'Mission accomplished': Some Marawi troops head back home - CNN Philippines

Marawi City (CNN Philippines, October 20) - After President Rodrigo Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi City, the military has started to downsize its troops on the ground. Marawi's first responders ended their tour of duty on Friday. A send-off ...

Islamic bond float pushed for Marawi rebuilding - InterAksyon

MANILA, Philippines — The government should consider floating tapping the Islamic banking system and float bonds to help raise funds to rebuilt war-shattered Marawi City, a lawmaker said. Representative Frederick Siao of Iligan City, less than 40 ...

10 more hostages rescued in Marawi - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Ten more hostages were rescued from strife-torn Marawi as the military gets closer to fully recapturing the city from Islamic State-inspired terrorists, the military said Friday. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Major General ...

Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The last mass-produced car built designed and built in Australia rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in the industrial city of Adelaide on Friday as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry. GM Holden Ltd., an ...

Malaysian militant slain - Manila Bulletin

A Malaysian militant is believed to be among 20 Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists killed in a fierce gun battle with elite government troops, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año said Thursday. MB File — (AFP ...

AFP: New 'emir' among latest fatalities - Inquirer.net

Mahmud Ahmad used to be a university lecturer before becoming an extremist. FILE PHOTO VIA THE STAR MALAYSIA/ASIA NEWS NETWORK. MARAWI CITY—The military said on Thursday that there was a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant ...

M'sian militant may have been killed in Marawi - The New Paper

MARAWI: The Philippine military said yesterday there was a "big possibility" that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's point man in South-east Asia has been killed in an overnight battle. Thirteen rebels among ...