My detractors only mention my involvement with the LTTE but not my work in Aceh because they can’t accept that a non-Muslim like me can assist Muslims.
The home minister says the government is committed to strengthening its border security.
It says the information given is inaccurate but that security measures have nonetheless been increased.
The interior ministry claims the 17 killed belonged to the Hasm group, an affiliate to the Muslim brotherhood.
Rejecting them would backfire in the fight against terrorism, says Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay.
President Maithripala Sirisena has been battling his own uneasy coalition government in a push to restart executions.
Two of the suspects are Malaysians who are believed to have been trained in bomb-making in Indonesia, says IGP.
Minister says if someone is devoid of love and happiness, they will be more easily influenced by extremism and radicalism.
The Sri Lanka Catholic Church will televise its private Sunday mass on a lingering fear over a repeat of terrorists acts as threats continue.
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.
The fisherman was shot and injured by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern Philippines, on April 4.
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.
Police say the six comprise two Malaysians and four foreigners from Singapore, Bangladesh, the Philippines and a South Asian country.
The offensive risks fuelling tensions in a country already wracked by violence.
Nairobi is a major expatriate hub, and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies.
Al-Shabaab says its attacks are revenge for Kenyan troops stationed inside Somalia, which has been riven by civil war since 1991.
Pompeo says the US is confident in achieving an outcome where Syrian Kurds are protected and Turks can defend their country from terrorists.
Mickael Alain Louvier was among eight men believed to be involved in terrorist activities who were detained by police last month.
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 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.
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.
But Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay says police would abide by any decision by Putrajaya amid calls to abolish the security law.
Washington has pressured Pakistan for years to crack down on the branches of the Taliban and the notorious Haqqani network operating in the country.
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.