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Philippine Muslim separatist commander surrenders (20.04.2009)

The Philippine military says a senior Muslim rebel leader has surrendered in the southern Philippines. The military said Monday that Mabaning Andamun Lucsadato is the most senior member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front to surrender to the government.

Moro rebels backing EU entry as facilitator in peace talks (13.04.2009)

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would welcome the European Union’s (EU) involvement as facilitator in the southern peace process and to play an active part in peace-keeping efforts in Mindanao. MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal told BusinessWorld that although their central committee...

Bloody clash in south Philippines (28.03.2009)

Muslim rebels and the army have fought an eight-hour battle in the southern Philippines, leaving 20 insurgents and seven soldiers dead, the military says.

Insecurity jeopardises aid work (25.03.2009)

A hostage crisis involving three International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) workers may force agencies to stop bringing assistance to some areas, officials told IRIN, as humanitarian workers feel increasingly under threat in the hostile south. Stephen Anderson, the World Food Programme (WFP)...

Peace hopes fade in Philippine south (16.03.2009)

In mid-2008, it looked as if there was at last - after decades of fighting - a chance for Mindanao to find lasting peace. Eight years of negotiations between the Philippine government and the separatist group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, had resulted in a framework agreement. In...

Strategy shift in Philippines insurgency fight (11.03.2009)

The Philippines vowed Wednesday to use conventional military power to defeat communist guerrillas instead of waging an "ideological war" with the rebels, in a major policy shift. The new approach aims to significantly weaken one of the world's longest-running Maoist insurgencies within two years in...

Communist rebels say peace talks with Philippines impossible (08.03.2009)

The chief negotiator for communist rebels in the Philippines said Friday (March 6) that they would not consider a return to peace talks after rebels blamed the government for the murder of the daughter of a regional rebel commander.