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Deadly Israel-Gaza escalation rages for second day

Nov 13, 2019 - 8:58 PM

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov is expected in Cairo for talks on halting the fighting

ESCALATION. Palestinian men watch as smoke billows during an Israeli air strike on Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip November 13, 2019. Photo by Said Khatib/AFP

More than 20 injured in Rome escalator collapse

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:18 PM

A video of the drama shows the descending escalator at Repubblica station suddenly and dramatically pick up speed with dozens of people on it, many screaming as they piled on top of one another at the foot of the moving stairway

INJURED. First responders gather on Piazza della Repubblica in central Rome to evacuate wounded persons on October 23, 2018 after around 20 people were injured when an escalator leading to the Repubblica metro station collapsed in an accident. Photo by Cecilia Fabiano/AFP

Russia agrees on safe zone mechanism with Syrian rebels

Jul 22, 2017 - 8:24 PM

Agreements have been signed on how the Eastern Ghouta de escalation zone will function says Russia s defense ministry

IN SHAMBLES. Syrians walk past a damaged building in Ain Tarma, in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus on June 21, 2017. Msallam Abdalbaset/AFP

Russia says no final deal on Syria safe zones

Jul 05, 2017 - 11:02 PM

Russian delegation head Alexander Lavrentiev says documents outlining how the four safe zones should work need finalizing despite being essentially agreed between the 3 key powerbrokers

Should we stand on right and walk on the left side of escalators?

Oct 04, 2015 - 4:12 PM

It’s a general rule of thumb But why isn’t this being practiced in the Philippines especially in public train stations?

Marcos campaign donors: Controversial businessmen, lawyers

Feb 26, 2015 - 8:38 PM

In 2010 Bongbong Marcos was able to solicit close to P94 million to cover his senatorial campaign expenses on top of the P15 7 million he spent from personal funds

Anti-graft court clears Nani Perez of all charges

May 21, 2014 - 9:57 PM

The Sandiganbayan junks the last of 4 criminal charges files against former justice secretary Hernando Perez

ALL CLEAR. Former justice secretary Nani Perez is cleared by the Sandiganbayan. AFP file photo

Elevator, escalator accidents increasing?

Apr 10, 2012 - 7:06 AM

Accidents in malls and trains raise public safety concerns