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Philippines election attack leaves 21 dead

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 15:42

Twenty-one people abducted in the southern Philippines are found dead in an attack linked to next year's elections.
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Pacquiao returns to Manila a hero

Friday, November 20th 2009, 6:38
related places: Manila

Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao returns home to Manila after his latest win, and eyes a political future.
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Clinton vows Philippines support

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 11:55
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledges continued US support for the Philippines' fight against Islamist militants.
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Irish priest freed in Philippines

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 21:53
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A 79-year-old Irish priest held for a month by rebels in the Philippines has been released, Irish officials say.
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Teacher beheaded in Philippines

Monday, November 9th 2009, 5:12

The severed head of a teacher abducted by militants is found in a sack in a petrol station in the southern Philippines.
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Blaze in Philippine slum kills 16

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 5:02

A fire believed to have been caused by a candle lit for All Saint's Day kills 16 people in the central Philippines.
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Fresh storm batters Philippines

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 15:12

The fourth storm in a month to hit the Philippines brings heavy rain and winds to the east, killing at least seven people.
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In pictures

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 14:01

Images of chaos wrought by latest Philippines typhoon
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Philippines braces for new storm

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 18:26
related places: Cagayan

The Philippine authorities put the northern province of Cagayan on high alert, as another typhoon approaches.
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Ageing plane hits Manila suburb

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 14:47
related places: Manila

A propeller-driven plane, reportedly from the 1930's, crashes in the Philippines, killing at least four people.
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Manila seeks help to find priest

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 11:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Philippines government asks Muslim rebels to help it locate an Irish priest allegedly kidnapped by pirates.
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UN Philippines fund 'falls short'

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 12:03

The UN says an appeal for funds to help the Philippines after storms and floods has fallen far short of the amount needed.
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Irish priest seized in Mindanao

Monday, October 12th 2009, 4:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Mindanao

An Irish priest aged 78 is snatched by gunmen in the troubled southern Philippines, according to local police.
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US troops aid Philippine rescue

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 10:31
related countries: United States United States

US troops are drafted into Philippine relief operations, where some 600 people have died following two typhoons.
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Toll rises in Philippine flooding

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 15:04

Rescue workers in the northern Philippines battle to reach people trapped in landslides and floods that have caused 225 deaths.
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New Philippine floods kill dozens

Friday, October 9th 2009, 12:05

At least 160 people are killed in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rain in the northern Philippines, say local officials.
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Museum staff save Imelda Marcos shoes from Manila floods

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 14:10
related places: Manila

The famous shoe collection of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has survived the recent floods in Manila, thanks to quick-thinking museum staff.
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UN appeal over Philippine floods

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 7:06

The UN appeals for aid to the typhoon-hit Philippines, while Manila plans to import rice to make up for shortages.
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Storm batters north Philippines

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 11:46

Typhoon Parma kills at least 15 in the northern Philippines, sparing the flood-hit capital, but could return.
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Toll from Typhoon Ketsana climbs

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 4:27
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The Vietnamese death toll from Typhoon Ketsana jumps to 85, as a new storm heads toward the Philippines.
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Typhoon Ketsana blasts Cambodia

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 4:10
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Vietnam Vietnam

After killing hundreds and displacing hundreds of thousands in the Philippines and Vietnam, Typhoon Ketsana hits Cambodia.
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Philippine flood death toll rises

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 13:11

Deaths after severe Philippines flooding hit 246, as the presidential palace is opened to provide food and shelter.
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Diverse fish reduce coral disease

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 11:48

Coral reefs where lots of different fish species swim are healthier than overfished ones, scientists show in the Philippines.
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'Overwhelmed'

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 11:43

Devastating Philippine floods set rescuers stiff test
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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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