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Foreigners, Filipino kidnapped in Philippines – Muslim militants demand govt to stop attacks

MANILA, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Muslim militants have posted a video purportedly showing for the first time two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who were abducted from a southern Philippine resort last month and demanded that government forces stop their artillery attacks. Army Brig Gen Alan Arrojado said Wednesday …

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Italian priest kidnapping raises militant alarm; Philippine police kill man who took fellow bus passenger hostage

MANILA, Oct 8, (AFP): Gunmen seized a retired Italian priest in the strife-torn southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday, the latest abduction blamed on an infamous Islamic militant group that specialises in kidnappings-for-ransom. Rolando del Torchio, 56, was the fourth foreigner kidnapped in the region in three weeks, and brings to …

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