The teacher in the Philippines was just about to start a class when the gunmen arrived.
VICE News embedded with civilians fleeing fighting in Marawi.
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The drugs are worth as much as $5 million USD on the black market.
The Philippine Army is fighting to retake Marawi, a city seized by ISIS-linked militants.
The Philippines president tells soldiers to do whatever they like while enforcing martial law in the country's south.
'Global jihad 3.0'
The Lumads, an indigenous group, say the government is sanctioning military and paramilitary operations on their land in order to displace them and allow mining companies, including those with Canadian, Australian, and British interests, to enter.
A bombing attributed to Islamic State-linked militants is just the beginning, warn experts, as the BIFF campaign of violence threatens to rip apart the country's new peace deal.
After more than 40 years of conflict, President Benigno Aquino called on lawmakers to quickly push through a law to create the new autonomous region in Mindanao.
Muktar Kindo Santo was wanted in connection with the November 2009 bloodbath that took the lives of 58 people — including 32 journalists.