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Map of Al-Barka, Basilan. Wikipedia | mb.com.ph

2 kids killed in Basilan IED explosion

By Francis Wakefield Two children, including a two-year-old girl, were killed while three others were hurt after an improvised explosive device believed to have been…

Isnilon Hapilon. FBI | mb.com.ph

AFP: Hapilon bedridden, needs blood

By Francis Wakefield Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon is reportedly bedridden and requiring blood transfusion after being severely wounded in airstrikes and shelling in Butig,…

Isnilon Hapilon. FBI | mb.com.ph

ASG leader Hapilon ‘wounded’ in Butig airstrike

By Francis Wakefield, Agence France-Presse and MB Online Abu Sayyaf group leader Isnilon Hapilon, said to be the head of the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s elements…

MB FILE—Abu Sayyaf Credit: BBC News | Manila Bulletin

AFP: Abu Sayyaf frees 2 Filipino hostages

By Francis Wakefield The Abu Sayyaf bandits have freed two Filipinos held hostage by the group in Indanan, Sulu, the AFP Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom)…

(FILE) President Rodrigo Duterte explains that his hatred for illegal drugs is born out of his genuine love for the country and his fellow Filipinos in his speech during the the 49th Installation of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCII) at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on January 14, 2017. (Simon Celi Jr./Presidential Photo) | Manila Bulletin

Who you gonna call? ‘Pareng Rody!’

By Genalyn D. Kabiling Just call me “Pareng Rody.” President Duterte gave his contact numbers to a group of soldiers and urged them to call…

Presidential Peace Adviser on Peace Process Secretary Jesus Dureza escorts released kidnapped victims, South Korean Park Chul Hong, captain of a South Korean-flagged cargo ship, and fellow crew member Filipino hostage Glenn Alindajao from Cebu, upon their arrival in Davao City on Saturday noon after they were released from their captors earlier, January 14, 2017. (Keith Bacongco)
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South Korean, Filipino hostages released

By Yas Ocampo A South Korean national and a Filipino crewmember who have been held by armed groups since October 2016 have been released to the…