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World - International
12/25/2021 12:31:09 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Philippines, Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation, marked Christmas on Saturday without homes, adequate food and water, electricity and cellphone connections after a powerful typhoon left at least 375 people dead last week and devastated mostly central island provinces.

World - International
12/20/2021 9:21:03 AM
The death toll rose to more than 200 following the strongest typhoon to batter the Philippines this year, with 52 people still missing and several central towns and provinces grappling with downed communications and power outages and pleading for food and water, officials said Monday.

World - International
12/19/2021 1:18:31 PM
The governor of an island province in the central Philippines said Sunday at least 63 people died in the devastation wrought by Typhoon Rai in more than half of the towns that managed to contact him, bringing the death toll in the strongest typhoon to batter the country this year to at least 137.

World - International
12/18/2021 10:53:03 AM
A powerful typhoon left at least 19 people dead, knocked down power and communications in entire provinces and wrought widespread destruction mostly in the central Philippines, officials said Saturday. A governor said her island province has been "leveled to the ground."

World - International
11/22/2021 11:36:01 AM
The Philippine military defiantly redeployed two supply boats on Monday to provide food to Filipino marines guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea after the Chinese coast guard used water cannons to forcibly turn the boats away in an assault last week that drew angry condemnation and warnings from Manila.

World - International
11/19/2021 2:04:26 PM
The United States on Friday accused China of an escalation against the Philippines and warned that an armed attack would invite a US response after an incident in disputed waters.

World - International
10/8/2021 6:47:00 PM
Investigative journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work promoting freedom of expression at a time when liberty of the press is increasingly under threat.

World - International
9/4/2021 1:56:36 PM
The national carrier of the Philippines said the filing will allow it to restructure contracts and cut debt by at least $2 billion while getting $655 million in fresh capital when it emerges from the Chapter 11 process

Egypt - Politics
7/5/2021 11:39:30 AM
The plane overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province and burst into flames

World - International
7/5/2021 10:15:52 AM

World - International
7/4/2021 12:44:00 PM
At least 45 people were killed and dozens injured Sunday when a Philippine military aircraft carrying troops crashed and burst into flames

World - International
6/21/2021 6:33:14 PM
Biden announced that the US was purchasing 500 million doses from Pfizer to donate globally over the coming year, with the first deliveries expected in August

World - International
5/8/2021 4:33:46 PM
The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters did not take any hostage or put up resistance when army troops and police took positions at dawn Saturday near the public market in the farming town of Datu Paglas

World - International
4/19/2021 3:33:30 PM
Vicente Malano, administrator of the government weather agency, said a high pressure area extending from China to Japan was blocking the typhoon from blowing inland

World - International
3/28/2021 2:21:50 PM
Manila has ordered Beijing to recall the vessels, describing their presence as an incursion into its sovereign territory.

World - International
3/28/2021 11:35:21 AM
Wearing face masks and observing physical distancing to protect themselves from COVID-19, they waved their palm fronds as the priest sprinkled holy water on them

World - International
3/21/2021 9:50:58 AM
Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday

World - International
2/21/2021 3:57:16 PM
More than 5,000 people have fled to temporary shelters in southern Philippines as tropical storm Dujuan brought heavy rains, submerging dozens of villages, the country's disaster monitoring agency said on Sunday

World - International
2/7/2021 10:08:10 AM
The 6.0-magnitude quake struck the town of Bansalan on Mindanao island at 12:22 pm (0422 GMT), the USGS said in a bulletin

World - International
11/28/2020 7:51:00 PM
Under the soaring dome of St Peter's Basilica, the new "princes of the Church" knelt one by one at the feet of the 83-year-old pontiff, who placed the quadrangular scarlet cap, or biretta, on their heads

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