President Rodrigo Duterte attends the oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority at the Presidential Palace in Manila. Photo: AP

Rebels sworn in as leaders of Bangsamoro region in Philippines

  • President Duterte personally swore in Murad Ebrahim as interim chief minister at a ceremony in Manila
  • The rebellion began in the early 1970s as a bid to set up a separate Muslim state in the Mindanao region
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President Rodrigo Duterte attends the oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority at the Presidential Palace in Manila. Photo: AP
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