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Rebels and troops resume fight in southern Philippines

Rebels and troops resume fight in southern Philippines

Sep 14, – Fighting has resumed between government troops and Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines, despite a recently agreed ceasefire. Officials said troops were battling to retake a series of villages near Zamboanga city, where members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) are holding about 100 people hostage. More than 50 people have […]

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Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

Philippines president vows to defend territory amid China Sea dispute

June12, MANILA, Philippines (AP) — He said in a speech marking the 115th anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain that the Philippines has not claimed territory that clearly belongs to another country but only asks that “our territory, rights and dignity be respected.” Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not […]

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