Philippines en Gloria Arroyo, former Philippines president, arrested <p> Arroyo&#39;s laywer, Ferdinand Topacio, says the charges against her are fabricated, and that she needs treatment abroad for a bone ailment.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines World Leaders Elections Politics Philippines Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:11:00 +0000 News Desk 5681746 at Philippine military kills three top militants in dawn strike <p> Marwan, a US-trained engineer and senior leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network was among the 15 people killed in total during the dawn raid on a camp near Parang town on the island of Jolo.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pacific Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:33:23 +0000 Luke Browne 5690016 at Communist rebels kill 10 soldiers in Philippines <p> An army captain was among the dead, and at least one civilian, a female who played in a military brass band, was also killed during the three-hour-long attack.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:05:47 +0000 Luke Browne 5701810 at Chinese naval frigate stranded on Philippine coast The Philippine government is demanding answers Saturday as a Chinese warship was stranded on their coastline.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Philippines China Philippines Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5711879 at Snoutless hero dog Kabang beats cancer, ready for cosmetic surgery The "hero dog" that lost her snout while protecting two children in the Philippines, has beaten cancer.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Philippines Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:51:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5730254 at Philippines shooting kills pregnant woman, six others A gunman killed seven people Friday after rampaging through the streets of the town of Kawit near Manila.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Philippines Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:50:15 +0000 Alexander Besant 5731220 at Philippines: Babies for sale outside some Manila hospitals Around Manila, newborn babies are being bought and sold, according to local reports.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 10 Jan 2013 19:58:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5732809 at Underwater: Flooding plagues regions around the world <p>Australia, Mozambique and the Philippines &mdash; to name a few countries &mdash; have recently forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands as a result of extreme flooding.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Australia flooding Indonesia Mozambique Philippines Science South Africa Mon, 28 Jan 2013 20:52:28 +0000 News Desk 5740683 at Cybersex den broken up in the Philippines A cybersex den was broken up by police in the Philippines on Tuesday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Strange But True Philippines Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:11:00 +0000 Alexander Besant and Patrick Winn 5760447 at Taiwan, Philippines tensions escalate over slain Taiwanese fisherman Tensions over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard last week escalated Wednesday, as Taiwan pulled its envoy from Manila and refused to meet with President Benigno Aquino's personal representative. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Taiwan Want to Know Diplomacy Politics China Philippines Wed, 15 May 2013 14:01:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5838239 at 45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">MANILA &mdash;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">In October, President&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px;">Benigno Aquino&#39;s Philippine&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px;">government signed a preliminary peace agreement with the 12,000-strong Moro Islamic Liberation Front, though many details have yet to be worked out. Known as the MILF, the front has been fighting for a separate Muslim homeland on Mindanao since the mid-1970s.</span></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Philippines Want to Know Asia-Pacific Philippines Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:36:00 +0000 John Otis 5869629 at UK sends more aid to the Philippines Six UK aid flights will head to the Philippines next week, carrying over 1,400 tents and other supplies — upping the total of aid from the UK to the typhoon-stricken Asian nation to £55m, or around $89 million. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aid Haiyan Need to Know Philippines Asia-Pacific Europe Philippines United Kingdom Sun, 24 Nov 2013 02:01:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5998378 at