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3 fires break out in Metro Manila

3 fires break out in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines — Around 600 families were left homeless while three persons were injured when a fire broke out at a residential area in Makati before dawn yesterday.

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Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral

Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral

A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding four more before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said.

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Two dead, 12 hurt in shooting at France ‘Christmas capital’

Two dead, 12 hurt in shooting at France ‘Christmas capital’

STRASBOURG, France — A gunman killed at least two people and injured another 12 at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday before fleeing the scene, security officials said.

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MMDA declares EDSA 'traffic discipline zone'

MMDA declares EDSA 'traffic discipline zone'

A Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) official said on Tuesday that they have declared EDSA as traffic discipline zone or self-discipline zone for motorists.

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Fire hits Laperal Compound in Makati City

Fire hits Laperal Compound in Makati City

MANILA, Philippines — Hundreds of houses were affected by a fire that hit the Laperal compound in Makati City early Tuesday morning.

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At least seven officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash: news agency

At least seven officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash: news agency

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan’s eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported.

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1 weather-related death reported in North Carolina amid snow storm

1 weather-related death reported in North Carolina amid snow storm

(CNN)One weather-related death has been reported in North Carolina as a result of this weekend's snowstorm.

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Light to moderate rain expected over north Luzon islands – PAGASA

Light to moderate rain expected over north Luzon islands – PAGASA

Published December 10, 2018 4:07am The Batanes and Babuyan Islands would experience cloudy conditions accompanied with light to moderate rain due to the northeast monsoon, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Monday morning forecast.

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Climate change advocate highlights importance of report on global warming

Climate change advocate highlights importance of report on global warming

ABS-CBN News Posted at Dec 09 2018 07:55 PM A climate change advocate raised concerns on the refusal of several world powers to recognize the findings of a landmark report on the impact of global warming.

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Several killed as truck rams vehicles in Sta. Rosa, Laguna

Several killed as truck rams vehicles in Sta. Rosa, Laguna

ABS-CBN News Posted at Dec 09 2018 08:06 AM | Updated as of Dec 09 2018 04:19 PM MANILA - Several people were killed after a truck rammed more than a dozen vehicles in Sta. Rosa. Laguna before hitting a bakery and a house on the side of the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road.

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6 people, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

6 people, mostly teenagers, killed in Italy nightclub stampede

Reuters Posted at Dec 08 2018 03:52 PM ROME -- Six people, including 5 teenagers, were crushed to death in the early hours of Saturday in a stampede at a packed nightclub, officials said.

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After defeat in Iraq, IS fights on in last enclave in Syria

After defeat in Iraq, IS fights on in last enclave in Syria

BAGHDAD (AP) — A year after it was routed from Iraq in a devastating war that left entire neighborhoods and towns in ruins, the Islamic State group is fighting to hang on to its last enclave in eastern Syria, engaging in deadly battles with U.S.-backed forces.

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Several killed as truck rams vehicles in Sta. Rosa, Laguna

Several killed as truck rams vehicles in Sta. Rosa, Laguna

MANILA - Several people were killed after a truck rammed more than an dozen vehicles in Sta. Rosa. Laguna before hitting a bakery and a house on the side of the Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road.

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Light to moderate rain expected over Visayas, Mindanao areas

Light to moderate rain expected over Visayas, Mindanao areas

Published December 8, 2018 3:56am The Eastern and Central Visayas, Caraga, and Davao Regions would experience cloudy conditions accompanied with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies, weather service predicted in a Saturday morning forecast.

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Duterte asks Congress to extend Mindanao martial law until end 2019

Duterte asks Congress to extend Mindanao martial law until end 2019

By: Nestor Corrales - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ INQUIRER.net / 02:20 PM December 07, 2018 MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao until end of 2019, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed Friday.

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Duterte wants to end Abus killings of troops in Jolo

Duterte wants to end Abus killings of troops in Jolo

By: Nestor Corrales - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ INQUIRER.net / 08:33 PM December 07, 2018 MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte wants to end the killings of troops in Jolo, Sulu, a known hotbed of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Mindanao.

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Scattered rain expected over the eastern, southern PHL – PAGASA

Scattered rain expected over the eastern, southern PHL – PAGASA

Published December 5, 2018 3:55am The Eastern Visayas and Soccsksargen Regions, Masbate, Sorsogon, Albay, Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi would experience cloudy conditions accompanied with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the easterlies, PAGASA predicted in a Wednesday morning forecast.

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US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

Published December 5, 2018 4:56am By ROBIN EMMOTT, Reuters BRUSSELS - The United States delivered Russia a 60-day ultimatum on Tuesday to come clean about what Washington says is a violation of a arms control treaty that keeps missiles out of Europe.

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New MMDA traffic manager eyes turning EDSA into 'moving parking lot'

New MMDA traffic manager eyes turning EDSA into 'moving parking lot'

Published December 5, 2018 7:57am Newly appointed Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic manager Bong Nebrija on Wednesday said he aims to address the traffic woes along EDSA and make it a "moving parking lot."

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People-centered climate talks urged

People-centered climate talks urged

KATOWICE, Poland — As delegates from around 200 countries convened on Sunday for the start of UN climate talks, civil society organizations reminded negotiators that their discussions should revolve around people and the planet.

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