Nine killed in Philippines militant attack: police

Manila, Aug 21 Islamist gunmen killed nine people and injured ten others as they attacked a town in the Philippines at dawn today, burning houses in which women and children were sleeping, police...

Aug 21, 2017 1:54 PM | Newsscroll

Vietnamese hostage rescued in Philippines: military

Manila, Aug 21 A Vietnamese sailor kidnapped by Islamist militants off the southern Philippines has been rescued after nine months in captivity, the military said today, following the beheading of...

Aug 21, 2017 1:18 PM | Newsscroll

Philippine Church head urges end to drug killings

Manila, Aug 20 The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church called for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a...

Aug 20, 2017 9:24 AM | Newsscroll

58 dead in 3 days in renewed Philippine anti-drug bloodshed

Manila, Aug 17 Philippine police killed at least 26 more drug suspects in overnight gunbattles in the capital, bringing to 58 the death toll in a renewed bloody crackdown in the last three days that...

Aug 17, 2017 6:58 PM | Newsscroll

Philippine police kill 25 more after Duterte's death call

Manila, Aug 17 Police in the Philippine capital shot dead 25 drug suspects in another round of anti-drug raids, authorities said today, as they followed President Rodrigo Duterte's call for dozens...

Aug 17, 2017 4:25 PM | Newsscroll

Philippine police kill 32 drug dealers

Manila [Philippines], August 17 : Philippine Police have killed 32 suspected drug dealers in a series of raids across Bulacan province near Manila. As per The Guardian report, the...

Aug 16, 2017 8:41 AM | Newsscroll

Philippine police now say 32 drug suspects killed in 1 day

Manila, Aug 16 Philippine police said today that an updated report shows anti-drug operations in a northern province this week left 32 alleged drug offenders dead, 11 more than earlier reported as...

Aug 16, 2017 11:59 AM | Newsscroll

Philippines: 21 alleged drug offenders killed in single day

Manila, Aug 15 Philippine police say simultaneous anti-drug operations in a northern province have left 21 alleged drug offenders dead.Officials say it is the highest death toll in a single day...

Aug 15, 2017 10:34 AM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week Aug 5 - Aug 11, 2017

SaturdayCaracas: A new assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro fired Venezuela's attorney general, a vociferous critic, in its first working session today, bolstering criticism it is acting to...

Aug 12, 2017 1:39 PM | Newsscroll

Philippines declares first ever H5 bird flu outbreak

Manila, Aug 11 The Philippines declared its first ever outbreak of the H5 strain of bird flu today, but said there had been no cases of humans infected.An immediate cull was ordered for all chicken,...

Aug 11, 2017 4:11 PM | Newsscroll