Rebel commander detained, son killed

Cotabato City’s Golden Mosque. Source: Flickr   A leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was arrested and his escort was killed in the southern...

Abu Sayyaf release child hostage

Philippine Marines training with US Marines. The Philippines has one of the region’s worst equipped armed forces. Source: Wikipedia Abu Sayyaf militants have freed the three-year-old grandson...

Malaysian IS video threatens revenge

Malaysia’s military and police say they are on their toes. Source: Wikimedia The so-called Southeast Asian wing of Islamic State has threatened to take revenge...

Malaysian IS video threatens revenge

Malaysia’s military and police say they are on their toes. Source: Wikimedia The so-called Southeast Asian wing of Islamic State has threatened to take revenge...

Sect members shipped to Java camps

A video shows a mob burning down the Borneo settlement on January 19. Source: Brisbane Times Jakarta’s Social Affairs Ministry has transported around 1,300 former...

Suspect’s brother urges caution

Police are on alert across Asean. Source: Pixabay   Police in Jakarta say a man called Muhammad Bahrun Naim, believed to be in Syria with Isis,...

Three arrested in Jakarta

Indonesia’s authorities impressed analysts with their fast response. Source: Wikimedia Indonesian police have arrested three men suspected of having links to the coordinated bomb and...

China slams Philippine-US defence pact

The Royal New Zealand Air Force at Clark airfield, Luzon, in 1984. Foreign jets will soon return. Source: Wikipedia Chinese state media has condemned the...

Isis claims responsibility for Jakarta attack

Jakarta was taken by surprise by the attacks. Source Wikimedia   Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack by suicide bombers and gunmen in central...

Hanoi claims China endangered civilian aircraft

China is unwilling to compromise over its extensive claims to the South China Sea. Source: Wikimedia Hanoi has accused Beijing of endangering civilian flights over the...

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