Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines World

Armed insurgents attack school in southern Philippines

Philippine police said pro-Islamic State (IS) militants on June 21 attacked the town of Pigcawayan in North Cotabato province in the Philippines’ southern Mindanao Island, occupying a school and holding several students hostage.
Philippines cracks down on extremist group World

Philippines cracks down on extremist group

The Philippine military recently launched air and ground operation in the southern province of Maguindanao, killing 21 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).