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1 soldier killed, 3 others wounded in Sulu clash vs Abu Sayyaf

MANILA, Philippines – One soldier was killed and 3 others were wounded in a firefight with the terrorist  Abu Sayyaf Group  in Patikul, Sulu, on Thursday, February 14. According to the military's Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) spokesman Colonel Gerry Besana, soldiers from the Philippine Army's 6th Special Forces Battalion began pursuing some ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Sayyafs kill soldier, 3 more wounded in Philippine clash

SULU – Abu Sayyaf militants killed a government soldier and wounded 3 more in a firefight Thursday in the southern […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Soldier pays the ultimate sacrifice to protect the community

Community Support Program (CSP) Team of 20th Infantry (We Lead) Battalion, 8ID, PA while conducting security patrol was fired upon by more or less 30 Communist NPA Terrorist (CNTs) at vicinity Brgy Caputo-an, Las Navas, Northern Samar on December 22, 2018......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

Troops, Maute clash: 3 killed, 3 wounded | The Manila Times Online

REMNANTS of the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute group clashed with government security forces during continuing anti-terrorist operations on Thursday killing three bandits and wounding three soldier.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2019Related News

AFP lauds Pacman

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday congratulated Sen. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for beating challenger Adrien Broner via unanimous decision during their bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “He has the heart of a true champion, the heart of a Filipino soldier and warrior,” said AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Benjamin Madrigal in […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Walker, Hornets return home, beat Kings 114-95

By Steve Reed, Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 23 points, surpassing 11,000 for his career, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Sacramento Kings 114-95 on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time). Miles Bridges and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist each had 15 points and Willy Hernangomez added 11 points and 16 rebounds off the bench for the Hornets. Charlotte's reserves outscored Sacramento's 60-44. The Hornets entered the game looking to make up ground in the Eastern Conference after a 2-4 West Coast trip, which included a 104-97 loss at Sacramento on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). After a slow start, Charlotte scored 43 points in the second quarter to take control and never trailed again, leading by as many as 20 early in the fourth quarter. Walker, who is third in All-Star voting at guard in the Eastern Conference, has scored 87 points in his last three games. Buddy Hield led the Kings with 24 points. The Hornets trailed by 13 points early but outscored the Kings by 18 in the second quarter to take a 63-50 halftime lead. Kidd-Gilchrist brought energy and scoring with 13 points before the break. TIP-INS Kings: Harry Giles capped a frustrating night by fouling out with 1:20 left in the game. He finished with one point after missing all three shots from the field and going 1 of 4 from the foul line. Hornets: Outscored the Kings 52-38 in the paint despite being without center Cody Zeller. ... Carolina Panthers All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly and former teammate Thomas Davis took in the game from courtside seats. UP NEXT Kings: Visit the Pistons on Saturday night (Sunday, PHL time). Hornets: Host the Suns on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Cartoon shows WW2 bear soldier | The Manila Times Online

WARSAW: During World War 2, Wojciech Narebski and his fellow Polish servicemen had to lift crate after heavy metal crate of artillery. Fortunately for them, one of the soldiers hadREAD The post Cartoo.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

NPA harassment at Army patrol base

A government soldier was wounded after an attack staged by NPA guerrillas in an Army patrol base in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental. NPA harassment at Army patrol base Source link: NPA harassment at Army patrol base.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jan 11th, 2019Related News

Insects as pet food can cut dogs’ carbon pawprint

LONDON – Love your dog, but worried about the environmental impact of their meat-heavy diet? Now one British company is offering a solution – feed your pooch insects instead. It launched a dry dog food on Thursday made from black soldier fly larvae in a bid to tackle the “carbon pawprint” created by pets in […] The post Insects as pet food can cut dogs’ carbon pawprint appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopJan 11th, 2019Related News

Why Richard Quan waived his fees for ‘Kapayapaan sa Gitna ng Digmaan’

What started out as a fascination for all things related to the Japanese occupation in the 1940s has turned into a full-length feature film on love, racial differences and ideology.   This was how filmmaker Nestor Malgapo Jr. described his historical drama "Kapayapaan sa Gitna ng Digmaan," which is based on the story of Japanese soldier Yoshiaki Muto and his Filipino wife Felicidad.   The film is one of five finalists in the full-length category of the fourth Singkuwento International Film Festival Manila Philippines (SIFFMP), which will run from Feb. 15 to 22, at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) theater in Intramuros, Manila.   ...Keep on reading: Why Richard Quan waived his fees for ‘Kapayapaan sa Gitna ng Digmaan’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 10th, 2019Related News

Army accepts application for candidate soldier course

GAMU, Isabela, Jan. 10 (PIA) -- The Philippine Army's 5th Infantry Division based in this town will be accepting applications for candidate soldier course until Jan. 31, 2019.According to Ma.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2019Related News

Gabon’s government puts down coup attempt, arrests plotters

LIBREVILLE, Gabon --- Gabon's government has retained control of the West African country after an attempted military coup early Monday, the government said. Five army officers who took over state radio in the coup attempt have been arrested, government spokesman Guy-Betrand Mapangou, told Radio France International. READ:Soldiers announce coup 'to restore democracy' in Gabon Authorities have regained control of the state broadcasting offices and a major thoroughfare in the capital, Libreville, which were the only areas taken over by the officers, according to the spokesman. Earlier Monday a soldier who identified himself as Lt. Obiang Ondo Kelly, commander of the Republican ...Keep on reading: Gabon’s government puts down coup attempt, arrests plotters.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 7th, 2019Related News

1998 Basilan Battle Hero Appeals for Medical Aid

The soldier who helped neutralize Abu Sayyaf leader, Abdurajak Abubakar Janjalani, in 1998, deemed a hero in the Philippine military, is now the one searching for a champion to help him seek medical treatment. Incapacitated after another ambush where he suffered a gunshot wound in his spine, Master Sgt. Jose Juanillo Tubil said he has […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2019Related News

Soldier charged with murder after wife’s body found in trash

    INDIANAPOLIS --- Authorities said a 21-year-old soldier who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand, is now wanted for military desertion.   Prosecutors in Indiana filed murder charges Wednesday against Peter Van Bawi Lian for the death of Khuang Par, whose body was found in an Indianapolis trash bin on December 23.   Indianapolis police said Lian is on active duty with the U.S. Army. Police said he flew on December 22 from Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Indianapolis, where Par had moved to be with family after Lian was arrested in November on charges of assaulting her.   Fl...Keep on reading: Soldier charged with murder after wife’s body found in trash.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 3rd, 2019Related News

Soldier killed, another hurt in Cotabato City gun attack

COTABATO CITY -- An off-duty soldier was killed while another was critically hurt in a daring attack along a busy highway here on Friday morning, police said. Privates First Class (Pfc.) Nerwin Delfin and Michael Haudar, both from the 37th Infantry Battalion, were on board a motorbike when one of the two suspects, on board a separate motorbike, opened fire on the soldiers at 9 a.m. Friday, said Senior Supt. Rolly Octavio, Cotabato City police director. The ambush happened along the busy Sinsuat Avenue, about 600 meters from the Cotabato City Police Station. Responding policemen rushed the victims to the hospital where Delfin was declared dead on arrival. Haudar was later airlift...Keep on reading: Soldier killed, another hurt in Cotabato City gun attack.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 28th, 2018Related News

Two dead, three wounded as rebels attack army patrol base

Rebels attack a Civilian Armed Auxiliary base in Lubuagan, Kalinga a day after the president called on the military to destroy the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army killing a soldier and wounding three paramilitary members......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsDec 23rd, 2018Related News

Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests in Indian Kashmir: police

Seven civilians were killed as Indian troops fired on protesters Saturday after a gunfight left three armed rebels and a soldier dead in the disputed region of Kashmir, police and hospital officials said. Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests in Indian Kashmir: police Source link: Eleven dead as gunfight sparks protests in Indian Kashmir: police.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 15th, 2018Related News

Sulu encounter kills 3 ASG bandits

Government forces are hot on the trail of at least 50 members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), who earlier had figured in an encounter with the military, resulting in the death of three bandits and one soldier in Patikul, Sulu. The name and rank of the soldier were withheld until his family was informed […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

5th ID Gives Military Honors to Soldier Killed-In-Action

The 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (5ID, PA) gave military honor arrival honors to one of its soldiers who was killed- in- action in Sulu. Col. ValeNtine Gironella, 5th ID assistant division commander, led the other soldiers in receiving the remains of Corporal Herald R. Marayag at Tactical Operations Group (TOG) – 2 hangar. Marayag […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 14th, 2018Related News

Islamic State says Strasbourg shooter was one of its soldiers, gives no evidence

PARIS/CAIRO — Islamic State said the man who killed three people in Strasbourg was one of its soldiers, the group’s Amaq news website said on Thursday, although it provided no evidence for the claim. An online statement from the group’s Amaq news agency said the attacker “was an Islamic State soldier and carried out the […] The post Islamic State says Strasbourg shooter was one of its soldiers, gives no evidence appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 14th, 2018Related News