Full alert for undas

ALTHOUGH no terror threat has been monitored, Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge Lieutenant General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa yesterday placed the 195,000-strong police force on full alert to ensure a generally peaceful observation of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day this week.

Dead finally?

But Baghdadi has been on the run since a US-led coalition slowly destroyed the group’s organization and ousted it from its claimed territory in a two-year campaign, finally declaring victory over IS in March of this year.