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Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

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LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption.

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Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano on Tuesday in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety and prompted police to set up checkpoints to stop tourists from getting too close.

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Why Rappler is raising Philippine press freedom fears

Added: 17.01.2018 11:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision to revoke news site Rappler's licence ignites a debate about Philippine press freedom.

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Philippine volcano 'fireworks' draw tourists as residents flee

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Spectacular lava "fireworks" shooting from its crater are drawing tourists to the Philippines' most active volcano, authorities said Tuesday as scientists warned of a potential dangerous eruption within days. Lava spurting from Mayon volcano lit up the sky overnight Monday in what scientists said was a sign of increasing activity that prompted official calls for evacuation of areas under threat from a major eruption.

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Philippine online news site critical of Duterte ordered shut

Added: 17.01.2018 10:00 | 0 views | 0 comments


MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte, a move media watchdogs said is an act to muzzle the free press.

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Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated

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LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive.

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Philippine province declares 'calamity' as volcano lava spreads

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A central Philippine province declared a state of calamity on Tuesday as a volcano spewed lava that reached the limits of a six-km radius no-go zone and spread ash on nearby farming villages. Mount Mayon, a volcano in Albay province in the coconut-growing central Bicol region, has been erupting since Saturday and the number of people fleeing their homes had more than doubled on Tuesday to about 25,000, said Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council gave a smaller estimate, saying there were close to 22,000 evacuees.

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Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

Added: 17.01.2018 6:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption.

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Mount Mayon update: Eruption emits stunning light show as it forces 34,000 to evacuate

Added: 17.01.2018 5:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

A STUNNING light show was emitted from the Philippines’ Mount Mayon volcano as it continued to erupt, spewing out lava which has poured more than four miles from the crater, it has been revealed.

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12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

Added: 17.01.2018 4:24 | 0 views | 0 comments


Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of a rumbling Philippine volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a "quiet eruption", warning it could lead to a hazardous explosion within days. Lava was slowly flowing out of the Mayon volcano's crater along with a spectacular 1,000-metre (3,280-foot) ash plume rising into the sky, the nation's volcanology institute said. It may escalate into a hazardous eruption," Paul Alanis, science research specialist at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), told AFP.

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