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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Large cache of smuggled exotic animals seized in Philippines

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Wildlife officers said on Wednesday they had seized almost 100 exotic animals and birds including cockatoos, echidnas and wallabies that had been smuggled ... of Nature. They also included four wallabies from Australia and about 90 exotic parrots from Indonesia, said Gallego. Several of the birds or animals had died, possibly from the stress of long travel ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino sisters freed from eight months of captivity

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:20pm by AP

    ... Sayyaf militants still hold about a dozen hostages in the jungles of Sulu, including two European bird watchers who were kidnapped two years ago, Sulu military commander Colonel Jose Cenabre ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Abu Sayyaf freed Taiwanese hostage, says Philippine military

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:26am by AP

    ... more than a year in jungle captivity. He was lured into one of their camps with a promise of an interview. Militants are still holding more than a dozen captives, including two European bird ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Six die in Philippine epidemic caused by rat urine

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... subsided, the disease can incubate in the human body for up to 30 days before flu-like symptoms appear, Fantone said. He said the infection, which in its most serious form is also known ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Six dead in Philippine epidemic caused by rat urine

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:47pm by AFP

    ... last month have subsided, the disease can incubate in the human body for up to 30 days before flu-like symptoms appear, Fantone said. He said the infection, which in its most serious form ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Death toll hits 38 in Philippines ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 08:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Cebu

    ... and it is black,” Cebu coastguard commander Weniel Azcuna told AFP. At one area about five kilometres from the disaster site, mangroves were coated in black oil at low tide, and birds waded amid shallow ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino rebels won’t stop bid to free hostages

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 06:19pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... say include a Jordanian TV journalist, two bird watchers from Switzerland and the Netherlands, a Malaysian and a Japanese treasure hunter, remains unknown following the fighting. Misuari, who ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Al-Qaeda-linked militants free two Filipino hostages

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 11:03am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... foreign hostages, including two European bird watchers who were abducted last year. Moro commander Khabir Malik said his group had taken the initiative to seek the freedom of the hostages to help ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine marines and militants in deadly clash

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 01:04pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... to raise funds. The Europeans – Ewold Horn of the Netherlands and Lorenzo Vinciguerra of Switzerland – were seized by gunmen in February while bird watching in the southernmost island province ...



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