• Prosecutor charges Netanyahu's wife with fraud: justice ministry

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara was charged on Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a long police probe into allegations she falsified household expenses, the justice ministry said. "The Jerusalem district prosecutor a short time ago filed charges against the

  • 2 PNP officers sacked over death of detainee

      Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 4 Commander P/Supt Carlito Grijaldo and duty jailer PO3 Dennis Saño have been relieved of their posts effective Thursday, June 21, over the death of detainee, Genesis Argoncillo. PNP Chief PDG Oscar Albayalde has also instructed NCRPO Chief Guillermo Eleazar

  • G7 ambassadors 'deeply concerned' about jailed filmmaker Sentsov

    G7 Ambassadors said Thursday they were deeply concerned about Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for more than a month as he serves a 20-year term in a Russian prison camp. "We are deeply concerned about the situation of Oleg Sentsov and other Ukrainian prisoners and

  • PDEA recommends mandatory drug tests for elementary students, teachers

      QUEZON CITY, Philippines - The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) wants elementary students to undergo mandatory drug testing. PDEA Director General Aaron said the proposal covers not only Grade 4 students and up, but also teachers and other school employees. He explained it would help ensure

  • Duterte signs Philippine Mental Health Law

      MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 11036 or the Philippine Mental Health Law. The new law assures protection of the rights and welfare of persons in need of mental health assistance by integrating mental health care system and facilities in major hospitals

  • New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital Thursday, becoming only the second world leader to do so while in office. It was the first child for the 37-year-old and her 40-year-old partner Clarke Gayford, with the new arrival weighing in at 3.3 kilogrammes

  • Police nabs AWOL cop linked to drug lord Peter Co

      QUEZON CITY, Philippines - Members of Philippine National Police (PNP) arrested a cop on absent without leave (AWOL) in Guiguinto, Bulacan on Sunday night, June 17. This was confirmed by PNP Chief Police Director General Oscar Albayalde in a briefing with reporters Friday, June 21. He was identified