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Rebuilding shattered lives in the Philippines
Tens of thousands of Zamboanga residents still struggle with the effects of the deadly 2013 Muslim rebel siege.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 12:06 GMT
UN soldiers escape siege by Syria rebels
Two groups of Filipino peacekeepers escape positions in occupied Golan Heights threatened by rebels from Syria.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:34 GMT
UN peacekeepers in Syria freed in firefight
Thirty-two Filipino peacekeepers seized by unidentified fighters in Israeli-occupied Golan Heights rescued, UN says.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 00:14 GMT
Philippines to strengthen special forces unit
Move to triple size of battalion which operates against armed groups follows casualties suffered in Zamboanga last year.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 13:13 GMT
Video raises fresh Philippine siege questions
Military says hostages shown being shot at in amateur video, were caught in the crossfire as troops fought rebels.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 09:46 GMT
Philippine troops capture more rebels
Security forces claim to have captured 45 more MNLF fighters as siege in southern port city nears end.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 06:08 GMT
Deaths as battle drags on in Philippine city
Six more people are killed as clashes between government forces and a rebel group continue to rage in Zamboanga.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 11:40 GMT
Philippine president seeks rebels surrender
President Aquino tells remaining rebels holding hostages in southern city to give up, as 11-day standoff nears end.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 14:14 GMT
Rebels lose ground in southern Philippines
More than 100 fighters and 12 soldiers killed so far as standoff in Zamboanga City continues for 10th day.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 14:01 GMT
Offensive frees hostages in Philippine city
Military says it has rescued more than 100 hostages after precision air strikes put MNLF rebels under pressure.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 16:25 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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