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(Placename) an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. Pop: 87 998 (2000). Area: 893 sq km (345 sq miles)
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an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. 237,683; 345 sq. mi. (894 sq. km).
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The Philippine National Police (PNP) said the Indonesian National Police's findings will hasten the investigation on the bombing of a cathedral in Jolo, Sulu in January which killed 22 people.
Jolo Magcalayo capped an impressive debut in the 41st edition of the prestigious North and South Junior Championship as he finished a very strong second in the premier boys' 15-18 Division.
Actor-turned-public servant Jolo Revilla refused to confirm that he is set to marry beauty queen Angelica Alita in December.
Jolo cathedral marks 40th day since deadly blasts !-- -- John Unson ( - March 11, 2019 - 2:38pm COTABATO CITY, Philippines Catholics on Sunday marked the 40th day since the deadly bombing of the cathedral in Jolo town in Sulu.
JOLO, Philippines Two bombs minutes apart tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 20 people and wounding 111 others during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
Summary: Jolo [Philippines], Jan 28 (ANI): At least 20 people were killed while 111 others sustained injuries after two blasts tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Philippines' isle of Jolo on Sunday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- More than 20 people were killed and over a dozen others injured in two bomb attacks targeting a church in Jolo province, southern Philippines, a military official said Sunday.
The first blast happened as Sunday Mass was being celebrated at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants are active.
Jolo, Jumada II 8, 1439, Feb 24, 2018, SPA -- At least 29 detainees escaped from a jail in the southern Philippines on Saturday when a guard briefly left his post, but 17 of them were immediately captured when law enforcers fired warning shots, police said.
Ahmad Jassim al Jolo. According to Jolo, there will always be a demand for engineers for these mega projects involving the development of railways, the expansion of the airport and the port, drainage networks, bridges and tunnels extending to the outskirts of Doha.
Manila: Two people were wounded and escaped death when a grenade exploded in front of a Catholic cathedral in Jolo, southern Philippines, sources said.