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Minda News
Cardinal Quevedo sends questions for Duterte who failed to attend peace dialogueDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Mindanao’s lone Cardinal Orlando Quevedo
Cardinal Quevedo sends questions for Duterte who failed to attend peace dialogue
Minda News / Posted yesterday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February) — Mindanao’s lone Cardinal Orlando Quevedo, lead convener of the Friends of Peace, sent Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, two questions he wants the PDP-Laban Presidential candidate to answer as he goes around the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Darjeeling hills gradually getting in to different political dynamicsSILIGURI: With the increasing warmth of forthcoming assembly election in West B
Darjeeling hills gradually getting in to different political dynamics
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
SILIGURI: With the increasing warmth of forthcoming assembly election in West Bengal, politics has started taking a new turn in Darjeeling hills of the state. Deviating from the historical pattern for the region, the strong mass sentiment on separate... Read more
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The Star
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed gro
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'
The Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed groups in the restive southern island of Mindanao if the peace pact Manila signed with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is cast aside, the government's peace... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Peace and orderStarting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pres
Agenda of the next president: Peace and order
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Starting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines' push for peace with militants faces uncertaintyMANILA: The fate of the long-awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is facing an un
Philippines' push for peace with militants faces uncertainty
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA: The fate of the long-awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is facing an uncertain future. In the Philippines, the BBL is the cornerstone of a peace pact between the national government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in... Read more
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The Star
Peace negotiators from Philippines, MILF in Kuala Lumpur to revive pactMANILA: Peace negotiators from the Philippine government and the secessionist M
Peace negotiators from Philippines, MILF in Kuala Lumpur to revive pact
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA: Peace negotiators from the Philippine government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Wednesday began a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur. This followed the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Peace panels in KL to revive pactPeace negotiators from the government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberat
Peace panels in KL to revive pact
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Peace negotiators from the government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front on Wednesday began a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur, following the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, the key measure needed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
GPH-MILF peace panels meet in KL after non-passage of BBLMANILA—The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels beg
GPH-MILF peace panels meet in KL after non-passage of BBL
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA—The government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panels began on Wednesday a two-day special meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, following the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the primary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Groups Welcome Content of Revised ConstitutionAlgiers — Most of the parliamentary groups voiced their adherence to the projec
Parliamentary Groups Welcome Content of Revised Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Algiers — Most of the parliamentary groups voiced their adherence to the project of the constitutional revision and welcomed the new provisions introduced in the amended constitution. "We have been offered the opportunity to place the country's... Read more
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asianage
High alert sounded in Kashmir ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Butt death anniversariesJKLF Chairman Yasin Malik. (Photo: Habib Naqash) The authorities in Jammu and
High alert sounded in Kashmir ahead of Afzal Guru, Maqbool Butt death anniversaries
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik. (Photo: Habib Naqash) The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have decided to impose security lockdown in parts of summer capital Srinagar and some other towns of the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley on Tuesday when separatist... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Extradition order in Jesuit priest killings could lead to more arrestsThe impunity enjoyed for 25 years by the killers of six Jesuit priests in El Sa
Extradition order in Jesuit priest killings could lead to more arrests
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
The impunity enjoyed for 25 years by the killers of six Jesuit priests in El Salvador began splintering Feb. 5 after a U.S. judge ordered one of the suspects who'd fled to the United States to be extradited to Spain to stand trial for one of the most... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install sonDESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fight
Misuari gathers 2,000 loyal men in bid to install son
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
DESPITE an outstanding warrant for his arrest, Nur Misuari gathered 2,000 fighters loyal to him at his home in Camp Astana in Indanan, Sulu, to install his son as vice chairman of his faction of the Moro National Liberation Front. Wanted for leading... Read more
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The Manila Times
The women of AquinoFebruary 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this a
The women of Aquino
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this article may give to women. There is no intention to demean their service in government, least of all by a former official appointed by the second lady... Read more
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The Manila Times
Misuari meets with 2,000 MNLF fightersFebruary 8, 2016 9:49 pm IN YET another show of force, some 2,000 members of t
Misuari meets with 2,000 MNLF fighters
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 8, 2016 9:49 pm IN YET another show of force, some 2,000 members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) joined a leadership assembly in Indanan, Sulu, in southern Mindanao presided by its elusive... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MNLF happy about BBL’s non-passage at meeting with Misuari – informantsMORO National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari met his followers
MNLF happy about BBL’s non-passage at meeting with Misuari – informants
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
MORO National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari met his followers in Sulu on Sunday, the military said. The MNLF Misuari faction held a whole day leadership assembly at Camp Astana (residential place of Misuari) at sitio Bakud in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says militaryMANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari
Misuari met with 2,000 followers in Sulu, says military
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari, who is facing rebellion charges over the 2013 Zamboanga siege, met with his followers last Sunday in Indanan, Sulu, the military said Monday. Citing information relayed... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigg
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: February 7, 1974: The Jolo-caust
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
[This piece is a combination of chapters 19, 20 and 21 of “Bugs & Bytes in bigger print” published in 1999 by Said Sadain, Jr. editor of www.bugsnbytes.com. This piece was reprinted, with permission from the author, on 7 February 2004, the 30th... Read more
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Minda News
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30
THAT WE MAY REMEMBER: A birthday cake that was not eaten; a town that has yet to rise from the ashes
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
(This piece was first published in www.mindanews.com on 7 February 2004, the 30th anniversary of the burning of Jolo and reprinted in the February 2011 issue of OUR Mindanao newsmagazine. We are reprinting this here on February 7, 2016, the 42nd... Read more
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Aljazeera
Algeria adopts landmark constitutional reformsAlgeria's parliament has adopted a package of constitutional reforms that autho
Algeria adopts landmark constitutional reforms
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
Algeria's parliament has adopted a package of constitutional reforms that authorities say will strengthen the country's democratic stature, but opponents doubt it will bring real change. The reforms are meant to address longstanding public... Read more
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DW
Algerian parliament passes constitutional reforms in near unanimous vote |In a nearly unanimous vote, more than 500 Algerian lawmakers passed a raft of c
Algerian parliament passes constitutional reforms in near unanimous vote |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
In a nearly unanimous vote, more than 500 Algerian lawmakers passed a raft of constitutional reforms that the government says will strengthen democracy, however opponents are skeptical. The reforms are intended to address a number of longstanding... Read more
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The Economic Times
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reformsParliamentary group leaders on Wednesday began considering the package proposed
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Parliamentary group leaders on Wednesday began considering the package proposed by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika which is to be voted on by the lower and upper houses in full, rather than amendment-by-amendment. Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on... Read more
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Aljazeera
Philippines' peace process in tattersThe Philippines may have just lost its final chance to bring about peace to its
Philippines' peace process in tatters
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
The Philippines may have just lost its final chance to bring about peace to its troubled southern island of Mindanao, which has been racked by one of the world's longest-running insurgencies. After eight months of consultations, 200 hours of debates... Read more
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Rappler
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reformsAn exterior view shows the headquarter of the National People's Assembly (APN)
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
An exterior view shows the headquarter of the National People's Assembly (APN) in Algiers, Algeria, May 26, 2012. Mohamed Messara/EPA ALGIERS, Algeria – Algeria's parliament is expected to adopt a package of constitutional reforms Sunday, February... Read more
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Gulf News
Algeria to reintroduce two-term limits on presidencyProposed constitutional reforms package includes provision for independent elec
Algeria to reintroduce two-term limits on presidency
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
Proposed constitutional reforms package includes provision for independent electoral commission A general view of the upper parliament chamber is pictured in Algiers, Algeria February 2, 2016. Algeria’s parliament will vote on February 7, 2016 for... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms Published: 7 February 2016 7:01 PM The building of the upper parliament cham
Algerian lawmakers to vote on constitutional reforms
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 7 February 2016 7:01 PM The building of the upper parliament chamber is pictured in Algiers, Algeria February 2, 2016. Algeria’s parliament will vote today for the new constitution... Read more
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Christian Today
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killingsAttorney Lisandro Quintanilla stands outside the house of former military offic
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killings
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
Attorney Lisandro Quintanilla stands outside the house of former military officer Carlos Mauricio Guzman Aguilar, one of those suspected of killing the priests, during a raid in San Salvador, El Salvador February 5, 2016. El Salvador said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killingsSAN SALVADOR: El Salvador said on Saturday it had detained four former soldiers
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SAN SALVADOR: El Salvador said on Saturday it had detained four former soldiers accused of killing six Jesuit priests during the country's civil war, and would keep searching for 12 other suspects who remain at large. In January, the government said... Read more
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The Star
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killingsSAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador said on Saturday it had detained four form
El Salvador detains ex-soldiers for 1989 Jesuit priest killings
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador said on Saturday it had detained four former soldiers accused of killing six Jesuit priests during the country's civil war, and would keep searching for 12 other suspects who remain at large. In January, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Momentum of peaceLike the government peace panel, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front lamented the
Momentum of peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Like the government peace panel, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front lamented the demise of the Bangsamoro Basic Law in the 16th Congress. Doomsayers have warned of intensified violence in Mindanao. So the nation welcomes the announcement of the MILF... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 An elusive peaceMANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story
#Journeyto30 An elusive peace
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine STAR began this month with a banner story on the death of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (“Palace accepts BBL’s doom,” Feb. 1, 2016), the primary legislative instrument that, if passed, would have created the Bangsamoro... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MILF to continue peace process with next govermentZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowe
MILF to continue peace process with next goverment
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has vowed to stick to the peace process in finding a solution to the conflict in Mindanao despite the failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) Ghazali Jaafar, MILF vice... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not outMANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law
Peace panel on BBL: Down but not out
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – While Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) may have set back peace efforts, the government is determined to pursue lasting peace in Mindanao, with peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer declaring, “We are... Read more
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Pilipino Star
For history’s sake, keep the AFP museum openRemember the old saying by George Santayana…“Those who do not remember the past
For history’s sake, keep the AFP museum open
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
Remember the old saying by George Santayana…“Those who do not remember the past is doomed to repeat them.” This was the quotation that came to my mind after watching ANC news with David Celdran yesterday about the imminent closure of the Armed Forces... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNP names MILF men in bombingPOLICE identified three suspects in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Tacurong City as b
PNP names MILF men in bombing
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
POLICE identified three suspects in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Tacurong City as being members of a faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The suspects were identified as Hairodin Abubakar, Lok Oteng and Daud Kansi, and were said to have had one... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Renewed fighting fearedWithout BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The fail
Renewed fighting feared
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Without BBL, MILF might go to war again – Sulu solon Zamboanga City – The failure of the national government to complete the peace accord with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) might push the largest secessionist group in the country today to... Read more
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The Manila Times
What the next leader has to deal withFebruary 3, 2016 10:11 pm First of Two Parts Miriam Defensor Santiago, Mar Ro
What the next leader has to deal with
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
February 3, 2016 10:11 pm First of Two Parts Miriam Defensor Santiago, Mar Roxas, Grace Poe, Rodrigo Duterte, and Jejomar Binay, attention please. With less than five months before one of you takes over the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The death of the BBLTHE blame game has started with the Bangsamoro Basic Law dead in the water. The
The death of the BBL
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
THE blame game has started with the Bangsamoro Basic Law dead in the water. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front blames the House leadership for allowing members of the House of Representative to filibuster against the proposed law. Miriam Coronel... Read more
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The Manila Times
Leni escapes car bombingFebruary 2, 2016 11:07 pm by AL JACINTO, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND LLANESCA T.
Leni escapes car bombing
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
February 2, 2016 11:07 pm by AL JACINTO, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND LLANESCA T. PANTI, REPORTER DAVAO CITY: A car bomb exploded on Tuesday afternoon in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat, just minutes after the convoy of Rep. Leni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OBG - President Bouteflika Has Brought 'Great Stability' to AlgeriaLondon — President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has brought "great stab
OBG - President Bouteflika Has Brought 'Great Stability' to Algeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
London — President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has brought "great stability" to Algeria and "a return to normalcy" for the country since his election the first time in 1999, the Oxford Business Group (OBG) stated in its annual... Read more
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Rappler
Bangsamoro basic law: Forgotten battle?Something is palpable in the air right now, something threatening. And it's thi
Bangsamoro basic law: Forgotten battle?
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
Something is palpable in the air right now, something threatening. And it's this: Before we know it, no one is talking about the Moro people and the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) anymore but us alone. Is the BBL dead? Is it over? And if indeed it is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to contend with President B. S. Aquino 3rd’s allies who were resolved to save their patron from any criminal liability in the... Read more
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Minda News
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace processDAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” T
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace process
Minda News / Posted 13 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” The Congress-proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR) under the Aquino administration is dead, but the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lawmakers in May polls exempted from gun banMANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has amended the gun
Lawmakers in May polls exempted from gun ban
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has amended the gun ban policy to allow incumbent senators and congressmen running in this year’s elections to carry firearms. Comelec issued Resolution No. 10047 promulgated on Jan. 28... Read more
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The Manila Times
Former peacekeepers in the pollsJanuary 29, 2016 11:23 pm THE appointment of Mar Roxas as secretary of the Dep
Former peacekeepers in the polls
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
January 29, 2016 11:23 pm THE appointment of Mar Roxas as secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Governments could have made him a darling of the masses. As head of the department with supervision over the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leaderMindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congres
Radicals may ride on death of BBL, says House leader
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Mindanao solons in the House of Representatives lamented the failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro basic law (BBL), raising fears the death of the bill would only fuel the radicalization of the Islamic faith. Deputy Speaker Pangalian... Read more
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Pilipino Star
GPH-MNLF-OIC truce review winds up amid uncertain BBL plightCOTABATO CITY, Philippines - While the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now see
GPH-MNLF-OIC truce review winds up amid uncertain BBL plight
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - While the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now seemed dead, the three-way review of the truce between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) opened a new door for yet another venture meant to end the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MILF unit formed in bid to counter Isis spreadJanuary 28th, 2016 01:20 AM A MARINE walks past an Isis flag in a Moro rebel c
MILF unit formed in bid to counter Isis spread
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
January 28th, 2016 01:20 AM A MARINE walks past an Isis flag in a Moro rebel camp that government soldiers captured in the town of Palimbang in Sultan Kudarat province in November 2008.JEOFFREY MAITEM /INQUIRER MINDANAO COTABATO CITY—The Moro... Read more
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Pilipino Star
After 8 years, government-MNLF peace pact review endsMANILA, Philippines – The tripartite review of the government’s 1996 peace agre
After 8 years, government-MNLF peace pact review ends
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The tripartite review of the government’s 1996 peace agreement with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) ended at a meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Teresita Quintos-Deles said the Philippine government, MNLF... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessonsWRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in
‘Oplan Exodus’ vs Marwan missed antiterror lessons
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
WRITING ON THE WALL Graffiti painted on a wall in the village of Tukanalipao in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao province, expresses the sentiments of residents of the site of the slaughter of 44 Special Action Force commandos who were sent on a mission... Read more
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Minda News
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace processCAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro
Murad to PNoy in recent meeting: passing BLBAR will throw away peace process
Minda News / Posted 17 days ago
CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 27 January) – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) looks forward to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) but not the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR), the... Read more
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