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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

President Duterte pledges to rebuild ISIS-infested Philippines city

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

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

13 Philippine marines killed in gunbattles with Islamist militants in Marawi

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

Long battle feared as militants hold on in Philippine city

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

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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

Philippines: Military airstrike kills 11 soldiers, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

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

Philippines: 129 people, including 89 extremists dead in clashes

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

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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

Philippine President Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

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

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

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

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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

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

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