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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
WHO says East Asia at risk of Ebola
Warning comes as the Philippines considers a request to send health workers to Ebola-hit West African countries.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 17:13 GMT
Lebanon's migrant workers under pressure
A Lebanese court recently ruled in favour of a foreign domestic worker, but rights groups say many challenges persist.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 10:01 GMT
The battle of ideas on China's peripheries
The events in Hong Kong are not isolated; they are part of a larger movement against Beijing's rising assertiveness.
Richard Javad Heydarian
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 12:22 GMT
Philippines hunts for Marcos' plundered art
As family of former dictator seeks historical redemption, government counters with unrelenting search for stolen wealth.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 11:28 GMT
Lives are lost and homes and businesses destroyed when a tropical storm hits the Philippines.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 13:47 GMT
The story of two women who leave their homes and families in the Philippines to teach at schools in the United States.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2014 10:28 GMT
Philippine rebels threaten hostages' lives
Abu Sayyaf demands Germany to stay out US-led fight against Islamic State group - and $5.6mn in cash.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 13:23 GMT
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