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KUCHING: A Sarawak civic organisation is working on a study into the rising number of foreigners found in semi-rural areas of the state, while expressing its concerns about the impact of such an influ...
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Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people.
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Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A soft approach by the Special Branch has succeeded in keeping 352 individuals from turning into full-fledged terrorists since 2001.
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The latest instalment of Modern Warfare gives players point-of-view control through a character named Farah Karim, a Middle Eastern woman and battle-scarred warrior who has been fighting for survival since childhood.
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PETALING JAYA: An auxiliary police unit is to be set up to improve security at three well-known temples under the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Dhevasthanam in Kuala Lumpur.
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Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group raided a rival Dogon village in central Mali overnight, killing at least 95 people and burning houses to the ground, local and government offici...
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MELBOURNE, June 7 — A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of the Islamic State (IS) group was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for s...
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UNFORTUNATELY, modern international terrorism has evolved in such a way that it is branded as “Islamic terrorism”.
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A bomb-laden car exploded in Kabul on Friday morning, killing four civilians and injuring three others, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting a local media outlet that cited the Afghan Interior Minist...
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An Indonesian man was charged in the Sessions Court in Petaling Jaya today on two counts of making preparation to commit acts linked to the Islamic State terrorist group.
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PETALING JAYA (Bernama): An Indonesian man was charged in the Sessions Court here Friday (May 31) with two counts of making preparation to commit acts linked to the Islamic State terrorist group.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Three suspected Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have been detained following anti-terror swoops across Malaysia, said national police chief Abdul Hamid Bador yesterda...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — The police will increase national security monitoring and alertness throughout the upcoming Aidilfitri holiday season to prevent untoward incidents, particularly terrorism thr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have arrested three terror suspects, Malaysia’s police chief Abdul Hamid Bador said on Thursday (May 30).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division will be increasing its surveillance as the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations draw near.
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A Malaysian and an explosives expert are among three men arrested by Bukit Aman's Counter-terrorism Unit for suspected involvement with the Islamic State (IS). According to Inspector-General of Police...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — A local man who had pledged his allegiance to terror group Islamic State (IS) through Facebook was among three suspects nabbed by the Bukit Aman Special Counter Terrorism Divi...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested three men over their suspected involvement with Islamic State.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three suspected Islamic State (IS) militants have been detained following anti-terror swoops in three states, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create “martyrs” by shooting protesters, President ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — A former taxi driver was sentenced to 10 years in jail by the High Court here today after he was found guilty on three counts of supporting the terrorist group Islamic State (...
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Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — Despite heaping praise towards Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador for his reform efforts and restoring public confidence, Lim Kit Siang has outline...
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Prior to being arrested for planning assassinations and suicide bomb attacks, two Malaysians were suspected to have produced home-made explosives and were even able to test them out.
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THE latest arrest of four individuals who are suspected to be members of an Islamic State (IS) wolf pack planning to attack non-Muslim places of worship and assassinate certain persons should alert al...
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YOURSAY | 'They wanting to come home should be different from us welcoming them back.' Police: 39 Malaysians detained in Syria want to come home Vent: So, according to Bukit Aman Counter-Terrorism Div...
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Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Thirty-nine of the 65 Malaysians detained in Syria on suspicion of being involved in terrorism activities have contacted the police saying they want to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested three Islamic State (IS) mili­tants including two bomb experts in Kedah and Selangor.
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The police have been largely successful but more needs to be done to ensure peace and harmony  THEY were monitored closely for the last two months and just when they were about to carry out their at...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Three suspected militants who were part of a recently busted "wolf pack" cell have been arrested, days after their "brothers in arms" were detained in a series of anti-terror swoops in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police said on Thursday.
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Police have arrested the three remaining members of an Islamic State cell which was planning to carry out assassinations and terrorist acts to avenge the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three highly-wanted militants, including two Malaysian bomb-making experts, were arrested on Tuesday, a day after police released their images to the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said on Thursday (May 16) that they have detained the three remaining suspects of an Islamic State (IS) “wolf pack” believed to be planning big-scale attacks and a...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have nabbed the remaining suspects, including two Malaysians, linked to a group that was said to be planning to carry out attacks and high-profile murders in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Police here have arrested the three remaining members of a terror group linked to the Islamic State (IS), believed to be planning attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to ave...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The three militants, wanted by police in connection with the "wolf pack" cell, which was busted recently, have been detained, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three temples in Kuala Lumpur have tightened security following the arrest of four suspects linked to an extremist religious group said to be linked to the...
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PETALING JAYA: Three temples in Kuala Lumpur have tightened security following the arrest of four suspects linked to an extremist religious group said to be linked to the Islamic State (IS).
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a Islamic State (IS) terror cell wanted by the authorities for planning a jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan have been circul...
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today said the spread of extremist ideologies can be only countered through education that is underpinned by love and empathy in the long run.
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a terror cell “Islamic State” wanted by the authorities in the country for planning jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan ha...
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SIBU: Police have advised the public to stop circulating a message about three Islamic State members out to attack churches in Sibu and Bintulu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has advised Malaysians to avoid being provocative or to fight over petty issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The other three members of the Islamic State (IS) "wolf pack" cell that planned to assassinate four VIPs and launch large-scale attacks on non-Muslim houses of worship are believed to be still in the country, says the nation's top cop.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Top cop Abdul Hamid Bador today played down Warisan’s demand that Special Branch (SB) personnel identify themselves when attending media events organised by the party, saying the polic...
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LETTER | It is certainly that time again for all peace-loving and law-abiding Malaysians to once again appreciate the recent success of Malaysia’s Counter Terrorism Division (E8) in detaining four s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) has called for additional security for Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waytha Moorthy following reports that terror suspects had p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Counter-terrorism think-tank Iman Research today said that the police should re-examine if the two ethnic Rohingya, who were arrested for planning attacks on temples and churc...
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PETALING JAYA: A crime researcher wants Putrajaya to act against politicians who fuel racial and religious hatred, stating failure to do so will lead to the rise of extremist groups willing to carry o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: They were armed with six improvised explosive devices (IEDs) capable of killing thousands in the city if their plans had been successful.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested four men who were believed to have been planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia to avenge the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have nabbed four men who were planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia during Ramadan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Four suspected militants have been detained in Malaysia in connection with terror and assassination plots to "avenge" the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four suspected militants have been detained in connection with terror and assassination plots to “avenge” the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) revealed today they have apprehended four men who were planning terror attacks and assassinations in Malaysia in the Muslim holy fasting mont...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 — Facebook is unwittingly auto-generating content for terror-linked groups that its artificial intelligence systems do not recognise as extremist, according to a complaint made...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — It’s going to be a bleak Aidilfitri for a trader here after the High Court sentenced him to 30 months’ jail for displaying content on terrorist group Islamic State (IS) on...
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 ― Facebook is unwittingly auto-generating content for terror-linked groups that its artificial intelligence systems do not recognise as extremist, according to a complaint made...
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KUALA LUMPUR • MyHSR Corp will call a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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The US expects every country will work to take back their citizens who fought for Islamic State in Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday during a visit to Britain.
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All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting police chief said on Monday.
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Cable operators in Sri Lanka have allegedly blocked Peace TV, the television network founded by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, just over a week after the Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 2...
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An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of ...
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A foreign mastermind may have planned the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings, President Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News.
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In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, a warning by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) last month that Malaysia was becoming a hub for foreign militants has taken on added signif...
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Sometimes, I admit, we fail to appreciate the good work done by the police.
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The wife and daughter of the suspected mastermind of suicide bombings that killed 253 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday escaped with minor injuries from an explosion at a safe house where they had been ho...
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Islamic State’s media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be his first appearance since declaring the jihadi...
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Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complaine...
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SANDAKAN: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) candidate in the Sandakan by-election Linda Tsen has denied being responsible for circulating a photo of DAP candidate Vivian Wong cleaning a Muslim cemetery.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Following the deadly terrorist attack at multiple churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on April 21, a Muslim group showed solidarity in the best way possible – by visiting a church themsel...
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THE series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have not only devastated Sri Lankans but others as well, including those in Malaysia.
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Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels, while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded dur...
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The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday, six days after suic...
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COLOMBO, April 26 —Sri Lanka fears its lucrative tourism industry could see arrivals drop up to 30 per cent, with losses of US$1.5 billion this year, after deadly Easter attacks, the finance ministe...
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Sri Lankan police are trying to track down 140 people believed linked to Islamic State, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels that killed 253 p...
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LETTER | The recent horrific shootings and bombing incidents in New Zealand and Sri Lanka sent shock waves to people all over the world, including Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The number of police personnel to be deployed to Sandakan to ensure smooth election process during the by-election for the parliamentary constituency, will be increased, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today authorities will increase security to ensure the Sandakan by-election on May 11 runs smoothly.
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Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violen...
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The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has now made Tawau and Sandakan in Sabah the new transit points for militants to enter the southern Philippines and Rakhine, Myanmar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said that introducing laws specifically to control social media might not be the right move.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today advised Islamic bodies to be vigilant against religious fanatics and extremist groups that promote terrorism among Muslims in the name of Islam.
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As mourners buried the remains of Christian worshippers killed by the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, hundreds of Muslim refugees fled Negombo on the country’s west coast where comm...
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IPOH, April 25 — Sandakan and Tawau in Sabah are being used by militants to enter conflict zones at Southern Philippines and Rakhine Myanmar, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi H...
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Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbours in the grand three-storey home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo suburb.
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Standing under a black flag of the Islamic State, eight men declare their loyalty to the group’s leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. “We pledge allegiance ...
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Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bom...
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PETALING JAYA: The police are investigating claims that Malaysians were involved in the Easter Sunday suicide attacks in Sri Lanka that left more than 300 dead and hundreds more injured.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police maintain that the Special Branch was not involved in the disappearance of Perlis activist Amri Che Mat, despite the conclusion of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia’s (Suha...
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Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources w...
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Bukit Aman has stepped up security measures in the country following Sunday's bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, including increasing its surveillance outside places of worship nationwide.
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Colombo (AFP): Before being named prime suspects in Sri Lanka’s Easter suicide bomb attacks, National Thowheeth Jama’ath’s (NTJ) main claim to fame was being linked to vandalising of Buddhist statues.