Manila confirms Canadian hostage was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf

Jun 14, 2016

Manila confirms Canadian hostage was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf

Philippine officials confirmed Tuesday that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed in two months after their demands for a large ransom were not met. The hostage, Robert Hall, was abducted from a marina last September along ...

Canada says hostage Robert Hall likely killed in Philippines

Jun 13, 2016

Canada says hostage Robert Hall likely killed in Philippines

A Canadian citizen being held hostage by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines for nearly nine months has likely been killed by his captors, the Canadian government said Monday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement that officials were working closely with authorities ...

Mar 10, 2016

Philippine militants holding foreigners set ransom deadline

Islamic militants holding two Canadians and a Norwegian in the southern Philippine jungles have set a one-month deadline for millions of dollars in ransom to be paid, according to a video released Thursday. In the video posted on a local jihadi group’s Facebook page, ...