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Islamic State leader Abu Sayyaf killed in US operation

American commandos have killed senior IS leader Abu Sayyaf in a covert operation in war-torn Syria, the US government said on Saturday. Sayyaf was killed yesterday when he engaged the US forces in......

Indian escapes from Qaeda-linked captors in Philippines

After 14 months in captivity, an Indian national abducted by Al Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines on Friday dramatically escaped from his captors while they were sleeping......

4 die in Manila prison riot

At least four people were killed when militants belonging to the Abu Sayyaf group attempted to break out of a Manila prison Monday. Reports said the stand off began after some 10 prisoners at the......

Blast in Philippine President's hometown kills 12

At least 12 people were killed and 24 others were wounded at a night market in President Rodrigo Duterte’s hometown in the southern Philippines, despite the region being under a security......

Canadian hostage killed by Islamist militants in Philippines

A group of Islamist terrorists have killed a Canadian businessman in the Philippines after a deadline to pay a ransom expired. John Ridsdel, 68, was one of four tourists captured by Abu Sayyaf......
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Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor, kidnap six others

Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pirates-kill-vietnamese-sailor-kidnap-six-others-117022000677_1.html
Philippine troops kill 15 Islamic State supporters; rebel leader wounded

Isnilon Hapilon, also known as Abu Abdullah and a leader of the Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf, might die as he needed immediate medical... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-philippine-troops-kill-15-islamic-state-supporters-rebel-leader-wounded-2298596
Islamic State pushing for Asian links, expansion, Philippines says| Reuters

By Manuel Mogato | MANILA MANILA The Philippines has received intelligence that shows closer links between domestic militants and Islamic State,... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/islamic-state-pushing-for-asian-links-expansion-philippines-says-reuters-3222322.html
2 Bangladeshis held in Malaysia for alleged IS links

Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Two Bangladesh nationals were arrested in Malaysia for suspected links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, media... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/2-bangladeshis-held-in-malaysia-for-alleged-is-links-news-international-rbypaldjdjhbj.html
3 Indonesian fishermen missing off southern Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in waters off the southern Philippines, Manila said today, an area that has seen repeated kidnappings... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/catchlive/3-indonesian-fishermen-missing-off-southern-philippines-1484985453.html

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