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.
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.
Roger Federer confirmed Friday that he will team up with fellow Grand Slam winning star Martina Hingis for Switzerland in the mixed doubles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has delayed the planned announcement of his next opponent in what could be the final fight of his legendary career.
John ”Hot Rod” Williams, a standout top reserve for the Cleveland Cavaliers during a 13-season NBA career, has died of cancer, the league confirmed on Friday. He was 53.
Philadelphia coach Brett Brown has received a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the struggling Sixers through the 2018-19 NBA season, the team confirmed on Friday.
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.
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” director Bryan Singer returns with “X-Men: Apocallypse.” Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible.
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.
Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo, who helped Boston win the 2008 title, was suspended one game without pay Friday by the NBA for actions in a loss at Mexico City.