By Bong Lozada
Heavy clashes broken out between Philippine troops and Muslim militants trying to regain control of a captured camp in southern Sulu province, leaving 14 Abu Sayyaf rebels and one marine dead, officials said Wednesday.
At least two soldiers and five Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in clashes on a southern island province, the military said Saturday.
Thailand’s embattled premier will be charged with neglect of duty, anti-graft officials said Tuesday, as clashes between police and opposition protesters left four dead and dozens wounded in central Bangkok.
By Julie S. Alipala
Four suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group were killed in clashes with government troops on Saturday and Sunday, according to a belated report from the Sulu police.
By Jeoffrey Maitem
Government troops claimed they overran a stronghold of breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in the village of Ganta in Shariff Saidona town Wednesday.