British man guilty of plotting to join Abu Sayyaf terror group

Feb 3, 2017

British man guilty of plotting to join Abu Sayyaf terror group

A British supermarket worker was convicted Thursday of preparing to fight with Philippine jihadis Abu Sayyaf. Ryan Counsell, 28, was found guilty of preparing for acts of terrorism, notably having a bomb-making manual and buying various military-style clothes and equipment. Counsell had booked to ...

Feb 1, 2017

Philippine communist rebels to end unilateral cease-fire

Philippine communist rebels said Wednesday they were terminating their unilateral cease-fire after accusing the government of failing to release all political prisoners and encroaching on rebel-held areas. The Communist Party of the Philippines and its military arm, the New People’s Army, said that the ...

Miss France crowned Miss Universe in Philippines

Jan 30, 2017

Miss France crowned Miss Universe in Philippines

A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in the annual pageant held this year in the Philippines. Iris Mittenaere from the small town of Lille, in northern France said in reply to a final question from pageant host Steve ...