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Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans

Two Germans kidnapped and held for six months in the southern Philippines were released on Friday by a militant group just hours after it had threatened to behead one of them if no ransom payment was made, the Philippine defense chief said.

Oct 18, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Philippines says China is building at disputed shoal

The Philippines on Tuesday accused China of laying concrete blocks on a small group of reefs and rocky outcrops within its territory, the latest escalation in a hostile maritime dispute.

Sep 03, 2013, 18:01 PM IST