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Friday 15 June 2012
A veteran Middle Eastern TV reporter who had interviewed Osama bin Laden months before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has disappeared with four other people on a restive southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, officials said today.
Monday 11 June 2012
Boxing finds itself mired in controversy again after fierce criticism of the decision to award Timothy Bradley a split-decision victory over hot favourite Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas' MGM Grand in the early hours of yesterday.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Manny Pacquiao, who will defend his WBO welterweight title against Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas tonight, has admitted that the fight the world wants to see would be him against Floyd Mayweather.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Investigators in Qatar carried out their first extensive probes through a fire-ravaged daycare center and other charred areas inside the country's biggest mall today after a blaze that killed 19 people, including 13 children.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Eleven people were killed and 10 injured when an overloaded bus plunged into a 150-metre-deep ravine. The vehicle went out of control while negotiating a rough patch of a mountain road in the northern Philippines on Sunday, said the provincial police chief, William Bequeno.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
The Roman Catholic Church and a media watchdog called for justice today after an anchorman of a Catholic-run radio station was killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen in the southern Philippines.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
A fire at a clothing store in the southern Philippines has killed 17 employees, most of whom were women who were asleep and trapped on the top floor, officials said.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
China's first deep water oil drill is ready to start production in the South China Sea amid an ongoing standoff with the Philippines in another section of the contested waters.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
The Philippines warned yesterday that Beijing's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea may threaten freedom of navigation, and called on Western and Asian countries to take a stand against any such potential threat.
Thursday 12 April 2012
The Philippines and China resolved an on-going naval stand-off diplomatically yesterday, but neither side was prepared to back down in the most heated confrontation in the disputed South China Sea in years.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
The Philippines said today its largest warship was engaged in a tense stand-off with Chinese surveillance vessels at a disputed South China Sea shoal.
Thursday 05 April 2012
New Zealand authorities have filed charges against the owners of a cargo ship that ran aground on a reef six months ago, creating what authorities describe as the country's worst maritime environmental disaster.
Saturday 31 March 2012
A cruise ship with reportedly up to 60 Britons on board was drifting in seas south of the Philippines today after a fire in one of the ship's engine rooms.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Amir Khan has promised not to make the same mistakes he made first time around when he faces Lamont Peterson in a rematch on May 19.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Pedigree Shih Tzu dogs were among the many breeds showcased at the Asia-Pacific dog show in Manila this weekend.
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