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2005-11-10 02:50:47

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Terrorist suspect Azahari Husin had strong links to suicide bombings at three restaurants in Bali last month, Indonesian police said for the first time on Thursday, a day after the wanted Islamic militant was killed in a gunbattle. After previously claiming progress in the latest Bali investigation was moving too slowly, the island's police chief said police had in fact identified the suicide bombers but kept the information secret as they zeroed in on...

2005-11-09 23:49:54

By Heri Retnowati BATU, Indonesia (Reuters) - The apparent death of one of Southeast Asia's most wanted Islamic militants, Azahari Husin, was welcomed by security experts and Australia on Thursday but they said it would not eliminate the threat of radical violence. Police believe Azahari blew himself up on Wednesday after a fierce shoot-out with security forces in the town of Batu in East Java province. Authorities say the electronics expert designed and supervised the making of...

2005-11-09 22:31:50

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian militant network Jemaah Islamiah will not be crippled by the death of one of its most wanted members, but it will be a huge advance in the war on terrorism, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Thursday. Malaysian Islamic militant Azahari Husin is believed to have blown himself up on Wednesday after a gunbattle with Indonesian police in the town of Batu in East Java province. He is considered to be the brains behind...

2005-11-09 22:42:49

By Heri Retnowati BATU, Indonesia (Reuters) - The apparent death of one of Southeast Asia's most wanted Islamic militants, Azahari Husin, was welcomed by security experts and Australia on Thursday but they said it would not eliminate the threat of radical violence. In the town of Batu in East Java province, where police believe Azahari blew himself up on Wednesday after a fierce shoot-out with security forces, a bomb squad was clearing the way for his body and that of other dead...

2005-11-09 21:42:29

By Heri Retnowati BATU, Indonesia (Reuters) - The apparent death of one of Southeast Asia's most wanted Islamic militants, Azahari Husin, was welcomed by security experts and Australia on Thursday but they said it would not eliminate the threat of radical violence. In the town of Batu in East Java province, where police believe Azahari blew himself up on Wednesday after a fierce shoot-out with security forces, a bomb squad was clearing the way for his body and that of other dead...

2005-11-09 14:08:43

By Heri Retnowati MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - One of Southeast Asia's most wanted Islamic militants, Malaysian Azahari bin Husin, is believed to have blown himself up after a fierce gunbattle with Indonesian police on Wednesday, the police chief said. General Sutanto told Reuters that the body believed to be Azahari's and those of two other militants were still in a bobby-trapped villa in the town of Batu in East Java province. Blasts from inside had blown a hole in the roof, he...

2005-11-09 11:24:50

MALANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - One of Southeast Asia's most wanted Islamic militants, Malaysian Azahari bin Husin, was killed during a shoot-out with Indonesian police in East Java province on Wednesday, the national police chief said. General Sutanto made the announcement in the city of Malang, not far from the town of Batu, where the shoot-out took place. Dubbed the "demolition man" by Malaysian newspapers, Azahari was suspected of being the top bomb maker in Jemaah Islamiah, a...

2005-11-02 16:31:44

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Omar al-Faruq, one of al Qaeda's most senior global operatives, escaped from an American military prison in Afghanistan in July, U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The Kuwaiti man, who was captured in Indonesia in 2002 and turned over to the United States, was among four prisoners who fled heavily fortified Bagram Air Base prison on July 10, the officials said. He remains at large. The officials, who asked not to be identified, did...

2005-11-02 12:51:16

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Omar al-Faruq, one of al Qaeda's most senior global operatives, escaped from an American military prison in Afghanistan in July, a U.S. defense official said on Wednesday. The official, who asked not to be identified, confirmed to Reuters that the Kuwaiti, who was captured in Indonesia in 2002 and turned over to the United States, was among four prisoners who escaped from heavily fortified Bagram Air Base prison in July. He remains at...

2005-10-30 21:26:45

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Justice Minister Hamid Awaluddin said militants convicted under anti-terrorism laws, including cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, are eligible for a reduction in their jail terms to mark a major Muslim holiday. The move, expected this week to mark Eid al-Fitr that falls on November 3, is likely to irritate some foreign countries, especially Australia, which lost 88 citizens in the 2002 Bali bombings. Bashir's conviction was linked to the Bali blasts, which...