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Duterte promises assistance to kin of soldiers killed in Sulu incidents

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President Rodrigo Duterte had a private meeting with the families of soldiers killed in Sulu during the twin bombings of Jolo on January 27 and in an encounter ...
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Jolo church bombing death toll climbs to 17

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A church in Jolo, Sulu was hit by twin explosions in an apparent terror attack on Sunday morning. The death toll of the bombing has risen to 17, ...
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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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Duterte makes pitch for peace, development in Sulu

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MANILA, December 20, 2016 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday made a pitch for peace in Sulu, rallying business leaders to support development efforts in the province. ...
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Duterte to Abu Sayyaf: Let’s talk

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DAVAO CITY, November 26, 2016 — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged the Abu Sayyaf to talk peace with the government, saying his main consideration is the civilian population. ...
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Duterte visits wounded soldiers in Sulu

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MANILA, November 1, 2016 (PNA) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (October 31) visited and honored several soldiers who were wounded in a recent clash with the Abu ...
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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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Norwegian returns home after yearlong captivity 

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Norwegian man who was freed by the Abu Sayyaf has returned home after a year of jungle captivity. Kjartan Sekkingstad arrived in Oslo on Friday, ...
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Another Indonesian kidnap victim freed in Sulu

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CAMP NAVARRO, Zamboanga City, Sept. 22 (PNA) – Another Indonesian kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) over a month ago was released Thursday morning in the province ...
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Abu Sayyaf frees 2 more Filipino hostages

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MANILA, September 19, 2016 (PNA) — Massive military operations have forced the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to free two of their Filipino kidnap victims in Sulu Sunday night. ...
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