Suspected Maute Group member slain in Lanao del Sur raid

An alleged member of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group was killed when troops of the Army’s 49th Infantry Battalion raided a hideout at 9 a.m.Thursday, in Barangay Sawer, Masiu, Lanao del Sur.

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Former vice mayor in Maguindanao killed in Sultan Kudarat

TACURONG CITY – Police have launched a manhunt against unidentified gunmen who ambushed and killed a former vice mayor of Maguindanao in Barangay New Isabela here Friday night.

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De Lima to Church: Stay silent and you will be irrelevant

De Lima to Church: Stay silent and you will be irrelevant

After the recent murder of a Catholic priest in Nueva Ecija, Senator Leila de Lima has lamented the alleged silence of the Church, saying that other sects would have denounced the killing immediately if the victim was from their ranks.

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Albayalde told amid priests’ killings: Stop downplaying state of impunity

Philippine National Police chief Dir. Gen. Oscar Albayalde’s statement downplaying the recent spate of killings of priests “as isolated, not cause for alarm and not reflective of the country’s peace and security situation,” is revolting and inexcusable, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said on Tuesday.

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Suspect in 2007 killing of Cavite cop nabbed in Lucena City

LUCENA CITY – Police on Friday afternoon nabbed here a suspect in the killing of a Cavite policeman in 2007. Delfin Cesa, 60, who was also tagged as the number two most wanted criminal in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), was arrested by policemen by virtue of a search warrant in Barangay (village) Talao-Talao around 3:30 p.m., Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, Calabarzon police director, said in a report.

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