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Sulu Sultan Kiram, 75, dies of organ failure

Sultan Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

Sultan Jamalul Kiram III died on Sunday, his daughter told Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Malaysian police officer on trial for Sabah caper

Agbimuddin Kiram: Journey back home. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Malaysian police officer met with the elder brother of Agbimuddin Kiram two months before the intrusion of the followers of the sultan of Sulu in February that led to the deaths of more than 70 people.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kiram camp claims sending 400 fighters to Sabah

Abraham Idjirani, spokesperson of the Sultanate of Sulu. FILE PHOTO

More than 400 “volunteer fighters” of the so-called sultanate of Sulu have arrived in Lahad Datu, Sabah, to reinforce the sultanate’s “Royal Security Forces (RSF),” triggering clashes with Malaysian security forces, the sultanate’s spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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

Lahad Datu

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 »

Militants stage protest at Malaysian Embassy

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Militant groups on Tuesday staged a protest at the Malaysian Embassy in Makati City amid fresh attacks on the Sultanate of Sulu’s ‘Royal Army,’ urging President Benigno Aquino III to “stop campaigning” and instead, focus on resolving the tension in Sabah.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »