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Police say Abu Sayyaf now kidnapping just about anybody

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Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits snatched yet another government employee, barely a day after releasing a heavy equipment operator of the Sulu provincial engineering office whom they held in captivity for nearly two weeks, the authorities said.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Misuari makes appearance in Sulu

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Fugitive Moro leader Nur Misuari renewed a call for independence for Mindanao when he resurfaced in Panamao, Sulu, three days ago after months of lying low and not being seen in public, a Moro National Liberation Front official said Tuesday.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rescuer drowns after saving 3 in Zamboanga flash flood

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The body of a mechanic was found floating at sea Monday, two days since he was swept away after rescuing a woman and her two children who were trapped on a rock by a flash flood that swept down the Anuling River from the mountains following heavy rain on Saturday, the authorities said.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kidnappers demanding P15M for Sulu provincial gov’t employee, say kin

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The kidnappers of a provincial government employee in Sulu are demanding a P15-million ransom in exchange for the victim’s freedom.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Police confirm Germans held by Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

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Police in Sulu have confirmed that German nationals Dr. Stefan Victor Okonek and Henrite Dielen were now in the hands of an Abu Sayyaf unit in Indanan town.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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