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Philippine military says 17 Muslim rebels killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 12:50

The Philippine military said on Tuesday it had killed 17 militants opposed to a peace deal between the government and the country`s main Muslim rebel group, as fighting raged for a second day.

Philippine military attacks hardline Muslim renegades

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 14:16

The Philippine military attacked a Muslim renegade faction today, two days after the country`s main Muslim rebel group successfully ended negotiations to end a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands.

Philippines gets US patrol boats to fight militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 17:07

The United States gave the Philippine military six patrol boats on Tuesday to be used in a southern region where armed Muslim militants are active, the military said.

Filipino troops deployed after 10 soldiers killed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 16:11

At least four gunmen were believed killed in the clashes, one of the deadliest in the south in recent weeks.

Philippines: Most-wanted terror leaders killed

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 18:17

The dawn strike targeting a militant camp on a southern Philippine island killed Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.

Filipino militants free US teen after 5 months

Last Updated: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 00:13

The Philippine military says a 14-year-old American boy who was abducted with his mother and cousin by suspected Muslim militants five months ago has been released.

Ex-Philippine military chief commits suicide

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 13:25

A former Philippine military chief committed suicide while visiting his parents` grave on Tuesday.