Philippines declares liberation of Marawi city World

Philippines declares liberation of Marawi city

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 17 announced that the government’s armed forces have liberated southern Marawi city after the 148-day clashes against Islamic militants.
Indonesia jails Singapore rocket plot suspects World

Indonesia jails Singapore rocket plot suspects

Six Islamic militants accused of plotting to fire a rocket at downtown Singapore from an Indonesian island were sentenced to three to four years in prison on June 7 on charges of harbouring and training extremists.
Philippines: Nine killed in clashes World

Philippines: Nine killed in clashes

At least three soldiers, one police officer and five Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a clash between Philippine government forces and the Islamic militants in the central province of Bohol, said the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).