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US soldiers killed in Philippines

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 6:08
related countries: United States United States

Two US soldiers and one Filipino are killed by a landmine explosion in the southern Philippines, an army spokesman says.
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Philippine floods test rescuers

Monday, September 28th 2009, 10:33

Rescuers are being overwhelmed by the scale of floods in the Philippines that are estimated to have killed 140 people.
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Philippines battles flood chaos

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 11:32

Rescue efforts mount in the Philippines after floods kill at least 73 people and drive 250,000 from their homes.
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Dozens dead in Philippine floods

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 17:17
related places: Manila

At least 50 people are killed and thousands more are evacuated as floods bring havoc to the Philippines, officials say.
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In pictures

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 14:23

Rain and floods cause havoc in the Philippines
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Philippines 'captures top rebel'

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 6:15

Philippine rebels deny an army claim that a top leader has been captured, as peace talks with Muslim separatists falter.
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Aquino son to run for president

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 4:01

The son of Philippine ex-President Cory Aquino and assassinated senator Benigno Aquino decides to run for president.
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Philippine miracle survivor found

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 3:49

A housewife has survived almost 30 hours drifting in high seas after a ferry carrying almost 1,000 people sank.
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Dozens missing from sunken ferry

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 22:08

Philippine authorities search for about 30 people missing after a passenger ferry sank in the middle of the night.
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In pictures

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 15:34

Hundreds saved after Philippines shipwreck
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Philippines ferry passengers rescued

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 15:26

A passenger ferry sinks off the Philippines killing at least nine people, but 930 have been rescued, coastguards say.
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More Philippine terror arrests

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 7:21

Philippine police announce a new terror arrest a week after catching the head of the militant Rajah Solaiman Movement.
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Philippines clashes leave 43 dead

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 9:14

At least 23 soldiers and 20 militants are killed in clashes in the southern Philippines, an army commander says.
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Thousands attend Aquino funeral

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 7:03
related places: Aquino, Manila

Tens of thousands of mourners gather in the Philippines' capital Manila for the funeral of former President Corazon Aquino.
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Filipinos pay respects to Aquino

Sunday, August 2nd 2009, 4:14
related places: Aquino

Hundreds gather to pay their respects to former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, who died on Saturday.
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Philippines mourns Corazon Aquino

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 7:25

The Philippines declares 10 days' mourning for ex-President Aquino, whose "people power" revolution toppled Ferdinand Marcos.
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Philippine ex-leader Aquino dies

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 4:51
related places: Aquino

Philippines ex-President Corazon Aquino, who led the "people power" revolution against Ferdinand Marcos, dies at 76.
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Arroyo denies plan to extend term

Monday, July 27th 2009, 12:58

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo denies planning to extend her time in office beyond next year.
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Filipinos killed in Afghan crash

Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 9:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Philippines says that 10 of its nationals died in a helicopter crash at a military base in Afghanistan on Sunday.
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Italian released in Philippines

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 20:22
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian Red Cross worker is freed in the Philippines after being held hostage for nearly six months, officials say.
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Ebola virus found in Philippines pigs

Friday, July 10th 2009, 10:14

A form of Ebola virus has been detected in pigs for the first time, raising concerns it could mutate and pose a new risk to humans.
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Philippines agrees to rebel talks

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 5:32

The Philippine government says a new attempt at peace talks with communist rebels will start as early as next month.
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More bombs in south Philippines

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 7:01
related places: Jolo

A bomb on the island of Jolo in the southern Philippines has killed at least six people, a week after a similar attack.
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Bomb hits Philippine church-goers

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 7:42

The Philippine army blames Islamist militants after a bomb blast outside a cathedral in the south kills at least five people.
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Fans and foes pray for ill Aquino

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 4:56
related places: Aquino

Former Philippine President Cory Aquino has stopped treatment for cancer, prompting prayer vigils by fans and foes.
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Philippines captures 'rebel base'

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 14:24
related places: Mindanao

Troops in the Philippines seize a separatist camp and killed 30 rebels on Mindanao island, the country's military says.
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Red Cross concerned for hostage

Friday, June 5th 2009, 4:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Jolo

A day after a Sri Lankan hostage was freed in the Philippines, the Red Cross expresses concern for its staff member held for five months in Jolo.
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Philippine boxing champ returns

Friday, May 8th 2009, 4:31
related countries: United States United States

Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao flies home from the US, despite official concerns about a possible swine flu risk.
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In pictures

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 10:01

Philippines stops to watch hero triumph in Las Vegas ring
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Hatton floored by brutal Pacquiao

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 3:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines knocks out Britain's Ricky Hatton in the second round of their light-welterweight fight.
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US rape acquittal in Philippines

Friday, April 24th 2009, 6:11
related countries: United States United States

A US marine is acquitted of rape in the Philippines, in a case highlighting tensions over US military presence in the country.
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