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4 suspected Abu Sayyaf men killed in Marines operations

Abu Sayyaf group. AP FILE PHOTO

Four suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group were killed in clashes with government troops on Saturday and Sunday, according to a belated report from the Sulu police.

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

Sulu’s provincial treasurer abducted by armed men—police


Unidentified armed men abducted on Monday evening the provincial treasurer of Sulu from inside his home in Patikul town.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Special polls for 12 villages in North Cotabato town to be held Friday


All is set for Friday’s special barangay elections in 12 villages here with the police acting as board of election tellers (BETs).

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Moro insurgents’ IED fails to destroy bridge in Maguindanao

Members of the breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters attempted anew but failed to destroy a vital bridge in Datu Piang town in Maguindanao on Saturday night.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

AFP blames NPA’s ‘criminal nature’ for attack on Guingona, party


Military and police units have been sent to go after a group of New People’s Army (NPA) rebels, which allegedly opened fire at the convoy of Gingoog City Mayor Ruthie Guingona, wife of former Vice President Teofisto Guingona, and killed two of her aides.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

TG Guingona slams NPA for shooting elderly mom ‘already bowing out of politics’

Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Teofisto Guingona III blamed the New People’s Army for the assassination attempt on his mother, Gingoog City Mayor Ruth de Lara Guingona on late Saturday.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Armed men harass local UNA bets in Maguindanao


Bonnet-wearing gunmen harassed a group of local politicians campaigning in Kabuntalan Mother town in Maguindanao on Wednesday, two days before President Benigno Aquino III campaigns for Liberal Party senatorial candidates in the province.

Posted: April 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 killed in attack on North Cotabato village chief’s group


Two persons were killed in an ambush in Banisilan, North Cotabato, on Tuesday in what authorities believed was part of the “rido” (family feud) involving a village chair and another family identified with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Public school teacher freed by kidnappers in Sulu


A public school teacher kidnapped five weeks ago was freed in Sulu Monday morning, a military official said later in the day.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Slow pace of Maguindanao trial symbol of impunity in PH – lawyer

Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For a case that captured the attention of the world, the trial of the accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre has taken on too long and has become a symptom of impunity in the Philippines, militant groups said when asked to reflect on the third year anniversary of the slaughter.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Filipinos urged to unite, denounce violence vs armed groups

Lieutenant General Emmanuel Bautista. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

In order for there to be peace in the Philippines, the entire Filipino population should be one in denouncing the violence of armed groups, a commanding general of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Tuesday night.

Posted: October 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gas station operator, employee abducted by armed men in North Cotabato

Libungan, North Cotabato

Unidentified gunmen abducted a gasoline station operator and her secretary in Libungan, North Cotabato, on Tuesday.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Priest aiding investigation of Italian priest’s slay seeks Roxas help

Fr. Fausto Tentorio

A leader of the Justice for Fr. Pops Movement called on the new secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to fulfill the promise made by former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo to look into the operations of the paramilitary group Bagani, following threats to his life.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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