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KOTA KINABALU: Key Abu Sayyaf sub-commander Indang Susukan, who was behind several Sabah kidnappings over the past decade, is believed to be dead following Manila’s military offensive in Jolo, intelligence sources say.
JAKARTA: Two Indonesians kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf in waters off Sabah more than a year ago, have been released by the militant group and are on their way home, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Jakarta on Saturday (Jan 20).
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops killed at least five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants and suffered three fatalities during a firefight in Bohol province on Tuesday, the military said, days after Western travel warnings about visiting the holiday island.
MANILA: Malaysia's security forces have dealt a serious blow to the notorious Abu Sayyaf group by killing the leader of a squad that has been snatching tourists, fishermen, and sailors in waters off Sabah and the Philippines' Sulu archipelago, Philippine officials said on Saturday.
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Abu Sayyaf rebels to end their campaign of piracy and kidnapping and start direct talks with him, offering an olive branch towards a brutal group he previously vowed to destroy.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Abu Sayyaf rebels on Friday to end their campaign of piracy and kidnapping and start direct talks with him, offering an olive branch towards a brutal Islamist group he previously vowed to destroy.
KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts are being made to secure the release of five Malaysian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf gunmen in the southern Philippine island of Jolo, Philippine ambassador J. Eduardo Malaya said
DAVAO CITY: It was supposed to be a secret, but President Rodrigo Duterte accidentally spilled it: 50mil pesos (RM4.3mil) had been paid to Abu Sayyaf bandits for the freedom of Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad.
KOTA KINABALU: Expectations are running high that incoming Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte (pic) will introduce radical measures, including imposition of martial law, to curb the kidnap-for-ransom Abu Sayyaf group in the southern part of the country.