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Manila says new law a key weapon against militants

New Philippine anti-terror legislation that allows suspects to be detained without charge has many deficiencies but it is still an important tool in fighting militants, a senior official said on Friday. After languishing for 11 years, Congress finally approved the legislation this month but opposition lawmakers, concerned the government might use the law against them, insisted it would not be implemented until two months after congressional polls in May. Full Story

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