The violence that began last week has killed dozens. Though most people have left, those still trapped are worried about being intercepted by militants at checkpoints on routes out of the city.
The government announces foreigners are participating in the fighting as death toll rises to 46. Army deploys attack helicopters and special forces to drive the rebels out.
Indonesia has been on increased alert as the focus of the country's battle against terrorism shifts to Daesh sympathisers.
Daesh-linked militants laid siege to the mainly-Muslim city of Marawi, prompting President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law on the area. He threatens to expand it to the rest of the Philippines if militant activity continues.
President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he wouldn't rule out placing the entire country under martial law to prevent Daesh-linked militants from gaining a foothold in the Christian-majority Philippines.
Officials accuse Daesh-linked militants of abducting a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers in Marawi, the capital of the island of Mindanao, where martial law was imposed on Tuesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cut short his visit to Russia after fierce fighting erupted between security forces and Daesh-linked militants on the island of Mindanao.
Russian forces carry out land and naval training in Crimea before President Vladimir Putin arrives following Ukraine's announcement of martial law as tensions increase on the front line.
Poroshenko warning came as fresh tension with Russia over Crimea reignited fears that a fragile ceasefire deal hammered out in the Belarussian capital Minsk in February 2015 could collapse.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces a three-month state of emergency following a failed military coup to ward off the 'threat against democracy.'
The Turkish republic has always had an interesting relationship with democracy. We take a look at the four previous military coups in Turkey in an attempt to understand events last night.
Using social media, world leaders and the people on the streets of Turkey come together to paint a vivid picture of the fallout from the failed coup attempt in the country.
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