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2009-06-03 11:28:00

BRUSSELS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is pleased to share today the release of Mr.

2006-04-29 03:51:54

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine soldiers arrested a Muslim militant, suspected of taking part in the beheading of an American tourist in 2001, during a raid on rebel hideout in the south, an army general said on Saturday.

2005-08-27 20:44:33

MANILA (Reuters) - Some 24 people were wounded when a powerful explosion ripped through the passenger section of a ferry on Basilan island in the southwestern Philippines, an army general said on Sunday.


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2006-12-27 15:11:40

The Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta; also known as mawmag in Cebuano/Visayan) is an endangered tarsier species endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly in the provinces of Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao, Philippines. Its geographic range also includes Maripipi Island, Siargao Island, Basilan Island and Dinagat Island. Tarsiers have also been reported in Sarangani, although they may be different subspecies. Morphology...

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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.