British man and his Filipino wife were rescued unharmed after 10-minute gun battle with members of armed group.
Philippines28 Jan 2019 11:32 GMT
President Duterte visits site of twin bomb attacks that killed 20 people as police eye role of armed group Abu Sayyaf.
Malaysia16 Nov 2018 06:27 GMT
Suspects are Filipinos and include the alleged 'right-hand man' of a senior commander of the armed group.
Philippines31 Jul 2018 09:03 GMT
Army suspects ISIL-linked group behind IED blast at a military checkpoint in Basilan province.
Asia Pacific13 Mar 2018 11:28 GMT
Ghazali Jaafar calls for quick passage of autonomy law in Mindanao as fresh government offensive kill 44 armed fighters.
ISIS/ISIL30 Oct 2017 11:08 GMT
Philippines forces have taken back Marawi City, but fears of another ISIL assault weigh on residents as they rebuild.
Asia Pacific23 Oct 2017 20:17 GMT
According to estimates, the Duterte administration needs at least $1.1bn for the rehabilitation of the city.
Philippines18 Oct 2017 23:28 GMT
Philippine president says 'rehabilitation' can begin but military general says dozens of fighters battle on.
Abu Sayyaf16 Oct 2017 12:57 GMT
Deaths of ISIL-linked fighters major blow to rebellion, but observers say root of conflict still needs to be addressed.
Asia Pacific13 Aug 2017 08:12 GMT
Badong Muktadil was accused of highjacking a Vietnamese vessel, kidnapping, and murder on the sea border with Malaysia.
Asia Pacific25 May 2017 18:48 GMT
Fighters besieging southern city targeted as ongoing clashes leave six soldiers dead and trigger flight of residents.
Asia Pacific24 May 2017 20:50 GMT
Residents flee Mindanao's Marawi city as fighters reportedly behead a local police chief and take churchgoers hostage.
Asia Pacific24 May 2017 13:45 GMT
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as President Rodrigo Duterte considers nationwide martial law.
Asia Pacific24 May 2017 04:53 GMT
Emergency declaration follows heavy clashes between security forces and fighters in Mindanao's Marawi city.
Abu Sayyaf23 Apr 2017 18:52 GMT
Decapitation comes hours after troops kill three Abu Sayyaf fighters on the run on the resort island of Bohol.
Abu Sayyaf16 Apr 2017 22:17 GMT
ISIL-linked group executes Filipino fisherman abducted last year as army pursues all-out war in country's southwest.
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