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Abu Sayyaf-linked kidnappers trying to slip into Jolo island

KOTA KINABALU: A cat-and-mouse game is playing out between Philippine security forces and Abu Sayyaf-linked mercenaries holding two women hostages who are trying to slip into Jolo island.

Duo not tortured in Jolo

KOTA KINABALU: Abu Sayyaf gunmen did not torture or abuse Chinese national Gao Huayun (pic right) and Filipina resort worker Marcy Dayawan @ Mimi during their 58 days of captivity in the jungles of Jolo.

Govt taking steps to help free Malaysian held by gunmen in Jolo

KENINGAU: Malaysia is taking steps to help secure the release of a Malaysian being held by gunmen in the southern Philippines island of Jolo.

Head found in Jolo hours after Abu Sayyaf announced Canadian’s beheading

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A decapitated head was found in Jolo, Sulu, on Monday night, more than five hours after the Abu Sayyaf claimed it beheaded one of its captives - Canadian Robert Hall.

Semporna kidnap: We ate a lot of fried chicken on Jolo island, says Filipina worker

KOTA KINABALU: A Filipino hotel worker has revealed that kidnappers ensured she and fellow captive Gao Huayun, were well fed during their two months in captivity on Jolo island in the Phillippnes, and even gave the Chinese tourist "special food" on her birthday.

Two Indon seamen rescued in Jolo raid

Two of three Indonesian crewmen abducted from a Sabah registered tugboat have been rescued after 74 days in captivity when Philippines military launched a predawn assault on a militant stronghold in Jolo.

Muslim leaders seek ceasefire in Jolo

Muslim leaders in southern Philippines are appealing to Moro leaders and the armed forces for an immediate ceasefire on Jolo island as six days of gunbattles are causing thousands of people to flee.

Muslim leaders seek ceasefire in Jolo

Muslim leaders in southern Philippines are appealing to Moro leaders and the armed forces for an immediate ceasefire on Jolo island as six days of gunbattles are causing thousands of people to flee.

Two Indonesian prisoners walk free after Jolo gunfight

JOLO: Two Indonesian sailors kidnapped by militants off the southern Philippines walked free after a firefight that left five kidnappers dead, the military said.

Kidnappers, victim believed to be back on Jolo Island

LAHAD DATU: Kidnapped farm manager Yang Zai Lin is believed to have been taken to the notorious Abu Sayyaf stronghold of Jolo Island in southern Philippines by his abductors.