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‘No ransom authorized for release of 2 Germans’


President Aquino on Wednesday said he had not authorized the payment of ransom to secure the release of two Germans kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf as he evaded further questions on the issue.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2 German captives freed in Sulu

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German hostages Viktor Stefan Okonek and Henrite Dieter

The Abu Sayyaf group said Friday night it has released the two German captives after receiving P250 million ransom.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No troop pullout in Sulu as Abu Sayyaf date to kill captives nears


The Philippine military will not pull out its troops in Sulu amid threats by the Abu Sayyaf to kill its German captives.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

AFP: Just awaiting order to rescue Germans from Abu Sayyaf

AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. AP FILE PHOTO

Although it is ready to rescue a German couple being held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf, the Armed Forces of the Philippines will not initiate an operation unless ordered.

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

Germans held by Abu Sayyaf ask PH, German gov’ts to save them

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

The two German nationals being held hostage by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu have appealed to the German and Philippine governments to “do everything” to ensure their safe release.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »