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Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

Jan 26 2018

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and led to overcrowded temporary shelters, the disaster agency said on Friday.

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Displaced Filipinos brace for long wait as fiery Mayon rumbles on

Jan 25 2018

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines A huge plume of ash billowed from the glowing peak of the Philippines' most active volcano on Thursday, as more residents of surrounding areas fled and experts warned of further escalation 12 days after it started to erupt. | Video

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Philippines declares battle with Islamist rebels over in Marawi City

Oct 23 2017

MARAWI CITY/CLARK, Philippines The Philippines on Monday announced the end of five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war that has marked the country's biggest security crisis in years. | Video

Residents of Philippines' Marawi begin long trudge back to normalcy as battle ends

Oct 23 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Marawi resident Baimona Amintao hopes her turn comes quickly once authorities begin raffling off the first batch of temporary shelters for those who lost their homes to the five-month battle to retake the southern Philippine city from Islamist militants.

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Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building

Oct 22 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Philippine troops were locked in an intense urban firefight on Sunday with the last remnants of a pro-Islamic state alliance, as the army sought to declare an end to the country's biggest internal security crisis in years. | Video

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Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

Sep 21 2017

MANILA Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent against the controversial but hugely popular leader. | Video

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Filipinos stunned by Pacquiao defeat in Australia

Jul 02 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Filipino soldiers and refugees caught up in weeks of fighting with Islamist militants were given some rare respite on Sunday when they were treated to a live screening of Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight world title defence.

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Filipinos stunned by Pacquiao defeat in Australia

Jul 02 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Filipino soldiers and refugees caught up in weeks of fighting with Islamist militants were given some rare respite on Sunday when they were treated to a live screening of Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight world title defence.

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Filipinos stunned by Pacquiao defeat in Australia

Jul 02 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines Filipino soldiers and refugees caught up in weeks of fighting with Islamist militants were given some rare respite on Sunday when they were treated to a live screening of Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight world title defence.

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Manila deploys commandoes, helicopters to retake city from Islamists

May 26 2017

MARAWI CITY, Philippines The Philippines mobilized attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels out of a besieged southern city on Thursday, with six soldiers killed in street combat amid heavy resistance.