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Philippines: Abu Sayyaf back in the spotlight
Armed group's ransom success with German hostages marks a re-emergence, as authorities investigate ISIL links.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 11:47 GMT
Philippine rebels free German hostages
Military confirms Abu Sayyaf group released man and woman, but says it is "not privy" to reports $5.6m ransom was paid.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 11:07 GMT
Abu Sayyaf hostage killing deadline passes
Philippine rebel group had said it would kill German hostage on Friday unless Berlin paid $5.6m in ransom.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 10:01 GMT
Rebuilding shattered lives in the Philippines
Tens of thousands of Zamboanga residents still struggle with the effects of the deadly 2013 Muslim rebel siege.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 12:06 GMT
Philippine war refugees remain homeless
A year after being displaced by fighting, thousands of families in Zamboanga City living in makeshift homes.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 11:49 GMT
Philippine refugees unable to return home
Six months after deadly siege ended in the southern island of Mindanao, the displaced remain in evacuation centres.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 06:31 GMT
Philippines prepares for historic peace deal
MILF rebels in the Philippines are about to sign a breakthrough peace deal to end the 40-year conflict.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:42 GMT
Captured Philippine minors claim mistreatment
Boys held after Zamboanga siege allege they were abducted by rebels and pressured to confess by security forces.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 19:59 GMT
Stalled peace in southern Philippines
Armed struggle for Muslim self-determination in the Philippines is almost half a century old.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 10:21 GMT
Philippines to charge rebel leader for siege
President Aquino vows to bring criminal charges against leader of rebels holding hostages in southern city.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 13:41 GMT
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