Philippine government, rebels to sign "roadmap to lasting peace"
October 15th, 2012
Philippine government officials and Muslim rebel leaders are set to sign a landmark peace deal Monday, potentially bringing an end to decades of insurgency that has claimed the lives of more than 150,000 people, AFP reports. President Benigno Aquino III and Murad Ebrahim, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief, will sign the framework agreement, which paves …
Philippine government concludes peace talks with Muslim rebel group
October 8th, 2012
The decade-long conflict in the Philippines appears to have come to an end with the conclusion of peace talks between the government and the Muslim rebel group over the weekend in Kuala Lumpur. The Financial Times reports that negotiators for the Government of the Philippines and the insurgent Moro Islamic Liberation Front forged the framework …