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Push for return of Canada trash, DFA urged

Senator Cynthia Villar urged yesterday the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to again press the government of Canada to expedite the shipment of the garbage illegally shipped to the Philippines in 2013 back to their country.

Former Taliban hostages back  in Canada after harrowing raid

A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight during a raid to free the family

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Xavier karateka triumphs

Team AAK-Philippines, led by Philippine Adam Ortiz Bondoc and Paulo Manuel Gorospe, won 23 medals, including seven golds, to finish fifth overall in the 7th Karate-do Goju-kai Association Global Championship held recently in Richmond Olympic Oval in British Columbia, Canada.

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Canadian ace stumbles in Toronto

Home support proved no help as Eugenie Bouchard’s struggles continued Tuesday with a straight-sets loss to qualifier Donna Vekic at the WTA hardcourt tournament in Toronto.

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Polygamist found guilty of having 25 wives

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, were convicted of polygamy Monday in a landmark ruling that upheld Canada’s longstanding ban on the practice.

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Gilas bounces back

Gilas Pilipinas matched Iraq’s physicality, but cost Fil-German Christian Standhardinger an ejection for crossing the line that marred their 84-75 win in the William Jones Cup last night at the Taipei Peace Basketball Gymnasium here.

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