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The military and police will check for 'what went wrong' when cops gunned down 4 soldiers on an intelligence mission in Jolo
The 9 Jolo cops who gunned down 4 intelligence officers are detained in Camp Crame as the National Bureau of Investigation continues its probe
Promising justice for the slain officers, President Rodrigo Duterte tells soldiers not to lose sight of the 'real enemy' – communists and terrorists
Major Marvin Indammog, the commanding officer of the Army soldiers killed by policemen in Jolo, Sulu, is honored as a 'full-blooded Igorot warrior'
EXCLUSIVE: CCTV clips obtained by Rappler show Army soldiers taking over the crime scene after their intelligence agents died – while policemen stood by
The Army says the soldiers wanted to check if the victims were still alive and to secure intelligence equipment
The other 2 suffered 3 gunshot wounds. The 4th soldier, a Muslim, was not autopsied as he had to be buried right away.
'All of them are young men who died in the service of the country. It was heartbreaking to hear their stories from their respective families,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
The relief further paves the way for an impartial investigation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation
(3rd UPDATE) Now head of the National Irrigation Administration, retired general Ricardo Visaya tells Camp Crame to 'stop covering up [for] their abusive men'
The Armed Forces of the Philippines says Army chief Gilbert Gapay has basis for his claim on what happened in Sulu, but defers to the probe of the National Bureau of Investigation
'Lungkot na lungkot siya. Ang ginamit nga niyang salita ay siya ay ‘nanlambot, extremely sad,’ says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque
The soldiers’ unarmed commander raised his hands while his deputy was working on his laptop when police shot them dead in broad daylight, says the Army
The Philippine Army says there was 'no provocation' on the part of the soldiers to 'warrant such carnage'
The two nations' foreign ministers speak by telephone to calm nerves after a high-altitude melee involving fists, rocks, and clubs
The former president was already cleared of all charges in September 2019
Despite the truce, there has been sporadic fighting almost every day near Tripoli, and arms continue to flow into the country
Fourteen of the elite cops who died in the botched anti-terrorist operation on January 25, 2015, were from the Cordillera
The anti-graft court rules on merits for Purisima and Napeñas, saying because the generals did not receive anything in return, there can be no case of graft
This is despite a recent Supreme Court ruling saying Aquino cannot be charged with homicide. Chief Justice Peralta leaves it to Ombudsman Martires to decide.
'The truth is that human lives have been lost, and that is irreparable,' defense minister Javier Zabaleta tells local media, following reports of violence in the eastern town of Montero
SC denies a Calida-backed petition to charge the former president of reckles imprudence resulting in homicide
The dismissal, done upon the request of Ombudsman Martires, is without prejudice to the filing of new charges, such as homicide
Asia's financial hub has seen various demonstrations that drew huge crowds condemning undemocratic policies and actions of government
But this just means the Sandiganbayan can now proceed to act on Ombudsman Martires' request to drop graft and usurpation charges against former president Noynoy Aquino
Officers attempt to disperse dozens of protesters, who chanted anti-government slogans, knocked down security barriers erected for the parade, and set fire to refuse bins
Can homicide charges be filed instead against the ex-president? The Ombudsman says he will 'entertain' a new complaint – if and when it is filed
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Subsequent clashes prompt the Nduga district government to evacuate more than 400 students to the neighboring Jayawijaya district
'It has been 4 years since the tragedy jolted the national police and the entire nation, but the pain brought by this loss has lingers in our hearts,' says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
Trump is scheduled to meet Putin at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires at the end of this week, but that may not happen because of a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine
Government loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting to oust the Iran-backed Huthi rebels from the strategic Red Sea city, whose docks are a lifeline to 14 million Yemenis at risk of starvation
Troops from the 61st, 62nd, and 64th Marine Companies clash with the Abu Sayyaf in Barangay Timpook, Patikul
Army 'fighter jets targeted an offensive terror tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip, in addition to several terror sites in military compounds throughout the Gaza Strip,' says Israeli military
The rights group says more than 200 people have been killed in protests that started just over two months ago demanding President Daniel Ortega step down
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Relatives of some Special Action Force commandos who died have asked the Supreme Court to charge the former president with 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide instead of just graft.
'Magaling na bata 'yan at palaging concerned sa kasama niya,' says Mamasapano veteran and newly installed SAF chief Director Noli Taliño
'Honor their memory by reliving their values of integrity and courage as you perform your duty to serve and protect the nation,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
'When President Rodrigo Duterte had finally sat on that powerful throne, we now feel that we are able to see the sun shining upon us,' says SAF widow Julie Cayang-o
(UPDATED) Makilala Mayor Rody Caoagdan says his office has sent a team to rescue people who may have been injured as they were caught in the crossfire
'It was heartbreaking,' Marawi Bishop Edwin dela Peña says
Clashes also erupted in the West Bank as Palestinians marked another "day of rage" following US President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The military accuses the communist New People's Army of violating its own ceasefire
Steph Curry continues to recover from his sprained ankle and will miss the Christmas day clash with the Cavs
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The 22-year-old student from UP Manila is one of the 15 fatalities in a clash between government troops and suspected members of New People's Army in Nasugbu, Batangas
Some 81 soldiers of the 31st Division Reconnaissance Company of the 3rd Infantry Division based in Capiz are honored at the provincial capitol grounds
They were the first in when clashes broke out in May
People who have met Datu Mangontra Sultan do not see him as a person with disabilities and an internally displaced person, but as a strong and committed individual who wants to continue providing for his family