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Philippines: Death toll rises to 24 after extremists attack villagers

Philippines: Death toll rises to 24 after extremists attack villagers

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 4:45PM UTC Comments Off Philippines: Death toll rises to 24 after extremists attack villagers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the death toll in a brazen road attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on some 50 villagers traveling in the southern Philippines to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families has climbed to 23 after a 3-year-old boy and his father died from their injuries....

Extremists kill at least 16 villagers southern Philippines

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 2:30PM UTC Comments Off Extremists kill at least 16 villagers southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say Abu Sayyaf gunmen have killed at least 16 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the south of the country. Monday’s attack was one...

Philippines’ 100 millionth citizen is born in Manila

By Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:26AM UTC Comments Off Philippines’ 100 millionth citizen is born in Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have welcomed the birth of their country’s 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and worries about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population. Juan Antonio Perez III of the government’s Commission on Population says a baby named Chonalyn was...

Philippine soldiers clash with militants; 5 dead

By Sat, Jul 26, 2014 2:32PM UTC Comments Off Philippine soldiers clash with militants; 5 dead

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says soldiers attacked a Muslim militant hideout on southern Basilan island, triggering a clash that killed three Abu Sayyaf members believed to have been involved in the 2011 kidnapping of an American woman and her teenage son. Two government militiamen were killed and two others were wounded. A...

Philippines deports Australian Islamic preacher

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014 4:33PM UTC Comments Off Philippine police operatives escort Australian Islamic preacher Robert Cerantonio, alias Musa. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine immigration authorities say they have deported an Australian Islamic preacher on suspicion of links to terrorists....

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