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Philippine Leader May Launch ‘Invasion’ Of Abu Sayyaf’s Island Lair

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he might "invade" an island stronghold of the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf to "finish the game"...

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May To Seek Early Election On June 8

LONDON: In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek...

Pope Francis Speaks Of Shame For Church And Humanity On Good Friday

ROME: Pope Francis, presiding at a Good Friday service, asked God for forgiveness for scandals in the Catholic Church and for the "shame" of...

Abu Sayyaf Spokesman And Kidnap Mastermind Muamar Askali Killed

MANILA - Security forces have killed Abu Sayyaf's spokesman Muamar Askali, described as a "rising star" among Islamic extremist circles and linked to several...

Five Dead As Militants Attack Philippine Tourist Island Of Bohol

MANILA: Five people including a Philippine police officer were killed Tuesday in clashes with 10 suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on...

Palm Sunday Egypt Church Bombings Claimed By IS, At Least 38 Killed

TANTA, Egypt: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches as worshippers gathered to mark Palm Sunday, killing at least 38...

US Think Tank Claims China Fighter Plane Spotted On South China Sea Island

WASHINGTON: A Chinese fighter plane has been spotted on a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, the first such deployment seen this year,...

Philippines Seeks To Rename Marine Zone After China Shows Interest

MANILA: The Philippines said on Saturday it was planning to change the name of a stretch of water east of the country in a...

Philippines’ Duterte Derides US For Past Inaction In South China Sea

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday accused the United States of having a provocative stance on the South China Sea and said its...

Malaysia Mulls Naval Upgrades Amid IS Threat, South China Sea Standoff

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is gunning for a revamp of its aging naval fleet, as countries in the region prepare to face threats from the...

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