Govt‚ rebels agree on peace deal in Philippines
Rebels will surrender and a security force will police the self-ruled Muslim area.
In Philippines‚ the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebels have cleared the last hurdle in long-running peace negotiations aimed at ending civil conflict in south of the country.
Negotiators from both sides met in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to hammer out a deal regarding the handing over weapons by rebels and the creation of a security force to police what would be a self-ruled Muslim area.
The deal is the last of four power-sharing accords that must be agreed by the two sides before a final peace deal can be signed.