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AllAfrica.com
It's Unwise for MPs to Antagonise the Mediaarms of government, is instead escalating punishment of the media for being the
It's Unwise for MPs to Antagonise the Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
arms of government, is instead escalating punishment of the media for being the people's watch dog! In The Friends of Voltaire, Evelyn Beatrice Hall wrote the phrase "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to... Read more
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The Manila Times
US sends contingent for bilateral trainingrotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base in April 2016, following a join
US sends contingent for bilateral training
The Manila Times / Posted 23 hours ago
rotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base in April 2016, following a joint announcement by then Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter that highlighted several initiatives aimed to reinforce the ties... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US sends Air Contingent to PH for bilateral training missionsread. The first rotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base was held last
US sends Air Contingent to PH for bilateral training missions
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
read. The first rotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base was held last April 2016 after then Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and US Defense Secretary Ash Carter emphasized initiatives to reinforce the partnership of the two countries.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PAF in the market for PHP12.8-M worth of UH-IH sparesand two Italian AW-109E attack choppers were unveiled by the Philippine Air For
PAF in the market for PHP12.8-M worth of UH-IH spares
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
and two Italian AW-109E attack choppers were unveiled by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin christening with champagne one of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) newest acquisitions at the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pat answersright questions. And this takes harder work and efforts but this is the way it
Pat answers
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
right questions. And this takes harder work and efforts but this is the way it should be. Even the famed French philosopher Voltaire says: “Judge a man by his questions than by his answers.” Ever wondered why Jesus Christ would answer a question by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sunil Sethi: 'Ye gods, what have we done to deserve this…''Ye gods, what have we done to deserve this…'"He has turned war into a national
Sunil Sethi: 'Ye gods, what have we done to deserve this…'
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
'Ye gods, what have we done to deserve this…'"He has turned war into a national industry," said the French philosopher Voltaire of his friend and patron King Frederick of Prussia after the two had a bad falling out. For years Voltaire tried to... Read more
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The North West Star
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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The Courier
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Western Advocate
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Manning River Times
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island homejust 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its res
Ile Saint Louis, Paris: My island home
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 minutes to virtually every Paris landmark? Over the centuries, its residents have included such diverse types as Voltaire, Charles Baudelaire, Camille Claudel, Georges Pompidou – and more recently, Jodie Foster. It's also where Queen... Read more
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Reuters
French women's ready-to-wear companies pin hopes on exportsGrau, the federation's secretary general. The federation, whose members includ
French women's ready-to-wear companies pin hopes on exports
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Grau, the federation's secretary general. The federation, whose members include fashion brands such as Zadig & Voltaire, René Derhy, Zapa, Bérénice, Gérard Darel, Anne Fontaine and Cotélac, did not give a forecast for the full... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Charter requires patrolling of EEZUS Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conferen
Charter requires patrolling of EEZ
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then-Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that US ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
7d
The Irish Times
Is there any such thing as an ethical steak?World Vegetarian Day event on Sunday, October 2nd at St Andrew’s Resource Centr
Is there any such thing as an ethical steak?
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
World Vegetarian Day event on Sunday, October 2nd at St Andrew’s Resource Centre, 114 Pearse St, Dublin 2. vegetarian.ie Have you any advice for shteak-loving Irish? Voltaire replies: “We must cultivate our garden.” philosophy@iris... Read more
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Gamasutra
My God, it's full of stars: Event[0] 's AI is a near masterpiecea hold on our imaginations to match its immense gravity. That sci-fi well of so
My God, it's full of stars: Event[0] 's AI is a near masterpiece
Gamasutra / Posted 7 days ago
a hold on our imaginations to match its immense gravity. That sci-fi well of souls has provided inspiration to many, from Voltaire to Clarke to the Wachowski Sisters. Now Paris-based Ocelot Society has dipped its brush into that warm palette to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bullet for drug suspect kills trike driveron July 23 by members of the Makati City Police Community Precinct 9. Accordin
Bullet for drug suspect kills trike driver
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
on July 23 by members of the Makati City Police Community Precinct 9. According to the investigation report of PO3 Voltaire Esguerra, the police were patrolling Barangay Pembo when they saw four men in a dark portion of Escuela Street. Two... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trike driver killed by bullet intended for man linked to drugsof illegal drugs on July 23 by members of the Makati City Police Community Prec
Trike driver killed by bullet intended for man linked to drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
of illegal drugs on July 23 by members of the Makati City Police Community Precinct 9. The investigation report of PO3 Voltaire Esguerra stated that the police were patrolling Barangay Pembo when they saw four men in a dark portion of Escuela... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Are You Ready for the 2017 Recession?clans…and their ideas. Some people think that even an idea as abstract as ‘fre
Are You Ready for the 2017 Recession?
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 8 days ago
clans…and their ideas. Some people think that even an idea as abstract as ‘freedom of speech’ is worth dying for. It was Voltaire who said: ‘I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.’ Most people jump on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
AYFL Cougars stun defending Super Bowl champsI just concentrated on hiking the ball," Smith said. "This was a fun win and we
AYFL Cougars stun defending Super Bowl champs
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
I just concentrated on hiking the ball," Smith said. "This was a fun win and we are a very good team." Running back Devin Voltaire, also 9, had a busy and productive day in the backfield as he accounted for both Cougars' touchdowns. The Margate... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Want to talk about the issues? Don’t spit in our facesall kinds of speech — “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the d
Want to talk about the issues? Don’t spit in our faces
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
all kinds of speech — “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” (and that wasn’t Voltaire) — even the speech you don’t like, and certainly the speech with which you don’t agree. That’s what freedom of... Read more
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News.com.au
Haiti ex-leader Aristide faints at rallyHaitien when he collapsed. Aides carried the 63-year-old Aristide offstage bef
Haiti ex-leader Aristide faints at rally
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Haitien when he collapsed. Aides carried the 63-year-old Aristide offstage before driving him away from the event. Leslie Voltaire, a top Narcisse advisor, said by telephone he was on his way to see Aristide, who had suffered an issue with his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Haitian President Aristide collapses at rally, said to be fineHaitien when he collapsed. Aides carried the 63-year-old Aristide offstage bef
Former Haitian President Aristide collapses at rally, said to be fine
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Haitien when he collapsed. Aides carried the 63-year-old Aristide offstage before driving him away from the event. Leslie Voltaire, a top Narcisse advisor, said by telephone he was on his way to see Aristide, who had suffered an issue with his... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Towards an independent foreign policy for RPThis means the US-RP joint patrols announced last April by US Defense Secretary
Towards an independent foreign policy for RP
Bulatlat.com / Posted 10 days ago
This means the US-RP joint patrols announced last April by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and then Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin will not be continued. The disentangling from joint patrols with the US is just one practical manifestation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Towards an independent foreign policy for RPThis means the US-RP joint patrols announced last April by US Defense Secretary
Towards an independent foreign policy for RP
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
This means the US-RP joint patrols announced last April by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and then Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin will not be continued. The disentangling from joint patrols with the US is just one practical manifestation... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalNo. 158-2016, Gerardo Paguio Jr. was named executive judge, Arlene Catherine Da
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
No. 158-2016, Gerardo Paguio Jr. was named executive judge, Arlene Catherine Dato as 1 st vice executive judge, and Cenon Voltaire Repollo, 2 nd vice executive judge. The AO was issued �in the interest of an effective administration of justice�,... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD approves sewage business planof others to the sewage treatment board. “It’s often said that perfect is the
CRD approves sewage business plan
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
of others to the sewage treatment board. “It’s often said that perfect is the enemy of the good,” Jensen said, quoting Voltaire. “I see this as a good plan. It is reasonable, it is balanced and I think it recognizes the need to offset some of... Read more
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Oak Bay News
CRD approves sewage business planof others to the sewage treatment board. “It’s often said that perfect is the
CRD approves sewage business plan
Oak Bay News / Posted 12 days ago
of others to the sewage treatment board. “It’s often said that perfect is the enemy of the good,” Jensen said, quoting Voltaire. “I see this as a good plan. It is reasonable, it is balanced and I think it recognizes the need to offset some of... Read more
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CBS News
As Obama pivots to Asia, is regional ally pivoting to China?U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news confer
As Obama pivots to Asia, is regional ally pivoting to China?
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that U.S. ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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The New Statesman
Tom Holland: Why I was wrong about Christianitywhich most of its greatest figures had been born – increasingly came to seem to
Tom Holland: Why I was wrong about Christianity
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
which most of its greatest figures had been born – increasingly came to seem to me unsustainable. “Every sensible man,” Voltaire wrote, “every honourable man, must hold the Christian sect in horror.” Rather than acknowledge that his ethical... Read more
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Aliran Online
Money, the common 'religion'they stand for. Otherwise, they lose the very integrity they are supposed to es
Money, the common 'religion'
Aliran Online / Posted 13 days ago
they stand for. Otherwise, they lose the very integrity they are supposed to espouse. Soon everything is tolerated. As Voltaire so rightly said, “when it is a question of money everyone is of the same religion.” Perhaps this is the glue that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte rejects joint patrols, eyes China weaponsUS Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conferen
Duterte rejects joint patrols, eyes China weapons
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that US ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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Orange County Register
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejects joint patrols, eyes China weaponsU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news confer
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejects joint patrols, eyes China weapons
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that U.S. ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotter27 out of a Lexus SUV in the northeast lot (adjacent to the parking lot) at Riv
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
27 out of a Lexus SUV in the northeast lot (adjacent to the parking lot) at Rivers Casino, 3000 S. River Road. • Edwin A. Voltaire, 36, of the 700 block of South River Road, Des Plaines, was arrested around 11:10 p.m. Sept. 4 on the 600 block of... Read more
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FOX News
Philippine leader rejects joint patrols, eyes China weaponsU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news confer
Philippine leader rejects joint patrols, eyes China weapons
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that U.S. ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Philippine leader rejects joint patrolsU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news confer
Philippine leader rejects joint patrols
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that U.S. ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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News.com.au
Duterte looks at Chinese defence equipmentUS Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conferen
Duterte looks at Chinese defence equipment
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter disclosed for the first time in a news conference with then Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin that US ships had carried out sea patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, a somewhat rare... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippinesabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then-defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin said, this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros Orientalabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then Defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin said this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but... Read more
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dna
Why Kashmiris would be better off rejecting separatists and accepting the Indian statein the Valley cannot be wiped out easily, we have to start building bridges at
Why Kashmiris would be better off rejecting separatists and accepting the Indian state
dna / Posted 14 days ago
in the Valley cannot be wiped out easily, we have to start building bridges at some point. In 1759, French philosopher Voltaire, the most wrongly-quoted individual after Rumi and Kalam, wrote a satirical novella called Candide: or, The... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippinesabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then-defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin said this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but... Read more
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Raw Story
Philippine President Duterte orders US military advisers out of southern part of the countryabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Philippine President Duterte orders US military advisers out of southern part of the country
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then-defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin said this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but... Read more
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International Business Times
President Duterte kicks out US troops battling Muslim extremists in southern Philippinesthat previously 500-600 US personnel were rotated through the Mindanao region b
President Duterte kicks out US troops battling Muslim extremists in southern Philippines
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
that previously 500-600 US personnel were rotated through the Mindanao region but two years ago, the then defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin was reported to have said that this would be cut back to 200. Meanwhile local officials in the region have... Read more
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Raw Story
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippinesabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then-defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin said this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippinesabout 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, the
Duterte orders US advisers out of southern Philippines
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 days ago
about 500-600 US personnel rotated through the Mindanao region but in 2014, then-defence secretary Voltaire Gazmin said this would be cut back to 200. Duterte did not specify when or how many Americans would be expelled but... Read more
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