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Tag Archives: Philippines

Filipinos mark Good Friday with crucifixion, flogging

 San Fernando, Philippines, March 30, 2018 (AFP) -Filipino zealots marked Good Friday with a bloody display of religious frenzy by having themselves nailed to …

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Filipino extremist blamed for bombings, killings surrenders

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A senior commander of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group blamed for bombings and kidnappings has surrendered in the south, the defense …

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Philippines says has no proof yet on rights groups links with drug lords

MANILA, March 27 (Reuters) – Philippine law enforcement agencies still have no proof yet on allegations made by two government officials that human rights groups …

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Freed Filipino priest says airstrikes routed Islamic State extremists

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino Roman Catholic priest who was held by Islamic State group-linked militants last year says airstrikes gave the military the …

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Philippine police say 13 killed in one day of drug busts

MANILA, March 22 (Reuters) – Philippine police killed 13 suspected drug dealers and arrested more than 100 people in dozens of anti-narcotics operations on Wednesday …

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Philippine bus careens into ravine, killing 19, injuring 17

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A passenger bus careened off a winding, dirt road and fell into a ravine south of the Philippine capital, killing 19 …

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Four killed, 19 trapped in Philippine hotel fire

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire that hit a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital on Sunday killed at least four employees, trapped …

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Small plane crashes outside Philippine capital, killing seven

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff north of Manila on Saturday and killed …

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Philippine poor pay the price for divorce ban

Manila, March 15, 2018 (AFP) -For well-off people like politician Pantaleon Alvarez, getting out of a bad marriage in the Philippines is pricey but feasible …

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Kuwait labor delegation due in Manila

MANILA, March 14, (Agencies): The Philippines is looking to put at rest the dispute with Kuwait on the employment of Filipinos which took a turn …

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