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AMMAN - Jordan said on Sunday it was still ready to hand over a jailed Iraqi militant to Islamic State in a swap deal if a captured Jordanian pilot was released even after a second Japanese hostage was beheaded by the hardline group.
Jordan vowed Sunday to do all it could to save an airman held by the Islamic State group after the jihadists killed a Japanese journalist they had been holding.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters will rally on Hong Kong's streets Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.
A grieving Philippine National Police-Special Action Force trooper on Sunday spit back the famous words of the late Sen. Ninoy Aquino in his dismay at the deaths of 44 of his comrades in a firefight in Mamasapano town in Maguindanao.
Malacañang on Sunday denied a news report that Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Teresita Deles stopped President Benigno Aquino III from sending reinforcements to help government troops who were trapped in a firefight with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members and Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Maguindanao last week.
Despite the loss of 44 men of the elite Philippine National Police-Special Action Force, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas comforted the rest of the unit by saying their comrades did not die in vain.