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ISIS moves into Southeast Asia

Added: 29.05.2017 0:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

Western powers and media outlets convulsed in shock at last week's horrific suicide attack on a pop concert in Britain, but little attention was paid to a surge of violence by the Islamic State on the other side of the world — specifically in the Philippines and Indonesia.
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Philippines calls off peace talks with Communist rebels

Added: 28.05.2017 22:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Negotiations broke down over rebel order for fighters to step up attacks amid violence and martial law in the south.


‘Not funny, EVER’ President Duterte SAVAGED over joke soldiers can RAPE three women

Added: 28.05.2017 19:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has faced outrage after ‘joking’ about soldiers raping woman as they enforced martial law.


'I will not listen to others' Duterte continues with martial law over ISIS battle

Added: 28.05.2017 15:38 | 12 views | 0 comments

THE Philippines president has defended his decision to impose martial law as the country battles against Islamist militants.


Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

Added: 28.05.2017 14:11 | 9 views | 0 comments

Philippine forces found the bodies of what appeared to be eight executed civilians as authorities launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive militants linked to the Islamic State group out of a besieged southern city. The death toll from six days of fighting neared 100.
The crisis in Marawi, home...


Philippines violence: 19 killed during push against jihadists

Added: 28.05.2017 13:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

There has been a fifth day of fighting as the military tries to expel jihadists from the city of Marawi.


'Pray for Marawi'

Added: 28.05.2017 13:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Why did a hashtag originating in the Philippines go global after the suicide attack in Manchester?


Philippines' Duterte jokes with soldiers amid concern over martial law abuses: If you rape three women, I'll take responsibility

Added: 28.05.2017 11:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

Duterte made the remark in a speech to soldiers on Mindanao island, where he imposed martial law on Tuesday to try to crush ISIS-linked rebels, who have been battling the military after laying siege to a southern city


Over 100 dead in Philippine city fighting

Added: 28.05.2017 9:31 | 13 views | 0 comments

The death toll in a battle over a southern Philippine city besieged by Islamist militants has reached more than 100, including 18 civilians, officials say.


Philippines: 19 dead as troops fight ISIL-linked groups

Added: 28.05.2017 7:35 | 4 views | 0 comments

Week of violence in southern Marawi City claims lives of 85 including police, fighters, women and children, army says.


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