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Gunman torches Philippine casino, killing at least 36 people

A gunman burst into a casino in the Philippine capital on Friday, setting gaming tables alight and killing at least 36 people who suffocated in thick smoke, in an attack claimed by Islamic State but which officials believe was a botched robbery.

02 Jun 2017,

Shark Week Special: Best Places to Swim With Sharks

Megalodon may be extinct, but other sharks have been making headlines lately.

17 Aug 2013,

Philippines, Typhoon Bopha: 52 Dead and Four Missing

Typhoon Bopha, the most powerful of the year in the Philippines'', made Tuesday at least 52 people dead and four missing in the extreme south of the country, a region swept by winds and flooded by torrential rain have announced local officials and television.

05 Dec 2012,

More Than 1 Million Battle Deadly Floods in Manila

More than one million people in and around the Philippine capital battled deadly floods Wednesday amid relentless monsoon rains, with neck-deep waters trapping slum dwellers and the wealthy on roofs.

11 Aug 2012,

Philippines: Manila Flooded by Monsoon

The monsoon rains that fell in recent days on the Philippines have drowned half the capital Manila, paralyzed transportation, offices and schools, and killed 68 people across the country, according to revised figures announced on Tuesday 7 August.

08 Aug 2012,