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'Islamic militants occupy Philippine school, take hostages'

Al Jazeera: Gunmen have occupied a school after storming a village on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines, according to police.   Suspected members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group were engaged in a gun battle with security forces at Malagakit, close to Pigcawayan town, Chief Inspector Realan Mamon said in a radio interview on Wednesday.  Brigadier General Restituto Padilla, army spokesman, said five civilians were taken hostage, none ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Philippines to extend martial law on restive Mindanao island

In Philippines, legislators have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao.
 News on Air4 weeks ago Martial law to be extended in Philippine's Mindanao  Prokerala4 weeks ago Martial law extended in Philippines Mindanao  Sify4 weeks ago Philippines may impose nationwide martial law to tackle IS  Sify2 months ago

Marawi standoff enters third month, underlining crisis in Philippines

On Saturday, lawmakers approved Duterte's request to extend martial law to the end of the year on the island of Mindanao, granting greater powers to security forces to go after extremists with a reach that goes far beyond Marawi.
 DNA4 weeks ago

Philippine Congress agrees to extend Mindanao martial law to end of year

Philippine lawmakers on Saturday voted to retain martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year, giving President Rodrigo Duterte more time to tackle armed extremists allied with the Islamic State group. Manila: Philippine lawmakers ...
 Zee News4 weeks ago Philippine lawmakers approve extending Mindanao martial law to end of year  DNA4 weeks ago
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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits Philippines: USGS

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck south Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake's epicentre was 21 miles (34 km) east of the city of General Santos, which has a population of almost 600,000. The USGS said the ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago Philippines SC upholds martial law  Prokerala1 month ago Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'  DNA2 months ago Philippine guerillas say oppose extremists, but no word on Duterte offer  DNA2 months ago
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Philippines' Duterte apologises for martial law, pledges to rebuild Marawi

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has apologised to the people of Marawi for declaring martial law in Mindanao island and vowed to rebuild the city which was destroyed after four weeks of fierce fighting between forces and ISIS affliated militants.Duterte ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Philippines says foreigners fighting alongside IS-linked rebels

Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists fighting the Philippine army in Mindanao island, the Manila's solicitor-general said on Friday, in a rare admission that outsiders were collaborating with domestic Islamist groups.
 DNA2 months ago Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao - solicitor-general  DNA2 months ago
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2,000 trapped as fighting rages in Philippine city: Government

The military intensified a bombing campaign on parts of Marawi on Mindanao island, one of the biggest Muslim cities in the mainly Catholic nation, as it accused the gunmen of atrocities including murdering women and a child. The post 2,000 trapped as fighting ...
 First Post.com2 months ago Philippine military confirms US forces assisting local troops to end city siege  DNA2 months ago Militants in Philippines city dug in for long siege| Reuters  First Post.com2 months ago THE REUTERS GRAPHIC  First Post.com2 months ago
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By Tom Allard (Corrects references to Mindanao being native island of Duterte and predominantly Muslim, in paragraphs 6 and 12)By Tom AllardILIGAN CITY, Philippines Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Islamist militants on Friday to abandon ...
 First Post.com2 months ago

Philippine president asks Congress to keep martial law until end of year

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year to crush rebels inspired by the Islamic State militant group, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
 DNA1 month ago
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