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Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

Philippine president, Muslim rebels agree on autonomy bill

By Tue, Sep 09, 2014 11:20AM UTC Comments Off Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says the president discreetly met with a Muslim rebel leader last week in Manila and both helped untangle thorny differences over a proposed autonomy law they hope will end decades of bloody rebellion in the south. ...

Filipino rebels form party as they end rebellion

By Tue, Apr 08, 2014 3:49PM UTC Comments Off Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) at a training camp in 2012. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines says it has formed a political party as it turns away from a decades-long rebellion after signing a peace pact with the government....

Muslim rebel bomb wounds 6 in southern Philippines

By Sat, Feb 01, 2014 1:28PM UTC Comments Off Muslim rebel bomb wounds 6 in southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The military says at least six people, including two television journalists, were wounded when a home-made bomb exploded on a roadside in the southern Philippines....

Philippines says 37 rebels killed in offensive

By Wed, Jan 29, 2014 4:12PM UTC Comments Off Philippines says 37 rebels killed in offensive

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least 37 Islamic fighters have been killed in a two-day offensive against insurgents opposed to a new peace deal between the government and the main Muslim rebel group, military officials said Wednesday. President Benigno Aquino III said the military launched the assault to protect villages after Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement...

Philippines communist rebels caution Muslims on peace agreement

By Tue, Jan 28, 2014 7:48PM UTC Comments Off Communist rebels celeberating their 45th anniversary.PIC BY EDWIN ESPEJO

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Communist guerrillas in Mindanao today said Moro resistance will not end with the conclusion of the GRP-MILF peace negotiations. Jorge Madlos, spokesman of the National Democratic Front in Mindanao, urged Moro revolutionary forces “not to lose sight on the fundamental causes of the problems of the Moro people.” Madlos, a.k.a Ka...

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