A Canadian man, held hostage by Islamist militants in the Philippines, has been killed, after a ransom deadline by the militant group passed.
At least 10 Indonesian sailors have reportedly been kidnapped, by Abu Sayyaf militants, in the Philippines.
At least 15 people have died, after military troops clashed with Islamist militants, in the Philippines.
A US serviceman has been killed, following a successful hostage rescue mission, at a makeshift Islamic State prison, in Iraq.
At least 15 Islamist militants have been killed by Philippine security forces, in an attempt to rescue foreign captives.
At least two people are dead and a further 54 have been injured after an explosion in a southern Philippine port city.
Philippines troops have battled with violent Abu Sayyaf militants on Friday, leaving fourteen dead – five soldiers and nine extremists.
A Jihadist group based in the Philippines, who recently declared allegiance to the Islamic State, is threatening to kill two German hostages captured in April by the group.
At least 21 Filipino villagers, who were travelling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families, were killed by Islamic militants from the terrorist organisation Abu Sayyaf.