Updated Monday, March 9, 2015 0:01 am TWN
A disastrous raid on alleged Islamic militants has ignited the worst political crisis yet for Philippine President Benigno Aquino -- and questions about the extent of any U.S. role in the operation are deepening his discomfort.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A U.S. Marine charged with murdering a transgender Filipina refused to enter a plea on Monday as he sought to have the case dismissed, but his trial will go ahead nevertheless, lawyers said.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Philippine government said Wednesday it had received 87 million pesos (US$1.97 million) from the United States to pay for damage caused by a U.S. Navy minesweeper to a protected reef two years ago.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Friday, February 6, 2015
The FBI has said that DNA analysis indicates one of the world's most wanted terrorists, Bali bomber Zulkifli bin Hir, was likely killed in a Philippine police raid on the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) last month that also claimed the lives of 44 commandos.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Muslim rebels who signed a cease-fire with the Philippine government must cooperate with an investigation into the killing of 44 policemen by some of their fighters, a presidential official said Monday.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Philippine president said Friday he has ordered the hunt for a Filipino terror suspect who escaped an anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the killings of 44 police commandos, the biggest single-day combat loss in recent years that threatened to derail a peace deal with Muslim rebels.
Friday, January 30, 2015
A long, slow procession of coffins draped in the Philippine flag poured out of military transport planes in Manila on Thursday, as the country mourned dozens of policemen killed in a botched anti-terror operation.
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