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Philippine army seizes 3 militants after fatal clash

Suspected members of Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf captured amid operation in troubled southern Basilan By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – Three suspected members of...

Philippine leader visits south after fatal clash

Benigno Aquino III visits dozens of hospitalized troops, families of 18 soldiers killed in 10-hour fighting with Abu Sayyaf By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines...

UPDATE 2- Philippines confirms 18 troops killed in 10-hour clash

Another 53 soldiers wounded in clash that killed 5 Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf members, including Moroccan national UPDATES TO ADD COMMENTS TO ANADOLU AGENCY &...

Philippines: Candidates to be quizzed on peace process

-Prior to May 9 presidential election, forums to be launched countrywide to ascertain attitudes of candidates to peace processBy Roy RamosZAMBOANGA, Philippines -...

Philippines: Daesh-linked group abducts 4 Malaysians

-Abduction in Malay waters occurs week after Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 10 Indonesians working on a tugboat and demanded $1 million for their release ...

UPDATE – Philippines: 2 dead in protest by drought-hit farmers

Police disperse protest demanding agricultural assistance, leaving at least 15 -including 2 officers -injured By Roy RamosZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – Philippine police...

Philippines: 2 dead in protest by drought-hit farmers

Police disperse protest demanding agricultural assistance, leaving at least 15 -including 2 officers -injured By Roy RamosZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – Philippine police...

Philippines asked to guarantee safety of Indonesians

Manila refuses Jakarta's offer of help in tracking down kidnappers of 10 Indonesians who went missing off southern Philippines last weekend ...

UPDATE 2 – Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

– Suspected Abu Sayyaf members demand ransom of around $1 million for release of sailors UPDATES TO ADD RANSOM DEMAND By Hader Glang &...

UPDATE – Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

UPDATE Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south Military suspects Abu Sayyaf militant group seized crewmembers of tugboat found moored in Tawi-Tawi island...

Philippine gov’t, MILF condemn terror attacks worldwide

Peace panels of gov’t, one-time rebel group slam ‘cowardly attacks… designed to sow fear and discord among nations and peoples’By Roy RamosZAMBOANGA CITY, the...

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

Military suspects Abu Sayyaf militant group seized crewmembers of tugboat found moored in Tawi-Tawi island province By Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines –...

Philippines says military exercises not aimed at China

Drills with US and Australia will see Filipino troops trying to recapture territory invaded by foreign forcesFrom Roy RamosZAMBOANGA, the Philippines -...

Philippines: At least 13 dead in Holy Week accidents

Fatalities due to drowning incidents, while 42 other people sustained injuries mostly from road accidents By Roy Ramos & Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines...

Philippine army: 2 Abu Sayyaf dead in clash in south

Firefight lasting 3 hours also leaves 7 government troops injured in island province of Basilan By Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines - A...