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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.
By Jalil Hamid PORT DICKSON, Malaysia (Reuters) - Muslim rebels and the Philippine government have agreed to a preliminary deal on land claims, the key to ending a 40-year-old revolt that has cost more than 120,000 lives, negotiators in the talks said on Tuesday.
By Jalil Hamid KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Muslim rebels and the Philippine government are close to a deal on land claims, the key to ending a 40-year insurgency that has cost more than 120,000 lives, the facilitator of the talks said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Singapore's most-wanted man, believed to have planned bomb and plane-crash attacks on the island's airport, has been arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA), the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Monday.
JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Indonesia has arrested Singapore's most wanted man, believed to have planned bomb and plane-crash attacks on the city-state's Changi airport, and handed him to Singapore, a Jakarta official said on Monday. The alleged plots were never carried out.
MANILA (Reuters) - At least six people were killed on Friday when gunmen opened fire at a Christian home on a mainly Muslim island in the southern Philippines, an army general said.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine military killed at least 18 suspected members of the communist New People's Army (NPA) on Tuesday following a rebel attack on a mobile phone tower, officials said.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police are investigating possible links between a purported new militant network with al Qaeda, with initial indications showing it was set up by two key Malaysian radicals, police said on Tuesday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Indonesian men suspected of being involved in restaurant bombings on Bali island last October have confessed to being members of the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah militant network, police said on Monday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A loud explosion rocked a pharmacy school laboratory in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Thursday but police said the blast was an accident and no one was killed.
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