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Sulu survivor talks of bloody ambush of women and children

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Philippines Abu Sayyaf

They had just finished with the Eid prayers. Fasting had just ended and everyone was very excited to get home or to visit relatives and friends in downtown Jolo.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf gunmen kill 21 in Sulu attack

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The celebration of Eidl Fitr, the end of the monthlong Ramadan fast among Muslims, turned into a bloodbath on Monday when Abu Sayyaf bandits fired on two passenger jeepneys, killing 21 persons and wounding 11 others in the municipality of Talipao in Sulu Monday morning, the authorities said.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf releases hostage in exchange for P500,000

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Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu freed one of their captives on Sunday after receiving P500,000 in ransom, the authorities and other sources said Monday.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Boy, 3, dies in Zamboanga City shelter

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malnutrition

A 3-year-old boy became the latest casualty of malnutrition and illnesses that have been stalking evacuation centers here since the massive displacement of residents during a terror attack by followers of Moro leader Nur Misuari in September last year.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3-year-old boy latest fatality in Zamboanga City evacuation centers

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Government troopers maneuver their Armored Personnel Carrier to reinforce their comrades after an army officer was killed in the ongoing operation against Muslim rebels on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, the 11th day of the standoff in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

A three-year-old boy became the latest casualty of malnutrition and illnesses in evacuation centers here since the massive displacements resulting from the Moro National Liberation Front siege took place in September 2013.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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