Pope Benedict XVI turns down invitation to visit Philippines

PhilippinesManila  - Pope Benedict XVI has turned down an invitation to visit the Philippine

Three Philippine soldiers killed, 21 hurt in communist rebel attack

Manila  - Three government soldiers were killed and 21 injured on Monday when communist rebels attacked a military convoy in a southern Philippine province, officials said.

Philippine population surges to 88.57 million

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Three dead in Philippine military, communist rebel clash

Manila - One government soldier and two communist rebels were killed Tuesday in a clash in an eastern Philippine province, a regional military spokesman said.

Community journalist shot dead in Philippine capital

Manila - A publisher and columnist of a small community newspaper was killed by a lone gunman in the Philippine capital, a police report said Tuesday.

25 killed in landslide in Manali landslide

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