By Arlyn dela Cruz
It’s now Abu Sayyaf versus Abu Sayyaf in Sulu following the massacre last Monday of 23 people, mostly civilians, during the festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.
By Julie Alipala
They had just finished with the Eid prayers. Fasting had just ended and everyone was very excited to get home or to visit relatives and friends in downtown Jolo.
On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style body armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings. His attorneys say he was gripped by a psychotic episode. Here are things to know on the second anniversary Sunday:
The suspect in the grisly massacre of five people including three children in Baguio City last Sunday surrendered to Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno midnight Tuesday, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported.
By Kimberlie Quitasol
A man stabbed and killed five people, including three children, in their apartment near the city market on Sunday, police said.