- Manila BulletinApr 18 1:29 AM
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday announced that it is open to the proposal of the CPP-NPA-NDF to resume peace talks with the government but stressed the group must stop its terroristic activities to demonstrate its commitment to the proposed negotiations. CPP-NPA-NDF means Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front. […]
- AFP via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsApr 18 4:45 AM
Kabul (AFP) - The Islamic State (IS) group claimed to have carried out a deadly suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan Saturday that killed at least 33 people and injured more than 100, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said, in what, if verified, would be the first major attack claimed by the jihadist group in the country.
- AFP via Yahoo!7 NewsApr 16 7:36 AM
Karachi (AFP) - A woman identified by police as a US national was shot and wounded in Karachi Thursday, officials said, with leaflets found at the scene claiming the attack on behalf of the Islamic State group.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 11:14 AM
Yaoundé ( AFP) - Islamist fighters from Nigeria's Boko Haram group have killed at least 10 civilians in a cross-border raid on a village in northern Cameroon, security sources told AFP on Friday. "Boko Haram attacked the village of Bia overnight" Thursday to Friday, one source said, on condition of anonymity. Bia, in the Far North region, which borders Lake Chad, has been identified previously by...
- ABS-CBNNEWS.comApr 16 8:49 AM
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) foresees a huge challenge ahead when authorities start arresting members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) who will be charged for the Mamasapano clash.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 11:18 AM
Yaoundé ( AFP) - Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night's attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded. "The final toll from this attack is 19 dead, with a majority of the victims decapitated," a security source said Saturday on condition of anonymity. Security sources had ...
- Zamboanga TimesApr 15 1:03 AM
CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – As the opening of Balikatan Exercises 2015 (BK15) draws nearer, Vice Admiral Alexander S Lopez, Exercise Director of Balikatan 2015, is personally visiting units of the Armed Forces of Philippines ( AFP) which are involved in the ten-day annual events between the Republic of the Philippines and the United States which is slated to formally start on ...
- AFP via Yahoo! SportsMar 31 8:00 AM
Agence France-Presse on Tuesday launched its AFP TweetFoot application, in collaboration with Twitter, providing the comments of thousands of Europe's most influential football players, commentators and experts in a single feed. TweetFoot provides up to 1,500 of the top Twitter activists for each of the leagues in England, Spain, Germany, France and the Netherlands. The application will, for ...
- AFP via Yahoo!7 NewsApr 15 19:46 PM
Miami (AFP) - Tens of thousands of endangered sea turtles die every year in the United States when they are inadvertently snared in shrimp nets, an environmental group alleged in a lawsuit filed against the government.
- Sun StarApr 14 6:14 AM
THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) invited Tuesday the members of Congress to an ocular inspection at the site of the January 25 bloody encounter between the police Special Action Force (SAF) and Moro rebels. The AFP wants the lawmakers to see for themselves the limitations the military faced during the encounter at the Mamasapano, Maguindanao.
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