More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.
Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines World

Abu Sayyaf group holds 10 hostages in Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf militant group is holding 10 hostages, including a Dutch national, three Indonesians and six Filipinos, said Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the military’s Joint Task Force, on March 27.
Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city World

Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city

The government armed forces will liberate the southern Marawi city in a few days, announced General Eduardo Ano, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in a televised press conference on October 16.
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Philippines government, MILF reach power-sharing deal

The Philippines government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have reached an agreement on the Annex on Power Sharing, paving the way for the signing of the final annex in 2014 and bringing them closer to ending violence that has claimed thousands of lives.
Philippine government reaches key deal with MILF World

Philippine government reaches key deal with MILF

The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have resolved a key hurdle in their peace talks, bringing them closer to ending violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.