Leezel Tanglao

Philippines

Suspect in Deadliest Election-Related Philippine Massacre Killed

Muktar Kindo Santo was wanted in connection with the November 2009 bloodbath that took the lives of 58 people — including 32 journalists.
Leezel Tanglao
6.24.14
Europe

French National Front Party's European Victory Signals Rise of the Far Right

The FN election victory reflects French voters' dissatisfaction with the European Union, amid economic strain on the country.
Leezel Tanglao
5.26.14
South Korea

Thousands March in Seoul to Protest Ferry Disaster Response

The Sewol ferry was carrying more than 450 people when it capsized on April 16 on its way to Jindo.
Leezel Tanglao
5.4.14
ukraine

Detained Military Observers in Ukraine Have Been Released

Seven members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were freed after being detained last week.
Leezel Tanglao
5.3.14
defense & security

Protesters Accuse US of 'Imperialism' as Obama Rekindles Military Deal With Philippines

A new deal marks the greatest access the US has had to bases in the island nation since the early 1990s, and many Filipinos are concerned.
Leezel Tanglao
4.28.14
ukraine

Pro-Russia Separatists Detain Ukrainian Security Service Agents

This weekend’s incidents come as the leaders of G7 nations prepare to impose more sanctions on Russia.
Leezel Tanglao
4.27.14
NORTH KOREA

Obama to North Korea: We Will ‘Defend Our Way of Life and Our Allies’

The visit marks Obama’s fourth time in South Korea. The trip comes as North Korea is reportedly planning a nuclear weapons test.
Leezel Tanglao
4.26.14
ukraine

Deadly Gunfight in Eastern Ukraine Shatters Easter Truce

The gunfight left at least three people dead in the pro-Russia occupied city of Sloviansk.
Leezel Tanglao
4.20.14
FRANCE

French Journalists Held Captive in Syria Are Back Home in France

Four French journalists were held captive for 10 months in Syria by radical Islamist groups. They were released Saturday.
Leezel Tanglao
4.20.14
South Korea

South Korea Ferry Captain Arrested as Crews Recover More Bodies

Lee Joon-seok has come under heavy criticism for his decision to wait a half hour after the accident to evacuate passengers.
Leezel Tanglao
4.19.14
chile

Deadly Wildfire Rips Through Chilean Port City

This is the second emergency the nation has had to deal with in a month — an 8.2 earthquake hit the northern coast on April 1.
Leezel Tanglao
4.13.14
ukraine

Unrest Spreads as Ukraine Cracks Down on Russian Acts of ‘Aggression’

The casualties come as pro-Russia militants seized other government buildings across the Donetsk region this weekend.
Leezel Tanglao
4.13.14
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