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Manila’s Arroyo wants to keep truce with rebels

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ordered the army on Monday to be restrained in dealing with the largest Islamic rebel group in the country and prevent clashes which could torpedo a peace process. Arroyo, worried over the intermittent fighting between troops and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in farming villages in the south since late January, met the cabinet and senior security officials to discuss ways to prevent further violence. Full Story

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