Guanzon calls Cardema ‘overaged trying hard name-dropper’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:13:03 +0000

Guanzon calls Cardema ‘overaged trying hard name-dropper’

MANILA, Philippines — It would seem like nothing could stop Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon from expressing her utter annoyance over frustrated Duterte Youth party-list first nominee Ronald Cardema. Guanzon took to Twitter her tirades against Cardema, who held a press conference last Saturday to accuse the Comelec official of attempting to extort […]

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Guanzon scoffs at Cardema’s claims: He is a ‘liar, purveyor of fake news’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:23:22 +0000

Guanzon scoffs at Cardema’s claims: He is a 'liar, purveyor of fake news'

MANILA, Philippines — “If you were duped, why are you blaming me?” This was the succinct retort of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon to Ronald Cardema, who earlier cried “extortion” against the poll body official after failing to secure approval for his nomination as Duterte Youth party-list nominee. Guanzon denied and even laughed […]

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Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:46:32 +0000

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir

NEW DELHI  — Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir on Saturday began restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region’s autonomy. Administrator Shahid Choudhary said restrictions are being lifted in most areas and government offices will open on Saturday. He also tweeted that […]

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Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:38:36 +0000

Hong Kong police demonstrate water cannon as protests linger

Hong Kong police are showing off water cannons as pro-democracy street protests in the Chinese region stretch into their 10th week.

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‘They’re being used’: Hong Kong protests divide neighborhood

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 05:07:35 +0000

'They're being used': Hong Kong protests divide neighborhood

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters boast of a broad support base but their movement has divided some neighborhoods.

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Chinese army releases promo video for Hong Kong troops

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:42:09 +0000

Chinese army releases promo video for Hong Kong troops

The Chinese army has released a promotional video for its Hong Kong-based troops at a time of uncertainty over whether the military will intervene in the city’s summer of protest.

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Police: South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:34:29 +0000

Police: South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan

A 72-year-old South Korean man was in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul on Thursday, a police official said.

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Somalia extremist attack in port city of Kismayo kills 10

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 03:18:17 +0000

Somalia extremist attack in port city of Kismayo kills 10

At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack Friday on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo.

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Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:19:54 +0000

Hezbollah warns Iran able to bombard Israel if war starts

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The head of Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah said Friday that U.S. ally Israel would not be “neutral” if a war broke out

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Attacks against Syrians in Turkey raise fears of escalation

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:42:33 +0000

Attacks against Syrians in Turkey raise fears of escalation

ISTANBUL — Ahmad Yassine was working in his barbershop in Istanbul’s working-class district of Kucukcekmece when he saw an angry crowd

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