DAR turns over P57.6-M irrigation project in Albay

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on DAR turns over P57.6-M irrigation project in Albay 

MANILA, Jan. 6 – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said Thursday it has turned over a P57.6-million communal irrigation project to the Kamanitohan agrarian reform community in Manito, Albay.

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Davao Norte floods: one dead, 3,000 families affected

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Davao Norte floods: one dead, 3,000 families affected 

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Jan. 6 — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here confirmed on Thursday one dead and more than 3,000 families affected in this province due to flash floods caused by days of intermittent rains since New Year’s day.

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3 soldiers killed in Davao Norte ambush

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on 3 soldiers killed in Davao Norte ambush 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 6 – Three soldiers were reportedly killed in an ambush by an undetermined numbers of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) around 4 a.m. Thursday in Barangay Magdum, Tagum City, Davao del Norte.

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ARMM wants polls postponed

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on ARMM wants polls postponed 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 6 – Officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) is hoping for a postponement of the August 2011 regional elections in the ARMM.

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Ukraine to provide humanitarian aid to Pakistan

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Ukraine to provide humanitarian aid to Pakistan 

KIEV, Jan. 6 — Ukraine has decided to provide Pakistan with humanitarian aid worth over 640,000 U.S. dollars, Ukrainian Emergencies Minister Viktor Baloha said here on Wednesday.

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News Analysis: Israeli-Palestinian stalemate set to continue: analysts

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on News Analysis: Israeli-Palestinian stalemate set to continue: analysts 

JERUSALEM, Jan. 6 — Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday that 2010 had been the quietest year regarding attacks against Israel in a long time, but he also warned that "a complicated reality continues to surround us."

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Mall evacuated after fugitive opened fire in U.S. state Arizona

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Mall evacuated after fugitive opened fire in U.S. state Arizona 

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 — Shoppers in a Phoenix, Arizona mall were evacuated after a fugitive fired at marshals around noon Wednesday.

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Archaeologists discover earliest evidence of seafaring in Crete

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Archaeologists discover earliest evidence of seafaring in Crete 

ATHENS, Jan. 6 — Greek and foreign archaeologists have traced the earliest evidence of seafaring in tools dating back to 130,000 years ago during excavations on Crete island, the Greek Culture Ministry said in a statement Wednesday.

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IMF eyes strengthening its role on cross-border capital flows surveillance

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on IMF eyes strengthening its role on cross-border capital flows surveillance 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 — Volatile capital flows played a key role in the recent crisis both in increasing vulnerabilities and in transmitting shocks across borders, and it was necessary to enhance the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on cross- border capital flows supervision, the IMF said on Wednesday.

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Morocco's terrorist network linked to Al-Qaida: minister

January 6, 2011 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Morocco's terrorist network linked to Al-Qaida: minister 

RABAT, Jan. 6 — Twenty-seven suspected terrorists recently smashed by the Moroccan security forces have links "with extremists of different nationalities in European countries," the Moroccan Interior Minister said Wednesday.

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