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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.7 - 3km SSE of Suyan, Philippines

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Cagayan de Oro, Northern Mindanao, PH

Photo: Crowd outside Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, city hall where a mobile LED screen is airing the Manny Pacquiao - Chris Algieri boxing match - @rod_bolivar

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Indonesia

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issues tsunami threat forecast for Indonesia and Philippines; small waves under 1 meter above tide level possible in Indonesia, under .3 meters in Philillipines - @NWS_PTWC

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Philippines

15 killed in fighting between government forces and al Qaida-linked militants in southern Philippine jungle - @AFP

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Haiyan

Pope Francis to host luncheon for Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan during Jan. 12-19 visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines - @AP

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Arasasan, Western Visayas, PH

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake reported 56 miles east of Aras-asan, Philippines - @USGS

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South China Sea dispute

Philippine President Benigno Aquino says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a 'meeting of minds' during talks on territorial South China Sea issue - @Reuters

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 96km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 4km SE of Sagbayan, Philippines

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US Marine accused in Philippines transgender murder case

US Marine to go on trial in The Philippines for killing a transgender Filipino, but charge unclear - @Reuters

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 135km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines

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US Marine accused in Philippines transgender murder case

Philippine military chief says US Marine murder suspect flown to local camp for detention - @AP

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 211km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

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Abu Sayyaf

Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin says 2 Germans kidnapped for 6 months have been released by Abu Sayyaf militant group - @AP

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Abu Sayyaf

Editor's note: According to a @Reuters report, Philippine militant spokesman Abu Rami has told a local radio station two Germans who've been held captive in the South have been freed. We are looking for confirmation on this development from official sources. - Tricia

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Philippines

Philippine Islamist militants threatening to execute German hostages say they may extend deadline - @Reuters

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 5.0 - 101km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

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Philippines

Philippines steps up army patrols on island where 2 Germans are being held captive - @Reuters

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US Marine accused in Philippines transgender murder case

Family of killed transgender Filipino files murder case against US Marine - @stcom

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US Marine accused in Philippines transgender murder case

US to keep custody of a Marine named as a suspect in the murder of a transgender Filipino he met in a bar - @Reuters

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