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Malaysian ceasefire monitors in Mindanao advised to lie low

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A former Moro rebel official now working as government peace consultant said Saturday members of the Malaysian contingent on the International Monitoring Team have been advised to limit their movements following Friday’s clash between Malaysian security forces and a group of followers of the sultan of Sulu who had been holed up in a village in Lahad Datu to assert their claim to Sabah.

Posted: March 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysians should talk to sultan, says younger Kiram in Sabah


If Malaysian officials want to end the stand-off in Lahad Datu, they should talk directly to Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, the leader of Kiram’s “royal army” that has occupied a fishing village in the east Malaysia state of Sabah since Feb. 9 said Thursday.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »