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Palace taunts De Lima: 'Happy 1st anniversary in detention'

MALACAÑANG on Thursday, February 22, shrugged off the Senate minority bloc's call for the "immediate release" of detained Senator Leila de Lima, who will mark her first year of detention on Saturday, February 24.

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Suspected gun-for-hire shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City

AN ALLEGED member of a gun-for-hire group accused in killing a police officer in Bohol was shot dead past 1 p.m. Thursday, February 22, in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.

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Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

BEIRUT -- Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment bl

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Communist rebels reject terror tag but still open to talks

MANILA -- Communist guerrillas said a government court petition to have them designated as terrorists is a desperate attempt to alienate them from the people.

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Rappler reporter banned from entire Malacañang complex

RAPPLER reporter Pia Ranada has been prohibited from entering not only the Malacañan Palace but the entire complex as well in what government critics say is an attack on press freedom.

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