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Sri Lanka president: Easter attackers should be executed

President Maithripala Sirisena has been battling his own uneasy coalition government in a push to restart executions.

Cops nab another 3 linked to planned terror attack on temples,...

Two of the suspects are Malaysians who are believed to have been trained in bomb-making in Indonesia, says IGP.

Education, compassion only way to steer extremists onto right path, says...

Minister says if someone is devoid of love and happiness, they will be more easily influenced by extremism and radicalism.

Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat...

The Sri Lanka Catholic Church will televise its private Sunday mass on a lingering fear over a repeat of terrorists acts as threats continue.

The lesson from Sri Lanka: Be wary of radical preachers

Zahran Hashim, the mastermind of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people in Sri Lanka, is on record as saying things that should be familiar to Malaysians.

Family accepts death of Abu Sayyaf kidnap victim

The fisherman was shot and injured by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern Philippines, on April 4.

Lawyers for Liberty questions police move to deport 5 Egyptians

Its executive director Latheefa Koya says police should have charged them in a Malaysian court if they had evidence they were involved in terrorist activities.

6 arrested for planning attacks, links to militants

Police say the six comprise two Malaysians and four foreigners from Singapore, Bangladesh, the Philippines and a South Asian country.

Haftar push in south Libya sparks backlash

The offensive risks fuelling tensions in a country already wracked by violence.

US confirms citizen killed in Nairobi attack

Nairobi is a major expatriate hub, and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies.

Terrorists kill 15 in upscale Kenya hotel complex

Al-Shabaab says its attacks are revenge for Kenyan troops stationed inside Somalia, which has been riven by civil war since 1991.

Pompeo ‘optimistic’ Syria Kurds, Turkey can be protected

Pompeo says the US is confident in achieving an outcome where Syrian Kurds are protected and Turks can defend their country from terrorists.

Suspected Salafi Jihadi dies in accident at Bukit Beruntung

Mickael Alain Louvier was among eight men believed to be involved in terrorist activities who were detained by police last month.

Page out of history: Gurney’s killing and the village of Tras

After Sir Henry Gurney is assassinated, everyone from the village of Tras is rounded-up and placed in a detention camp on suspicion of collaborating with the communists.

German police arrest six over Chemnitz xenophobic violence

German authorities did not say if the suspects were involved in the wave of xenophobic marches that swept Chemnitz at the end of August following a fatal stabbing, allegedly by an asylum seeker.

3 Saudi ‘terrorists’ killed in Shia region

The Shia community is estimated to make up between 10% and 15% of the kingdom's population of 32 million, but the government has released no official statistics.

Top anti-terror cop defends Sosma

But Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay says police would abide by any decision by Putrajaya amid calls to abolish the security law.

Pompeo calls on Pakistan’s Khan to act against ‘terrorists’

Washington has pressured Pakistan for years to crack down on the branches of the Taliban and the notorious Haqqani network operating in the country.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb attacks

James Nguyen and Angel Phan were convicted, along with 10 accomplices who received short jail terms, after a two-day trial - all defendants were charged with attempting to overthrow the state.

Killings, abductions feed frustration in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib

These mostly unclaimed killings, as well as increasingly frequent abductions, have left inhabitants in constant fear of being caught up in the violence.

3 Indonesians among 7 nabbed in Malaysia for terrorism

They were detained in Terengganu, Selangor, Perak and Johor in raids from July 12 to last Tuesday.

Woman yelling ‘Allahu akbar’ slashes two with blade in France

The 24-year-old assailant, who did not have a police record, was overpowered by a customer and two supermarket employees and taken into custody.

World less peaceful than a decade ago, global index shows

By analysing data from think tanks, research institutes, government and universities, the IEP estimated that in 2017 violence cost the economy $14.8 trillion - nearly $2,000 a person.

Housewife who wanted to ram car into voters arrested, says top...

IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun says the woman had planned to ram her car into non-Muslim voters at a polling station on May 9.