The skyline of Marawi, the capital of Lanao del Sur province, in the Philippines. Photos: Chris Healy

‘We want to go home’: More than a year after the liberation of Marawi, the southern Philippine city continues to lie in ruins

  • Nothing much has changed since the bombs and bullets stopped flying in the southern Philippine city in October 2017
  • About 100,000 people displaced from the Marawi violence are unable to return home, living with relatives or in camps across the island of Mindanao
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The skyline of Marawi, the capital of Lanao del Sur province, in the Philippines. Photos: Chris Healy
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA

Philippine military launches air strikes against Abu Sayyaf militants suspected of deadly church attack

  • At least 21 people were killed and more than a hundred injured in two explosions at a Catholic Church in Sulu on January 27
  • On Wednesday, two people died and four others were injured when a grenade exploded in a mosque in Zamboanga City
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: EPA
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