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Military on alert as Philippine kidnap deadline up

Philippine security forces were on stand-by on Tuesday for a possible rescue mission after a ransom deadline expired for the release of two television journalists held captive by Islamic militants. Local media reported that the kidnappers, members of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group, had scrapped the noon (0400 GMT) deadline for the payment of 15 million pesos ($338,000). Full Story

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