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Duterte orders continued offensive vs terror groups

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BAGUIO CITY, February 18, 2017 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte today ordered the military and police to continue operations aimed at neutralizing terror groups. The President also instructed ...
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5 Abu Sayyaf men killed, 1 captured in Sulu

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MANILA, February 7, 2017 (PNA) — Ongoing focused military operations in Sulu have resulted in the deaths of five Abu Sayyaf members and the capture of another one ...
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No offensives despite NPA termination of ceasefire: AFP

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MANILA, February 2, 2017 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) today announced that the suspension of military operations (SOMO) stays despite the announcement of the ...
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NPA lifting of ceasefire won’t affect military: DND chief

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MANILA, February 1, 2017 (PNA) — The decision of the New People’s Army (NPA) to lift its unilateral ceasefire will have no effect on the Armed Forces of ...
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Dureza scores NPA for ‘series of attacks’ on gov’t troops

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DAVAO CITY, January 31, 2017 — Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza today said the government is “distressed and extremely disturbed” by a recent series of “attacks and harassments” staged allegedly ...
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Duterte honors wounded soldiers in Maguindanao

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MANILA, January 28, 2017 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte honored 12 wounded soldiers at Camp Siongco Station Hospital during his visit to Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Friday. ...
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Duterte to AFP, PNP: Efforts vs illegal drugs, other threats to continue

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MANILA, January 7, 2017 (PNA) — Efforts against illegal drugs, terrorist and lawless groups, and corruption will continue without fail. This was stressed by President Rodrigo Duterte to ...
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Duterte to Maute group: ‘Don’t force my hand’

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DAVAO CITY, December 1, 2016 — President Rodrigo Duterte told the Maute group not to “force his hand,” saying he is hoping there would be no war between the armed ...
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Duterte rethinking anti-drug strategy

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The sheer magnitude of the drug problem in the Philippines is forcing President Rodrigo Duterte to rethink his strategies. For one thing, he said, rehabilitating the drug personalities ...
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2 Abu Sayyaf men killed, 3 wounded in Sulu clashes

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MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — Two more members of the Abu Sayyaf were killed while three others were wounded following a series of encounters between Joint Task Force-Sulu ...
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