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6-time champions Djokovic, Williams open with wins

MELBOURNE, Australia -- There was no easing into a title defense for Novak Djokovic, starting his Australian Open against the man who upset Rafael Nadal here last year in the first round.

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Trillanes, Zubiri clash over BI bribery probe

A HEATED argument ensued between Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri during a Senate session on Tuesday.

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Flight 370 victims' families angry, resigned as search ends

BEIJING — K.S. Narendran never boards a flight without feeling terror. And he doesn't expect that to change without answers to what happened to the plane carrying his wife three years ago.

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Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

ISTANBUL -- Turkish police captured late Monday, January 17, the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul.

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Palace confirms issuing note verbale vs China

THE Philippine government has filed a diplomatic protest with the Chinese government over report that the latter supposedly installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the contested South China Sea, a Palace officia

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Heavy rains trigger landslide, flooding in Eastern Visayas

DAYS of non-stop rain brought by weather disturbances has caused landslide, flooding, and displaced thousands of residents in Eastern Visayas on Tuesday, January 17.

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7 dead in VisMin due to floods, landslides

CEBU CITY -- Seven persons died as floods and landslides spawned by a low pressure area (LPA) and the tail-end of a cold front hit parts of the Visayas and Mindanao Monday.

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Journalists group backs media insurance covering war zones

BRUSSELS -- The International Federation of Journalists is helping set up a new insurance scheme that also seeks to cover media workers in war zones where insurance can be hard to come by or very expensive.

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