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The battle for Marawi has broad implications for South-east Asia

IT is now almost a month since the first black flag of the Islamic State was raised in Marawi, Mindanao, in the southern Philippines. The battle to retake the city is still raging.

Hundreds of innocent civilians are believed to remain trapped in militant-held areas. They face starvation...

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