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Philippine army arrests communist rebel leader after peace bid collapses

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President Duterte has scrapped a ceasefire with the New People's Army (NPA) and ordered soldiers to prepare to fight

MANILA, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Philippine soldiers arrested on Monday a communist rebel leader, days after President Rodrigo Duterte scrapped a ceasefire with the insurgents and as clashes between them and the army erupted in several places.

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