Philippine National Police Director-General Oscar Albayalde. Photo: AP

5 militants linked to deadly church bombing surrender in the Philippines

  • The explosion at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral in Jolo on January 27 killed 23 people and wounded nearly 100 others
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Philippine National Police Director-General Oscar Albayalde. Photo: AP
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Philippine soldiers in Jolo, Sulu province on the southern island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP

Eight killed in Jolo, south of Philippines, after a ‘fierce firefight’ between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf militants

  • The soldiers battled the Abu Sayyaf militants on the southern island of Jolo in a two-hour clash
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Philippine soldiers in Jolo, Sulu province on the southern island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP
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