PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT SIGNS PACT WITH MUSLIM REBELS IN KUALA LUMPUR.
The Philippine government's chief negotiator Jesus Dureza (R) talks
with Murad Ebrahim, representative for the Moro Islamic Liberation
Front (MILF), as they exchange documents after a meeting in Kuala
Lumpur October 18, 2001. The Philippine government said on Thursday it
had signed a peace pact with the separatist MILF following talks in
Kuala Lumpur, despite violations of an earlier ceasefire. REUTERS/Str