Philippines

Taal Volcano
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AP News
January 14, 2020 - 6:46 am
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Philippines volcanic eruption
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:46 am
Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital on Monday, as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tremors. Experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate hundreds of thousands more. Read more here.
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A six-year-old girl was among three people killed when a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the island of Mindanao, in the southern part of the Philippines.
CNN
CNN
December 15, 2019 - 1:05 pm
A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least one person and causing a three-story building to collapse, setting off a search for people feared to have been trapped inside, officials said.
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American Jennifer Erin Talbot from Ohio is escorted after a press conference by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Manila, Philippines on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 9:06 am
An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila's airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday.
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A couple hold hands wrapped in a rainbow flag during a pride march in Marikina City, east of Manila on June 30, 2018.
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CNN
September 04, 2019 - 7:52 am
The Philippines' highest court has dismissed a petition to allow same-sex marriage, ruling that the applicant doesn't have a partner and therefore can't claim to be a victim of existing laws.
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All six of the villas on the Banwa Private Island resort have a swimming pool and hot tub.
Banwa Private Island via CNN
May 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- You can now book your stay in paradise -- but it won't come cheap. A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. It offers white sand beaches, plush villas and plenty of amenities. But with a price tag of $100...
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Filipino archeologist Armand Salvador Mijares shows bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new specie they called Homo luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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April 11, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines said Thursday they plan more diggings and called for better protection of the...
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Bomb victims receive treatment in a hospital after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines where militants are active Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
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January 28, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials on Monday visited a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants set off bombs that killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 100. The first...
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