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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga, Philippines The Philippines’ military said Thursday the death toll from an assault against Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militants had risen to 26, with one marine among the dead as troops cleared the combat area. The latest fatalities on the southern island of Jolo bring to 33 the total number of Abu Sayyaf fighters killed in a month of operations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1501576/death-toll-philippine-assault-militants-rises-26
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines, US marines conduct exercises near China-held reef

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 12:39pm by Agence France-Presse in San Antonio, The Philippines

    ... a potential regional flashpoint. The American and Filipino troops, aboard five US amphibious, armoured assault vehicles landed on the deserted beach facing the South China Sea in the latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1610568/philippines-us-marines-conduct-exercises-near-china-held-reef
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine troops eager for next UN peacekeeping deployment

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... surrounded the Filipinos and demanded their weapons. The rebels had just launched a similar assault against 45 Fijian peacekeepers, who surrendered and were taken hostage. In what proved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595995/philippines-pulls-its-un-peacekeepers-golan-heights-early-security-worsens
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese teenager abducted by Islamist militants, say Philippine police

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:55am by Patrick Boehler

    ... was identified as Li Peizhi, 18, the store’s manager. A Suzuki minivan the kidnappers used for the assault was found burnt about 2km away from Li’s store. As of Friday, the kidnappers had not established ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590735/chinese-teenager-abducted-muslim-militants-say-philippine-police
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Muslim rebels launch new assault on troops in southern Philippines

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga Muslim rebels launch new assault on troops Muslim rebels clashed with troops and took hostages in a fresh outbreak of violence in the strife-torn southern Philippines yesterday. The fighting in the centre of Mindanao island came as a stand-off with another Muslim armed group elsewhere in Mindanao entered its third week. Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1316264/muslim-rebels-launch-new-assault-troops-southern-philippines
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Beijing demands full investigation of group behind Manila bomb plot

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:57pm by Alan Robles

    ... an assault rifle, a machine pistol, a grenade launcher, two automatic pistols, two binoculars, a sniper scope, a military compass, ammunition and a fake American passport. Despite all these, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585339/beijing-demands-full-investigation-group-behind-manila-bomb-plot
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines urges its nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... to an unknown location, where she was sexually assaulted by up to six youths, foreign department spokesman Charles Jose told reporters. She was released about two hours later and a Filipino consular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563346/philippines-urges-its-nationals-out-libya-after-beheading-rape
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    19 heading home for Eid gunned down by Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:19pm by AP

    ... where the militants have survived in jungle encampments despite years of US-backed Philippine military offensives. Some 40 to 50 Abu Sayyaf militants armed with assault rifles opened fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561380/19-heading-home-eid-gunned-down-abu-sayyaf-southern-philippines
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US to disband joint Philippine anti-terror task force, its job largely done

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:56pm by AP

    ... a few thousand fighters to about 300, who survive on extortion and kidnappings for ransom while dodging military assaults. Meanwhile, the US and the Philippines yesterday started joint naval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541244/us-disband-joint-philippine-anti-terror-task-force-its-job-largely-done
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels seize gold miners to use as 'human shields' against army troops

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:19pm by AFP

    ... they are vulnerable to an assault." Logico said the military launched the attack on two fronts last week to flush out the rebels amid reports that they were harassing villages. "We had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1504254/philippine-rebels-seize-gold-miners-use-human-shields-against-army-troops

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