Philippines - Abu Sayyaf

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Recent articles: Swiss birdwatcher returns home after Abu Sayyaf hostage ordeal 12/12 Swiss Hostage Reunited With Family After Escaping From Filipino Militants 12/12 Philippine Islamist militants free Chinese-Malaysian captive 12/11 AFP confirms Abu Sayyaf release of abducted fish breeder 12/10 Abu Sayyaf releases kidnapped fish breeder, Malaysian news site reports 12/10 Abu Sayyaf captive 'alive' say Philippines authorities 12/09 Swiss man held captive by Philippine rebels is rescued after three-year ordeal 12/06 Daring escape by Swiss hostage in Philippines 12/06 Swiss hostage, tinaga ang bantay na ASG sa Sulu para makatakas 12/06 Swiss hostage makes daring escape from militants in Philippines 12/06 Swiss hostage stages daring escape from Islamic militants who held him for two years 12/06 Swiss Hostage Kills Guard And Flees Militants 12/06 Hostage escapes Islamist extremists 12/06 Swiss Hostage Escapes From Filipino Islamists 12/06 Swiss Hostage Escapes From Philippine Militants 12/06 How Swiss hostage escaped from Filipino militants 12/06 Swiss man overpowers rebel guard, escapes in Philippines 12/06 Swiss hostage flees in Philippines 12/05 Philippine military official says Swiss hostage has escaped from Abu Sayyaf extremists 12/05 Swiss hostage escapes Abu Sayyaf 12/05 Swiss birdwatcher escapes Islamic militant captors in Philippines 12/05 Swiss hostage escapes from Abu Sayyaf extremists in south Philippines, is wounded 12/05 Swiss hostage escapes from Filipino extremists 12/05 3 Abu Sayyaf members killed, 2 govt soldiers wounded in Basilan clash 12/04 MILF assures UNICEF: No more child soldiers 12/02 Indonesian, 2 Filipinos convicted in 2002 bombing 11/28 Philippine court convicts Indonesian, 2 Filipino extremists in deadly 2002 mall bombing 11/27 Suspected Abu Sayyaf member charged for Zambo blasts 11/26 Military captures Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan 11/24 Filipino troops kill 5 Abu Sayyaf gunmen in clash 11/24 Philippine troops kill 5 Abu Sayyaf gunmen in clash, seize militants' camp 11/24 Palace calls for cooperation of locals to end crime in Sulu 11/23 PHL security forces kill Abu Sayyaf leader Latip in Sulu 11/22 AFP chief Catapang: Abus now younger, possibly drug users 11/18 3 suspected Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Sulu 11/18 IED found in Lamitan City in Basilan 11/18 PNoy: Govt won’t let armed groups hinder Mindanao growth 11/17 Bomb kills 1, wounds 16 in southern Philippines 11/16 WesMinCom renders departure honors for troops killed in Sulu clash 11/16 Remains of 5 Army men slain in Sulu clash brought to Zamboanga City 11/15 Palace condoles with families of soldiers slain in Sulu encounter 11/15 Abu Sayyaf sub-leader killed in Sulu clash, military claims 11/14 9 killed as Philippine troops battle militants 11/14 Five soldiers fall in clash with Abu Sayyaf in Sulu 11/14 Troops clash with Muslim militants in Philippines, 15 dead 11/14 Philippines: 15 dead as troops clash with Muslim militants 11/14 Bishop warns against using violence vs. Mindanao lawless elements 11/08 Abu Sayyaf member killed in air strike in Sulu – AFP 11/08 AFP chief allays concerns on collateral damage in operations vs. Abu Sayyaf 11/07 PNP preparing legal offensive vs. Abu Sayyaf 11/06 Philippine police identify militants who seized 2 German tourists, to file criminal complaints 11/05 AFP confirms release of Chinese hostage in Zamboanga Sibugay 11/05 PHILIPPINES: Cash As A Weapon 11/05 Philippines to sue militants who seized Germans 11/05 AFP alarmed at Abu Sayyaf’s ransom showcase 11/05 Ambush survivor says six soldiers fought valiantly before they died 11/04 AFP probes deaths of 6 soldiers in Abu Sayyaf ambush 11/03 Militants Kill Six Filipino Soldiers 11/02 Abu Sayyaf kills 6 soldiers in Basilan – military 11/02 ARMM gov recommends all-out offensive vs. Abu Sayyaf after Basilan ambush 11/02 Six Philippine soldiers killed by al-Qaeda linked militant group 11/02 Abu Sayyaf militants kill 6 Filipino soldiers 11/02 PNoy: Abu Sayyaf to be hunted down, brought to courts 11/02 PHL troops clash anew with Abu Sayyaf in Sulu 11/01 PHL troops clash with suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits in Sulu 10/31 Abu Sayyaf militants free child hostage in S. Philippines 10/30 Kidnapping for ransom still thriving 'cottage industry' in Southern Philippines 10/27 PNoy: Expect ‘significant accomplishments’ in campaign vs. Abu Sayyaf 10/21 AFP catching up with Abu Sayyaf –Catapang 10/20 AFP finds abandoned Abu Sayyaf hideouts in Sulu 10/19 'Full-scale' operations underway vs. Abu Sayyaf in Sulu – AFP 10/19 AFP seeks Sulu residents' help vs. Abu Sayyaf 10/19 Military seizes another Abu Sayyaf hideout in Sulu 10/19 AFP spokesman rebukes critics speculating on German hostages’ release 10/18 Philippines: Abu Sayyaf back in the spotlight 10/18 Philippines Militants Free Two Kidnapped Germans 10/18 Philippine Militants Free 2 German Hostages After Beheading Threat 10/18 German hostages freed by Islamic extremists in Philippines arrive at Manilla embassy 10/18 German Hostages Released in Southern Philippines 10/18 German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for release of hostages 10/18 Deadline looms for hostage in Philippines 10/17 Abu Sayyaf threatens to behead German hostage 10/17 AFP reiterates: No negotiations with Abu Sayyaf holding 2 Germans 10/17 Philippine rebels reportedly free hostages 10/17 Abu Sayyaf frees 2 German hostages – report 10/17 AFP: Operations underway to rescue ASG hostages 10/17 Philippine militants release Germans 10/17 Philippines militants release 2 kidnapped Germans held for 6 months 10/17 Philippine rebels free kidnapped Germans 10/17 Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans 10/17 Philippine militants release German hostages 10/17 German hostages freed in the Philippines 10/17 Militants release two Germans threatened with beheading in the Philippines 10/17 Philippine militants holding German hostages say may extend deadline 10/17 Abu Sayyaf willing to extend deadline on German hostages 10/17 AFP: Alleged ransom payment for freed Germans Abu Sayyaf’s propaganda 10/17 Palace: Pursuit vs. Abu Sayyaf to continue after Germans’ release 10/17 AFP: Freed Germans arrive in Manila 10/17 German hostages freed by Islamist group in Philippines 10/17 Malaysia’s recent arrests of Islamic State suspects include country’s main recruiters 10/16