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Grenade lobbed at building in Manila

BOMB SQUAD TO THE RESCUE  A member of Manila Police District’s Explosives and Ordnance Division prepares to detonate a hand grenade lobbed at a building on Taft Avenue on Monday morning.  RICHARD A. REYES

Bomb experts detonated on Monday morning a grenade lobbed at a building on Taft Avenue, Manila, the third time the building has been targeted in a month’s time, according to authorities.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

AFP downplays 2 Moro groups’ pledge to support ISIS

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Domingo Tutaan.  PHOTO/A2C Bryan Bautista/ AFP PAO

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday downplayed the claims of two Moro extremist groups that they had pledged support to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cotabato City to hold candle ceremony on anniversary of deadly bombing

cotabato city map

Local government officials here were to lead later Tuesday a candle lighting ceremony to commemorate a terrorist bombing here last year that killed eight persons and wounded at least 40 others.

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

List of downed civilian aircraft


In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, here are some previous cases over the past four decades of downed civilian aircraft:

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Smart phones to be screened separately at airports in wake of bomb threats


The Office for Transport Security on Thursday issued a new directive for all airport screeners to require passengers to remove all electronic gadgets including smart phones from their luggage and screen them separately.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »