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Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

JERUSALEM — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early

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2 Abu Sayyafs die in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Two Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed while two others, including a soldier, were wounded as firefight ensued anew in the hinterlands of Sulu, a military official said Wednesday, September 28.

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Philippines slips in global competitiveness report

MANILA-- The slip in the Philippines' ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-2017 of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been "disappointing" in spite of efforts to improve competitiveness, an official of the National Competitivenes

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High-profile inmate killed, 3 others hurt in Bilibid stabbing incident

MANILA (Updated) -- A high-profile inmate was killed, while three others, including Jaybee Sebastian and Peter Co, were wounded in a stabbing incident in the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City Wednesday morning.

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'Police asset' shot dead in Pardo

A SUSPECTED drug user, who also worked as an asset of the Central Visayas Regional Intelligence Division (RID), was shot to death by two men riding on a motorcycle in Pardo area in Cebu City Wednesday morning.

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