Motorcyclist dead in Lucena road crash

LUCENA CITY –– A motorcyclist died in an accident along the national highway here on Sunday night. The Lucena police said Joselito Pividal, 29, a resident of this city, was negotiating the diversion road of the Maharlika Highway when he was thrown off his vehicle after it slid and crashed on the rocky side of […]

PNP profiling sympathizers of slain Iran top general

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is profiling groups that may sympathize with the death of Iranian commander Major General Qasem Soleimani to thwart possible retaliation. “There are also security concerns kasi syempre merong sympathetic either by race or ideology, so the PNP is profiling possible threats, possible groups who may take advantage […]

5.4-magnitude quake pounds Davao Oriental

MANILA, Philippines – A  magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted Davao Oriental on Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs warned of possible aftershocks after the quake struck 72 kilometers (km) southeast of the municipality of Governor Generoso, Davao Oriental, at 2:58 a.m. ADVERTISEMENT It was felt at Intensity IV in Governor […]

Erdogan says Turkey already sending soldiers to Libya

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president said Sunday that the country was deploying military units to Libya, where Ankara is supporting the embattled U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Turkey’s parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to […]

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