The militants were killed in shootout reported earlier this week that left a soldier dead.
Three other members of a Special Forces unit were wounded in Jolo clash, officials say.
Suppression of the press is “death by a thousand cuts to our democracy,” journalist says.
A court in Makati sentences Horacio Hernandez Herrera to life behind bars.
Maria Ressa is arrested for the second time since 2018.
“You will have to fight the ISIS. They would create hell for us,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.
Pledge of new aid package valued at $300 million comes after militants bombed a southern church.
Latest violence takes place as military pursues Abu Sayyaf militants believed behind deadly church bombings.
Philippines has a right to build facilities on Pag-asa Island, defense chief says.
Some families stopped getting their children vaccinated after the government abruptly suspended use of a French dengue vaccine in 2017, officials say.
Washington report was released before authorities blamed Abu Sayyaf for the deadly chuch bombings in Jolo.
Attacks come more than a week after twin bombings killed 22 at a church in Jolo.
Authorities say they seized some 274 kilos (604 pounds) of methamphetamines.
Investigators from Indonesia’s elite anti-terror group Densus 88 arrive in Manila to help in probe, authorities say.
Firefight erupts as troops mount manhunt for militants behind explosions at Jolo Cathedral last week.
A female suicide bomber took part in the attack, Sulu province’s police chief says.
Presidential spokesman in Manila says Chinese rescue center could help mariners in danger.
Case comes a year after diplomatic spat with Kuwait.
Investigators clear four people seen on surveillance video on cathedral bombing.
Meanwhile, a grenade attack kills 2 men at a mosque in Zamboanga, officials say.
Randy Felix Malayao attacked while in a bus terminal, police say.
Abu Sayyaf freed Samsul Saguni from captivity in Jolo 12 days before cathedral was bombed.
But military officials cast doubt on President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim.
World condemns attack as Islamic State claims responsibility.
Blasts took place days after residents in mainly Muslim areas voted “yes” for autonomy.
More than 1.5 million voted for ratifying Bangsamoro Organic Law, according to certified election results.
Troops capture guerrilla camp, but extremist leader escapes during firefight, military says.
Rebels were led by Abu Dar, a leader of the Marawi siege, military officials said.
This includes a majority who voted ‘yes’ in Cotabato City, the autonomous region’s envisioned capital.
Two political allies of Mayor Lakambini Reluya were shot and killed in attacks earlier in January.