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Maute wives surrender to AFP

The wives of some Maute fighters remaining in Marawi City have surrendered to authorities, the military confirmed Oct. 22. Col. Romeo Brawner Jr., deputy commander of Joint Task Force Ranao, said the final hostages were rescued along with some wives of the Maute...

Date of UAE Flag Day announced

The Ministry of Cabinet and the Future has issued a circular announcing that celebrations for the UAE Flag Day will take place on Thursday, November 2. Flag Day, which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime...

Asian kid trapped in school bus, assaulted by driver

Last Thursday, Oct 19, an eight-year-old Asian fell asleep on the school bus, failed to get off when the other students did, and allegedly woke up to find the bus driver trying to sexually assault her. After asking him to leave her alone, the bus driver left her...

Duterte bares new terrorism plot to attack in Mindanao

by | News

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned that other cities and provinces in Mindanao of possible Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorism attacks after receiving reports.

The president said that a terrorist group targets Zamboanga, Isabela in Basilan, and another major city he did not mention.

Duterte said war-stricken Marawi City, which was overtaken by Maute troops claiming inspiration from the IS since May, may be rid of terror elements a week from now.

He also warned the military forces of the country that Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorism may still extend to the next administration.

“This terrorism inspired by (the IS) will not go in about seven to 10 years. There will be violence everywhere…They will not disappear. They will regroup anywhere and everywhere,” the Inquirer quoted Duterte as saying.

Russia, the president said, has extended its arms to donate 5,000 rifles that may soon arrive in the Philippines.

Sources: Inquirer.net, The Manila Times

Photo credit: ABS CBN News

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