Jim Gomez and Ryan Lucas Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said on Sunday.
Amy Teibel Israel said it had shot down an unmanned aircraft over the Golan Heights as uncertainty over the Syrian-Israeli frontier and the fate of 44 Fijian peacekeepers mounted.
Rosemarie Francisco Thousands of people in the Philippines fled from their homes on Tuesday as the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year made landfall, toppling trees and cutting power as it made its way...
Manila has protested against Beijing's blockade of civilian supply ships in disputed waters of the South China Sea, saying China's latest actions "constitute a clear and urgent threat to the rights...
Manuel Mogato The Philippines air-dropped food and water to soldiers posted on a grounded transport ship on a disputed South China Sea shoal, after China blocked two supply ships from reaching the troops, a senior...
Philippine authorities strengthened security at Manila's airport after a town mayor and three others were shot dead in an ambush at the terminal.
Dozens of people were hurt during clashes with riot police, triggered by the demolition of a squatter settlement to make room for business developments in suburban Quezon city, Manila.
Martin Fackler TOKYO: In a sign of how China's rise has helped turn wartime foes into allies, Japan and the Philippines have agreed to co-operate more closely on maritime security.
Jason Gutierrez More than 200,000 flood-battered residents of the Philippine capital fled their homes on Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have killed eight people, submerged more than half of Manila.
MANILA: Relentless rains have submerged half of the Philippine capital and triggered a landslide that killed eight people.
Police storm a bus where a former policeman was holding a group of Hong Kong tourists, killing him but unable to save all of the hostages.
Avi Ohayon All the Philippine UN peacekeepers trapped by Islamist militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights have been freed and moved to a secure place, the United Nations and the Philippines said.
David Tweed and Sangwon Yoon China has rebuffed a US proposal for countries to refrain from "provocative" acts in the South China Sea as growing tensions over disputed territorial claims dominated an ASEAN meeting of regional...
China's death toll from Typhoon Rammasun has risen to 16 after the strongest storm to hit China in four decades buffeted large areas of 15 southern provinces.
Lindsay Murdoch Embarrassed about being caught out lying, Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio aggressively pushed his hand up and stormed out of an interview in a Philippine jail.
A Philippine city is offering bounties for dead rats in an effort to prevent a repeat of a deadly epidemic spread by rodent urine.
David Brunnstrom US Secretary of State John Kerry, at a meeting with Southeast Asian nations this weekend, will press for a voluntary freeze on actions aggravating territorial disputes in the South China Sea, in...
Lindsay Murdoch Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio is likely to be deported from the Philippines to Australia within days after police found no evidence linking him to terror groups in the country.
Lindsay Murdoch In remote Philippine villages and impoverished urban areas increasing numbers of children, including toddlers, are being forced to perform sex acts that are streamed online to paedophiles around the...
Lindsay Murdoch The first typhoon of the year smashed into the Philippines with winds gusts up to 185 kilometres per hour, killing at least five people.