By Julie Alipala
ZAMBOANGA CITY—Five people were killed when a suspected improvised bomb went off in the town of Sumisip on the volatile island province of Basilan on Tuesday as the country prepared to welcome the new year, police said on Wednesday. Lt. Col. Paulo Perez, commanding officer of the Philippine Army’s 18th Infantry Battalion, reported earlier [...]
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Six people were killed and 10 others were injured in an explosion late Tuesday night near a church after New Year’s eve Mass in Basilan.
Indonesian police warned Thursday that Islamic extremists may be planning to target worshippers at Christmas and New Year celebrations in the capital Jakarta and other parts of the country.
Attacks including a car bomb near a cafe and another at a police station killed 22 people in Iraq on Monday, as the country struggles to curb rampant violence.
Attacks near Baghdad and northern and western Iraq killed 15 people Monday, the latest deadly violence to rock the country amid fears it is slipping back into all-out sectarian war.
A wave of violence Friday killed 52 people in Iraq, most of whom were kidnapped and shot dead with their corpses abandoned, in scenes harking back to Iraq’s sectarian war.
A market bombing north of Baghdad was the deadliest in violence that killed 48 people on Thursday, as the year’s death toll topped 5,800 amid a surge in unrest.
A series of bombings struck near markets, cafes and the theater in Baghdad on Sunday evening, the deadliest in nationwide attacks in which 22 people and 12 militants were killed.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Work was disrupted for at least two hours at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) office on East Avenue, Quezon City after a grenade was found in the men’s toilet.
Ten bombings mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad province killed at least 41 people on Sunday, while 20 died in bombings and shootings elsewhere in Iraq, officials said.
By Williamor Magbanua
With the help of alert civilians, police intercepted on Saturday an improvised explosive device hidden in a box of durian being unloaded outside a hotel and restaurant here by a man on a motorcycle, foiling what might have been a bloody act of terrorism.
By Germelina Lacorte
Dealers of closed circuit TV systems here have suddenly found themselves unable to fulfill demand for the merchandize as orders have suddenly soared in volume during the past days, sources said.
By Charlie C. Señase
A powerful explosion hit a steel tower of the National Grid Corp., resulting in an hourlong power outage in Maguindanao and adjoining Central Mindanao provinces Thursday night.