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Car bomber kills at least 6 at Syrian government checkpoint

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows firefighters hose down burning buildings following a Syrian government air strike in Aleppo, Syria, Friday, April. 18, 2014. Activists say more than 150,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it began in March 2011. The larger fight to topple Syrian president Bashar Assad has been undermined by fierce rebel infighting, particularly since the beginning of the year. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)

A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up at a checkpoint near a government-controlled town in central Syria early Saturday, killing at least six soldiers, activists said.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NPA apologizes for Davao Sur attack that wounded civilians

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The communist New People’s Army (NPA) on Wednesday afternoon apologized for the landmine explosion that hit an ambulance and injured four rescuers in Barangay (village) Managa in Bansalan, Davao del Sur on Sunday.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

12 soldiers, 4 rescuers wounded in landmine blasts blamed on NPA

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Sixteen people — including four rescue workers — were wounded in two ambushes allegedly perpetrated by communist rebels in Bansalan, Davao del Sur on Sunday.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Filipino soldiers cited for heroism

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President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, confers the Distinguished Conduct Star, Distinguished Service Star and Gold Cross Medal to the awardees during the Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremony at the GHQ Canopy, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Monday (November 04, 2013). The Commander-in-Chief honors the men in uniform who gallantly fought to rescue civilian hostages from the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) – Misuari faction during the three-week Zambonga City siege last September. Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Defense military leaders paid tribute to the gallantry of Filipino soldiers both in times of conflict and during natural disasters, on the eve of celebration of the 78th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tax exemption for Pacquiao?

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Valenzuela Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo’s proposal to exempt boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao from paying taxes takes the cake.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Suicide car bomber kills 11 soldiers in Egypt

This imaged released on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Military Spokesman of the Armed Forces, shows a destroyed bus, after a suicide attacker hit his explosive-laden car into the bus at the road between the border town of Rafah and the coastal city of el-Arish, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into one of two buses carrying off-duty soldiers in Egypt's turbulent region of northern Sinai on Wednesday, killing nearly a dozen and wounding dozens more, security and military officials said. AP

A suicide car bomb hit a bus convoy of off-duty Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing 11 and wounding 37, in the latest of a stepped-up wave of attacks blamed on Islamic militants sympathetic to ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Lawyers’ group slams dropping of case vs soldiers in Daguil Capion case

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Kiblawan, Davao del Sur

The Davao City-based Union of People’s Lawyer in Mindanao has questioned the grounds cited by government prosecutors in deciding not to pursue charges against soldiers tagged in the killing of the wife and two children of anti-mining Blaan leader Daguil Capion.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Voters, teachers in 13 N. Cotabato villages ‘suspend’ polls over security

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Teachers acting as election officers sit on ballot boxes as they wait at the treasure's office in Isabela, north of Manila on October 24, 2010. AFP FILE PHOTO

Soldiers and policemen became instant election officials when some teachers of about 13 remote villages in Pikit, North Cotabato, refused to administer the balloting on Monday (Oct. 28) for security reasons.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CentCom chief: Soldiers want peace most

The top military brass in the Visayas said the biggest beneficiary of peace are soldiers themselves. “The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is organized for war, but why are we talking about peace?” Lt. Gen. Roy Deveraturda of the AFP Central Command (CentCom) made this statement as he addressed Saturday afternoon’s candle-lighting ceremony to [...]

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Soldier fighting for life after heroic rescue of couple in Zamboanga firefight

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Members of the PNP Special Action Force who engaged in a close encounter killing one MNLF commander at a mangrove area after a brief chase in Barangay Talon Talon, Zamboanga City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A junior officer is now fighting for his life after helping rescue an elderly couple on Martha Drive in Santa Catalina here on Tuesday night.

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

General: Soldiers wear old boots in combat for sentimental reasons

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Soldiers wear worn-out boots in combat to be able to fight with ease, not because they don’t have anything better to wear. Soldiers who are superstitious find old footwear lucky.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Soldier wounded as suspected BIFF rebels set off IED

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Members of the breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Suspected Moro rebels set off a roadside improvised explosive device in Maguindanao Sunday morning that left a soldier wounded, the Army here said.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Soldier killed in Tagum City

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A soldier was killed after being shot by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen here on Wednesday, police said.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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