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4 years 5 days ago

7 tourists killed on hijacked bus

A 12-hour hostage stand-off on a hijacked Philippine bus ended in bloodshed Monday, with officials saying at least seven Chinese tourists were dead along with the disgruntled ex-policeman who seized their vehicle in a bid to get his job back. At least six captives survived, four of whom were...

4 years 10 months ago

Typhoon weakens, stalls off Philippines

Typhoon Lupit weakened into a tropical storm Friday after zigzagging around the rain-soaked northern Philippines and living up to its name - meaning cruel in Filipino - by keeping weary residents on edge and forecasters guessing. The third successive storm in a month has been hovering for several days...

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