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Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers

The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels.


Philippines and Muslim rebels agree peace deal

The Philippine government has reached a framework peace agreement with the country's largest Muslim rebel group, President Benigno Aquino says. The deal follows long negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to end a 40-year conflict that has cost more than 120,000 lives.


Manila Casts Blame in Hostage Drama

Manila Casts Blame in Hostage Drama

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said more than a dozen people, including several journalists, could be held liable in the Manila hostage standoff in which eight Hong Kong tourists died.


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