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    Pope to visit Sri Lanka, Philippines Jan. 12-19

    The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:21 AM

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    UN humanitarian chief calls for aid revamp

    The U.N.'s top humanitarian official called Thursday for major changes in the delivery of relief, as funding falls short because of a growing number of conflicts and disasters.

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:22 PM

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    Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines, spares Manila

    A typhoon that barreled through the northern Philippines left at least 38 people dead and knocked out power in entire provinces and forced more than half a million people to flee its lethal wind and rains, officials said Thursday.

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 11:28 PM

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    Typhoon shifts slightly from Manila, leaves 1 dead

    Typhoon Rammasun strengthened overnight, leaving at least one person dead and knocking out power in many areas, but its fierce wind shifted slightly Wednesday to spare the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely populated northern provinces from...

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 5:37 AM

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    Ask Amy: Celebrate the holiday through generosity

    Dear Readers: This is my favorite time of year. I love how the twinkle lights and dancing candy canes push the winter gloom away. Most importantly, the holiday season is a time to revive and remember the annual idea that a miracle is somehow jus...

    Monday, December 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM

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    At a hospital, typhoon survivors face quiet despair

    TACLOBAN, the Philippines - Richard Pulga, a 27-year-old farmer with thick black hair and a gentle manner, has been lying on a hard steel bed in a dark hallway of the main hospital here since Saturday with a shattered lower right leg, abdominal ...

    Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM

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    How big was Haiyan? Depends who you ask

    You might have seen this tweet: "A storm the size of Typhoon #Haiyan would cover nearly the entire continental U.S."

    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:00 AM

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    Survivors of Philippines typhoon strip stores

    CEBU, Philippines — Three days after one of the most powerful storms ever to buffet the Philippines, the scale of the devastation and the desperation of the survivors were slowly coming into view.

    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:00 AM

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    Unable to stop land grab, Chinese farmer set self afire

    After years of protesting plans to demolish his house to make way for a vocational university center, Wang Jiazheng's fight came to this: standing on his roof with a bottle of gasoline. As the teeth of a green excavator moved closer to his ...

    Friday, May 27, 2011 at 1:35 PM

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