“This is not just another terroristic act but an act against humanity,” Mayor Frances Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi says.
Many chose to stay home after government downgraded storm's severity warning, civil defense official says.
People in Muslim areas will vote in Jan. 21 plebiscite on Bangsamoro Organic Law.
Investigators said they were checking whether Gabriel Alburo’s murder was related to his work.
Rights group Karapatan says slain men were civilians, not guerrillas.
Police have no motive but said the shooting could be tied to May 2019 election.
The suspect belonged to Ansar al-Khilafah Philippines, which planned to set off bombs, authorities say.
Philippine authorities have charged Rappler over allegations of tax evasion.
Attack came days before unilateral cease-fire declared by New People’s Army guerrillas.
Brawner named commander of troops in Marawi.
The suspects provided weapons to gunmen who laid siege to Marawi in 2017, police say.
Poll-related violence on the rise months ahead of elections next year, authorities say.
U.S. government returned the bells seized by American troops in 1901.
Nicanor Faeldon, who oversees prisons, is reputed as being loyal to President Duterte.
Package aimed at transforming Marawi into a “thriving economic center," bank says.
Case stemmed from abduction of 52 students and teachers on Basilan island.
Clash came a day after Congress extended martial law in Mindanao region.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief aide says Islamic State-linked militants, other groups pose a threat.
The church bells were taken as a trophy during the Philippine-American War 117 years ago.
Pro-human rights marches take place in the Philippines and other countries.
Rallies kick off campaigning around Jan. 21 plebiscite on ratifying the Bangsamoro Organic Law.
A married couple linked to the communist party is arrested on homicide charges.
Usman Yusuf was kidnapped by the militant group three months ago, military says.
Maoist insurgents expected to celebrate their 50th anniversary, authorities said, in a sign that a Christmas truce was unlikely.
Father Kenneth Bernard Hendricks was taken into custody from a church in central Biliran province.
Gunbattles came amid plans to extend martial law in restive south.
Adding another year of military rule is necessary because “terrorists are still lurking,” Gen. Carlito Galvez says.
Presidential spokesman rejects Maria Ressa’s statement, says Rappler chief is “entitled to the presumption of innocence.”
Boys are recruited from poor rural areas where weapons are easily available.
Two politicians are among those arrested while delivering food aid in southern Mindanao island.