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Islamic Freedom Movement

Counter-insurgency begins in the southern Philippines

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On Saturday, the Philippine military launched a full scale assault on a separatist rebel group, known as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement (BIFM), in...
New bomb blasts wound seven Philippine soldiers

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On Wednesday, August 7, two roadside bombs detonated in the Philippines’ tumultuous south, wounding seven soldiers. Just two days before, a similar explosion killed eight...
Not quite peace for investors in Mindanao, Philippines

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Investor fascination has been sparked in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao with a recent peace agreement, but if security issues persist this new found attention may be fleeting, writes Justin Calderon.