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Mindanao quake kills five, injures three including pregnant woman

Mindanao quake kills five, injures three including pregnant woman

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 17) — Five were killed and three were injured including a pregnant woman, when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked North Cotabato province and parts of Mindanao Wednesday evening, local officials confirmed.

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Two years since the end of the Marawi siege: What's changed?

Two years since the end of the Marawi siege: What's changed?

October 17, 2017 saw President Rodrigo Duterte declare the city of Marawi “liberated from the terrorist influence" after a battle that reduced what was once a bustling Islamic commercial center to rubble.

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Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Davao Oriental

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Davao Oriental

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 17) — A strong earthquake rocked the Mindanao region on Thursday morning — hours after North Cotabato and its nearby provinces were hit by a destructive tremor.

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Fire breaks out, engulfs mall when people run to safety as earthquake hits parts of Mindanao

Fire breaks out, engulfs mall when people run to safety as earthquake hits parts of Mindanao

GENERAL SANTOS CITY- A huge fire engulfed Gaisano mall here following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that jolted this city and several parts of Mindanao Wednesday night.

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3 dead, 18 injured in the wake of 6.3-magnitude quake that hit Mindanao

3 dead, 18 injured in the wake of 6.3-magnitude quake that hit Mindanao

KIDAPAWAN CITY – At least three persons have died while 18 others were injured when a 6.3-magnitude quake hit Mindanao at around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Military remains 'careful' as Maute ‘remnants’ continue to recruit members

Military remains 'careful' as Maute ‘remnants’ continue to recruit members

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 15) — The number of Maute group “remnants” has decreased, but the military remains "careful" as they are still a threat to national security, Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Romeo Brawner, Jr. said Tuesday.

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Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing people

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74, rescuers search for missing people

DATE, Japan - Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to 74, public broadcaster NHK said, many drowned by flooding after scores of rivers burst their banks.

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LPA intensifies into Tropical Depression ‘Perla’

LPA intensifies into Tropical Depression ‘Perla’

The low pressure area (LPA) east of Aurora province and inside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a tropical depression and has been given the local name “Perla.”

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58 dead, rescuers in 'day and night' hunt for missing after Japan typhoon

58 dead, rescuers in 'day and night' hunt for missing after Japan typhoon

TOKYO: Fresh rain threatened to hamper efforts by tens of thousands of Japanese rescuers searching for survivors after a powerful typhoon that by early Tuesday (Oct 15) had killed 58 people.

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Earthquake rocks parts of North Cotabato

Earthquake rocks parts of North Cotabato

MANILA, Philippines – A 4.6-magnitude earthquake jolted North Cotabato on Tuesday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

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LRT-2 may resume full operations before Christmas

LRT-2 may resume full operations before Christmas

MANILA, Philippines — LRT-2 operations may return to normal within two to three months instead of the initial estimate of nine months, Light Rail Transit Authority spokesperson Hernando Cabrera said, citing the latest findings of technical personnel.

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Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan

TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours on Monday (Oct 14) to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon that has killed up to 35, officials and local media said.

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IED blast rocks Bilibid’s Quadrant IV

IED blast rocks Bilibid’s Quadrant IV

MANILA, Philippines — An explosion struck Quadrant IV in the east sector of the Maximum Security Compound of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City on Friday morning, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said.

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German synagogue shooting was far-right terror, justice minister says

German synagogue shooting was far-right terror, justice minister says

A shooting at a synagogue in the German city of Halle on Wednesday was a far-right terror attack, said Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht.

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Tens of thousands of civilians flee Turkish offensive in Syria

Tens of thousands of civilians flee Turkish offensive in Syria

Tens of thousands of civilians have fled from the fighting after Turkish troops began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, the UN refugee agency has said.

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Millions Face Power Outages in California

Millions Face Power Outages in California

Millions of people in northern and central California are facing days without power as Pacific Gas & Electric creates the largest preventive blackout in state history.

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2 dead in Germany shooting near synagogue

2 dead in Germany shooting near synagogue

The suspect in the Halle attack has been identified as a 27-year-old man, according to a spokesperson for the German federal prosecutor.

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Alert Level 1 still up in Taal Volcano —PHIVOLCS

Alert Level 1 still up in Taal Volcano —PHIVOLCS

Alert Level 1 remains up over Taal Volcano in Batangas as it recorded continuous seismic activity, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Wednesday.

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Monsoons out, amihan coming: Colder days ahead

Monsoons out, amihan coming: Colder days ahead

MANILA, Philippines — The southwest monsoon has officially ended, marking the start of colder days as the country transitions to the easterly winds or the amihan season, the state weather bureau said.

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Typhoon Hagibis expected to spare Philippines – Pagasa

Typhoon Hagibis expected to spare Philippines – Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Hagibis is less likely to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Wednesday.

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