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[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: Fat is not a bad word

May 20, 2020 - 8:00 PM

For many, to be fat means to be unattractive, undesirable, unhealthy, and lazy. But some people want to turn that around.

Adele breaks the internet with post on 32nd birthday

May 06, 2020 - 6:39 PM

The Grammy Award winning singer thanks frontliners as she celebrates her birthday in the midst of a pandemic

ADELE. The singer posts a photo to thank fans on her 32nd birthday. Screenshot from

Iraq PM attends mourning for commanders killed in US strike

Jan 04, 2020 - 5:23 PM

Adel Abdel Mahdi joins Muhandis associate Hadi al-Ameri, Shiite cleric Ammar al-Hakim, and other pro-Iran figures in a large crowd

MOURNING. In this file photo, Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi speaks during a symbolic funeral ceremony in Baghdad on October 23, 2019. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

Iraq PM says he will resign after bloody protests

Nov 29, 2019 - 10:17 PM

Adel Abdel Mahdi's statement is greeted with cheers and blaring music across Baghdad's iconic Tahrir Square, where crowds have amassed since early October against a ruling class deemed corrupt and inefficient

RESIGINING. Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi speaks during a symbolic funeral ceremony in Baghdad on October 23, 2019. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

Iraq president says PM willing to resign, vows early polls

Oct 31, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Iraqi President Barham Saleh says Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi is ready to step down but there is so far no one to take his place

RESIGNATION? Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi speaks during a symbolic funeral ceremony in Baghdad on October 23, 2019 for Major General Ali al-Lami, a commander of the Iraqi Federal Police's Fourth Division, who was killed the previous day in Samarra in the province of Salahuddin, north of the Iraqi capital. File photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP)

Iraq students join protests as pressure on government swells

Oct 27, 2019 - 6:46 PM

The protests are unprecedented in recent Iraqi history for their ire at the entire political class, including Abdel Mahdi, parliament speaker Mohammed Al-Halbussi and even traditionally revered religious leaders

PROTESTS. Iraqis demonstrators wave a national flag (L) and another bearing the words 'O Hussein' in Arabic, referring to the prophet Mohamed's grandson Imam Hussein ibn Ali, in the capital Baghdad's Tahrir square on October 26, 2019. Photo by AFP

More than a dozen dead in renewed Iraq protests as thousands rally

Oct 25, 2019 - 10:58 PM

(UPDATED) The demonstrations represent a second phase of a weeklong movement in early October demanding an end to widespread corruption, unemployment and an overhaul of the political system

NEW PROTESTS. Iraqi protesters march with national flags and pictures of people who were killed before in previous protests earlier in the month, during an anti-government demonstration in the central holy shrine city of Najaf on October 25, 2019. AFP photo

Iraq military admits 'excessive force' used in deadly protests

Oct 07, 2019 - 7:00 PM

'Excessive force outside the rules of engagement was used and we have begun to hold accountable those commanding officers who carried out these wrong acts,' the military says

PROTESTS. Iraqi protesters take part in a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services, and unemployment, in the Iraqi capital Baghdad's central Khellani Square on October 4, 2019. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

Protesters flood Iraq streets anew as death toll nears 100

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:04 PM

Dozens gather around the oil ministry in Central Baghdad, facing live rounds fired in their direction

PROTEST. Iraqis gatehr in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad on October 5, 2019 after a curfew was lifted following a day of violent protests. AFP photo

Baghdad clashes mount as top Shiite cleric endorses Iraq protests

Oct 04, 2019 - 10:09 PM

(UPDATED) The endorsement from Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani prompts celebratory gunfire from protesters and piles new pressure on Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi

IRAQ PROTESTS. An image grab taken from Iraqiya state TV channel shows Ahmad Al-Safi, a representative of Iraq's Shiite spiritual leader, reading a statement in which Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani urged Iraq to heed protesters 'before it's too late' during a televised speech following the weekly Friday prayer at a mosque in the central shrine city of Karbala on October 4, 2019. AFP PHOTO / HO / IRAQIYA TV

Death toll rises to 19 as Iraq protests spread across south

Oct 03, 2019 - 2:04 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Braving live fire, tear gas and local curfews, Iraqis flood the streets for a third day in the biggest challenge yet to Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi

PROTESTS. Iraqi protestors shout slogans during a demonstration against state corruption, failing public services and unemployment, on October 2, 2019 in the southern city of Basra. Photo by Hussein Faleh/AFP

Protests multiply in Iraqi capital after 3 killed

Oct 02, 2019 - 9:29 PM

(UPDATED) The demonstrations are the first major challenge to Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, who formed his government a year ago this month and who controversially blamed the violence on 'aggressors' among the protesters

PROTEST. Smoke rises from burning tires during a demonstration against corruption and lack of basic services in Baghdad's al-Shaab neighborhood on October 2, 2019. Photo by Salam Faraj/AFP

In first, Iraq PM points finger at Israel on base attacks

Oct 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Iraq Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi says his government had 'indications' Israel was behind some attacks on paramilitary bases this summer

Members of the "Liwa al-Tafuf" 13th Brigade of Iraq's Shiite Muslim Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation units) paramilitary show off their skills during a graduation ceremony at a training centre in the central Iraqi city of Karbala on August 30, 2019.  Mohammed SAWAF / AFP

Dito, DICT dismiss Chinese spying concerns about deal with AFP

Sep 17, 2019 - 7:52 PM

Under the agreement, the China-backed telco will pay for its use of the military's facilities – but in kind

NO WORRIES? Dito Telecommunity and the Department of Information and Communications Technology say a deal to put up the telco's facilities in military camps is safe from Chinese spying. Photo of the ceremonial signing of the deal on Sept. 11, 2019, by Darren Langit/Rappler

Adele files for divorce from husband Simon Konecki

Sep 13, 2019 - 11:36 AM

Guess that's officially water under the bridge?

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iranian foreign minister visits

May 26, 2019 - 5:53 PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi pleads for the 'stability of the region and the upholding of the nuclear deal,' referring to a 2015 agreement between Iran and major powers

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim (R) meets Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Baghdad on May 26, 2019.  SABAH ARAR / AFP

Saudi Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions

May 19, 2019 - 3:15 PM

The Saudi Press Agency says King Salman had invited Gulf leaders and Arab states to two emergency summits in Mecca on May 30

HIS HIGHNESS. File photo of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz speaking during a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council in the capital Riyadh on October 22, 2017. Photo by Alex Brandon/POOL/AFP

Adele separates from husband Simon Konecki

Apr 20, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The couple married in 2016

ADELE. The British singer splits from her husband. Screenshot from

Iran leader calls on Iraq to demand U.S. withdraw troops

Apr 07, 2019 - 11:55 PM

'Wherever they (US troops) have had an enduring presence, forcing them out has become problematic,' Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei tells Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi

American trainers take a break as they train Iraqi soldier on approaching and clearing buildings at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and US troops and is located north of the capital Baghdad, on January 7, 2015. Taji is one of an eventual five sites from which the US and allied countries aim to train 5,000 Iraqi military personnel every six to eight weeks for combat against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group. AFP/ PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP)

Saudis don't know where Khashoggi's body is

Feb 11, 2019 - 8:03 AM

Adel al-Jubeir, Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs, says the murder of Jamal Khashoggi was carried out by Saudi officials 'acting outside their scope of authority.' Asked where Khashoggi's body is, he says, 'We don't know.'

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir speaks with journalist during an European Union-Leagues Arab States ministerial meeting on February 4, 2019.  JOHN THYS / AFP

Trump declares end to U.S. 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

Dec 27, 2018 - 8:59 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Trump's surprise visit prompts criticism from Iraqi authorities, noting that it was 'not commensurate with diplomatic norms and relations with sovereign states'

TRUMP IN IRAQ. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to speak to members of the US military during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, December 26, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Crown prince a 'red line' in Khashoggi probe – Saudi FM

Nov 22, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir insists that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is not involved in the killing

'RED LINE.' In this file photo, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir speaks during a press conference held at Saudi Foreign Ministry press hall, on January 3, 2016 in Riyadh. File photo by Ahmed Farwan/AFP

Germany, Saudi Arabia to restore envoys after Lebanon row

Sep 26, 2018 - 3:43 PM

Saudi Arabia in November recalled its ambassador from Berlin following the eyebrow-raising resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's prime minister while visiting Riyadh

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Jun 29, 2018 - 9:06 PM

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Suspect in killing of Fr Nilo released; new suspect identified

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Cabanatuan City RTC orders the withdrawal of criminal charges against Adell Milan

SWORN STATEMENT.  Adell Milan signs his sowrn statement.

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Jun 24, 2018 - 11:55 AM

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CCTV footage shows arrested suspect in Fr Nilo slay far from crime scene

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:34 PM

The family and lawyer of Adell Milan present CCTV footage showing the primary suspect in the murder of Fr Richmond Nilo in another town less than an hour before the priest is killed

PROOF? CCTV footage shows Adell Milan on his motorbike passing by T. Ador Dionisio National High School in San Isidro town minutes before Fr Richmond Nilo is gunned down in Zaragoza town, which is about 25 kilometers away. Screengrab from sourced video

PNP got the wrong guy – grandma of accused in Fr Nilo murder

Jun 22, 2018 - 10:18 AM

Elena Matias, grandmother of the accused Adell Milan, says the PNP’s facial sketch will show that her grandson does not look like the suspect at all

MY GRANDSON. Elena Matias holds a photo of her grandson Adell Milan, alleged suspect in the killing of Fr Richmond Nilo. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Suspect in Father Nilo's killing arrested – Nueva Ecija police

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(3RD UPDATE) Authorities identify the suspect as Adell Milan

TRAILED. Priest killed in Cabanatuan was followed before he was shot. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

WATCH: David Grohl's daughter Violet covers Adele's 'When We Were Young'

May 14, 2018 - 9:31 AM

David Grohl's two young daughters join him on stage to perform during a benefit concert

WELCOME THE GROHLS. David isn't the only musician in the family. File photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America/AFP

Filipinos along path of California wildfires urged to evacuate if needed

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:57 AM

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles estimates that there are 25,800 Filipinos in Ventura County, where the Thomas Fire is wreaking havoc

WILDFIRE. Firefighters battle strong winds as they try to save a house during the Thomas wildfire in Ventura, California on December 5, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Beyoncé jadi penyanyi perempuan berpenghasilan tertinggi 2017 versi Forbes

Nov 21, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Beyoncé adalah satu-satunya penyanyi di dalam daftar ini yang sukses menembus pendapatan dalam satuan triliun rupiah

PH welcomes Saudi Arabia's extended amnesty program

Sep 24, 2017 - 2:51 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs says the extension will benefit at least 6,000 undocumented Filipinos

Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:01 PM

UPDATED The response is delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani who made a short visit to Kuwait which is acting as a mediator to resolve the diplomatic rift

DOHA. A general view taken on June 5, 2017 shows pigeons flying above the corniche in Doha. AFP photo

'Heart broken' Adele cancels final two shows of tour

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Adele cancels her last two concerts due to damaged vocal chords

Pita suara rusak, Adele batalkan dua konser terakhirnya

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Pembatalan ini membuat Adele hancur

BATAL. Karena kondisi pita suaranya yang rusak, Adele terpaksa membatalkan 2 show terakhirnya di Wembley Stadium, akhir pekan ini. Foto dari akun Instagram @adele

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Adele mengonfirmasi status pernikahannya dengan Simon Konecki

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Adele menyebut bahwa dirinya telah menikah dengan Simon Konecki saat menggelar konser di Brisbane Australia

Adele mengonfirmasi status pernikahannya dengan Simon Konecki di Brisbane, Minggu, 5 Maret. Foto oleh Kevin Winter/Getty Images untuk NARAS/AFP.

Adele confirms she and Simon Konecki are married

Mar 06, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Adele confirms at a concert in Australia that she is married to Simon Konecki the father of her 4 year old old son Angelo

WATCH: Alicia Keys channels Adele on 'Wheel of Musical Impressions'

Mar 01, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Alicia Keys sings The Alphabet Song as Adele Twinkle Twinkle Little Star as Janis Joplin and more

ADELE? Alicia Keys channels Adele on 'Wheel of Musical Impressions' on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' Screengrab from YouTube/  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Saudi FM in first visit to Iraq since 2003

Feb 25, 2017 - 10:44 PM

This visit is to reestablish relations in a more stable way says a senior government official

SAUDI FM IN IRAQ. A handout picture released by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry's press office on February 25, 2017 shows Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (R) meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in the capital Baghdad. Stringer/Iraqi Foreign Ministry/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 14, 2017

Feb 14, 2017 - 11:37 AM

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Album '25' milik Adele memenangkan Album of the Year 'Grammy Awards 2017'

Feb 13, 2017 - 1:42 PM

Dalam pidatonya Adele juga memuji Beyonce yang juga dinominasikan di kategori yang sama

Foto oleh Kevin Winter/Getty Images untuk NARAS/AFP.

Adele's '25' wins 2017 Grammy Awards 'Album of the Year'

Feb 13, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Adele praises Beyonce who was also nominated for Album of the Year in her speech

Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP

FULL LIST: Winners, Grammys 2017

Feb 13, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Adele wins Album of the Year and Record of the Year

ADELE. Adele performs onstage during The 59th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP

WATCH: Adele restarts George Michael tribute at 2017 Grammys

Feb 13, 2017 - 11:19 AM

After her 2016 Grammys performance glitch Adele asks to start over in the middle of her 2017 Grammys tribute to George Michael

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP

Beyonce vs. Adele at the Grammys, music's biggest night

Feb 12, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Beyonce and Adele compete for Album of the Year at this year s Grammys