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B. 2016-06-13 Canadian man held hostage in Philippines executed by captors Southern Philippines
C. 2016-05-03 Hostages held by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines make video plea Southern Philippines
D. 2016-04-25 John Ridsdel: Hostage from Canada killed in Philippines Jolo, Southern Philippines
E. 2015-09-21 Gunmen kidnap tourists and local woman in Philippines Holiday Oceanview, Samal, Southern Philippines
5. 2014-12-05 Swiss hostage flees in Philippines Jolo, Southern Philippines
2013-09-17 Hostages freed; Muslim rebels capture police chief Zamboanga City, Southern Philippines
7. 2013-03-22 Abu Sayyaf release Australia hostage Pagadian, Southern Philippines
8. 2013-02-02 Two Philippines hostages released Sulu, Southern Philippines

Gunmen kidnap tourists and local woman in Philippines Map of Holiday Oceanview Samal Philippines  Southern Philippines: Two Canadians, a Norwegian and a local woman have been kidnapped from a tourist resort in the southern Philippines, the military has said Swiss hostage flees in Philippines Map of Jolo Philippines
Canadian man held hostage in Philippines executed by captors  Southern Philippines: There is 'compelling reason to believe' that Robert Hall has been killed by his captors, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Hostages held by Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines make video plea  Southern Philippines: Islamist militants in the Philippines have threatened to kill three more hostages if a ransom is not met, a week after they beheaded a Canadian... John Ridsdel: Hostage from Canada killed in Philippines Map of Jolo Philippines

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  Southern Philippines: A Canadian man held captive by Islamist militants for months in the Philippines has been killed

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  Southern Philippines: Lorenzo Vinciguerra kidnapped nearly three years ago by the Abu Sayyaf Islamist group has escaped his captors in the Philippines

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  Southern Philippines: As Philippine security forces rescued scores of hostages held by Muslim rebels, the rebels struck back by taking the local police chief captive
Mar.22 Abu Sayyaf release Australia hostage. Southern Philippines Mar.6   Filipinos taken hostage in Syria Map of Golan Heights Syria  About 20 UN observers have been detained by about 30 armed fighters in the Golan Heights on the Syria-Israel border, the UN has confirmed Feb.2 Two Philippines hostages released. Southern Philippines

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Oct.2 Philippine kidnap victim is freed
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Aug.23 Bloody end to hostage siege
  Manila: Rolando Mendoza, a former police officer upset at having lost his job, took hostage a busload of tourists from Hong Kong and killed eight of them
 Hong Kong urged its residents to cut short or cancel planned trips to the Philippines
Aug.22 Tourists taken hostage in bus
  Manila: Rolando Mendoza, a dismissed police inspector, demanding that his job be reinstated, took a tourist bus hostage with 22 foreigners

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Dec.13 Remaining hostages released  Southern Philippines: Gunmen have released the remaining 45 hostages, ending a three-day crisis that began when the kidnappers raided a school in a small village Dec.9 Gunmen abduct dozens of students
. Southern Philippines Apr.17 Rebels free hostage   Southern Philippines: Andreas Notter, Swiss Red Cross worker has been freed by Islamic rebels, after being held for three months

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Dec.5 Rebels jailed for life
Jul.19 Italy priest freed. Southern Philippines Mar.28 Hostage-taker releases children, teachers   Manila: An armed daycare operator released more than 30 preschool children and their teachers Mar.27 Gunmen seize bus
  Manila: At least 2 men have taken at least 30 children and several teachers hostage near the centre of the capital Manila.    Police cordoned off a...
Feb.13 Kidnappers release hostages. Nigeria Feb.8 Militants hold more hostages
Map of Niger Delta Nigeria  Nigeria Delta: MEND, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, is holding 24 Filipino hostages

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Jul.12 Source: Filipino hostage to be released   Iraq: Abductors holding de la Cruz have promised to release him Jul.10   Fate of Filipino hostage unclear   Iraq: A Philippine diplomat in Baghdad denied reports that captors had freed the hostage

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Aug.20 8 kidnapped on Jolo

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Nov.27 Rebels release all hostages  Muslim separatists have released all 89 remaining hostages in exchange for safe passage through military forces Nov.26 Hostage crisis
  Southern Philippines: Muslim separatist rebels have abducted 20 to 150 of civilians and are using them as human shields Jun.18 U.S. hostage may be dead   Southern Philippines: Military has admitted that Guillermo Sobero may be dead. Arroyo visited the southern island province of Basilan Jun.11 Kidnappers: U.S. hostage executed  Southern Philippines: Abu Sayyaf in a call to a radio station said kidnappers have killed Guillermo Sobero, an American hostage Jun.10 Kidnappers call off beheading  Southern Philippines: Government said it would drop any objections to the introduction of a Malaysian negotiator Jun.2   Hostages flee rebels  President Arroyo says that 6 people escaped during a clash between the guerillas and government forces May.31 Hostages shot in firefight  2 hostages held by separatists have been killed in gunfire with government troops, say rebels May.26 Raiders nab 20 at resort

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