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Cagayan de Oro : Philippines | over 1 year ago  
Typhoon Pablo (or Bopha) has left the southern Philippines with millions in property damages, buried homes and families due to landslides, and hundreds of people missing. At least...
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Reuters | over 1 year ago
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      News 24 | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      United Press International | over 1 year ago
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      NewKerala | over 1 year ago
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      Epoch Times | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Channel NewsAsia | over 1 year ago
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      Al Jazeera | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      China Post | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      United Press International | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
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      NewKerala | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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      GMA News | over 1 year ago
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      NewKerala | over 1 year ago
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  • Typhoon Bopha: Philippines Storm Kills 238

      Sky News | over 1 year ago
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      USA Today | over 1 year ago
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      United Press International | over 1 year ago
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      Qatar English Daily | over 1 year ago
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  • The Philippines: Typhoon brings fierce winds, rain

      Christian Science Monitor | over 1 year ago
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  • More than 100 dead in Philippine typhoon

      The Boston Globe | over 1 year ago
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      Inquirer.net | over 1 year ago
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