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Philippines: Five dead as armed men attack tourist island

Security forces reported that the armed group is well-armed with heavy-calibre weapons, but now cornered in an isolated section" of Bohol, Philippine military chief of staff...

Apr 11, 2017 14:16 PM

Indian Women's Ice Hockey team registers first ever international win, beats Philippines by 4-3

The win would boost confidence in women’s ice hockey team as the sport in India is a much-neglected and the team went to the tournament without any financial help forthcoming...

Mar 10, 2017 11:01 AM

Islamic militants in Philippines behead German hostage: SITE

A video posted by the extremist Abu Sayyaf group, which was monitored by SITE, showed German hostage Jurgen Kantner being killed by a knife-wielding man.

Feb 27, 2017 19:30 PM

6.7 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Philippines, kills 3

The 6.5-magnitude earthquake knocked out power in the city of Surigao on Friday, more than 700 kilometres southeast of the capital Manila, and an unknown number of people are...

Feb 11, 2017 08:02 AM

7.2-magnitude undersea earthquake hits south Philippines, no damage reported

A powerful earthquake of 7.2 magnitude was set off by movement of oceanic plates 625 kilometres under the seabed in Celebes Sea off the southern Philippines on Tuesday.

Jan 10, 2017 17:37 PM

Thousands evacuated after storm hit in Southern Philippines

About 6,000 people were evacuated from their homes as a tropical storm hit the southern Philippines on Saturday, raising the risk of floods and landslides, authorities said.

Jan 08, 2017 19:50 PM

After suspected Muslim rebels attack prison in Philippines, 132 inmates escape

After suspected Muslim rebels attacked a jail in the southern Philippines before dawn on Wednesday, more than 130 inmates have escaped. This is one of the largest jailbreaks in...

Jan 04, 2017 10:39 AM

33 people injured in two separate bomb attacks in Philippines

At least 33 people have been injured in two separate bomb attacks in the Philippines, authorities said on Thursday. In the first incident, two bombs exploded late Wednesday in the...

Dec 29, 2016 12:42 PM

Typhoon leaves 1 dead, spoils Christmas celebrations in Philippines

A typhoon that hit parts of the Philippines and spoiled a Christmas Day weakened slightly on Monday as it moved toward a congested region near the country's capital, Manila.

Dec 26, 2016 11:28 AM

Powerful typhoon with gusts reaching 235 kilometres makes landfall in eastern Philippines

A powerful typhoon with gusts reaching 235 kilometres (146 miles) an hour made landfall in the eastern Philippines late on Sunday, the state weather service said.

Dec 25, 2016 22:01 PM