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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
Syrian rebels attack UN peacekeepers in Golan
Philippine defence chief says Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are under attack from Syrian rebels.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 09:56 GMT
Philippines defence pact boosts US influence
Signing of deal during Obama trip raises concern over US influence and impact on Manila's already strained Chinese ties.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2014 19:41 GMT
US and Philippines sign ten-year defence pact
Deal allows for more high-profile war games between the allies and for US army hardware to be stationed in Philippines.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2014 05:37 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
Philippines says rebel standoff has ended
Deadly three-week standoff between government troops and Muslim rebels who held nearly 200 hostages reportedly over.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 02:47 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
Philippines on high terrorism alert
Government boosts security after Western nations warn attacks may be imminent in capital and elsewhere in the country.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 17:31 GMT
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