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Philippines to Resume Talks with Muslim Rebels

The Philippines will resume efforts to end more than three decades of Muslim separatist revolt in the southern island of Mindanao when government negotiators meet rebel leaders next month in Kuala Lumpur. “We have agreed to hold a new round of exploratory talks in Kuala Lumpur by the second week of February this year,” President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said Tuesday after meeting Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi in Manila. Malaysia, a mainly Muslim nation, is brokering formal peace negotiations between the Philippines and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest of four guerrilla groups fighting for an Islamic state in the south. Full Story

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