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Marawi death toll breaches 1,000

Oct 11, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Troops recover 22 bodies in a former enemy stronghold. DNA tests are conducted to see if leaders of the attack are among the cadavers.

URBAN WARFARE. File photo of government troops fighting members of the Maute group in Marawi City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Syria's deadliest month of 2017 claims 3,000 lives

Oct 01, 2017 - 7:06 PM

Some 955 people of the 3,000 killed are civilians

GHOST TOWN. Syrian man rides his bike along a street damaged by shelling in the rebel-held part of Jubar neighborhood, in the Syrian capital Damascus, on February 24, 2016. Abdulmonam Eassa/AFP GHOST TOWN. Syrian man rides his bike along a street damaged by shelling in the rebel-held part of Jubar neighborhood, in the Syrian capital Damascus, on February 24, 2016. Abdulmonam Eassa/AFP

13 Maute terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in Marawi push

Sep 30, 2017 - 12:02 PM

'Despite yesterday's casualties, today the government forces will fight harder,' says Colonel Romeo Brawner, Task Group Ranao deputy commander

MARAWI PUSH. Troops continue to advance in the battle area in Marawi City. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

5 dead, 6 missing due to Tropical Storm Maring

Sep 13, 2017 - 3:00 PM

There are also 4 others injured due to Maring, says the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

FLOODING. Tatalon residents in Quezon City wade the knee-deep water along Araneta Ave., brought by the sudden downpour of rain cause by Typhoon Maring on Tuesday. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2 brothers dead in Taytay landslide

Sep 12, 2017 - 3:03 PM

A landslide buries the brothers home in Barangay Dolores in Taytay Rizal

Army captain among killed in Marawi clashes

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:25 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte pays his last respects to the fallen soldier on Monday September 11

LAST RESPECT. President Rodrigo Duterte pays his last respects to Captain Rommel Sandoval, an officer killed in Marawi. Malacañang photo --

CHR: Death toll in drug war higher than what gov't suggests

Aug 19, 2017 - 9:10 AM

The Commission on Human Rights says it monitors the reports of the Philippine National Police civil society organizations and the media when it comes to tallying the number of deaths in the war on drugs

Dela Rosa, Bird Flu, Pag-asa Island | Evening wRap

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:29 PM

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Marawi crisis, Alvarez, Scaramucci | Midday wRap

Jul 24, 2017 - 1:54 PM

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9 soldiers killed, 41 wounded in bloodbath in Marawi

Jul 23, 2017 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED The casualties are recorded on Saturday July 22 from several incidents in the battle zone

MARAWI CLASHES. File photo of Army soldiers stand watch as they hold their position near the shoreline of Lake Lanao in Marawi City on Thursday, June 22,2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler MARAWI CLASHES. File photo of Army soldiers stand watch as they hold their position near the shoreline of Lake Lanao in Marawi City on Thursday, June 22,2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

100th soldier killed in Marawi day after gov't takes key bridge

Jul 21, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The death toll reaches the 3 digit mark a day after troops scored a major triumph in the battlefield They gain control of Mapandi Bridge

URBAN WARFARE. The military has been fighting a difficult urban warfare in Marawi City. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Leyte quake, Marawi death toll, Mayweather | Evening wRap

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:12 PM

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Marawi death toll, De Lima, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Jun 30, 2017 - 8:24 PM

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Marawi crisis death toll passes 300

Jun 17, 2017 - 6:40 PM

400 fresh troops are airlifted to Marawi City to reinforce government forces

59 Marawi evacuees die of health-related causes – Ubial

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:58 AM

UPDATED Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says they are able to monitor only the 20 000 in evacuation centers while there are 180 000 other displaced residents

UPDATES. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial gives updates on health issues in Marawi City. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

SWS survey, bus crash, Jakarta poll | Midday wRap

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

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HTI fire: 3rd worker dies in hospital

Feb 11, 2017 - 3:57 PM

As of February 10 Alex Lerog is the third confirmed fatality in the fire

BURNT. A facility at the House Technology Industries in the Cavite export processing zone went up in flames Wednesday, February 1. Photo from the Provincial Government of Cavite

Aceh earthquake: A family crushed to death in their sleep, and how one son survived

Dec 10, 2016 - 4:29 PM

The couple was heard crying out for help but their faint voices faded quickly In the end they died with their two young daughters Only their 13 year old son made it out alive

SORROW. 13-year-old Agam, the only one of his family who survived the earthquake, was pulled from the rubble after being trapped for two hours. Photo by Diego Mahemeru/Rappler

WATCH: Wedding day turned nightmare: Bride weeps for groom killed in earthquake

Dec 09, 2016 - 9:07 PM

Yusra Fitriani was set to marry her groom Suharnas But the day before her wedding a 6 5 magnitude earthquake hit her town – killing the love of her life

HEARTBREAK. The mother of the bride shows a pre-wedding portrait photo of her daughter and groom in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province. AFP PHOTO/CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

IN PHOTOS: Dark scenes from the Indonesia earthquake

Dec 08, 2016 - 10:51 AM

The 6 5 magnitude quake kills at least 97 and injures hundreds more

BROKEN MOSQUE. Many mosques were destroyed by the quake. Photo by Zian Muttaqien/AFP

Jokowi to visit earthquake site as death toll continues to rise

Dec 07, 2016 - 9:32 PM

A state of emergency was declared in Aceh following the disaster that has killed at least 97

VICTIMS. Volunteers from the Indonesian Red Cross manage bodies of earthquake victims at a morgue in a district hospital in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province on December 7, 2016. AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

Dozens dead in latest Aceh quake. Here's a list of major Indonesian earthquakes.

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:51 PM

A powerful 6 5 magnitude quake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia s Sumatra island killing at least 97 people

DEATH TOLL. Indonesian search and rescue personnel retrieve a body from the rubble of a collapsed building following an earthquake in Pidie, Aceh province on December 7, 2016.AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

Death toll from capsized boat climbs to 54

Nov 05, 2016 - 12:47 PM

Bodies were spotted floating in the ocean including those of two young girls

SCORES DEAD. Indonesian search and rescue team members carry the body of a boat accident victim ashore in Batam on November 4, 2016.  AFP PHOTO / SEI RATIFA

Charter Change, Pacquiao, Harry Potter | 6PM wRap

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:16 PM

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SONA, illegal drugs, Democratic Party | 6PM wRap

Jul 25, 2016 - 9:17 PM

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Obama on gun control, ASEAN, Growler planes | 12PM wRap

Jun 17, 2016 - 1:22 PM

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Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are dead

May 28, 2016 - 2:59 PM

The Disaster Management Center says 67 bodies had been recovered from the worst hit central district

RESCUE OPERATIONS. Sri Lankan armed forces personnel conduct rescue operations in the area of a landslide which buried a village at Aranayake, Kegalla, Sri Lanka, 19 May 2016. Photo by Pushpa Kumara/EPA

Indonesia landslide kills 15 students on holiday

May 16, 2016 - 8:04 PM

There are fears the death toll could rise

STUDENT VICTIMS. Indonesian police and villagers carry the body of a flash flood victim in Sibolangit, North Sumatra. AFP PHOTO / ALBERT DAMANIK

Dozens of Syria health facilities hit last year – MSF

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:52 PM

The health infrastructure of the war torn country has been decimated says the organization

epaselect epa05162072 A handout image dated 15 February 2016, provided by the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Bordersorganization, showing destruction and rubble at an MSF-supported hospital in Idlib province in northern Syria, largely destroyed in an attack on early 15 February 2016. At least eight staff members are missing after airstrikes at a hospital affiliated with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in northern Syria, believed to have been carried out by Russian jets. 'We can confirm that the MSF-supported structure in Maaret al-Noumaan in northern Idlib was destroyed this morning in airstrikes,' said Mirella Hodeib, a press offer at MSF in Beirut. MSF said 40,000 people would be cut off from access to medical services as a result of the latest strikes on the hospital in Idlib. Three MSF-supported hospitals were recently damaged in Aleppo. EPA/SAM TAYLOR / MSF / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Death toll rises to 45 in typhoon-hit Philippines

Dec 20, 2015 - 5:33 PM

After two successive storms some towns remain flooded and it is uncertain if evacuees can spend Christmas at home

ISIS executes 3,500 in Syria since declaring 'caliphate': monitor

Nov 29, 2015 - 9:47 PM

Nearly 2 000 civilians are among those executed

LOST. An image grab taken from a video made available by Jihadist media outlet Welayat Homs on July 4, 2015 allegedly shows 25 Syrian government soldiers kneeling in front of, what appears to be children or teenagers wearing desert camouflage, in the ancient amphitheater in the city of Palmyra, ahead of being executed. Photo from AFP / HO / Welayat Homs

The wRap Indonesia: Haze death toll doubles, Indonesia rises in ease of doing business rankings

Oct 29, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include desperate residents fighting forest fires themselves and the Washington Post mistaking the Indonesian defense minister for President Joko Widodo

HAZE VICTIM. Kristian in Palangkaraya is one of many people suffering from the haze. Photo by Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

Death toll from haze nearly doubles

Oct 28, 2015 - 2:07 PM

The number of dead climbs from 10 to 19

HAZE VICTIM. Kristian in Palangkaraya is one of many people suffering from the haze. Photo by Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

Typhoon Lando, 2016 presidential bets, nuclear deal | 6PM wRap

Oct 22, 2015 - 6:52 PM

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The wRap Indonesia: Castration for pedophiles, greenhouse gases from forest fires

Oct 22, 2015 - 7:07 AM

Other news include the new hajj stampede death toll and the human trafficking crisis in Southeast Asia

UNA senate slate, Chinese consul shot, Typhoon Lando | 6PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:35 PM

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Typhoon Lando, Leyte's hospital supplies, PH vs China | 12PM wRap

Oct 20, 2015 - 12:58 PM

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Foreign death tolls show stampede worst disaster in hajj history

Oct 14, 2015 - 11:31 PM

The death toll has risen to at least 1 636 with many more unaccounted for

WORST EVER. A pilgrim walks amid the bodies of some of the pilgrims killed in a stampede in the Mina neighborhood of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Photo by EPA

Foreign toll figures show hajj tragedy deadliest in history

Oct 11, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Hundreds of pilgrims are also not been accounted for following the September 24 stampede at the hajj

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesian experts in Saudi, new mammal discovered

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the importance of Indonesia for the Trans Pacific Partnership Indonesia s defense of its haze fighting efforts and Malaysia s sanctions from FIFA

DEAL SEALED. Trade ministers from the twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries participate in the closing press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 5, 2015. Erik S Lesser/EPA

Indonesian forensic experts help identify hajj victims

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:28 PM

About 25 Indonesians are still missing from last month s stampede in Mecca

VICTIMS. Members of the Saudi emergency services line up the bodies of some of those killed in a stampede in Mecca. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Missing plane, Rohingya sexual assault claims

Oct 05, 2015 - 6:00 AM

A passenger plane is missing two days after it lost contact with air traffic control police say sexual assault allegations by Rohingya women are false and other top stories from Indonesia and around the world

The wRap Indonesia: Jokowi won't apologize, Japan angry about railway bidding

Oct 02, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The President says the government won t apologize for the mass killings in the 1960s Japan is angered by Indonesia s ambiguous bidding process and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Indonesians, hundreds others still missing after hajj stampede

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:04 AM

The missing includes 74 from Indonesia the world s largest Muslim populated nation where the official death toll reached 59

SORROW. Families of missing pilgrims comfort each other after their loved ones have yet to surface after the hajj stampede. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Palace probes farmer murder, economic stimulus

Sep 30, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The Palace vows to probe the murder of a farmer the government announces its newest economic stimulus and other top stories from here and around the world

Seattle tour bus that killed Indonesian student didn't undergo repair

Sep 29, 2015 - 8:42 AM

The National Transportation Safety Board releases its findings about the bus as a 5th foreign student injured in the crash died over the weekend

BUS CRASH. A bus crash in Seattle between a school bus and a tour bus kills 4 students. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:07 AM

A farmer killed for protesting sand mining is allegedly not the first one murdered Go Jek CEO and Founder Nadiem Makarim talks to Rappler about Go Mart and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Ucapan dukacita jaringan Gusdurian atas meninggalnya Salim Kancil. Foto dari Twitter @AlissaWahid

Indonesian death toll from Hajj stampede rises to 120

Sep 26, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Indonesia the world s most populous Muslim majority country initially indicated only a handful of its citizens died in the stampede but the death toll crept up over the weeks

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

Piles of bodies at Hajj stampede: What happened? Who's to blame?

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Witnesses blame the authorities saying police were not properly trained and lacked the language skills for communicating with foreign pilgrims adding there was no crowd control

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

Pulse Asia survey, LP eyes Cayetano, Hajj stampede | 12PM wRap

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:21 PM

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