COTABATO City, Philippines -  Local officials on Tuesday asked the joint ceasefire committee to investigate the firefight in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao, where a key suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre was killed and five police officers were wounded.

MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – The chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace negotiating panel disclosed on Wednesday attempts to postpone the talks with the Philippine government in Kuala Lumpur by tying it up with the crisis in Sabah.

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Members of the 19-man Malaysian contingent of the International Monitoring Team on Monday bade goodbye to the Army’s 6th Infantry Division and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, following the completion of their year-long enforcement of the government-MILF 1997 Agreement on General Cessation of Hostilities.

COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Relief workers have documented a total of 1,079 Filipino evacuees from Sabah while hundreds more could have entered the country through the remote island towns far from the provincial capital, officials said.

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – The largest faction in the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on Friday called on the Malaysian government and the Sulu Sultanate’s followers to observe a ceasefire to prevent further bloodshed in Sabah.

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