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Tag Archives: Philippines

Inmates escape Philippine jail after guard leaves

JOLO, Philippines (AP) — At least 29 detainees escaped from a jail in the southern Philippines on Saturday when a guard briefly left his post, …

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Philippine police say 10 killed in bloody night of drug busts

MANILA, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Philippine police killed 10 suspected drug peddlers and arrested 63 people in dozens of operations during the single deadliest night …

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Clashes as IS-linked gunmen seek new Philippine base: military

Manila, Feb 23, 2018 (AFP) -Months after being routed from the southern Philippine city of Marawi, jihadists are waging a fresh and deadly bid to …

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‘Justice will come’: jailed critic of Philippines’ Duterte

Manila, Feb 22, 2018 (AFP) -A year after being jailed on charges she insists were concocted to silence her, a top critic of Philippine President …

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Malaysia arrests 10 over links with South Philippines militants

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Malaysian police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of aiding the movement of militants between the eastern state of …

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Philippines gives Aussie life sentence for child trafficking

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has sentenced an Australian man to life imprisonment after finding him guilty on human trafficking and child pornography …

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Bangladesh to sue Manila bank over $81 million cyber-heist

DHAKA, Feb 7, (Agencies): Bangladesh’s central bank will file a lawsuit against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world’s biggest cyber-heists …

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Manila bans foreign research ships

MANILA, Feb 6, (RTRS): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific research off the country’s Pacific coast and told the navy to chase …

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Looted cash, gold help IS recruit in Philippines – Militants offering salaries

MARAWI CITY, Philippines, Jan 23, (RTRS): Islamist insurgents looted cash, gold and jewellery worth tens of millions of dollars when they occupied a southern Philippines …

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37 feared dead in mall fire – Storm ‘death’ toll in Philippines tops 200

MANILA, Dec 24, (AFP): At least 200 people have been killed and scores are missing in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm triggered severe …

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