Philippines violence

Philippines militant crisis enters its third month

The siege of Marawi enters its third month, highlighting the extent of the threat from Islamic State-linked militants, and how far that threat was underestimated by authorities.

published on : 24th July 2017

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

Philippine security forces bomb residential areas in a southern city as they battle Islamist militants holding hostages and reported to have murdered at least 11 civilians.

published on : 26th May 2017