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Search operations following a Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane crash at the vicinity of Jolo airport, Sulu island, southern Philippines. Photograph: EPA

Philippine authorities ordered on Monday an investigation into the crash of an Air Force plane that overshot a runway killing 47 soldiers on board, th(...)

Rescuers carrying a victim next to the crashed Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane at the vicinity of Jolo airport on Sulu island. Photograph: Joint Task Force Jolo-Armed Forces/EPA

A Philippines Air Force troop plane crashed and broke up in flames on a southern island on Sunday, killing at least 45 people after some jumped free, (...)

Soldiers inspect vehicles in Zamboanga, in the Philippines, the gateway to the southern islands of Jolo and Basilan. Photograph: Jes Aznar/New York Times

Across the islands of the southern Philippines, the black flag of Islamic State is flying over what the group considers its East Asia province. Men in(...)

Debris inside a Catholic cathedral where two bombs exploded in Jolo city, Sulu, Philippines, January 27th, 2019. Photograph: EPA/WestMinCom

At least 20 people have been killed and 81 injured after two bombs were detonated at a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island. The (...)

Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Lab Director PCSupt Emmanuel Aranas answers questions during a news conference inside the police headquarters in metro Manila, Philippines June 14th, 2016, following the execution of hostage Canadian Robert Hall. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

The Philippines confirmed on Tuesday the execution of a Canadian who had been held hostage by the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf Islamist militant group o(...)