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Bin Laden’s Legacy: How Killing the Terrorist Didn’t End the Terror

Bin Laden’s Legacy: How Killing the Terrorist Didn’t End the Terror

The death of Osama Bin Laden five years ago was followed by a weakening of al-Qaeda but the terrorist group will manage to survive in the shadows of its offspring Daesh, war correspondent Rahimullah Yusufzai told Radio Sputnik. Terrorism has changed but not subsided since Osama Bin Laden was killed five years ago, Pakistani journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai told Radio Sputnik. ​ These […]

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Leaked Papers: White House Resorts to Blackmail in TTIP Trade Negotiations

Leaked Papers: White House Resorts to Blackmail in TTIP Trade Negotiations

The Obama administration has threatened to block all European car exports if they do not accept America’s genetically-modified and hormone-enhanced produce. On Sunday, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung claimed that 240 pages of text from the secret transatlantic trade deal (TTIP) obtained by Greenpeace show the US to be blackmailing the EU to force through the trade deal, despite European objections. Specifically, the United States threatened to block European […]

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Allah’s Soldiers: ‘Lost, Frustrated, Suicidal, Easily Manipulated Youths’

Allah’s Soldiers: ‘Lost, Frustrated, Suicidal, Easily Manipulated Youths’

A French journalist is set to release his documentary entitled “Allah’s Soldiers” which gives an insight into the “minds of young jihadists”, filmed with a hidden camera during six months of his infiltration into a cell of would-be jihadists. The journalist, a Muslim using the pseudonym Said Ramzi, carried out an investigation into the preparation of would-be jihadists of a terrorist attack in France, according […]

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Finally, Philippine President BS Aquino responds to the mayday call of the country’s air traffic controllers

AFTER taking his sweet time and nearly halting Philippine air traffic to the ground, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III at last heeded the repeated pleas of the employees of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority to correct a bureaucratic slip up that could cost each air traffic controllers nearly P1 million (about US $21,739) in real wages. President BS Aquino told […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Tanong sa Bayan #1: DAPAT BA TAYONG BOMOTO SA MAYO 9?*

Tanong sa Bayan #1: DAPAT BA TAYONG BOMOTO SA MAYO 9?*

  * Ang mga pananaw sa artikulong ito ay sa sumulat.  Maaring hindi ito ang opisyal na posisyon ng Beyond Deadlines.

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Honeymooners jailed after yielding bullets in a Philippine provincial airport

A HONEYMOONING couple is now celebrating their honeymoon in jail after they were found to be in possession of 14 bullets for a .22 caliber gun while about to board a Manila bound airplane in Aklan province. Jerome Sulit and his wife were stopped from boarding their plane by policemen at the Godofredo P. Ramos Airport, also known as Caticlan […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Saudi Links to Terrorism are ‘Poison for the International Community’

Rather than being a key US ally, Saudi Arabia should be added to Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, Alex Bernstein, a Republican candidate who is seeking election to the US Congress next year, told Radio Sputnik. The influence that Saudi Arabia wields in the US economy and media prevents Riyadh from being held to account for supporting Islamic terrorism, Alex Bernstein, a […]

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Iran’s Historical Parliamentary Elections Bring More Women than Clergy

Voting results published on May 1st show the new Iranian parliament has more women than clerics, with 17 of the former and only 16 of the latter – a dramatic contrast to 1980s. According to official voting results, 17 women have been elected to the Iranian Parliament, setting a new record for the Islamic republic, with the previous highest number of female MPs being 14. […]

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Mas ginagamit ng Pilipino ang damdamin kaysa isip*

Mas ginagamit ng Pilipino ang damdamin kaysa isip*

ANG mga taga silangan na tulad nating mga Pilipino kadalasan ay kumikilos gamit ang damdamin o puso bilang batayan at hindi ang isip o utak. Ito ang dalian kung bakit tayo ay likas na sensitibo sa damdamin ng iba kumpara sa mga taga-kanluran na tila walang pakiramdam sa kanilang pakikitungo. Ang pagiging sensitibo natin ang pinakadahilan kung bakit tayo ay […]

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Outright Fiasco: How the West’s Economic Weapon is Failing to Faze Russia

The US has long relied on financial sanctions as a preferred weapon against its adversaries. However, in Russia’s case, it turned out to be an “outright failure” and the West should admit this. Let’s have a look why. Washington’s favorite economic power tool has been so overused, it’s becoming ineffective and, in some cases, even counterproductive, reads an article in Foreign Affairs, […]

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Panalangin para sa isang bagyong magiliw*

HALA! ‘Yan na nga ba sinasabi ko eh. Ayan, may nagbabanta na ng rebolusyon. Subukan lang daw nilang mandaya. Hay! Paano nga ba natin palalamigin ang ulo ng mga tao? Patapos na ang tag-araw pero ang tag-init lalong tumitindi. Literally and figuratively, sabi nga sa ingles. Puwede kaya nating ipanalangin na dalawin sana ang ating bayan ng isang bagyong magiliw? […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Opinions
Luke Who’s Talking #14*

Luke Who’s Talking #14*

Totoo ba na kaya raw S ang nakalagay sa suot ni superman kasi wala raw siyang mabiling medium o large ..???                     * Ang mga pananaw sa artikulong ito ay sa sumulat.  Maaring hindi ito ang opisyal na posisyon ng Beyond Deadlines.

by Luke Coloco· · 0 comments · Grains of Salt
Russian Missiles’ Global Reach: Does Moscow Need Military Bases Abroad?*

Russian Missiles’ Global Reach: Does Moscow Need Military Bases Abroad?*

Throughout the 20th century, military analysts have considered military bases abroad to be an indicator of a state’s power and influence, demonstrating whether or not a country has the right to call itself a great power. Recently, with advances in military technology, Russian politicians and the military have begun questioning this logic. In its own analysis on the issue, Russian news […]

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Senator Ferdinand "Bong-Bong" Marcos
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“Philippine Overseas Absentee Voting marred by irregularities” — Sen. Bongbong Marcos

VICE presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said the Overseas Absentee Voting is marred by irregularities. Sen. Marcos, the only son of former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr., made the allegation after learning that OAV votes cast in his favor were credited to other candidates in the receipts. Marcos said more vote receipt discrepancies have been reported with the latest […]

by Christian Joel Espiritu· · 0 comments · News
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‘US Pressure on France to Keep Anti-Russian Sanctions’ Doesn’t Work Anymore

On Thursday the French National Assembly backed a resolution urging the repeal of anti-Russian sanctions. Out of the 101 lawmakers present, 55 voted in favor of the document, which is non-binding in its character. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Director of Stratpol analytical center Xavier Moreau praised the French lawmakers’ initiative to lift the sanctions on Moscow. He also noted that it […]

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Former Philippine chief justice Renato Corona dies

THE former chief justice of the Philippine Supreme Court Renato Corona dies early Friday morning (April 29) due to lingering illness . He was 67. Corona, was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2002 by the President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, the political nemesis of incumbent President Benigno Simeon Aquino III. Eight years later, just before Arroyo steps down from power, she […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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Obama Savages GOP Candidates’ Economic Plans: They ‘Defy Logic’

By Daniel Marans, Reporter, Huffington Post President Barack Obama has some strong words about the economic proposals of the Republicans vying to succeed him. “If you look at the platforms, the economic platforms of the current Republican candidates for president, they don’t simply defy logic and any known economic theories, they are fantasy,” the president said in a lengthy New […]

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Travelling exhibit for  victimized women opens in Los Angeles

Travelling exhibit for victimized women opens in Los Angeles

A MULTI-RACIAL feminist organization has opened a traveling art exhibition over the weekend in a gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles to honor women who were victimized in the society in different ways. Titled Recuerdo / Alaala / ذاكرة / Remembrance: Earrings of Shadow and Light, would be the “first traveling art exhibition of its kind,” according to the members of […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · News
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Philippine EcoWaste Coalition urge Voters to Back Pro-Environment Poll Bets

THE EcoWaste Coalition urges Filipino voters to choose a “green” candidate in the coming May 9 elections. In a statement, the coalition of green groups, said a candidate who would protect public health and the environment is badly needed in government. “We need women and men in public service who will stand for and defend our Mother Earth against greed, […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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Philippine elections: In the bag na ba ni Digong? *

IN the bag na nga ba ang eleksiyon para kay Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte? Sabi ng bosing ko sa Beyond Deadlines na si Nelson Flores, na nasa Pilipinas ngayon (taga-Houston, Texas siya), parang tapos na raw ang boksing, sobrang limayado na raw si Digong. Pero sabi naman ‘nung isang tropa natin doon, ‘wag daw magpakasiguro. Inihalintulad niya ang eleksiyon sa […]

by Abner Galino· · 0 comments · Opinions
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OFWs in Saudi Arabia suffering due to government incompetence

HUNDREDS of Filipino workers waiting for repatriation are enduring horrible condition for a year now in a makeshift camp near our embassy in Saudi Arabia following the failure of the sitting Aquino administration to untangle a legal deadlock that prevents them from coming home. This was disclosed by one of the 26 Overseas Filipino Workers who recently arrived from the […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
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Philippine Ombudsman reminds all government employees of deadline for SALN filing

PHILIPPINE Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales reminds government officials and employees that April 30 is the last day for the filing of sworn Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) for the year 2015. Pursuant to the 1987 Constitution, Section 8(a) of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees specifically mandates government officials and employees […]

by Nelson Flores, LL.B., MSCK· · 0 comments · News
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The alleged negotiator in the bullet planting scandal at the Philippines premier airport has disappeared

THE wheelchair attendant who reportedly acted as negotiator in what now appears to be a botched extortion attempt on a septuagenarian couple at the Philippines premier airport has disappeared. This was learned shortly after the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has cancelled the access pass of the alleged negotiator Nino Namba. Namba has not been seen since he was identified […]

by Benjie Vergara· · 0 comments · News
Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains*

Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains*

IT came as a surprise to most of our kababayans residing in the United States that May 1, International Workers Day, is not a communist legacy but an American one. Unfortunately, despite its American roots, there is no official observance of the IWD in the states on the first of May. The U.S. observes Labor Day on a different date […]

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US Road Vehicles Vulnerable to Cyberattack From Any Place Around the World

Road vehicles used in the United States are increasingly vulnerable to being hacked and disabled by cyberattacks mounted even from outside the United States, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report said. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Researchers have shown that these interfaces can be exploited remotely through short-range and long-range wireless channels, even via Bluetooth units that enable hands-free cell phone use to take control over safety-critical […]

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