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Philippines fighting rages as truce collapses
Thousands have fled from rebel-held areas as troops press forward to end week-long hostage standoff.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 02:08 GMT
Philippine clashes rage despite truce effort
Vice president heads to Zamboanga to discuss truce with MNLF fighters holding civilian hostages, as gunbattles rage.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 17:54 GMT
Philippine ceasefire doesn’t hold
Defence secretary says truce with MNLF rebels never worked hours after vice president said ceasefire was agreed.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 03:40 GMT
Philippine polls give president solid control
Benigno Aquino becomes first leader to enjoy majority in both Senate and House, since democracy was restored in 1986.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 13:04 GMT
Death toll rises after Philippines typhoon
At least 420 people confirmed dead and 400 more missing three days after powerful storm hits the south of the country.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2012 04:51 GMT
Hong Kong mourns hostage victims
A high-level Philippine delegation is set to brief Chinese officials on the botched rescue.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2010 12:21 GMT
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