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Tag Archives: Philippines

Huge crowds stage procession

MANILA, Jan 9, (Agencies): Masses of Catholic devotees in the Philippine capital braved sizzling weather and terrorist fears on Monday in a frenzied bid to …

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Family challenges death in drug war – ‘New findings’

MANILA, Dec 8, (RTRS): It’s a Friday morning in late October, and Florjohn Cruz’s body lies on a metal table at a funeral parlor in …

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Manila holds 2 over bomb

MANILA, Nov 30, (AFP): Philippine police have detained two men for an attempted bombing this week near the US embassy that has been blamed on …

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Manila defuses Embassy bomb

MANILA, Nov 28, (AFP): Police defused a bomb near the US embassy in the Philippine capital Monday, with militants who had declared allegiance to the …

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Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines: police

Manila, Nov 28, 2016 (AFP) -Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the US embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said, with …

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Drug dealer says he gave money to Philippine senator, police

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A self-confessed drug dealer, whose father was killed in an alleged gun fight in prison, has testified before a Philippine Senate …

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Philippines tries to intercept bandits as more Indonesians snatched at sea

MANILA, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Masked gunmen kidnapped two Indonesian fishermen in waters off eastern Malaysia and military units were on alert to intercept them …

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US, Philippines to hold drills – 3,000 ‘legal ghosts’ get nationality

MANILA, Philippines, Nov 15, (Agencies): US and Philippine special forces will begin annual combat exercises on Wednesday in a sign such joint drills are continuing …

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Court says dictator Marcos can be buried in heroes’ cemetery

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled that former dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried at a heroes’ cemetery in a ruling …

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Filipinos clean graves, pray, honor dead on All Saints’ Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Families bring flowers. Relatives seek out graves of departed soldiers. Tombs across the Philippines get cleaned up. And prayers — prayers …

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