Posts Tagged ‘fighters’

MANILA, 5 April 2010 (IRIN) – Muslim separatists waging a bloody insurgency to carve out an independent Muslim state in the southern Philippines are warning of fresh violence after rejecting an offer for limited autonomy from the government. (more…)

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BY Colin Freeze

Kandahar From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Last updated on Monday,

Aug. 03, 2009 03:39AM EDT

Abdullah Shah weeps as he tells the story of Oct. 24, 2006. “Allah saved me,” he says. “But I wish I was killed that night too, with my family.” (more…)

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By JANE PERLEZ and PIR ZUBAIR SHAH Published: August 2, 2009

MINGORA, Pakistan — Schools have officially reopened. Soldiers stand guard at checkpoints and have established a semblance of order. Many thousands have returned here to a town that is mostly intact, if still under a military presence. (more…)

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