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Hunt on for Maguindanao town mayor wanted for murder


Police in Maguindanao have launched a hunt for Mayor Zahara Ampatuan of the town of Shariff Aguak who was reported “missing” two weeks ago after a court issued a warrant for her arrest in murder case.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Luisita massacre victims’ kin reopen case vs Aquino

VIOLETA Basilio (right) weeps during the protest action for the victims of the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre where several sugar workers, including her only son Jhaivie, died during the bloody dispersal. LYN RILLON

Relatives of seven striking workers killed in the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre asked the Office of the Ombudsman on Monday to reopen criminal and administrative cases filed against President Aquino, who was implicated in that atrocity when he was Tarlac province representative.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Eid al-Fitr massacre: It’s Abu vs Abu


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.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sulu survivor talks of bloody ambush of women and children

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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.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Sunday marks 2 years since US theater massacre

This June 4, 2013 file photo shows Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is charged with the July 2012 Aurora shootings that killed 12 people and injured 70. Sunday, July 20, 2014 marks 2 years since theater massacre. AP

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:

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »