Pensioners line up outside a National Bank in Athens, Greece on Thursday after a limited number of banks opened specially to pay out retirement benefits. Greece closed its banks this week to keep its financial system from collapsing as the country faced an economic meltdown.
Photo by Yannis Behrakis, Reuters
Coast Guard personnel and other passenger ferries approach the M/V Nirvana that sunk off the coast of Ormoc City on Thursday in this photo taken by Bayan Patroller Ignatius Martin. Most of the 173 passengers on board the passenger ferry were rescued but 36 people died in the incident.
Photo courtesy of Bayan Patroller Ignatius Martin
A survivor of passenger ferry M/V Kim Nirvana, that capsized near the shore in Ormoc, Leyte, cries after being rescued Thursday. At least 36 people were killed after the passenger ferry bound for Camotes Islands with close to 173 people on board capsized 200 meters from the shore.
A passenger is wheeled on a gurney after being rescued Thursday after their boat, M/V Kim Nirvana, capsized near the shore in Ormoc, Leyte. The boat, bound for the Camotes Islands with 173 passengers, capsized 200 meters from the shore killing 36 of its passengers.
Photo courtesy of John Kevin/Serbisyo Publiko sa Radyo
Passengers form long queues to the immigration counters at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on Thursday morning. Some passengers missed their flights as the whole check-in process took hours due to the shortage of manpower from the Bureau of Immigration according to airport authorities.
MANILA – "Hindi senador ang tinatakbuhan niya." For suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, there is nothing wrong with Sen. Nancy Binay becoming a lawmaker while saying Sen. Grace Poe cannot be president because she lacks experience.
MANILA - Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay insisted Thursday that his supporters did not start the commotion outside city hall earlier this week, saying it was the police who instigated the violence.
WASHINGTON -- America's new military strategy singles out states like China and Russia as aggressive and threatening to US security interests, while warning of growing technological challenges and worsening global stability.
The youngest summa cum laude and the two summa cum laude graduates with the highest general weighted average (GWA) in the University of the Philippines (UP) since World War II have joined forces -- at least for a photo.