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
The declaration of martial law is the subject of petitions at the Supreme Court questioning the necessity and factual basis for it.
21 Jun 2017 2:53 PM
Chief Inspector Realan Mamon could not confirm if students or teachers were being held hostage.
21 Jun 2017 8:34 AM
The fresh casualties brought to 58 the number of government troops killed in the fighting, Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera said.
10 Jun 2017 1:26 PM
Two weeks after gunmen waving black flags of the Islamic State (ISIS) group rampaged through the Muslim city of Marawi.
08 Jun 2017 1:52 AM
The casino's CCTV showed the gunman firing shots at the ceiling and setting gaming tables ablaze.
04 Jun 2017 10:17 AM
Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said that none of the dead bodies had gunshot wounds.
02 Jun 2017 9:33 AM
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
Military spokesman Brig Gen Restituto Padilla said a Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi city.
01 Jun 2017 9:39 AM
Military spokesman Restituto Padilla said that 960 civilians have been rescued, and an estimated 1,000 residents remain trapped in Marawi.
31 May 2017 2:29 PM
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
The raid went awry and gunmen swept through the streets, fending off government forces and taking over large parts of the city.
26 May 2017 8:56 PM
Islamist militants have threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces unleashed against them are not recalled.
24 May 2017 3:47 PM
The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives said there was insufficient substance to proceed.
15 May 2017 3:58 PM
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
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
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
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
Five other Abu Sayyaf gunmen were killed in the fighting Tuesday, along with four soldiers and policemen.
12 Apr 2017 11:08 AM
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