Fierce firefight as Philippines' toughest urban war down to last building
Troops in the Philippines were locked in an intense battle on Sunday with a pro-Islamic State alliance as the army seeks to declare an end to the country's internal security crisis.
North Korea missile tests expected to take centre stage as ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting kicks off
ASEAN Foreign ministers have opened a regional meeting in the Philippines capital, stressing the need for partnership. But with North Korea in attendance, its recent missile tests are likely to dominate discussions.
U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city
The Philippines army says US special forces are helping them to retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants.
Mother recounts son's death after fleeing war-torn Marawi
Emmalyn Macababayao lost her one-year-old son after he suffered dehydration as they fled from conflict-torn Marawi in the southern Philippines.
Hundreds flee as Filipino troops battle militants
The Philippines mobilises attack helicopters and special forces to drive Islamic State-linked rebels from the besieged city of Marawi, as hundreds of residents flee.
Philippines bus crash kills at least 24 - local media
A bus crash in a northern mountain range of the Philippines kills at least 24 people, local media report.
Philippines' Duterte threatens martial law
President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to impose martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs, three decades after the nation shed dictatorship with a famous "People Power" revolt.
Victims of Duterte's war on drugs
Since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in six months ago, more than 6,000 people have been killed in his war on drugs. Most of the victims come from impoverished communities.