Six Filipinos and one Thai have been repatriated from the strife-stricken Libya on Monday, the Philippine embassy in Tripoli announced on Tuesday.
Migrants are human beings who symbolise all those rejected by globalisation, Pope Francis told a special mass on Monday, saying "the weakest and most vulnerable must be helped".
Pope Francis on Sunday called for "humanitarian corridors" to help rescue migrants in response to an air strike last week that killed dozens in a Libya detention centre.
This week's deadly army crackdown on protesters in Sudan follows a building standoff between the ruling military and protesters demanding civilian rule.
You know you're Pinoy when you'd still sing you're heart out rather than hide in a bomb shelter even in the middle of a war.
Elmer Cato, the country’s chargè d'affaires at the Philippine embassy in Libya, will not be able to attend his son’s college graduation due to his work. Cato is currently leading efforts in ensuring the safety of Filipino workers,!-->!-->!-->…
Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara appealed to families of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Libya to persuade their relatives to return to the Philippines as soon as possible.
Malacanang on Thursday said Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is handling the situation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya "rightly" and "correctly."
Re-electionist Senator Sonny Angara called on the government to ensure the safe repatriation of Filipinos amid the escalating military tension in Libya.
Naniniwala si Senador Gatchalian na may contingency plan ang gobyerno para sa mga OFWs sa nagaganap na kaguluhan sa Libya . Aniya tulad ng mga nakaraang kaguluhan sa Syria at Iraq sanay ang gobyerno sa pag- evacuate ng mga OFWs.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr. cursed on Twitter after a journalist asked why he hasn't raised the alert level in Libya as fighting between government forces and the opposition army continues near Tripoli.
Libya has been mired in chaos since the ouster and killing of dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, with two rival authorities and a multitude of militias still vying for control of the oil-rich country.
Libya, where a new ceasefire was announced Wednesday to end a month of deadly fighting near the capital, fell into chaos with the ouster and killing of strongman Moamer Kadhafi in October 2011.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday raised the alert level for Libya from II to III (voluntary repatriation) amid unrest in the capital due to continued factional fighting.
The Philippine Navy (PN) said Saturday it is already preparing the appropriate support in response to the kidnapping of three overseas Filipino workers and a South Korean national in Libya on July 6.
President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to send at least two warships to Libya if the three Filipinos held hostage by an armed group were harmed.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday confirmed that five Filipinos were abducted in two separate incidents in Iraq and Libya on Friday and vowed to seek help to secure their release.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations, but the president's "zero tolerance" crackdown on illegal immigration was put on hold for lack of places to detain families…
Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him a fourth term that would take him to nearly a quarter-century as the head of state or government.
The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past.
The United States unveiled a way to warn its citizens about the dangers of foreign travel Wednesday, with a four-point safety ranking system for countries and an interactive world map.
Prospective workers should carefully scrutinize private job offers in Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned on Friday, as it noted existing employment ban in the state.
An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate in 2014.