PHOTOS: ​Mass graves for the nameless victims of the Marawi crisis

The military has regained control of Marawi City, where it has been battling the Muslim extremists the past six weeks.

They were confronted with the sight and smell of death.

Images captured by photo journalist Luis Liwanag tell us the horrors of war.


Election Day in Metro Manila

Results of the city of Manila's electoral race provided more excitement.

VIDEO: Life under martial law

What happens around the city hours before the curfew? Journalist Luis Liwanag took this video from…

PHOTOS: Marawi City, 30 days of misery

Photojournalist Luis Liwanag captures Marawi City today, on the 30th day of the crisis.​

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