Move against International Criminal Court is ‘principled stand’ against politicization of human rights, Philippines says.
Arrest comes after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the navy to open fire at foreign vessels suspected of poaching.
President Rodrigo Duterte accuses ICC of “outrageous attacks on my person.”
Mushalah Somina Rasim (alias Abu Omar) was arrested in the southern province of Sultan Kudarat.
Australia begins joint naval maneuvers with Philippines, while Washington gives Manila a new drone.
Hilario Davide urges everyone to wait for impeachment process against current chief justice to play out.
Mechanized infantry battalion commander said a soldier was wounded during intense fighting.
President names special rapporteur and former congressman to list of terrorists.
Dozens of other militants and a soldier were wounded in the fighting in Maguindanao.
Justice committee votes 38-2 against Maria Lourdes Sereno.
Petition targets 18 guerrilla leaders including a former university professor who taught the president.
The Hague-based court “has no jurisdiction over me,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.
Abu Dar is believed to be consolidating forces after Marawi defeat, officials say.
One is believed to be a ranking leader of the Islamic State-linked group.
Lawmakers should spare Philippine people an “agonizingly long” impeachment process, Maria Lourdes Sereno says.
An agreement would not mean that Manila recognizes China’s claims in disputed region, spokesman says.
Congress may move to impeach Maria Lourdes Sereno next week.
Maute band was one of two Philippine militants groups designated by Washington.
State Department adds Neo-JMB, Abu Sayyaf as well as the Maute group to notorious list.
Government says United Nations can open an investigation, but accuses rapporteur Agnes Callimard of bias.
Suspect is the fourth foreigner detained since January, officials say.
Officials: Security forces also killed 6 Abu Sayyaf militants in another province.
Philippines summons American ambassador over intelligence report that pointed to “autocratic tendencies."
The news website may be “CIA sponsored,” Rodrigo Duterte says.
Amnesty International slams Duterte administration for bloody war on narcotics.
“It doesn’t seem to be too friendly a declaration,” presidential spokesman says.
“We will increasingly find them in our midst,” Murad Ebrahim says.
Sixty-five drug suspects were killed in counter-narcotics operations since December, according to national police.
Tropical Storm Sanba brings heavy rain to Mindanao island.
Manila has complained to Beijing about its efforts in parts of the Pacific region.