• The Latest: 31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city

    MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):

  • Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

    MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government forces launched “precision attacks” Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a southern city that has been under siege since a raid to capture a militant on the U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists failed.

  • President orders thorough probe of Indonesia suicide attacks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president ordered a thorough investigation Thursday of twin suicide bombings that targeted police, killing three officers, in the deadliest attack by suspected militants in the capital in a year.

  • Investigators explore bomber’s links to larger network

    LONDON (AP) — British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.

  • Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Islamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS, authorities said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide.

  • The Latest: Philippine police go on nationwide alert

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a Philippine city that led President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the south (all times local):

  • Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country’s south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group laid siege to a southern city.