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3 foreigners shot in central Philippines: 1 German dead

3 foreigners shot in central Philippines: 1 German dead

By Fri, Feb 20, 2015 4:40PM UTC Comments Off 3 foreigners shot in central Philippines: 1 German dead

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say Filipino assailants fatally shot a 31-year-old German and wounded a Frenchman and an Indian inside a restaurant in Talisay City in the central Philippines. Police chief Reycel Carmelo Dayon said the pre-dawn shooting Friday inside a McDonald’s restaurant followed a heated argument between two unidentified Filipino men and Indian...

Philippines: MILF rebels return 16 firearms of slain commandos

By Wed, Feb 18, 2015 7:29PM UTC Comments Off Philippines: MILF rebels return 16 firearms of slain commandos

COTABATO, Philippines (AP) — Muslim guerrillas have returned to the Philippine government at least 16 assault firearms of police anti-terror commandos who were killed in what the insurgents say was a "misencounter" that has stalled a new peace deal....

US pays $1.97 million to Philippines for damaged reef

By Wed, Feb 18, 2015 4:18PM UTC Comments Off US pays $1.97 million to Philippines for damaged reef

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government says it has received 87 million pesos ($1.97 million) from the United States as payment for damage caused by a U.S. Navy minesweeper to a protected reef two years ago....

Senior rebel leader, 4 others slain in Philippines military raid

By Mon, Feb 16, 2015 5:40PM UTC Comments Off Senior rebel leader, 4 others slain in Philippines military raid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - A high ranking leader of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed along with four others in a fierce encounter in Alabel, Sarangani Monday morning according to the military here....

Philippine crossfire wounds guide, scares 7 bird-watchers

By Sat, Feb 14, 2015 2:13PM UTC Comments Off Philippine crossfire wounds guide, scares 7 bird-watchers

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Crossfire between the military and communist rebels has wounded a bird-watching guide and scared seven foreigners in a protected mountain area in the southern Philippines....