A massive earthquake has killed at least 70 people across the central Philippines, and injured scores more. The 7.1 magnitude quake centered 33 kilometers south of Bohol Island, a popular vacation spot for tourists.
Philippine army chiefs have said they killed a key commander of the Islamist Abu Sayyaf terrorist group following clashes on Bohol island. The militant group was blamed for the beheading of a German sailor in March.
Three earthquakes in 20 minutes caused landslides and building damage although no injuries were reported. Social media users shared images of the effects of the tremors.
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake in the Philippines has killed several people after it hit an impoverished part of the country's south. Damaged and collapsing infrastructure has hindered emergency response measures.
President Duterte has said that his government may need to extend its bloody anti-drug campaign for six more months. But the crackdown could be harming HIV interventions for injecting drug users. Ana P. Santos reports.
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