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Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines

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Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf militant group is holding 10 hostages, including a Dutch national, three Indonesians and six Filipinos, said Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the military’s Joint Task Force, on March 27.

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

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Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.

HCM City resumes pavement clearing campaign

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HCM City resumes pavement clearing campaign

Many roads and pavements in Ho Chi Minh City have again been encroached by illegal parking areas and street vendors after city authorities halted their campaign to clear the pavements four months ago.

Philippine police kill one mayor in drug raid

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Philippine police kill one mayor in drug raid

Mayor of the Philippines’ Ozamiz city on Mindanao island Reynaldo Parojinog, who was accused of being linked with the illegal drug trade, was shot dead in a police raid on July 30, Philippines authorities announced.