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US evacuates 3,800 people from Afghanistan – Televisa News

Department of Defense America Today, August 21, 2021 indicated that there were “in the last 24 hours” 3,800 people evacuated people, which since last week.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 22nd, 2021

Kabul evacuation intensifies

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFP) — The US military in Afghanistan sent helicopters to rescue over 150 Americans unable to reach the Kabul airport gates, an official said Friday, in the first evidence that US forces were willing and able to go beyond the US-secured compound to help people seeking evacuation. The news came as American officials […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane leaving Kabul

An Afghan footballer who played for the national youth team fell to his death after trying to cling to a US plane airlifting people out of Taliban-controlled Kabul, a sports federation said Thursday. The General Directorate of Physical Education and Sports of Afghanistan, a government institution that worked with sporting groups, confirmed the death of […] The post Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane leaving Kabul appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Can you find the hidden panda? – Televisa news

In social networks the virus has spread a a challenge Thousands of people have tried to solve itSome are successful and others are unlucky. Can.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Oct. 7

KABUL -- Nine people, including two suicide bombers, were killed and five others wounded in separate explosions in Afghanistan during Tuesday night and early Wednesday, authorities said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2020

The US on Afghanistan soil

We usually see scenes of people clinging to an aircraft or falling from it, but these are in the movies. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Boxing experts, coaches to Manny: It’s time to retire 

CEBU CITY, Philippines —In light of the stunning defeat of boxing’s only eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao in the hands of Cuban Yordenis “45 Milagros” Ugas, Cebuano boxing experts shared their thoughts on the outcome of the fight that many believed was already in the bag for the “People’s Champ”. On Sunday, August 21 […] The post Boxing experts, coaches to Manny: It’s time to retire  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Pacquiao-Ugas fight provides temporary relief to families during quarantine

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Pacquiao-Ugas fight that happened today, August 22, provided temporary relief to people, who have been under quarantine as they stayed in their homes and spent their time with their families. However, as to how the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas has ended, netizens have different reactions to it. Some […] The post Pacquiao-Ugas fight provides temporary relief to families during quarantine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Lessons from Afghanistan

One wonders which is worse for a developing country with no economic or military muscle: to be consigned to the margins of global affairs, or to serve as a recurrent battleground of rival world powers. Throughout its long and fabled history, Afghanistan had known that because of its strategic location in Central and South Asia, […] The post Lessons from Afghanistan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 49 Filipinos are still in Afghanistan while 158 have already left or were evacuated amid the takeover of the Taliban, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. According to the DFA’s situation bulletin, 42 Filipinos are still requesting company or government repatriation. Meanwhile, the Philippine Embassy in Islamabad has […] The post 49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Lapu-Lapu vaccination centers welcome walk-ins

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now open all its vaccination sites to walk-ins. This is after the mayor has observed that some vaccination sites have experienced a decline in the number of people visiting them. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan, however, explained that this is a result of their move on opening […] The post Lapu-Lapu vaccination centers welcome walk-ins appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Indian evacuees fly out of Afghanistan unharmed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFP) — Outside the main iron gate of the Indian embassy in Kabul, a group of Taliban fighters waited — armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers. Inside the compound were 150 Indian diplomats and nationals — growing increasingly nervous as they watched news of the Taliban tightening their grip on the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

The West, the East, and Afghanistan

The scenes from Kabul airport seem straight out of the World War Z movie thousands of people desperately running for their lives, squeezing themselves into jet bridges, and climbing departing airplanes to escape a country that is now back in the hands of the Taliban......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Pope Francis urges everyone to get COVID-19 vaccines for the good of all

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis issued an appeal on Wednesday urging people to get inoculated against COVID-19, saying the vaccines could bring an end to the pandemic, but needed to be taken by everyone. “Thanks to God’s grace and to the work of many, we now have vaccines to protect us from COVID-19,” the pope said […] The post Pope Francis urges everyone to get COVID-19 vaccines for the good of all appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

New Zealand thrown into lockdown over single suspected Delta case

WELLINGTON — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern put New Zealand under strict lockdown on Tuesday after the country’s first coronavirus case in six months was reported in the largest city of Auckland. Ardern’s “go hard, go early” strategy has helped curb COVID-19 but her announcement left people struggling to stack up essentials, businesses shutting abruptly and schools and […] The post New Zealand thrown into lockdown over single suspected Delta case appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Philippines willing to receive Afghan refugees, asylum seekers

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is willing to accept refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control over its capital Kabul, Malacañang said Tuesday. “Since time immemorial po, the Philippines has had jurisprudence even before the convention on refugees welcoming asylum seekers. Sabi nga po ng Korte Suprema, the Philippines will not […] The post Philippines willing to receive Afghan refugees, asylum seekers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Taliban retakes Afghanistan, panic in Kabul

Thousands of people were on Monday trying to escape Kabul......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu to look into reports of ‘fake vax cards’

(Updated) CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Lapu-Lapu City Government will be looking into reports circulating online that an individual or group of people have been using the local government’s name to reportedly offer fake vaccination cards.  Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan on Sunday, August 15, 2021, said the city government has not sanctioned printing and selling of COVID-19 […] The post Lapu-Lapu to look into reports of ‘fake vax cards’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021

During the pandemic, many people discovered new interests. For 19-year-old Khirsten Zia Giango, the quarantine period made her rediscover her love for a former hobby–cycling. Giango is among many who got hooked into bicycles in the past year although she says she actually started falling in love with cycling when she was young. She started […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Blitz

The news breaking yesterday was that Taliban insurgents have rolled into Kandahar, Afghanistan’s second largest city. Kandahar is where the Taliban movement was born. It is also where Afghanistan’s international airport sits......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Liza Soberano exposes fake news about desperately begging to buy her products

Kapamilya actress Liza Soberano debunked rumors that she’s been e-mailing people to beg for them to buy products from her business HKT Essentials. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021