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Basilan deaths rise to 12

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The death toll in the fighting between Muslim rebels and soldiers in the southern Philippines has risen to 12, officials in the area said Saturday.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 Filipino doctors among 25 dead in Yemen attack

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Six doctors, including a Venezuelan and two from the Philippines, were among 25 people killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack on Yemen’s defense ministry complex Thursday, medical and security sources said.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Deadliest earthquakes in Asia since 2010

Waves of tsunami hit residences after a powerful earthquake in Natori, Miyagi prefecture (state), Japan, March 11, 2011.  The largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history slammed the eastern coast. AP FILE PHOTO

Below is a list of the deadliest earthquakes to hit the Asian continent since 2010, after a major quake rocked the Philippines on Tuesday, killing at least 85 people.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 more bodies identified as Kiram’s men recovered; toll up to 58

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Two more bodies identified as armed followers of the Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram were recovered Wednesday, bringing to 58 the number of dead from the “royal army,” Malaysian Armed Forces chief Zulkifeli Mohd Zinsaid later in the day.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

22 more bodies of Sulu gunmen recovered, says Malaysian police exec

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Villagers in Kampung Simunul in Semporna look at the body of a man believed to be from Sulu who was killed during a shootout with Malaysian forces.  MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK FILE PHOTO

The bodies of another 22 Sulu gunmen had been hauled to hospitals in Tawau and Lahad Datu after these were stumbled upon by Malaysian security forces in three areas of Semporna and Lahad Datu, Sabah Police Commissioner Hamza Taib said Monday during an interview with a Sabah-based radio station.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Australia gives P96M more for ‘Pablo’ relief

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The Australian government on Tuesday announced additional aid of 2.3 million Australian dollars (around P96 million) to support the Philippines’ continuing relief efforts for victims of typhoon “Pablo” in Eastern Mindanao.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

PH envoy to US asks Fil-Americans to give aid to ‘Pablo’ victims

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The Philippine embassy in the United States has called on Filipino-Americans to lend a helping hand to victims of Typhoon “Pablo” in Mindanao even as it thanked the US government for providing an additional $3 million in humanitarian assistance.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Gov’t orders search for families of OFWs in typhoon-hit areas

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has ordered the regional offices of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) to help locate families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) coming from areas hit by Typhoon “Pablo” in the Visayas and Mindanao.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Starving ‘Pablo’ survivors mob food, relief trucks

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Desperate and starving residents on Tuesday clambered onto trucks distributing food and used clothing as local and international groups continued to deliver much-needed relief goods to villages hit by Typhoon “Pablo” last week.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Global aid for PH launched

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The United Nations on Monday launched a $65 million global appeal to help desperate survivors of a typhoon that killed more than 600 people, left nearly 900 missing and thousands homeless in the southern Philippines.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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