- 8 memorable presidents of the UN General Assembly Updated: Oct-09-15 12:23 am
UNITED NATIONS - There have been 70 presidents of the U.N. General Assembly, some memorable for their accomplishments, others for their political views, allegations against them, and the reputations of the countries they represent. The arrest of the 68th president, John Ashe of Antigua, in an alleged bribery case has put the spotlight on the presidency of the 193-member world body, which rotates every year by region. Here is a look at eight memorable General Assembly presidents:
- Late Philippine dictator's son to run for vice president Updated: Oct-05-15 11:52 pm
MANILA, Philippines - The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos has announced that he will run for vice president in next year's elections in a new gauge of his family's political clout nearly three decades after they were ousted in a "people power" revolt.
- Column: Ali, Frazier and the cost of the Thrilla in Manilla Updated: Sep-30-15 3:50 pm
It was, Muhammad Ali would later say, the closest thing to death he had ever known.
- Court grants Filipino general reprieve from removal from US Updated: Sep-29-15 8:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A Filipino general accused of trying to overthrow the Philippine government in the late 1980s won a reprieve Tuesday from an immigration board's order that he be removed from the United States.