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Philippines: Marawi Siege Over

The Philippines ended a five-month long security crisis with a final assault Monday on a building held by pro-Islamic State (IS) fighters in Marawi, killing 42 militants, including five foreigners,...

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Philippines: 40 Unclaimed Bodies Buried in Marawi

By Jeoffrey Maitem and Froilan Gallardo Local officials in the war-torn Philippine city of Marawi buried at least 40 unclaimed bodies on Thursday, after American forensics experts completed gathering...

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Philippine Troops Rescue 17 Hostages in Marawi

Froilan Gallardo and Jeoffrey Maitem Philippine troops rescued 17 hostages, including a group of university teachers, after soldiers penetrated the final defensive positions of their Islamic...

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Myanmar Mob Attacks Muslim Home, Marches on Mosque

Ethnic tensions between Myanmar’s Muslims and majority Buddhists spilled over into the country’s central Magway division on Sunday, when a mob attacked a Muslim butcher’s home in Taungdwingyi...

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Bangladesh Demands Myanmar End Violence in Rakhine

by Kamran Reza Chowdhury, Jesmin Papri and Abdur Rahman, Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Dhaka on Wednesday demanded that Myanmar de-escalate violence in Rakhine state that has produced an...

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