President Rodrigo Duterte withdraws earlier order, gives military the option to end the battle in Marawi
Each of the dead men has a number in Roman numerals drawn in black pen above their bare feet to help the morticians keep track of the bodies that churn through each night. One of them is marked VI.
Moro Islamic Liberation Front to help intensify President Duterte’s war on drugs in areas under insurgents’ influence
Former Justice Secretary and current Senator Leila De Lima denies charges, calls herself victim of political persecution
The Philippines' longtime ally, the United States, has led international criticism of the killings, with outgoing President Barack Obama urging Duterte to prosecute his war "the right way".
President agreed last year to let both neighbors' navies enter Philippine waters to nab pirates kidnapping ships, tourists
Says authorities found link between drugs, terrorism and ongoing threat 'being fed with drugs'
Cease-fire with communist, Moro rebel groups to exist during Xmas, New Year; president invites rebels to dine with soldiers
Philippine leader signs order increasing number of members in body tasked with drafting new law on Muslim south
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Wednesday that he will put a stop to joint military exercises with the United States, a move that could further cause frictions with a long-time ally.
Man arrested for smuggling gun parts says client told his boss of plan to use purchased parts to kill president
MILF says purported meeting between president-elect, fugitive leader of MNLF it broke away from is step in right direction
Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte will not make a last-minute change of plan to attend his proclamation as the 16th Philippine President, according to incoming presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza.