49 Philippine police killed after clash with rebels

Forty-nine Philippine police commandos were killed when they clashed with Muslim rebels in the south, police said Monday, a bloodbath which tested a peace accord signed last March.

Communist rebels ambush Philippine police, kill 7

Communist guerrillas set off a roadside bomb and opened fire on a truck carrying police in the northern Philippines today, killing seven and wounding seven officers.

Philippine police held over chilli torture video

The video appears to show the victims being forced to eat fistfuls of red-hot chillies by officers.