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First Singaporean convicted of terror financing gets 2.5-year jail term

Man sentenced for sending money to Jamaica-based Islamist preacher.

I never created terrorists, Zakir Naik tells India’s NIA

The controversial preacher says merely following someone on social media does not make terrorists.

Five arrested over Paris police headquarters’ attack

Among detainees is an imam identified as a potential security risk.

PAS, DAP call for white paper on LTTE

Twelve individuals including two DAP elected representatives have been arrested over links to now-defunct group.

40 Malaysians held in Syria seeking to return home, say police

Bukit Aman says camps in Syria are in a critical situation, especially because of food shortage.

Cops have strong evidence to probe LTTE, says Muhyiddin

The home minister says LTTE is still considered a terrorist group even though it had been banned for a long time.

At summit to mend ties, Modi, Xi see common challenge on...

Radicalisation is a matter of concern to both countries.

Indonesian police in hot pursuit of suspects after IS-linked attack

Authorities target extremist network behind assassination attempt on ex-army chief.

Under our law, LTTE is terrorist group, say cops as more...

Police respond to DAP leaders who defended the rebel group as freedom fighters.

Asri welcomes arrests of DAP men over alleged links to LTTE

The Perlis mufti says if IS sympathisers can be arrested, so too should those who support the Sri Lankan rebel group.

DAP reps nabbed for trying to revive Tamil Tigers, cops claim

Police have been monitoring the seven people arrested over alleged links to the defunct Sri Lankan group.

2 DAP reps among 3 arrested for terror links

It is understood that the duo and an NGO leader were arrested over alleged links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Paris police attacker had ‘radical vision of Islam’

The assailant, a 45-year-old computer expert, had been in contact with members of the 'Salafist Islamist movement' and defended the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

Singapore arrests Indonesian maids under ISA over links to IS

The three domestic workers are accused of financing terrorism.

Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in Afghanistan

Attack’s initial target was a nearby government intelligence department building.

Muhyiddin pushes US to offer Malaysians visa waiver

During his Washington visit, the home minister tells US homeland security officials to take up the request to the president.

Sri Lanka court orders remains of Easter attacker moved after protests

The remains will be exhumed and kept in a mortuary until a suitable place to bury them is found.

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Australia and New Zealand have increased scrutiny of websites and social media companies in the wake of the Christchurch massacre in March.

Malaysian link to bombing of Thai police headquarters

The two suspects held for planting explosive devices had travelled to Malaysia several times, Thai police say.

US believes Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

Asked if he had intelligence that bin Laden's son had been killed, US President Donald Trump tells reporters, 'I don't want to comment on it.'

Mystery terrorist attacks rattle S.America’s safest capital

One possibility is that the bombs are the work of a shadowy group who proclaim themselves as eco-extremists.

Let’s work together to keep Palestine issue alive, Dr M tells...

The prime minister says by doing so, the world will appreciate the Palestinians' struggle for decades against the injustice they faced.

Singapore detains 2 men accused of seeking to join IS

The island nation's leaders warn that it is a prime target for an attack due to its status as a regional financial centre.

Mayor of Mogadishu, others hurt in Somalia suicide blast

Somalia has been riven with conflict since 1991, when clan warlords overthrew a dictator, then turned on each other.