Rebel surrenders to Army troopers in Surigao Del Sur

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Rebel surrenders to Army troopers in Surigao Del Sur 

MANILA, July 18 — Tired of the incessant fighting, a New People's Army (NPA) fighter voluntarily surrendered including his weapon, a M-4A1 automatic rifle, to troopers of the 36th Infantry Battalion, 4th Infantry Division stationed in Barangay Dayo-an, Tago, Surigao Del Sur Wednesday noon.

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Tropical storm "Isang" exits PHL

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Tropical storm "Isang" exits PHL 

MANILA, July 18 — All public storm warning signals were lifted on Thursday morning as tropical storm “Isang” (international name: Cimaron) continues to move away from the country, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Bataan mayor denies receiving P10-M, claims signature faked

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Bataan mayor denies receiving P10-M, claims signature faked 

SAMAL, Bataan, July 18 — A town mayor here has denied receiving any single centavo from the P10 million-fund allegedly released by the Department of Agriculture (DA) through her letter-request to Senator Gringo Honasan.

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Iran to stage exercises to tackle "possible nuclear contamination"

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Iran to stage exercises to tackle "possible nuclear contamination" 

TEHRAN, July 18 — Head of Iran's Passive Defense Organization said Wednesday that the Islamic republic plans to hold exercises to increase its preparedness for any possible nuclear contamination incident, Press TV reported.

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Peru seizes 648 kilos of cocaine

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Peru seizes 648 kilos of cocaine 

LIMA, July 18 — Peru has seized 648 kilograms of cocaine in its southern Amazonian region, the Joint Command of the Armed Forces said Wednesday.

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Romanian president visits Moldova to back its European path

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Romanian president visits Moldova to back its European path 

BUCHAREST, July 18 — Romanian President Traian Basescu said Wednesday that there is "a blood bound partnership" between Moldova and Romania and Bucharest will remain Moldova's partner in its European integration process without reserves.

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China urges joint efforts to protect journalists in conflicts

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on China urges joint efforts to protect journalists in conflicts 

UNITED NATIONS, July 18 — China condemned all acts of violence against journalists and called on parties to the conflicts to stop attacks against them and support measures by the international community to protect them, a Chinese envoy to the United Nations said Wednesday.

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Railway accident injures 13 in southern Germany

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Railway accident injures 13 in southern Germany 

MUNICH, Germany, July 18 — A train collided with a car at a railway crossing on Wednesday in southern German state of Bavaria, injuring 13 people.

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UN humanitarian chief calls for access to civilians trapped by fighting in South Sudan

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on UN humanitarian chief calls for access to civilians trapped by fighting in South Sudan 

UNITED NATIONS, July 18 — The top UN humanitarian official on Wednesday appealed for access to all those in need in the strife-torn region of South Sudan, where humanitarian situation has deteriorated due to the clashes.

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Chile's ruling party presidential candidate drops out of race

July 18, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Chile's ruling party presidential candidate drops out of race 

SANTIAGO, July 18 — Chile's ruling Independent Democratic Unity party presidential candidate Pablo Longueira Wednesday withdrew from the race, citing health reasons.

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