Saturday, January 29, 2022

Mindanao

Philippines postpones self-rule vote in restive Muslim region

Former MILF rebels have warned that the failure of the peace process would likely draw disillusioned Muslim youths in the region towards the more hardline Islamists still waging an armed campaign in the southern Philippines.

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf commander, rescue last known hostages

The militants were attempting to cross the sea border to Tambisan Island in Sabah to release the captives in exchange for ransom.

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