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A transport plane filled with heavy duty vehicles and medical supplies has left an RAF base as part of Britain's response to the disaster
Desperate survivors in the Philippines looted shops and dug up water pipes in a bid to find food, medicine and water
Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas today, forcing nearly 270,000 people to flee their homes with more flooding expected in the north of the country as a tropical storm passes through the region, officials said.
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Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali today said he was praying for Joe Frazier following the news of his great rival's battle against cancer.
UN marks landmark day by designating several newborns across the globe with symbolic status
It may be more than 20 years since the former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Hawaii, but now his family are likely to be granted their wish that he be buried with honours in a cemetery in Manila reserved specially for former political leaders.
Grief and anger at the killing of eight Hong Kong tourists in a bus siege in Manila spilled over yesterday at a march where demonstrators condemned the Philippines authorities for bungling the rescue operation.
A day of high drama in the Philippine capital, Manila, ended in bloodshed after a disgruntled former policeman shot dead eight Hong Kong tourists and was himself killed by police commandos who stormed the bus he had commandeered.
The siege of a Philippines tourist bus hijacked by an armed former police officer ended in bloody chaos today with six of the hostages and the gunman killed.
The Philippines' most active volcano oozed lava and shot up plumes of ash yesterday, forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes.
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Philippine officials scampered to send relief aid on Monday to hundreds of thousands hit by weekend floods in and around Manila, while anger mounted over what was seen as an inadequate response from the government.
Government appeals for international aid after worst deluge in four decades