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Can 'Peace' Last in the Philippines?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.05.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Can the latest Framework Agreement create meaningful political space and perceived political participation that is inclusive enough for Christians and Muslims alike in the governance of resource-rich Mindanao?

Mindanao's Rebellion: Aquino Is Running Out of Time

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 11.30.2013 | World
Edsel Tupaz

Since serious negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) culminated in the signing of the Framework Agreement between it and the government of the Philippines in 2012, the government had hoped that its decades-long battle with rebel movement in the southern Philippines was drawing to a close.

Muslim Militants Free Filipino-American Woman, Hold Her 14-Year-Old Son And Relative

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 12.02.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Muslim militants freed a Filipino-American woman after 2 1/2 months in captivity in the southern Philippines but are still...

Ferry Survivor Rescued After 30 Hours At Sea

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine air force helicopter plucked to safety Monday a woman who drifted for about 30 hours in choppy seas after the sin...