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Détente warns of civil war if IS not stopped

ILIGAN CITY — The country might plunge into a civil war if the government is unable to stop the Islamic militants from sowing more violence, President Duterte warned Tuesday. The President cautioned

Marawi liberation seen in less than 30 days

MANILA — A month since the Islamic State (ISIS)-inspired Maute group laid siege in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said the liberation of the war-torn

BIFF says Davao is next; Duterte marked for death

COTABATO CITY – Aside from attacking a militia base and taking hostage residents in Barangay Malagakit in Pigcawayan town in North Cotabato, members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) also left

IBP to Lower House: Respect separation of powers

MANILA — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said on Thursday the Court of Appeals (CA) did not encroach on the power of Congress when it ordered the release, on a

Ex-PCGG chief gets 20 years for graft

MANILA – Former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio was sentenced to up to 20 years’ imprisonment as the Sandiganbayan found him guilty of two counts of graft over

Duterte ready to order ‘carpet bombing’ of Marawi if needed

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that he would order the “carpet bombing” of Marawi to put an end to the fighting between government forces and Islamic State-inspired terrorists in