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Obama says military hitting IS group harder than ever

President Barack Obama on Monday said the U.S.-led coalition is making progress against Islamic State militants in both Iraq and Syria, as he delivered an update on the campaign aimed at reassuring Americans worried about the spread of extremism-fuel terrorism.

Obama vows to hit IS harder, says commandos now in Syria

President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, implicitly acknowledging that progress has been too slow as the extremist group expands its reach with deadly attacks beyond the Middle East.

Chega! (STOP!) Report: The Philippine Launch in UP Diliman College of Law

Chega! , a Portuguese term which means STOP! Enough! is the final product of the series of consultations, listening processes conducted by the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in Timor Leste, which captures the narratives of the victims of violence in the country from 1974-1999 under the rule of Indonesia. The report also contains recommendations and steps forward in addressing the issue of human rights violations in the country.

BBL supporters to hold ‘People’s Congress’ at QC Circle Peace bell

While considered to be a landmark legislation, the deliberations of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) has suffered serious delays in Congress. Since sessions resumed six (6) week ago, the Lower House was hounded with a lack of quorum which affected deliberations, not only of the BBL, but also other legislations.

Obama to discuss Islamic State fight at Pentagon

Facing intense scrutiny about his counterterror policy, President Barack Obama will huddle with top security brass and deliver an address at the Pentagon Monday, hoping to underscore his role as commander-in-chief.

Obama’s ‘ISIL czar’ tasked with getting US response in sync

President Barack Obama’s new “ISIL czar,” Robert Malley, has a long and sometimes controversial history at the center of U.S. policymaking in the Middle East. He’s now taking on one of the toughest jobs in Washington: getting the struggling campaign against Islamic State militants on track while Obama refuses to entertain any wholesale strategy change.

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8 Ways to Shop Safely Online this Christmas and Avoid Getting ‘Grinched’

As the Christmas rush and Manila’s traffic convince more Filipinos that it is better to shop online than head to the malls, Kaspersky Lab shares eight simple tips to avoid getting suckered by online scams this holiday season.
Kaspersky Lab warns this time of the year is a prime opportunity for cyber criminals to get their Grinch on.