DOJ stands by charges vs De Lima, hands off in alleged coercion by officials

‘I hope that it is now clear to the Filipino people that the false charges against me were the product of a longstanding conspiracy involving high government officials,’ says Senator Leila de Lima MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has downplayed the retraction of its star witness, former corrections acting chief Rafael Ragos, … Read more

Liverpool can pull off their greatest-ever title success – but fate is in Man City’s hands – Liverpool FC

Liverpool and Man City played out a captivating 2-2 draw of the highest quality on Sunday, with the Reds now tasked with pulling off their greatest league success… Honors even at Eastlands, and amongst many Reds there is a job lot of self-reflection going on. It’s all a bit unnecessary, though, as sometimes the only … Read more

Shunned by politicians, Pangilinan’s hands raised by Pampanga farmers

Instead of basking in the limelight, what does vice-presidential bet Senator Kiko Pangilinan do? He calls standard-bearer Leni Robredo to join him in that precious moment. MANILA, Philippines – Senator Kiko Pangilinan, the opposition’s vice presidential candidate for the high-stakes 2022 elections, could not stop his tears from falling. Pangilinan just wrapped up his speech … Read more

Satellite images show civilian deaths in Ukraine town while it was in Russian hands – Maxar

Ukraine authorities have accused Russian forces of carrying out a ‘massacre’ in Bucha and say that 300 residents were there during a monthlong occupation. Ukrainian troops retook the town last week. Satellite images taken weeks ago of the town of Bucha in Ukraine show bodies of civilians on a street, a private US company said, … Read more