• I turned down rival network’s offer: Angelica

    MANILA — Filipino actress Angelica Panganiban was once offered to leave ABS-CBN after more than a decade of being an exclusive talent of the television network.

    In an interview with the entertainment magazine StarStudio, the 26-year-old actress said she had …

  • 2 tourists, Egyptian driver killed in accident

    LUXOR, Egypt — An Egyptian security official says two Argentinian tourists and their Egyptian driver have been killed in a road accident near the ancient city of Aswan in southern Egypt.

    The official says two other tourists were injured in …

  • Iran Guard officers hurt in Damascus airport strike – FSA

    Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan (R) being greeted by Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. — Photo courtesy Wam

    DUBAI – Alaa Al-Basha, a spokesman for the opposition Syrian Military Council, said Friday a number …

  • Libyan protesters end blockade at Waha Oil field

    TRIPOLI – Libyan protesters have ended a nearly three-week blockade of an oil and gas field belonging to Waha Oil after the oil minister resolved their demands for jobs, a company official said Friday.

    About 100 men from the nearby …

  • Turkey gold exports to Iran resume despite US sanctions

    ISTANBUL – Turkey exported almost $120 million worth of gold to Iran in February, data showed, suggesting the two countries’ trade of gold for natural gas has resumed despite tighter US sanctions, though at levels below last year’s peaks.

    US …