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Philippines: MILF Hands Over Weapons, Retires Fighters

A Philippine Muslim rebel group has retired dozens of fighters and handed over a batch of assault weapons to the government as part of a ceremonial show of commitment toward a stalled peace deal. President Benigno Aquino was on hand Tuesday as the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, decommissioned 75 firearms, including mortar and rocket launchers, and retired 145 guerillas into civilian life. "What we are witnessing today... is a solid testament to the unreserved and honest...

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