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Police and military officials on Saturday assured that Cebu is safe but urged the public to remain vigilant in the wake of the firefight that claimed nine lives in Bohol this week as well as several unverified reports of terrorist sightings in the province circulating through text and on social media. The assurance came amid […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

‘Security nightmare ang Pasko, New Year ug Sinulog’


Lahap ra kaayo’g dila ning ubang mga tawo nga mang-akusar nga binuhatan sa Duterte administration ang pagtanom og bomba duol sa US Embassy aron gamitong basihanan sa pag-suspenso sa privilege sa writ of habeas corpus ug pagdeklarar sa martial law. Abir karon anaa naman gyud kining duha ka mga dinakpan nga nangangkon sa krimen ug […]

Posted: December 4th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Pope: Islam is not terrorism


Aboard the papal plane, Pope Francis said Sunday that Islam could not be equated with terrorism and warned that Europe was pushing its young into the hands of extremists. “It’s not true and it’s not correct (to say) Islam is terrorism,” he told journalists aboard the papal plane during the return journey from a trip […]

Posted: August 2nd, 2016 in World | Read More »

IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failure


Nice, France — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack in which a Tunisian drove a truck through a crowd in Nice, killing 84, prompting hard questions in France over security failures. In a statement via its Amaq news service IS said one of its “soldiers” carried out the attack on […]

Posted: July 17th, 2016 in World | Read More »

30 killed in Iraqi shrine, days after Baghdad blast


Baghdad, Iraq — Islamic State group extremists attacked a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad, killing 30 people, just days after one of the deadliest ever bombings in the country, a security spokesman said Friday. The overnight attack on the Sayyid Mohammed shrine in Balad, which involved suicide bombers and gun and mortar fire, also wounded […]

Posted: July 9th, 2016 in World | Read More »

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh


Dhaka, Bangladesh —A top Bangladesh military official says 20 hostages were killed in the attack on a Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage in a 10-hour standoff. Nayeem Ashfaq Chowdhury said six of the attackers were killed in the rescue operations early Saturday. Thirteen captives, including some foreigners, were rescued. […]

Posted: July 3rd, 2016 in World | Read More »

IS grows in Libya, but local militias fight back


WASHINGTON — The top US commander for Africa said the number of Islamic State group militants in Libya has doubled in the last year or so to about 6,000. Army Gen. David Rodriguez heads US Africa Command. Rodriquez said local militias in Libya have had some success in trying to stop the Islamic State from […]

Posted: April 9th, 2016 in World | Read More »