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2 Americans helped missionary killed by remote Indian tribe – police

Dec 01, 2018 - 8:25 PM

India police says suspected Americans who urged John Allen Chau to go to North Sentinel has left India

MISSIONARY. John Allen Chau was killed by the Sentinelese tribe. Photo from Chau's Instagram account

Police face-off with tribe in missionary killing

Nov 25, 2018 - 5:03 PM

Anthropologists say it may be impossible to retrieve the American missionary's body and that no charges will be made against the protected tribe

NORTH SENTINEL ISLAND. In this photo provided taken on December 28, 2004, a man with the Sentinelese tribe aims his bow and arrow at an Indian Coast Guard helicopter as it flies over North Sentinel Island in the Andaman Islands. AFP PHOTO/INDIAN COAST GUARD/SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL

U.S. missionary's body could be lost in battle to preserve isolated tribe

Nov 24, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Indian authorities have not even tried to send police ashore to question the tribe who have been greeting outsiders with hostility for centuries

NORTH SENTINEL ISLAND. In this handout photo provided by the Indian Coast Guard and Survival International and taken on December 28, 2004, a man with the Sentinelese tribe aims his bow and arrow at an Indian Coast Guard helicopter as it flies over North Sentinel Island in the Andaman Islands, in the wake of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. AFP PHOTO / INDIAN COAST GUARD / SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL

Pope urges Church to move forward as gay issue overshadows synod

Oct 05, 2015 - 8:44 PM

In an apparent boost to those who would have priests take a more merciful and inclusive approach to homosexuals Pope Francis says the Church must not point the finger in judgement of others because doing so would betray its mission

Pope Francis during the end of the prayer vigil for the Synod of the Family, organized by the Italian Episcopal Conference, in Saint Peter's square at Vatican City, 03 October. The prayer vigil is held in preparation for the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. Photo by Maurizio Brambatti/EPA

Iraqi PM to outline plan for retaking Ramadi – US official

Jun 02, 2015 - 8:54 AM

Iraq s plan to recapture the western city of Ramadi from Islamic State ISIS jihadists will dominate a meeting in Paris of foreign ministers from the international coalition fighting the group a senior US official says

DEFENSE. An Iraqi soldier holds a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) during a military operation at a military barracks near Ramadi city, western Iraq, June 1, 2015. Alaa al-Shemaree/EPA

Confirmed: Pope 'much updated' on RH law

Jan 31, 2015 - 5:20 PM

Pope Francis had the Reproductive Health law in mind when he spoke about Filipino families the CBCP head tells Rappler

UPHOLDING LIFE. Pope Francis attends a meeting with families in Manila on January 16, 2015. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

#PugadBaboy: Paranoid punchline 3

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Paris attacks underline need for global response to ISIS – US

Jan 14, 2015 - 10:35 PM

None of us can afford to say that degrading and defeating Daesh is solely an Iraqi responsibility Daesh is a global threat It demands a global response says US envoy John Allen he using an Arabic acronym for ISIS

French police officers and forensic experts examine the car used by armed gunmen who stormed the Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. A source close to the investigation said two men "armed with a Kalashnikov and a rocket-launcher" stormed the building in central Paris and "fire was exchanged with security forces". The source said a gunman had hijacked a car and knocked over a pedestrian while attempting to speed away. AFP PHOTO/DOMINIQUE FAGET

US-led strikes kill 'several hundred' as Iraq, Kurds battle ISIS

Oct 15, 2014 - 11:38 PM

UPDATED While Iraqi troops prevented the jihadists from seizing a lynchpin provincial capital near Baghdad a senior US envoy admitted ISIS forces have scored important advances in Iraq

US general Allen to head anti-jihadist coalition

Sep 13, 2014 - 12:47 PM

Retired US general John Allen is no stranger to the sectarian politics of Iraq

File photo of retired US general John Allen from AFP. Thierry Charlier/AFP

Tagle: Don't just complain about the world

Apr 18, 2014 - 3:19 PM

Look at the opportunities that this very broken world opens for our mission Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says

Lessons from the Pope who is 'able to laugh'

Mar 16, 2014 - 6:49 PM

Cardinal Tagle describes the Pope s gestures as grand in their simplicity

Cardinal Tagle hailed as 'Asian Francis'

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:05 PM

Cardinal Tagle also turned a lot of hits in the conclave that elected Pope Francis says veteran Vatican analyst John Allen Jr

Who will be the next pope?

Mar 08, 2013 - 11:55 PM

For a veteran Vatican watcher 4 schools of thought will likely clash in the conclave

NATO to bid farewell to Panetta, seeks new military chief

Feb 21, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Panetta 74 had expected to bow out earlier but his replacement Chuck Hagel has had a rough ride so far in the US Senate which has delayed a vote on President Barack Obama s nominee

Obama backs Allen over Petraeus sex scandal

Nov 14, 2012 - 10:53 AM

US President Barack Obama backed the top US commander in Afghanistan on Tuesday November 13 after the four star general was dragged into the sex scandal that brought down CIA director David Petraeus

Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR) US General John Allen looks on following a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at NATO headquarter in Brussels on Otober 10, 2012. AFP Photo / Thierry Charlier

US Afghanistan general linked to Petraeus scandal

Nov 13, 2012 - 2:27 PM

UPDATED The US commander in Afghanistan General John Allen is under investigation for inappropriate emails to a woman linked to the sex scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus

Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (SACEUR) US General John Allen looks on following a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers at NATO headquarter in Brussels on Otober 10, 2012. AFP Photo / Thierry Charlier