorial Raises Issue of Police Accountability

Photo of Inquirer editorial.CHEERS TO the for its editorial that looked into police accountability in the death of a detainee.The August 12 editorial "Unremit.....»»

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UAAP: Nabalan named 1-on-1 queen

Ria Nabalan of National University was named the first-ever UAAP Season 81 Last One Standing 1-on-1 Hoops Challenge women's division champion Friday inside the Mall of Asia Arena. The Lady Bulldog beat Adamson's Nathalia Prado, 8-6, in the Final. Nabalan came back from a 4-5 deficit with back-to-back treys for an 8-5 lead. Prado scored a basket to close the gap but the Lady Falcon bricked her last two attempts. Prado advanced to the Final after a hard-fought sudden death, 9-8, win over Jhazmin Joson of Ateneo de Manila University. The match was tied after the five-minute regulation. Prado took the win by scoring the first basket in the sudden death. Nabalon took the other championship seat with a 10-8 win over Cristine Cortizano of University of the East. Prado secured a spot in the semis with a 2-1 card in Pool A, winning over De La Salle U's Rossini Espinas, 4-3 and Elondra Rivera of University of Sto. Tomas, 5-3. Prado's lone elims loss came at the hands of Nabalan, 4-5. Nabalan also finished the elims with a 2-1 mark. She defeated Prado and Espinas, 8-6, to bounce back from an opening game 6-8 loss to Rivera. Joson swept Pool B with victories over University of the Philippines' Noella Cruz, 7-4, University of the East's Cristine Cortizano, 7-5, and Far Eastern U's Princess Jumuad, 8-5. Cortizano secured the last semis seat after earning superior quotient over Cruz and Jumuad, who were locked in a three-way logjam at 1-2 cards. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles .....»»

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Aretha Franklin s music rising on charts following her death

Aretha Franklin's music quickly climbed the iTunes' charts following her death on Thursday......»»

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