MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The military says five soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in a communist rebel ambush in the northern Philippines. Capt. Mark Anthony Ruelos of the 7th Infantry Division says the soldiers were traveling in a convoy with police late Thursday when they were fired
BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an “aggressive” effort to assert sovereignty.
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolia’s president says he has pardoned an American mining executive and two Filipinos sentenced to jail for tax evasion in a case that raised questions about the Asian nation’s reputation as an investment destination. A statement Thursday from Elbegdorj Tsakhia’s office said Justin Kapla, Hillarion
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops backed by artillery and assault helicopters have clashed with about 300 Abu Sayyaf rebels in fighting that left two soldiers and five militants dead. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc says 16 other soldiers were wounded in the daylong fighting Wednesday in a jungle
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president has rejected any attempts by other countries to intervene in the execution of foreign drug traffickers.
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