Alab ng Puso Concert

Human Rights celebrated despite attacks on freedom and rights

Artists, advocates, students, educators, families, and the every day Juan and Maria converged to celebrate Human Rights at the Alab ng Puso Concert last December 9, Saturday, from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Times Square Food Park, Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City.

ferry, boat, ship (Pixabay)

Ferry runs aground at France’s Calais port

A ferry with more than 300 people on board ran aground Sunday in high winds at Calais in northern France, interrupting traffic in one of Europe’s busiest passenger ports but causing no injuries.

news, war, (Pixabay)

Saudi Arabia hails Iraq victory over IS

Saudi Arabia on Sunday hailed Iraq’s defeat of the Islamic State group, calling it a “grand victory on terrorism” amid warming ties between the Arab neighbours.

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N. Korea blames US for tensions

North Korea blamed US “nuclear blackmail” for soaring tensions over its weapons programme following rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organization, state media said Saturday.