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Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

Afghan security officers arrive to the scene after two suicide bombers have struck near the home of candidate running for president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the country's April 5 elections, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. AP

Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of the year.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Kidnapped school principal freed; public pressure helped, say local execs

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A kidnapped school principal was freed by her abductors in Sumisip, Basilan, on Thursday afternoon, police said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Basilan town vice mayor freed by kidnappers

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Police say a southern town vice mayor who was reportedly abducted outside a shopping mall earlier this week has been released.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Basilan town vice mayor reportedly abducted

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Government forces were searching for a town’s vice mayor Wednesday after her family reported that she has been abducted outside a shopping mall in the country’s restive south, where a series of kidnappings has set off a security alarm.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Isabela peasant leader abducted

Unidentified men seized a local peasant leader and fled with him on a silver van on Friday, according to his 21-year-old son whom the abductors left behind.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Peasant leader abducted in Isabela, says Bayan

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A local peasant leader was taken and dragged into a van by armed men on Friday, according to his 21-year-old son whom the kidnappers left behind.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-police chief in ARMM appeals for release of abducted niece

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A retired police chief in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has appealed to kidnappers to release his niece who was abducted here on Wednesday night.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Engineer, wife abducted in Sulu

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An engineer and his wife were kidnapped in Jolo, Sulu, on Sunday morning.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bird club appeals for freedom of 2 Europeans kidnapped 2 years ago

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The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines has appealed to the kidnappers of bird watchers Ewold Horn and Lorenzo Vinciguerra to free them.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

SC gives probers access to papers that may identify Burgos abductor

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed human rights investigators access to military documents that might lead to the identification of a male member of the military suspected of being the abductor of activist Jonas Burgos.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 teachers abducted in Zamboanga del Sur

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Eight armed men abducted two elementary school officials in Zamboanga del Sur, police said Tuesday. Reports from Zamboanga police regional office (PRO 9) confirmed the abduction of Kumalarang Central Elementary School supervisors Rudy Luna and his wife Tessie last Monday night.

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

Indian trader abducted in Maguindanao escapes

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An Indian national abducted in Maguindanao last month succeeded in outsmarting his keepers and escaped from captivity Friday in a remote town in Lanao del Sur, the police reported Monday.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abducted Japanese national freed by captors in Cavite

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A Japanese national abducted last Saturday night by still unidentified men, who sought P5 million in ransom, has been released in Cavite “after negotiations,” police said Tuesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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