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Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, center, whose brother Rajamuda Kiram, along with more than 200 of their "Royal Army" followers has occupied a Malaysian village since Feb.9, joins a protest outside the Blue Mosque following Friday Prayers Friday, March 1, 2013 at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines. Rajamuda Kiram said Malaysian police opened fire Friday in a bid to end the three-week standoff that threatened to complicate the two countries' relations with the Kiram family, claiming ten of the followers were killed but according to the Philippine Foreign Affairs, Malaysian authorities claimed two of its forces were killed and ten of Kiram's followers surrendered. Members of a Muslim royal clan from the southern Philippines landed in a coastal village in Malaysia's Sabah state to claim the territory as their own, citing ownership documents from the late 1800s. They ignored appeals from Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to leave immediately or face prosecution at home on charges of triggering armed conflict. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)