Thirteen-hundred suspects were killed during the first five months of the calendar year, police say.
President Duterte seeks to downplay ramming of Filipino boat by Chinese ship.
In a separate operation, the widow of a leader of Ansar al-Khilafah Philippines was arrested in the south.
Attacks occurred after U.N. experts called for probe into alleged human rights violations in Manila’s drug war.
Support for extremist groups in four Mindanao provinces “very local,” U.S. official tells BenarNews.
China has promised to “thoroughly” investigate incident, Philippine presidential spokesman says.
Beijing says incident at Recto Bank in the South China Sea was an accident.
Giancarlo Bossi was held for more than a month in 2007.
Vietnamese-flagged vessel rescues 22 fishermen, Manila’s defense chief says.
Three of the detained men allegedly took part in deadly abductions in 2001, investigators say.
Fidelina Margarita Valle resembled a suspect wanted on murder and arson charges, national police say.
President Rodrigo Duterte denies ordering police to kill suspects.
President Rodrigo Duterte assures donor countries their contributions remain in the bank.
Rapporteur listed on a Philippine terrorist watch list in 2018 is among those seeking probe.
Unmanned aircraft are being used for maritime surveillance and to track movements of southern militants, one official says.
Directive comes after President Duterte criticized the UN for allegedly doing nothing to solve the global problem.
Rare 25-carat pink diamond among collection valued at more than $21 million in 2015.
Bloody 1989 crackdown “halted any attempts at democratizing” Chinese society, protesters claim.
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe: Armed conflict would bring disaster.
Photographer Ewold Horn, 59, was taken captive by the southern Philippine militants seven years ago.
MV Bavaria was preparing to sail with cargo of waste dumped in Philippines years ago.
Troops were escorting aid workers from other countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar, who escaped unhurt.
In speech, senator calls on President Duterte to clean up the customs bureau.
Soldiers were meeting with community elders on Jolo island when the militants attacked, military says.
Investigators used information from a cellular phone to launch a three-month sting.
Government still has not begun to reconstruct the southern city, which was ruined in fighting.
Ottawa announces move after Philippine leader orders that Canadian garbage be sent back immediately.
Proclaimed senators include President Rodrigo Duterte’s personal aide and former police chief who oversaw his drug war.
A spokesman for Rodrigo Duterte says the president is upset about Ottawa’s delay in removing waste.
Security forces on patrol recover assault rifles, ammunition and mobile phones.