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BIFF terrorists not capable of killing Duterte – Palace

Manila, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is safe from terrorists, government and military officials said Friday following a local group's supposed threat to kill the...

40 foreign terrorists in PH; more may arrive in coming months

Manila, Philippines — Forty foreign terrorists are in the country — and the military warned the number could rise in the coming months. Armed Forces...

Suicide car bomber kills at least seven in Pakistan’s

A suicide car bomber killed at least seven people, including four police officers, in an attack near a checkpoint in the volatile southwestern Pakistani...

Dozens killed in Afghanistan as car bomb hits bank branch

A car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, killing and wounding dozens...

Pres’ Duterte says he didn’t seek U.S. support to end the...

President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he did not seek support from Washington to end the siege of a southern Philippines town by Islamist...

U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city

The seizure of Marawi City on May 23 has alarmed Southeast Asian nations which fear that Islamic State - facing setbacks in Syria and...

Huge Suicide Bomb Explosion kills 80 near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

A suicide bomb was detonated near the German Embassy in Kabul during rush hour Wednesday morning, killing 80 people close to a highly secure...

61 terrorists killed, 124 civilians rescued in Marawi clearing ops

Sixty-one terrorists were killed and 124 civilians were assisted and rescued from Marawi City, in an update from the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

14 hostages escape from Maute captors in Marawi

Up to 14 hostages of the Maute group made a daring bid to escape from their captors on Monday as government forces shelled the...

Christians caught up in Philippines’ urban battle with Islamists

Bishop Edwin Dela Pena was sipping coffee after dinner in a southern Philippines coastal town last Tuesday when he received a phone call: it...

Philippines puts city on lockdown over fears of militant infiltration

The Philippine city of Iligan was overflowing with evacuees and on lockdown on Monday over fears Islamist militants had sneaked out of nearby Marawi,...

Thousands flee Philippine city after rebel rampage claimed by Islamic State

Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops tried to fend off Islamist militants who took over large parts of...

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