Friday 18 November 2016 12:10 CET
Fourteen killed in clash between Philippine troops, Islamic militants
Fourteen people were killed in a clash between Philippine troops and Islamist militants holding captive a German national and more than 20 other hostages, the military said.
Sunday 02 October 2016 13:54 CET
Three Indonesian hostages in Philippines released
Three Indonesians who had been held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines have been released, local media reported Sunday.
Monday 19 September 2016 11:21 CET
Islamist militants holding captive 12 foreign hostages in Philippines
Islamist militants in the southern Philippines are still holding captive 12 foreign hostages and four Filipinos, the military said Monday.
Sunday 18 September 2016 13:57 CET
Islamist militants free three Indonesian hostages in Philippines
Islamist militants freed three Indonesian fishermen held captive for two months in the southern Philippines, the military said Sunday.
Saturday 17 September 2016 11:17 CET
Islamist militants free Norwegian hostage in southern Philippines
Islamist militants on Saturday freed a Norwegian man held captive for almost one year in the southern Philippines, the military and a spokesman for the kidnappers said.
Wednesday 17 August 2016 17:05 CET
Two Indonesian hostages escape from Abu Sayyaf captors in Philippines
Two Indonesian sailors believed to have been abducted by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines escaped Wednesday after almost two months in captivity, the military said.