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Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news site’s dogged coverage of the government.
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Measles outbreak kills 136 in Philippines

Health officials in the Philippines say more than 130 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak largely blamed on vaccination fears. Infections jumped by more than 1,000 per cent in metropolitan Manila, the densely packed capital of more than 12 million people, in January compared with the previous year. Aljazeera […]
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Philippines mosque hit by deadly grenade attack

At least two people have been killed and four others wounded in a grenade attack on a mosque in the southern Philippines, say local officials. Aljazeera reported the attack in Zamboanga city took place in the early hours of Wednesday, just days after deadly twin blasts at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the island of Jolo and a vote backing […]
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Philippines church bomb attack kills 20

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Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed 20 people and injured dozens more, local officials say. The first blast happened as Sunday Mass was being celebrated at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants are active. As soldiers responded, a second device was detonated in the car park BBC […]
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