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JAKARTA (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a police compound in the western Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, injuring several people, local media reported. The cause of the blast was not immediately known and police have sealed off the area, Jakarta-based Radio Elshinta reported.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia tightened security in key places after the United States and Australia warned of possible attacks against Westerners in the country on Sunday, police said.
By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - Top al Qaeda operatives and others in U.S. custody said in testimony on Tuesday that Zacarias Moussaoui was untrustworthy and not part of the September 11 attacks.
MANILA (Reuters) - Two people were killed and seven injured on Monday when a crude bomb exploded at a small retail store in a suspected Muslim extremist attack in the southern Philippines, an army spokesman said.
By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - The Indonesian government may ask for direct access to Hambali, a militant held by the United States since 2003, when U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Jakarta next week, an official said on Friday.
By Deborah Charles ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (Reuters) - September 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui talked of his dream to fly an airplane into the White House more than a year before the hijacked aircraft attacks, a witness linked to al Qaeda testified in federal court on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has extended by two years the detention of a Malaysian suspected of aiding al Qaeda hijackers involved in the September 11 attacks on the United States, his lawyer said on Friday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian court sentenced a man to death on Monday for killing eight people in attacks in the Moluccas islands that sparked fears of sectarian bloodshed in the region, local media reported.
By Carmel Crimmins MANILA (Reuters) - Security in the Philippine capital was tightened on Monday, the eve of last year's deadly bombings by Muslim rebels on Valentine's Day, as fresh rumors swirled of a coup plot against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Malaysia is holding several members of an al Qaeda suicide cell that U.S. President George W. Bush says planned to launch a September 11-style attack on Los Angeles, a security official familiar with the case told Reuters.
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