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Abu Sayyaf leader killed resisting arrest

parang, sulu

An Abu Sayyaf subleader was killed Saturday afternoon after he shot it out with law enforcers serving an arrest warrant on him in Sulu.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Army recovers 20 IEDs planted in Samar village; NPA blamed


The military recently foiled an attempt by communist rebels to sow terror and bomb civilian communities in Samar with the seizure of 20 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that the guerrillas planted in Barangay (village) Mabini, Basey town.

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

Aquino recalls repressive years under Marcos at DND anniv rites

Benigno Aquino

President Benigno Aquino III on Monday took a swipe at the Marcos administration, saying that the late dictator used the military during martial law for his own gain.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Clashes continue between gov’t forces and BIFF rebels in Maguindanao


Four Moro rebels were killed and a soldier was wounded when Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) attacked Army and Moro Islamic Liberation Front positions in Maguindanao Sunday night, the military said Monday.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bodies of 2 soldiers slain in latest clash with Sayyaf sent home to GenSan, CDO

REMAINS TO BE SEEN. Members of the police special action force scour the bombed site in Jolo where 3 most wanted leaders of the Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah were among those allegedly killed in a US-backed dawn air strike on Thursday but can’t find their remains. Their identities have to be proven before informants get their reward. AP

Draped with a Philippine flag, a white coffin was loaded into a Nomad plane bound for Tambler Airport in General Santos City early Sunday morning.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »