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Palace to Bohol, Red Cross execs: Set aside differences, focus on relief efforts

MANILA, (PNA) — Malacanang has appealed to the town mayor of Maribojoc, Bohol and an official of the Red Cross to set aside their differences and focus on relief efforts…

President Aquino receives credentials of British and Mexican envoys

MANILA, (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III accepted the credentials of the two new ambassadors to the Philippines from the countries of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern…

Zapanta needs P27-M to be saved from execution – Binay

By Josine Estuye MANILA, (PNA) -– Vice President Jejomar confirmed Tuesday that jailed overseas Filipino worker Joselito Zapanta’s family has yet to complete the needed blood money to save him…

Arlene Lerma has left PHL — Immigration

By Perfecto Raymundo MANILA, (PNA) — Amid the heating up of the issue on the corruption in the Judiciary, one of the alleged suspects in the controversy was confirmed to…

3 killed, 2 hurt in Isabela road mishap

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, (PNA) — Three people were killed while two others sustained injuries after the truck they were riding on accidentally hit a steel railing and a…

FAO lauds Filipina farmer, 3 others in celebration of World Food Day

MANILA, (PNA) — A Filipina farmer and three others were recognized for their achievements in agriculture and food production during the recent celebration of the World Food Day for the…

Village chair bet killed in Isabela town

By Bill Ventura GAMU, Isabela, (PNA) — The second day of campaign on October 19 was met with the killing of a village councilor who is running for chairman in…

Pakistani analyst urges West to change approach towards Iran

ISLAMABAD, (PNA/IRNA) — A senior Pakistani journalist has said that US and western states must change their approach towards Iran to resolve issues. Speaking to IRNA exclusively, Rahimullah Yusufzai said…

FM, Araqchi to brief Majlis on Geneva talks

TEHRAN, (PNA/IRNA) -– Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Abbass Araqchi are to brief Iranian MPs on Tehrans latest nuclear talks in Geneva with the Group…

Pakistani PM departs for Washington on official visit

ISLAMABAD, (PNA/IRNA) — Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left here for Washington on a three-day official visit to hold wide-ranging talks with US President Barack Obama, state television reported on…

Rouhani: Iran’s political determination clear in Geneva talks

TEHRAN, (PNA/IRNA) — President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that Tehran’s political determination to play a win-win game in nuclear talks with the West has become clear during the latest talks…

Obama, Sharif to meet next week

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON, (PNA/PTI) — President Barack Obama will meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday, during which the two leaders will stress on highlighting importance and…

Latin American Parliament chief, senior Chinese legislator discuss bilateral ties

PANAMA CITY, (PNA/Xinhua) — Elias Castillo, president of the Latin American Parliament, met here Friday with Qiangba Puncog, vice chairman of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee. Welcoming the…

Putin, Singh to discuss military ties at Moscow summit

MOSCOW, (PNA/RIA Novosti) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will travel to Moscow next week to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks expected to focus on cooperation in…

PM Nawaz Sharif to hold wide-ranging talks with Obama

WASHINGTON, (PNA/APP) — Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will hold talks with President Barack Obama next week on wide-ranging issues during the first bilateral visit by a Pakistani leader to…