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  1. 1. news | 31 Jan 2015

    Civilians killed in Philippines anti-terror raid

    By AFP

    » COTABATO (PHILIPPINES) - An eight-year-old girl and three men -- one with his hands bound -- were among those killed in a botched anti-terror police operation in the Philippines last weekend, a local official said Saturd...

  2. 2. news | 23 Jan 2015

    One dead, 48 injured in Philippines blast

    By AFP

    » ZAMBOANGA (PHILIPPINES) - One person was killed and 48 others injured Friday as a parked car exploded in the southern Philippines, with the local authorities blaming the blast on al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants.

  3. 3. news | 27 Feb 2015

    French president visits Philippines

    By AFP

    » GUIUAN, PHILIPPINES - French President Francois Hollande will on Friday visit a remote Philippine town that was devastated by one of the world's strongest typhoons, seeking to sound a global alarm on climate change ...

  4. 4. news | 26 Feb 2015

    France's Hollande heads to Philippines for climate push

    By AFP

    » MANILA - French President Francois Hollande will on Thursday arrive in the Philippines with actresses Marion Cotillard and Melanie Laurent to promote the fight against climate change.

  5. 5. news | 18 Feb 2015

    US pays Philippines compensation for warship reef damage

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The United States has paid nearly $2 million compensation to the Philippines for the damage a US warship caused to a protected reef, Manila said Wednesday.

  6. 6. news | 14 Feb 2015

    Condoms vs chocolates in the Philippines on Valentines Day

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A condom maker in the Philippines capital Saturday found their Valentine's Day giveaway challenged by a church group who tried to persuade people to swap the contraceptives for chastity and chocolates.

  7. 7. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Philippines, Indonesia sign anti-drug trafficking accord

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Indonesia and the Philippines on Monday signed an agreement on combatting drug crime, despite ongoing efforts by Manila to prevent the execution of a Filipina on Indonesian death row for heroin smuggling.

  8. 8. news | 08 Feb 2015

    Widodo in Philippines as fate of death row Filipina lingers

    By AFP

    » New Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived on his first state visit to the Philippines Sunday, as the fate of a Filipina facing execution for drug smuggling in his country hovers over planned talks.

  9. 9. news | 07 Feb 2015

    Eight militants dead in Philippines clash

    By AFP

    » ZAMBOANGA (PHILIPPINES) - Eight members of an Al-Qaeda-linked group of Philippine militants have been killed in clashes with security forces in the country's south, the military said Saturday.

  10. 10. news | 02 Feb 2015

    Australia gives Philippines two naval landing craft

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Australia is donating two decommissioned military landing craft to the Philippines after the archipelago struggled with relief efforts following Super Typhoon Haiyan, it was announced Sunday.

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