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Philippine elite troops backed by helicopter gunships have fought al-Qaida-linked militants in the group’s stronghold on a southern island, in clashes that killed 14 people, the military said.
The soldiers battled Islamic extremists from the Abu Sayyaf group on the troubled island of Basilan, with the fighting leaving at least nine soldiers and More >
A THREE-man news team is missing on a remote Philippine island notorious for Islamist militants and kidnappings, police say.
Jordanian Baker Atyani and his two Filipino crew failed to return to their hotel on Jolo island on Tuesday, provincial police chief Antonio Freyra said.
They were working for the Dubai-based Al Arabiya network.
“The Jolo More >