Monthly Archives: August 2014

Villar not running in 2016

MANILA — Former Senate President Manny Villar will not join the political fray in 2016, his wife Sen. Cynthia Villar said on Saturday. Villar, the president of the Nacionalista Party (NP), was

EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

BRUSSELS  – Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia’s increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. Instead, the 28-nation bloc’s heads

Saudi warns West is jihadists’ next target

JEDDAH—King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is “rapid” action. “If we ignore them,

NATO eyes new rapid reaction force

BRUSSELS – Seven NATO allies plan to create a new rapid reaction force of at least 10,000 soldiers as part of plans to boost NATO defenses in response to Russia’s intervention in

Kerry calls for ‘global coalition’ vs. ISIS

DAMASCUS—US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a global coalition to combat Islamic State fighters’ “genocidal agenda” after President Barack Obama admitted he had no strategy to tackle the group.

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

WASHINGTON — A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for