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Private militias in the Philippines

Voters across the Philippines head to the polls. But many are concerned about the potential for violence. In recent weeks, 12 local political leaders have been gunned down by politically connected 'private armies.' Phillip Martin reports.


Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we are looking for the name of the biggest island in the Philippines. The answer is Luzon. That island was once home to ousted former president Ferdinand Marcos. His family is still going strong in politics. Sunshine de Leon reports.