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Duterte seeks to extend martial law amid end of year

Duterte declared military rule over Mindanao on May 23, after rebels from the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups took over parts of Marawi City.

18 Jul 2017 1:20 PM

Duterte says siege may end soon but ISIS threat will persist

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Padilla said 381 militants, 90 soldiers and policemen and 39 civilians have been killed in the fighting.

11 Jul 2017 6:28 PM

Rodrigo Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

The charter allows Supreme Court to review the factual basis for proclaiming martial law which is limited to an initial period of 60 days.

02 Jul 2017 10:44 AM

Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

President Duterte declared martial law across Mindanao on May 23 immediately after fighters flying the IS flag rampaged through Marawi.

21 Jun 2017 3:52 PM

About 200 gunmen attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

Chief Inspector Realan Mamon could not confirm if students or teachers were being held hostage.

21 Jun 2017 8:34 AM

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Philippines casino attack: Police identify gunman

The casino's CCTV showed the gunman firing shots at the ceiling and setting gaming tables ablaze.

04 Jun 2017 10:17 AM

36 killed after gunman attacks Philippines casino

Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said that none of the dead bodies had gunshot wounds.

02 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Gunman kills himself after suspected robbery in Philippines casino: police

Police said it appeared the suspect had killed himself after firing at armed officers searching the still-smoking building.

02 Jun 2017 8:26 AM

Duterte 'jokes', says will claim responsibility for rapes committed by army

Duterte is known for his informal, no-nonsense style and his speeches are often loaded with threats and jokes about taboo subjects.

27 May 2017 3:52 PM

Gunmen in Philippines take 14 people on hostages, including priest

Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.

24 May 2017 3:47 PM

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Philippine lawmakers kill impeachment case against Duterte

The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives said there was insufficient substance to proceed.

15 May 2017 3:58 PM

32-yr-old Filipino woman chops off 'womaniser' husband's penis

Physicians also said in a statement that because the major nerve has been detached, tissue from the part cut off had already died.

28 Apr 2017 3:09 PM

Phillipines’ president Duterte says he can ‘eat’ terrorists caught alive by his troops

He ordered troops to kill fleeing Muslim militants behind a foiled attack in the central resort province of Bohol.

24 Apr 2017 8:01 AM

Russian ships dock as Duterte changes course

The schedule includes activities with the flagship vessel of the Russian Pacific fleet, plus a Russian concert in a park.

21 Apr 2017 1:56 AM

At least 25 dead as Philippine bus plunges into ravine

In one of the deadliest vehicle accidents in the country in recent years, most of the other passengers were seriously injured.

18 Apr 2017 2:04 PM

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Philippines: Troops killed militant blamed for beheadings

Five other Abu Sayyaf gunmen were killed in the fighting Tuesday, along with four soldiers and policemen.

12 Apr 2017 11:08 AM

5 dead as militants attack Philippine tourist island: army

The incursion would be the first on a major Philippine tourist destination in recent years by the Abu Sayyaf group.

11 Apr 2017 12:57 PM

Duterte lashes out at EU critics, threatens to 'slap' them

More than 8,000 people have been killed since Duterte took power on June 30 last year.

01 Apr 2017 8:29 PM

Filipino stayed on rain, fish for 2 months before being rescued

While drifting at sea in their tiny boat, Omongos said he and his uncle struggled to catch fish and waited for rain to drink.

30 Mar 2017 8:29 PM

Philippines' Duterte says 'brutal' war on drugs to go on

Rights groups say many of the deaths were assassinations of drugs users with police complicity.

19 Mar 2017 9:15 PM

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