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  • Marwan’s calls tapped

    Marwan’s calls tapped

    General: Wife as ‘tracer’ led to his precise location

    SUSPENDED national police chief Alan Purisima and US troops used Marwan’s wife as a “tracer” to pinpoint the precise location of the world’s most wanted terrorist, a police general privy to the ongoing probe of the Mamasapano massacre said Sunday. Purisima The general identified...
  • Palace: Stay calm

    Palace: Stay calm

    But lawmakers warn of ‘political unrest’

    STAY calm and look at the bigger picture. This was how Presidential Communications Sec. Herminio Coloma Jr. downplayed reports of military and political unrest following the botched Palace operation that resulted  in the death of 44 police commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Home is the hero. Policemen...
  • Coup rumors spread; troops ‘unhappy’

    Coup rumors spread; troops...

    RUMORS of troop movements and calls for mass actions among the religious and civil society groups gripped the country on Friday, following the death of 44 members of the elite Special Action Force in a botched operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Talks of impending political unrest began to circulate after...
  • US gave PNoy intel  on wanted terrorist

    US gave PNoy intel on wanted...

    Purisima verified location of target before SAF raid

    THE US government provided President Benigno Aquino III with “actionable intelligence” to pin down the precise location of Malaysian terrorist and bomb expert Marwan, a police general told the Manila Standard Thursday. The US used drones and satellites in its intelligence gathering while suspended...
  • New impeach bid looms

    New impeach bid looms

    ‘Aquino has to be held accountable’

    MEMBERS of the Makabayan Bloc on Wednesday warned that President Aquino III would likely face an impeachment complaint over the Mamasapano massacre if investigations proved he had a direct hand in the operation that resulted in the killing of 44 members of the PNP-Special Action Force on Sunday. ACT Teachers...

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US gave PNoy intel on wanted terrorist

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Aquino hit for skipping arrival honors

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Junjun held, then sent home again

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Betrayal of trust seen as basis for impeachment

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DNA testing of Marwan remains sent stateside

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FVR blasts Aquino’s lack of resolve in failed raid

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