Thai PM confirms progress in peace talks World

Thai PM confirms progress in peace talks

Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha claims that peace talks between the government and southern rebel groups are progressing well, with the ultimate goal of restoring peace and confidence in the violence-torn south.
Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash World

Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash

The Philippine military on November 29 said fifteen suspected militants including six women were killed in a gun battle in Manila, five days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks between the government and rebels.
Seven people killed in clashes in southern Philippines World

Seven people killed in clashes in southern Philippines

One civilian and six policemen, including a town police chief, were killed and three other police were injured in ambushes believed to be staged by the New People’s Army (NPA) militant group in southern Philippines, the country’s military said on July 21.