You are here: Home » Topics » » Philippines » Videos

New Year 2013 in Makati, Philippines - Fireworks

Last few seconds of the fireworks.

Philippine police clash with Muslim rebels in south, at least 30 dead

Jan 26, 2015    

MANILA (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed in heavy fighting between police and Muslim rebels in the Philippines on Sunday, military and local officials said, threatening a year-old peace agreement and shattering a ceasefire that held for three years. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest rebel group in the Philippine south, accepted an autonomy offer in March 2014 from the government, ending 45 years of conflict in which 120,000 people were killed and 2 million displaced.Under the deal, brokered by Malaysia, the Moro rebels were to surrender their weapons and disband af...

Read More