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Gunmen abduct 2 children, nanny, driver in Jolo

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The Philippine military says gunmen have abducted two children, their nanny and a driver while on the way to school in the restive southern region notorious for ransom kidnappings by Islamic militants.

Posted: March 3rd, 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 »

Abu Sayyaf frees kidnapped businesswoman

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Nancy Gonato undergoing checkup at a hospital in Sulu. INQUIRER.net/Marine 2nd Brigade

A businesswoman reportedly seized by the Abu Sayyaf was released Thursday after nearly five months in captivity in Sulu, the military said

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Jolo trader abducted a second time

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Unbelievably, a 52-year-old Jolo businessman has again been abducted by suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists

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

2 gov’t soldiers injured in clash with suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits

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Two Marine soldiers were hurt in a clash with suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Talipao town in Sulu on Saturday morning.

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

Abu Sayyaf frees hostage

Kidnap victim and grocery store owner Edgar Fabella, second right, is escorted by police officers shortly after being released Friday  by the Abu Sayyaf near the port of Jolo island, the capital of the province of Sulu. AP

Police said the Abu Sayyaf has released a Filipino hostage but there is no word on the fate of six foreign captives.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf frees Pinoy staffers of Jordanian journo; clashes with MNLF

Kidnappers have released the two Filipino crew members of Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, just as reports surfaced that members of the Moro National Liberation Front have clashed with Abu Sayyaf in its bid to pressure the bandit group into releasing more of their captives.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Revamp DAR, 78 bishops urge Aquino

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After going head to head with the Aquino administration over the reproductive health measure, the country’s Catholic bishops are taking issue with the government on another one of their obsessions.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf seen in kidnap of engineer in Sulu

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The Abu Sayyaf may have played a role in Saturday’s kidnapping of engineer Carlos Tee of Jolo, Sulu, authorities said Sunday.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Suspected militants kidnap businessman in Jolo

Suspected al-Qaida-linked militants abducted a businessman in the southern Philippines in the latest kidnapping by the group, police said.

Posted: April 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gunmen abduct Air Transport Office employee in Sulu

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Unidentified gunmen on Saturday evening snatched an employee of the Air Transport Office in Jolo, Sulu, police and military reports said.

Posted: April 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t troops battle terrorists after Sulu air strike

Government troops battled Muslim extremists on a remote southern island on Friday where a day earlier three of Southeast Asia’s top terror suspects were killed in a US-backed air strike, the army said.

Posted: February 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf frees trader seized in April in Jolo

Abu Sayyaf gunmen on Thursday set free a Filipino-Chinese businessman they kidnapped in Sulu in April, authorities confirmed on Friday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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