Friday, November 27, 2020
 

Associated Press

North Korea may be preparing for missile launch

TOKYO—Japan has received intelligence indicating that North Korea may be preparing to test launch a short-range missile, an official said Thursday. Information from spy satellites...

Britain rules out talks with kidnappers despite pleas

LIVERPOOL—Britain ruled out negotiations with the abductors of a British hostage in Iraq on Thursday after a desperate plea for help from the hostage. In...

Iran will react to Israeli attack on nuke facilities

UNITED NATIONS—Iran said it will react “most severely” to any Israeli action against its nuclear facilities, issuing the warning after Israel said the United...

Golf, four other sports eyed for the Olympics

LONDON—Five sports—golf, rugby, squash, karate and roller sports—are in the running for possible inclusion at the 2012 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it...

Nine NPAs killed in Davao del Norte clash

Fierce fighting erupted between government troops and communist guerrillas in the southern Philippines, killing nine rebels, officials said on Thursday. Soldiers, acting on a tip...

RP will cooperate, says Aussie PM

CANBERRA, Australia—Prime Minister John Howard said on Wednesday he was confident Malaysia and the Philippines would allow Australian police to operate in their territories...

Australians too picky, but want to settle down

SYDNEY, Australia—Australia’s young people want to settle down before they turn 30, but many won’t make that deadline because they are either too choosy...

Britain rules out talks with kidnappers despite pleas

LIVERPOOL—Britain ruled out negotiations with the abductors of a British hostage in Iraq on Thursday after a desperate plea for help from the hostage. In...

Iran will react to Israeli attack on nuke facilities

UNITED NATIONS—Iran said it will react “most severely” to any Israeli action against its nuclear facilities, issuing the warning after Israel said the United...

North Korea may be preparing for missile launch

TOKYO—Japan has received intelligence indicating that North Korea may be preparing to test launch a short-range missile, an official said Thursday. Information from spy satellites...

House holds memorial service for Rep. Raul del Mar

The House of Representatives on Thursday held a memorial service for Cebu City 1st District Rep. Raul del Mar who died on November 16....

Duterte appoints Arroyo adviser for Clark projects 

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as Presidential Adviser on Clark Flagship Programs and Projects. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque confirmed this on...

New LPA spotted over Quezon–Pagasa

A new low pressure area (LPA) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was spotted over Quezon although it was not expected...

Slapshock frontman Jamir Garcia found dead

VLADIMIR "Jamir" Garcia, vocalist of Filipino heavy metal band Slapshock died on Thursday afternoon. He was 42. Quezon City Police District confirmed they received a...

South Korea sex abuse group leader jailed for 40 years

SEOUL: The mastermind of a notorious online sex abuse ring was jailed for 40 years in South Korea on Thursday. Cho Ju-bin, a 25-year-old college...