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Gov't, MILF to work together vs terrorism in MILF areas

KUALA LUMPUR - Government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace negotiators agreed to work together to combat criminality and terrorism following the deaths of 44 PNP Special Action Force (SAF) members on a mission to arrest 2 suspected terrorists in Mamasapano town last Sunday.Full article

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The day we mourned the Fallen 44

As of 01/31/2015 2:59 AM
January 30 was declared a National Day of Mourning by President Aquino to honor the 44 PNP Special Action Force commandos who were killed during the bloody encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Sunday. Full article

Norwegian recognized for risking life in Mamasapano

As of 01/30/2015 11:12 PM
MANILA -- The International Monitoring Team (IMT), an independent third-party observer to the peace process between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), will be going to Barangay Tukanalipao Saturday as part of the independent inquiry they will be conducting on the Mamasapano clash. Full article

PNoy: Sacrifices of fallen 44 SAF men won't go to waste

As of 01/30/2015 6:42 PM
MANILA (UPDATED) - President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said the government will exert all efforts to seek justice for the 44 elite police commandos killed in a clash with Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Full article

PH, rebels talk disarmament in shadow of deadly clash

As of 01/30/2015 6:27 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Philippine government and Muslim rebel negotiators met in Malaysia on Friday, forging ahead with talks on disarming the guerrillas despite a historic peace deal struck last year being thrown into doubt by a deadly clash. Full article

Aquino vows justice for fallen 44 on day of mourning

As of 01/30/2015 6:19 PM
MANILA (UPDATE) - President Benigno Aquino III pledged justice for the families of 44 police commandos killed by Moro rebels during a botched anti-terror operation, as he led tributes on Friday -- a national day of mourning. Full article

Lim named acting Comelec chairman

As of 01/30/2015 6:13 PM
MANILA - Outgoing Commissions on Elections chairman Sixto Brillantes has designed Commissioner Christian Lim as acting chairman of the poll body. Full article

Guingona wants Truth Commission to probe bloodbath

As of 01/30/2015 5:59 PM
MANILA - Senator Teofisto "TG" Guingona III is calling for the creation of Truth Commission to conduct a thorough and impartial probe on the deaths of 44 elite policemen in Maguindanao. Full article

VP Binay dares Purisima: Speak up on Maguindanao clash

As of 01/30/2015 5:49 PM
MANILA - Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday challenged suspended Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima to speak up about the deadly "misencounter" between elite police commandos and Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Sunday. Full article

A day of sorrow for fallen commandos

As of 01/30/2015 5:41 PM
MANILA - The entire country was in mourning on Friday for the 44 police commandos who died in a bloody mission in Maguindanao. Full article

#NasaanAngPangulo trends anew as mourners wait for PNoy

As of 01/30/2015 5:18 PM
MANILA - The hashtag "#Nasaan Ang Pangulo" trended anew on Twitter after the necrological service for the fallen commandos had to pause to wait for President Aquino's arrival. Full article