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2005-11-16 06:47:13

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Three men detained as part of Indonesian police raids last week in which a top Asian militant was killed have been named suspects over October's bombings on Bali island, an officer said on Wednesday. They are the first suspects named in the wake of the suicide bombings at three restaurants on the Indonesian resort island on October 1, which killed 20 people. Police said the men were recruits of Malaysian Azahari bin Husin, a master bombmaker, who was...

2005-11-16 05:16:23

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The U.S. attorney general on Wednesday praised Indonesia's police for killing a top Southeast Asian militant last week, and said he regretted the escape from U.S. custody of an al Qaeda operative caught in Indonesia. Alberto Gonzales said the United States was concerned about the escape of Omar al-Faruq, one of al Qaeda's most senior global operatives, from an American military prison in Afghanistan in July. News of his escape was only made public recently....

2005-11-13 03:40:59

CANBERRA/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia indicated on Sunday it would consider joining a new regional anti-terrorism task force reportedly being set up by Indonesia, although a senior officer in Jakarta said cooperation was already strong. The Sunday Telegraph newspaper said Indonesia wanted to set up a regional counter-terrorism task force, and might put the proposal to police chiefs from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta this week. However, Brigadier...

2005-11-13 01:23:17

Corrects fourth paragraph to read the 10-nation ASEAN grouping CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia indicated on Sunday that it would consider joining a new regional anti-terrorism task force reportedly being set up by Indonesia. Attorney-General Philip Ruddock told Australian television that Canberra would look at any move to increase cooperation. The Sunday Telegraph said Indonesia wanted to set up a regional counter-terrorism task force, and might put the proposal to police chiefs from...

2005-11-12 21:05:09

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia indicated on Sunday that it would consider joining a new regional anti-terrorism task force reportedly being set up by Indonesia. Attorney-General Philip Ruddock told Australian television that Canberra would look at any move to increase cooperation. The Sunday Telegraph newspaper said Indonesia wanted to set up a regional counter-terrorism task force, and might put the proposal to police chiefs from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in...

2005-11-11 10:59:25

By Tomi Soetjipto JAKARTA (Reuters) - Three suicide bombers who killed 20 people in restaurants on Indonesia's Bali last month made videos in which they condemned the United States and said they were ready to die, the national police chief said on Friday. The videos were seized this week as part of raids in which one of Asia's top Islamic militants, Azahari Husin, was killed. It is the first time police have said Indonesian bombers have appeared on tapes ahead of blasts, a practice...

2005-11-11 07:07:05

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia needs more cooperation from the public to track down Islamic militants who are sometimes regarded as heroes in the world's most populous Muslim nation, Jakarta's top counter-terrorism official said on Friday. Speaking two days after the killing of one of Southeast Asia's most wanted militants, police general Ansyaad Mbai said some residents had noticed suspicious activity at the house where Azahari Husin had holed up, but did not...

2005-11-11 01:56:34

By Achmad Sukarsono JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia needs more cooperation from the public to track down Islamic militants who are sometimes regarded as heroes in the world's most populous Muslim nation, Jakarta's top counter-terrorism official said on Friday. Speaking two days after the killing of one of Southeast Asia's most wanted militants, police general Ansyaad Mbai said some residents had noticed suspicious activity at the house where Azahari Husin had holed up, but did not...

2005-11-10 06:38:20

By Heri Retnowati BATU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian police on Thursday confirmed one of Southeast Asia's most wanted militants had been killed during a gunbattle with police, saying he tried to blow himself up but failed to detonate a bomb in time. National police chief General Sutanto said fingerprint tests proved Azahari Husin was one of two militants killed in the town of Batu in East Java province on Wednesday. Azahari was either shot dead or killed when a fellow militant...

2005-11-10 03:29:49

By Heri Retnowati BATU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesian police on Thursday confirmed Malaysian militant Azahari Husin had been killed during a gunbattle with police, saying he tried to blow himself up but failed to detonate a bomb in time. National police chief General Sutanto said fingerprint tests proved Azahari was one of two militants killed in the town of Batu in East Java province on Wednesday. Azahari was either shot dead or killed when his fellow militant exploded a bomb....


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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