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Canadian charged for ‘poisoning’ Trump

QUEBEC: A Canadian woman accused of sending a ricin poison-laced letter to Donald Trump was formally charged on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) with threatening...

End sanctions, Mali tells bloc

SAHEL: Mali’s military junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, on Tuesday demanded an end to potentially crippling economic sanctions imposed after last month’s coup in...

Covid forces NATO drill cancelation

HELSINKI: Finland said it was canceling a large-scale military exercise planned for 2021 involving 20,000 troops from 13 countries due to the coronavirus disease...

10 killed in Colombia violence

BOGOTA: At least 10 people were slain in two new multiple killings in Colombia at the weekend, authorities said Monday (Tuesday in Manila), amid...

Czech Rep health chief quits as Covid surges

PRAGUE: The Czech government moved Monday (Tuesday in Manila) to appoint an epidemiologist as the new health minister as the country struggles with a...

‘Bond’ villain Lonsdale dies at 89

PARIS: Michael Lonsdale, the British-French actor with a far-ranging film and theatre career but most widely recognised as the villain opposite James Bond in...

Ex-PM blasts Johnson over Brexit

LONDON: The British government on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) won over some domestic political opponents of its plan to breach part of the Brexit...

Arrest over ricin envelope addressed to White House

WASHINGTON, D.C.: United States authorities confirmed an arrest on Sunday (Monday in Manila) over an envelope addressed to President Donald Trump that contained a...

Lebanon PM urges parties to help form overdue cabinet

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustapha Adib on Monday urged competing political forces to step up and help him form a desperately needed independent government...

India, China commanders again talk to end border standoff

SRINAGAR, India: Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders are holding talks Monday to find ways to resolve a months-long tense standoff between the rival...

‘Lockdown: Food Diaries’ hosted by Alden Richards airs tomorrow

Tomorrow, September 27, GMA News and Public Affairs presents “Lockdown: Food Diaries,” a special documentary hosted by Asia’s Multimedia Star and Department of Health’s...

Court grants plea of Maguindanao massacre victim’s kin for increased compensation

THE Quezon City Regional Trial Court granted the plea of the kin of one of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre for increased indemnification...

$126M in ‘hot money’ exits PH in Aug

FOREIGN investments that left the country plunged into a 14-month low in August, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Data from the central...

Rio postpones world-famous carnival over Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO'S world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February...

IATF places Iloilo City under MECQ for 15 days

THE Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has decided to place Iloilo City under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ)...

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