The Philippine army suffered heavy loses during a daylong …

voanews.com schreibt weiter: The Philippine military said Sunday that 18 of its soldiers were killed and more than 50 others were wounded in a 10-hour firefight with Abu Sayyaf extremists in the southwestern island province of Basilan A military spokesman said at least five militants died and 20 others were wounded in Saturday's fighting . Philippine Fighting Leaves 18 Soldiers, 5 Militants Dead. He said the dead included a Moroccan national. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that an entire military platoon "was wiped out" and that four of the soldiers weiterlesen ...

voanews.com meldet: During an upcoming trip to Asia, U S Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit sites in the Philippines where the U S . CNN: Carter to Visit Site Near Archipelago Claimed by China. plans to station troops, including one base close to the disputed South China Sea. CNN reported Saturday that the secretary would visit the base about 160 kilometers (about 100 miles) from the Spratly Islands archipelago, which China claims. But Carter will not visit the key player in the dispute, China. He had accepted an invitation to visit Beijing after he met with weiterlesen ...

Dazu schreibt washingtonpost.com weiter: At least 18 soldiers were killed in fierce daylong fighting with Islamic extremists in the southern Philippines on Saturday in the largest single-day government combat loss this year, officials said . 18 Filipino soldiers killed in daylong clash with militants. weiterlesen ...

Dazu meldet voanews.com weiter: A parachute jump turned fatal for a Philippine parachutist taking part in a joint military exercise with the United States, the two allies said Friday The soldier “accidentally dropped into the sea" near Subic airport due to wind drag, a Philippine military statement said Both the United States and Philippines are investigating the incident, which occurred Thursday “The safety of all the participants is a priority,” Captain Alex Lim, U S . Philippine Soldier Dies in Joint US Military Exercises. spokesperson for the joint weiterlesen ...

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