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D&S 2017: Manila to continue engaging militants

2nd November 2017 - 14:20 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei

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Muslim separatists on the southern island of Mindanao have been engaged in an insurgency against Manila since the 1960s, and the Philippine military came a step closer to ending that conflict by retaking Marawi City on 23 October from Islamic insurgents who had captured the city on 23 May.

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