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How Pinoy soldiers befriended their Syrian captors

Dec 18, 2013 - 7:16 PM

When they were released the rebels told them they would be missed

HOME: After over a year in Golan Heights, hundreds of Filipino peacekeepers are home. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Haiti victims file cholera lawsuit against UN

Oct 10, 2013 - 8:43 AM

There had been no cholera in Haiti for at least 150 years until it was brought by UN peacekeeping troops from Nepal the petitioners argue

CHOLERA VICTIMS. In this file photo, patients with cholera lie on mats at the crowded St. Nicholas Hospital in Saint Marc, in the Artibonite region of Haiti, 25 October 2010 in Saint Marc, Haiti. UN Photo/Sophia Paris

Aquino: Golan troops need defense vs chemical arms

Jun 20, 2013 - 7:48 PM

President Aquino threatens to withdraw Philippine troops from the UN peacekeeping force on the Golan Heights unless they receive anti tank weapons

NOT WORRIED. President Benigno Aquino III defended the rise in unemployment rate from a year ago. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH seeks more security for Golan Heights troops

Jun 11, 2013 - 9:07 PM

President Aquino says the peacekeepers situation had become more tenuous by the day

PH may pull peacekeepers from Golan Heights

May 10, 2013 - 10:40 AM

3rd UPDATE Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Friday May 10 he wanted all Filipino peacekeepers pulled out of the Golan Heights as soon as possible

UN to leave Golan after PH troops seized?

Mar 07, 2013 - 9:40 PM

Filipino members of the UNDOF peacekeeping force were taken hostage by Syrian rebels on Wednesday March 6

UN PEACEKEEPERS. File photo of a the Philippine detachment of UNDOF in the Golan Heights, Syria courtesy of Elmer Cato

East Timor can cope without UN peacekeepers

Aug 15, 2012 - 7:40 PM

UN secretary general Ban Ki moon says East Timor is ready to take charge of its own security