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8 May 2007

Financial Times (UK)

MANILA — Police and election officials in the Philippines are moving to toughen enforcement of a ban on guns in public places in the run-up to May 14 legislative elections as Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, the president, urges collective action "directed at reducing violence". Mrs Macapagal raised the alarm on poll-related violence after at least 11 people were shot and killed last Friday in clashes across the country in what a leading Manila newspaper called the... (

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