More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.
Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines ASEAN

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.
Abu Sayyaf frees one Filipino hostage World

Abu Sayyaf frees one Filipino hostage

Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf group has released a Filipino hostage after about one year in captivity in the southern Philippine province of Sulu, the country’s military said on July 6.
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Grassroots elections held across Philippines

Some 54 million voters across the Philippines went to the polls on October 28 to elect the chairs and members of barangay councils, the smallest political unit in the Philippines.
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Gunmen kill four in Philippines bus attack

Gunmen wearing police uniforms stopped a passenger bus in the southern Philippines early on August 26 and shot dead four people, including two police officers, say officials.