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  • Long-elusive Philippines peace accord reflects exhaustion

     
    Global Focus: With 150,000 dead from decades of religious and ethnic fighting and no family in the southern Philippines free of fear they could be the next slain, Filipinos and their fractious leaders have run out of energy for rebellion. A road map to...
  • Pakistani teen shot by Taliban undergoes surgery, out of danger

     
    Outrage swept across Pakistan on Wednesday over the Taliban’s attempt to kill a 14-year-old girl who had spoken out against militants’ attempts to ban education for girls. Malala Yousafzai was recovering from surgery to remove a bullet that...
  • China creates city on disputed island, angering neighbors [Video]

     
    China has declared a tiny island as its newest city, a bid to strengthen its hold on the South China Sea as countries around the disputed waters dig in their heels.The disputes have grown increasingly tense and confrontational this year as China and its...
  • Crowding the Planet

     
    Seven billion people. That’s a hard number for most people to get their heads around. But visiting both India and China for this story – which combined have almost 40% of the world’s population – I got a pretty good start at trying...
  • Feast Day Celebration Mass for the Filipino Community on Sunday

     
    Sunday, July 29, 2 p.m., Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, 8300 Vineland Ave., Orlando. This annual pilgrimage and Eucharistic celebration will be held in honor of Our Lady of Antipolo, also known as Our Lady of Peace and...
  • Russian court frees one member of punk band on appeal

     
    A Russian court on Wednesday unexpectedly freed one of three female punk rockers imprisoned for their protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule, but left her companions behind bars....
  • Filipinos face 12 years in prison for online libel under new law

     
    Filipinos who libel others on Facebook, Twitter or elsewhere online could be jailed for up to 12 years under a new law that went into effect Wednesday in the Philippines. The new law against cybercrime includes a disputed provision that imposes much...
  • 'Survivor: Philippines': Stop flirting with Jeff Probst, lady

     
    Medical gets called in, the tribes are shaken up and, um, somebody puts the moves on Jeff Probst. Huh....
  • 'Survivor: Philippines': 10 fun facts about Malcolm Freberg and Denise Stapley, their tribe's sole survivors

     
    Irony alert! Stephenie -- the sole survivor of her "Palau" tribe -- is Denise's favorite "Survivor" player. And Malcolm admires O.J. Simpson. Wait, what? We've got all the scoop on the this season's scrappiest castaways....
  • Chinese officials back down on chemical plant in face of protests

     
    After a weekend of protest, Chinese authorities capitulated to thousands of well-organized, middle-class protesters and cancelled plans for the expansion of a petrochemical plant in a small coastal city near Shanghai. Sinopec, the state oil monopoly,...
  • Philippines seeks to reduce numbers of overseas domestic workers

     
    In the face of complaints of abuse and fraud abroad, government officials are seeking to stem the wave of more than a million Filipina workers who have headed overseas to work as maids. The outpouring of Filipinos to other countries has paid off for the...
  • Egypt's Copts select three finalists in election for new pope

     
    Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church began the first phase of voting Monday to elect a new spiritual leader to replace Pope Shenouda III, who died in March leaving behind a Christian community increasingly worried over the rise of a new Islamist-led government....