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3 injured by grenade blast in Davao del Sur


Three persons were injured, one critically, when a security guard at a banana plantation threw a hand grenade at a sari-sari store in the village of San Miguel here in Tuesday night.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »


Sixty-four sacks and three cartons of marijuana plants have been discovered by Army soldiers in a hinterland village in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province, over the weekend, police said on Monday.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Military-media convoy narrowly misses roadside bomb blast in Maguindanao


Another roadside bomb exploded in a village in Maguindanao on Tuesday afternoon after military and media vehicles passed by the area.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bombings kill 39 in and around Iraqi capital

Iraqi security forces search the site of a gun battle between insurgents and the Police Intelligence Department, partly seen at left in the background, following a complex assault in the religiously-mixed city of Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. At least 11 explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, Dec. 8, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said.  AP PHOTO/EMAD MATTI

At least 11 explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Blast hits National Grid tower in Central Mindanao

maguindanao map

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.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNP appeals for calm amid Mindanao blasts

In this picture shows the scene where a car bomb exploded in the southern Philippine city of Cotabato, August 5, 2013. The blast killed five people and wounded dozens. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday appealed for calm amid the recent spate of bombings in Mindanao and bomb threats in government offices in Metro Manila.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | 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 »

2 blasts hit Cotabato City on eve of Ramadan


Two grenade explosions shook Cotabato City on Tuesday, a day before Muslims in the rest of the country and much of Asia began celebrations marking the holy month of Ramadan.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Regions | Read More »

Man killed in Basilan blast


A man was killed after an explosive device he was allegedly carrying went off in Basilan Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Grenade explodes inside bus; 7 hurt


A grenade tossed by an unidentified man blew up inside a government shuttle bus along Maria Clara Lobregat Highway here on Monday morning, resulting in slight injuries to seven passengers, police said.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 soldiers hurt in landmine blast in Zamboanga del Sur


At least five soldiers were injured during a landmine explosion set off by communist rebels in Lakewood, Zamboanga del Sur on Tuesday, the military reported.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 hurt as IED explodes on North Cotabato highway

Kabacan, North Cotabato

One person was hurt when an improvised explosive device went off on the national highway in Kabacan town in North Cotabato shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday.

Posted: June 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Inspection of gas systems in Bonifacio Global City now mandatory

A section of Two Serendra condominium hit by an explosion in the upscale Bonifacio Global City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II said Thursday that establishments in the Bonifacio Global City, where a deadly explosion occurred last May 31, will undergo a mandatory check-up of their gas pipe systems.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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