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Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (AFP Photo / Ted Aljibe / MANILA BULELTIN FILE PHOTO)

31 civilian hostages freed by BIFF

By Francis Wakefield The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said that 31 civilians earlier held hostage by members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters…

Chung Yoo-Ra (C), the daughter of Choi Soon-sil - the close confidante of impeached ex-president Park Geun-Hye, answers questions from the press after arriving at Incheon International Airport on May 31, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / POOL / Chung Sung-Jun / MANILA BULLETIN)

Court frees daughter of S. Korea ‘Rasputin’

By Agence France-Presse The daughter of South Korea's "Rasputin", whose lavish lifestyle in Europe saw her caught up in the country's snowballing influence-peddling scandal, was freed…

Thierry Frezier (2nd-R), a French mineworker who was kidnapped in southeastern Chad on March 23, arrives at Khartoum Airport on May 7, 2017, upon being freed after more than six weeks in captivity. (Credits: AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY/ Manila Bulletin)

Frenchman kidnapped in Chad freed in Sudan

By Agence France-Presse A French mineworker who was kidnapped in Chad and taken to neighboring Sudan has been freed after more than six weeks in…