Updated Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:28 am TWN
With attention turning from Europe to the “new” world, worshippers in the Philippines prayed quietly and took to social media on Tuesday in the hope their cardinal might be chosen as the next leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Philippine President Benigno Aquino paid a historic visit Monday to Muslim rebel territory in a bid to speed up efforts to end one of Asia's longest and deadliest insurgencies. It was the first peace mission by a president to MILF's powerbase.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A Muslim rebel group said Monday it attacked Abu Sayyaf gunmen after the al-Qaida-linked militants refused to free hostages, sparking fierce jungle clashes that left up to 22 combatants dead in the southern Philippines.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Abu Sayyaf gunmen have freed two Filipino crewmen of a Jordanian TV journalist who were kidnapped last year but the al-Qaida-linked militants continued to hold the reporter and four other foreigners in a jungle where a fierce clash between the extremists and another Muslim rebel group erupted Sunday, officials said.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Gunmen hiding in a sugarcane field ambushed a truckload of policemen and village guards who had provided security for a village festival, killing nine and wounding nine others Sunday in the central Philippines, officials said.
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