Philippines vows to crush terrorists World

Philippines vows to crush terrorists

The Philippine governmenthas vowed to destroythose behind twin bombings that killed 27 people and injured nearly 80 others during a church service in the country's south on January 27.
Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines ASEAN

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.
Malaysia enhances marine security forces World

Malaysia enhances marine security forces

About 500 members of Malaysian People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) will be deployed to assist in monitoring security in Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) from January 2018.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

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.
Seven injured in blasts in southern Philippines World

Seven injured in blasts in southern Philippines

At least seven people, including five soldiers and policemen, were injured in two consecutive blasts at a gas station in Tacurong city in Mindanao island, the southern Philippines, on April 17 night.
Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader World

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader

Philippine troops have killed Moammar Askali, a key commander of Abu Sayyaf militant group, in a clash on the resort island of Bohol in the country’s central region.
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).
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).