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Anger over EU's 'historic mistake' on Skopje, Tirana

Oct 19, 2019 - 10:57 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron blocks talks on EU membership for North Macedonia and Albania

EUROPEAN UNION. EU leaders fail to agree to start negotiations on membership for North Macedonia and Albania. File photo shows EU flags on the day of Britain's newly elected prime minister Boris Johnson's debut in the House of Commons. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Myanmar erects security posts on burned Rohingya land – Amnesty International

Mar 12, 2018 - 4:06 PM

The new Amnesty report, 'Remaking Rakhine State,' uses satellite imagery and interviews to point to a rapid increase in military infrastructure and other construction since the start of the year which researchers say amounts to a 'land grab'

Aguirre to Amnesty Int'l: Drug lords, pushers are 'not humanity'

Feb 01, 2017 - 2:48 PM

UPDATED Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II calls out the human rights group over its report on killings in the Duterte administration s war on drugs

DOJ secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II attends the senate hearing on January 26, 2017 on the kidnapping and death of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Albania tightens security ahead of pope visit

Sep 20, 2014 - 8:18 PM

They want to kill the pope The threats against the pope are credible says Iraq s ambassador to the Holy See Habib Al Sadr on possible attacks by Islamic State jihadists

TIGHTER SECURITY. Albanian police block the roads next to the stage area where the Holy Mass will be held during Pope Francis' visit, on Mother Teresa Square in Tirana, Albania, September 19, 2014. File photo by Armando Babai/EPA

H1N1 flu outbreak in northern Chile kills 11

Jul 05, 2013 - 11:54 AM

At least 11 people died from an outbreak of H1N1 flu in Northern Chile

H1N1 STRIKES. A nurse inoculates a man with swine flu vaccine. Photo from AFP