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Caption Erstwhile estranged brothers in the Bangsamoro struggle (L to R) Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim, Nur Misuari and Muslimin Sema are reunited at the inaugural session of the Bangsamoro Parliament on Thursday, 15 September in Cotabato City, at peace with each other’s presence. Ebrahim is Chief Minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Misuari is founding chair of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Sema chairs a faction of the MNLF. Ebrahim visited Misuari in his residence in Davao City on September11. Sema and Misuari before the President arrived, embraced each other, both of them promising to visit each other. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Nur – Murad meeting: “A great day for the Bangsamoro homeland”

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BIGGER PICTURE: Suicide now prevalent but still given little attention

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A registered voter looks for his assigned voting precinct number from the printed lists posted outside the regional office of the Commission on Elections (Comelec 11) at Magsaysay Park in Davao City more than a week before the 2022 elections. Edge Davao

The Big Picture | May 2022 Elections: Who has the solutions?

(The author is former Undresecretary and Chairman of Mindanao Economic Council (MedCo), now Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa)-Editor) On May 9, 2022, we will elect a...

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It may be unthinkable but inequality kills one person every four seconds. This “highly conservative measure” comes from a confederation of 21 member organizations...

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