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By Christina Mendez and Alexis Romero
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
With the likelihood of violence in Marawi City spilling over into the Visayas and Luzon, President Duterte said yesterday he might expand the coverage of his martial law declaration for Mindanao to include the entire country.
By Jaime Laude
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Vehicles packed with evacuees clog the 35-kilometer Marawi-Iligan highway. Those without vehicles are fleeing the city on foot, their children and meager belongings in tow.
By Edu Punay
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Courts throughout Mindanao will remain open despite the region’s being placed under martial law by President Duterte in response to an outbreak of hostilities in Marawi City perpetrated by the Maute terror group.
By Perseus Echeminada
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
The Moro National Liberation Front is not affected by the declaration of martial law in Mindanao because it is not involved in the armed uprising in Marawi City and other parts of the region, a ranking official of the group said...
By Jaime Laude
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Government forces flushed out Maute group militants from their positions in Marawi City last night, leaving at least 21 people dead and 31 wounded, officials said.
By Roel Pareño
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
A parish priest, his two helpers and 10 parishioners in Marawi City were taken hostage by the Islamic State-inspired Maute group during novena prayers Tuesday night, it was learned yesterday.
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
If there is a first casualty in the ongoing fighting between government forces and the Islamic State (IS)-inspired Maute group, it is the truth.
By Michael Punongbayan and Helen Flores
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo called on Filipinos yesterday to cooperate and support the military and the government in resolving the crisis in Mindanao.
By Jess Diaz
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
Administration allies in the “super majority” in Congress are expected to affirm President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the entire Mindanao.
By Christina Mendez and Alexis Romero
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00am
It was a meeting that nearly didn’t materialize. But Russian President Vladimir Putin quickly adjusted his schedule to talk with President Duterte Tuesday night in Moscow.
  • EXODUS: Residents fleeing the violence in Marawi City on a dump truck are stuck in traffic near a checkpoint before entering Iligan City yesterday. AFP
    Nationwide martial law eyed
  • Handout photo from Datu Ali-Asgar Solaiman of the Bangsamoro International Solidarity Conference shows members of the Maute group in an armored car in Marawi City yesterday.
    Humanitarian crisis feared in Marawi
  • Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno also ordered all Mindanao judges to report “their current and continuing status to the Office of the Court Administrator through their executive judges.” APEC/Released, File
    Sereno orders Mindanao courts to remain open
  • Spokesman Emmanuel Fontanilla said MNLF founding chairman Nur Misuari is closely working with the government to maintain peace and order, particularly in Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. YouTube Screengrab/File
    MNLF unaffected by martial law
  • Armored personnel carriers are deployed in a firefight with Maute and Abu Sayyaf bandits in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. MOHAMMAD MANSHAWI FACEBOOK PHOTO, File
    Marawi fighting leaves 21 dead, 31 wounded
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    Priest, parishioners held hostage in Marawi siege
  • “Except for the half truths, the media is on the receiving  end of all the lies on what really is happening in Marawi City,” a senior military reporter said, referring to the statement released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). AP/Wong Maye-E, File
    ‘Truth first casualty in Marawi siege’
  • Vice President Leni Robredo refused to directly answer questions on President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in the south after hostilities broke out in Marawi City. AP/File
    Leni: Trust our AFP on martial law
  • Policemen inspect a vehicle’s trunk at a checkpoint in Iligan City yesterday following President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. AFP
    Super majority seen to affirm martial law
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow. Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP, File
    Hello, goodbye for Duterte, Putin
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