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Philippines announces end of five-month long battle of Marawi against Islamic State, 1,780 hostages rescued
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Philippines announces end of five-month long battle of Marawi against Islamic State, 1,780 hostages rescued

A five-month battle against Islamic State supporters in southern Philippines that claimed more than 1,000 lives has ended, defence secretary said

Philippines violence: Hundreds dead as militants cling to buildings in Islamic State-held Marawi
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Philippines violence: Hundreds dead as militants cling to buildings in Islamic State-held Marawi

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte last month vowed to "crush" the militants, but several deadlines have already been missed to end a conflict that has left scores dead and forced some 4,00,000 people from their homes

Marawi under siege: Catholic priest abducted by Islamic State spotted alive, say military
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Marawi under siege: Catholic priest abducted by Islamic State spotted alive, say military

Father Teresito "Chito" Suganob, a Catholic priest assigned to Marawi, was taken hostage along with some parishioners early in the siege.

Philippines violence: Dozens flee Islamist gunmen in war-torn Marawi
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Philippines violence: Dozens flee Islamist gunmen in war-torn Marawi

Dozens of people ran to freedom in Philippines through a terrifying gauntlet of military air strikes and Islamist gunmen, two weeks after being trapped in a deadly battle for Marawi.

Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: Army
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Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: Army

Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said Sunday, bringing the official death toll from nearly a week of fighting to at least 85.

Philippines forces carry out 'surgical air strikes' on Islamist militants, martial law continues
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Philippines forces carry out 'surgical air strikes' on Islamist militants, martial law continues

The fighting erupted on Tuesday when dozens of gunmen went on a rampage throughout Marawi in response to an attempt by security forces to arrest IS leader.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants fighting street battles with government forces in the south, fearing rise of Islamic State militants.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says martial law could last a year
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Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says martial law could last a year

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said that the martial law imposed in Mindanao could last for a year. The martial law was imposed on Tuesday night.