The Government of the Philippines has declared martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, after clashes between the army and extremist groups.
The violence is focused in the city of Marawi, and erupted as the army searched for the leaders of a militant group with alleged links to Islamic State (IS). Most residents have now evacuated the city, which is home to around 200,000 people.
Kristian Herbolzheimer, Director of Conciliation Resources' Colombia programme, joined a panel of experts on Al Jazeera's Inside Story, to discuss the potential challenges ahead for Colombia peace.
Colombia is drawing ever closer to ending a violent conflict that has lasted more than 50 years. This infographic highlights the negotiations and innovations in the peace process that could secure a lasting and sustainable peace for the country. Find out more about innovations in the Colombian peace process here.