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Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

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Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

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Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

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Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.

Indonesia: Woman jailed for suicide bombing plot

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Indonesia: Woman jailed for suicide bombing plot

A woman who was accused of having links with a bombing plot of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) at the Indonesian presidential palace in Jakarta was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, her lawyer said on August 28.