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Philippine military: Airstrikes kill top terrorists, including one on FBI list updated: Fri Feb 03 2012 06:45:00

The Philippine military said it killed a man who is on the FBI most-wanted terror list and two other senior militants Thursday in a predawn airstrike on a remote southern island.

Gunmen attack fishing boats in Philippines, killing 15updated: Tue Jan 24 2012 02:28:00

Gun-wielding attackers aboard small vessels opened fire on a group of fishing boats in a restive area of the southern Philippines, killing 15 people in an apparent turf dispute between fishermen, the military authorities said Tuesday.

Security stepped up at Philippines procession after terror threatsupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 02:11:00

Authorities in the Philippines say they have stepped up security measures for a huge religious procession taking place in Manila on Monday after receiving information suggesting it may be the target of a terrorist attack.

Landslide kills 25 on Philippine island ravaged by rainupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 19:32:00

A landslide in a remote area of the southern Philippines has killed 25 people and left more than 100 missing, the provincial governor said Thursday.

Donations pour into Philippines in wake of deadly stormupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 22:35:00

Foreign aid to the Philippines in the wake of a deadly tropical storm has reached $12.6 million, the Philippine government announced Thursday.

Philippines flooding: Children at riskupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 22:35:00

Mark Anthony Dasco of ChildFund Philippines talks about the recovery and children who are most at risk.

More rain forecast for storm-battered Philippinesupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 05:33:00

The Philippine government said Tuesday that fresh rain in Visayas and Mindanao could set off flash floods and landslides, bringing the potential for more misery in places already struggling to recover from a deadly tropical storm.

More than 1,000 missing in Philippines after stormupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 10:41:00

More than 1,000 people are missing in the aftermath of a tropical storm that wreaked havoc across the southern Philippines last weekend, the country's government said Friday, as it grappled with the mounting humanitarian crisis in the region.

Death toll from Philippines storm rises above 1,000updated: Wed Dec 21 2011 04:20:00

The death toll in the Philippines from a tropical storm that struck the south of the country over the weekend has risen above 1,000, a government official said Wednesday.

Philippine president declares national calamity after stormupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 06:37:00

President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines declared a state of national calamity on Tuesday after visiting areas in the south of the country that were devastated by a tropical storm over the weekend.

Death toll climbs in Philippinesupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 06:37:00

Journalist Maria Ressa discusses aid and rescue efforts in the Philippines following a deadly tropical storm.

Storm death toll tops 650 in Philippines; hundreds missingupdated: Sun Dec 18 2011 20:27:00

Tropical Storm Washi moved away from the southern Philippines early Monday, but not before leaving behind a wake of destruction and at least 652 people dead, according to the Philippine Red Cross.

1 dead, 5 hurt in Philippine blastupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 14:10:00

One person was killed and at least five others wounded in a bomb blast late Wednesday while two more improvised explosives were detonated in a village near the southern Philippine port city of Zamboanga, officials said.

Sex strike brings peace to Filipino villageupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 11:38:00

A group of women in a violence-plagued area of the Philippines came up with their own weapon to end the fighting -- a sex strike.

2009: Massacre probe broadensupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 05:44:00

A Filipino government official tells CNN that police officers are among the suspects in a massacre that killed dozens.

U.S. issues terror-related travel warning for Philippinesupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 05:44:00

U.S. citizens should "exercise extreme caution" when traveling to the Philippines, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday in a statement.

Death toll climbs to 5 in bus bombingupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 03:14:00

The death toll from a bus bombing in Manila's financial district climbed to five Wednesday as officials pointed to terror and crime groups in the country's south as a likely source of the attack.

71 dead in Philippines after weeks of floodingupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 14:06:00

A month of sustained rains have now killed at least 71 people in the Philippines, disaster authorities said Tuesday.

51 dead from flooding in the Philippines; 1.6 million affectedupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 06:51:00

Some 51 people are dead in the Philippines after weeks of intense rain caused severe flooding across the Asian nation, the country's national disaster agency said early Monday.

Bus explosion kills 10 in Philippinesupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 12:13:00

At least 10 people were killed Thursday when a bomb blew up on a bus in the southern Philippines, police said.

6.0 quake strikes Philippinesupdated: Mon May 31 2010 20:26:00

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Monday about 570 miles (917 km) southeast of Manila, the nation's capital, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Philippines fixing voting machinesupdated: Tue May 11 2010 20:01:00

Filipino election officials are working to fix voting machine glitches. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Aquino holds lead in Philippine voteupdated: Tue May 11 2010 20:01:00

Sen. Benigno Aquino III, the son of former Philippine president Corazon Aquino, led contenders for the Philippines presidency Tuesday, as authorities tabulated returns from the country's national elections.

11 dead after southern Philippines attackupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 08:31:00

Fighting raged between militants and security forces on a southern Philippine island where al Qaeda-linked militants are active, a top Filipino military official said Tuesday.

Two earthquakes hit Solomon Islandsupdated: Sun Jan 03 2010 19:11:00

A pair of earthquakes hit Solomon Islands Monday morning, and another struck the Philippines, according to the U.S. Geological Service.

Remaining 45 Philippines hostages releasedupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 08:16:00

Gunmen in southern Philippines have released the remaining 45 hostages, ending a three-day crisis that began when the kidnappers raided a school in a small village late last week.

Nine more hostages freed in Philippinesupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 04:45:00

Kidnappers released nine more hostages Friday in the southern Philippines, but held on to 45 others in a tense standoff, a CNN affiliate reported.

Philippines massacre draws fear, disgustupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 01:51:00

Filipinos are used to violence during the run-up to elections -- they'll often say with a sad shrug, a grimace and resignation that it's "normal." They're only too aware that politics can be a dangerous business in this country, so often mixed with guns, greed and money.

Philippines politician to be questionedupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 01:43:00

The son of a Philippines provincial governor is voluntarily turning himself in for questioning in the massacre of at least 57 unarmed civilians, a CNN affiliate reported Thursday.

Death toll rises in Philippines massacreupdated: Tue Nov 24 2009 22:58:00

Bodies lie scattered in a rural field in the southern Philippines, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women just a day earlier.

Philippines region on alert after massacreupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 22:55:00

The Philippines government has increased security in the southern region of Maguindanao after gunmen kidnapped and killed at least 22 people, according to military officials and the country's national news agency.

Pacquiao returns home a heroupdated: Fri Nov 20 2009 07:39:00

Manny Pacquiao returned home to a hero's welcome in his native Philippines on Friday after wresting the WBO welterweight title from Miguel Cotto on a 12th round technical knockout in Las Vegas.

Irish priest kidnapped during 'evening stroll' in Philippinesupdated: Sun Oct 11 2009 16:51:00

An Irish priest was kidnapped Sunday in the southern Philippines, his missionary society said.

Bomb blast kills 3 in Philippinesupdated: Sun Jul 05 2009 04:31:00

Three people were killed and 37 injured after a bomb exploded Sunday morning in Cotabato City, Philippines, the military said.

Abducted Red Cross workers still missingupdated: Sat Jan 17 2009 09:12:00

Three Red Cross workers kidnapped this week in the southern Philippines have made contact with the aid group to say they are unharmed, but they remain missing, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Saturday.

Strong earthquake jolts southern Philippinesupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 00:06:00

A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Time.com: Philippines Bomb Blast Hits Southupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 08:25:00

A deadly bomb blast in the southern Philippines' raises the question of how much the nation's splintered insurgencies might be working together

Time.com: Philippines' Uneasy Peace Brokenupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 08:00:00

Weeks after nearing a peace agreement, the Philippines restive south is hit by a new wave of fighting between the government and separatist insurgents

International weather updateupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 22:42:00

CNN's Lola Martinez has your latest forecast in the international weather update.

Typhoons near Vietnam, Philippinesupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 22:42:00

The Philippines and Vietnam stepped up the evacuations of tens of thousands ahead of the landfalls of two separate typhoons expected on Saturday.

Indonesia rocked by another quakeupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 19:36:00

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck late Thursday off the western coast of Sumatra, the same area shaken by a major 8.4-magnitude temblor that killed nine people Wednesday.

Market bomb kills 3 in Philippinesupdated: Tue May 08 2007 08:46:00

Making good on a threat, insurgents in the southern Philippines on Tuesday bombed a busy public market in the city of Tacurong, killing three and wounding 21 others, police said.

Money Magazine: Welcome to the Land of Plentyupdated: Sat Jul 01 2006 00:01:00

AS A CHILD, RETZER CARIAGA lived in a one-bedroom home on the impoverished Philippine island of Mindanao. The house, made of bamboo and coconut lumber, had no electricity or plumbing. To supply the...

Nations agree joint terror patrolsupdated: Sun Dec 11 2005 19:38:00

The Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei have agreed to regularly hold joint patrols in border areas frequently hit with attacks by kidnappers and Islamic militants, Philippine officials said.

Terror alert out for Philippines updated: Thu Mar 24 2005 18:40:00

Australian and American citizens have been warned to postpone all but essential travel to the Philippines because of fears of terrorist attacks.

Philippines market bomb kills 14updated: Sun Dec 12 2004 06:06:00

A bomb has exploded at a market packed with Christmas shoppers in the southern Philippines, killing at least 14 people and wounding more than 50, according to authorities.

Fortune: THE NEW EAST ASIA CO-PROSPERITY SPHEREupdated: Mon Jul 01 1991 00:01:00

Increasingly, Thailand, Malaysia, and other industrializing countries in Southeast Asia have come to seem like part of an integrated manufacturing and trading zone dominated by Japan Inc. Since 197...

Fortune: A TANKER PLAYupdated: Mon Aug 28 1989 00:01:00

Think there's a bit of Aristotle Onassis in you? Some investors have found a way to test their talent for shipping. Shipping? The industry that seemed destined for the Mindanao Deep just a few year...

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