The Philippine military said on Tuesday it had killed 17 militants opposed to a peace deal between the government and the country`s main Muslim rebel group, as fighting raged for a second day.
The Philippine military attacked a Muslim renegade faction today, two days after the country`s main Muslim rebel group successfully ended negotiations to end a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands.
Fuming over the reports of the US having monitored over 70 million phone calls in France, Franc has summoned US ambassador, calling the act as “unacceptable”.
The United States gave the Philippine military six patrol boats on Tuesday to be used in a southern region where armed Muslim militants are active, the military said.
At least four gunmen were believed killed in the clashes, one of the deadliest in the south in recent weeks.
The dawn strike targeting a militant camp on a southern Philippine island killed Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.
The Philippine military says a
14-year-old American boy who was abducted with his mother and
cousin by suspected Muslim militants five months ago has been
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