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AseanPlus News 15 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cops hunt for bombers

B>BOMBAY:/BA massive manhunt was under way here yesterday as police warned India's financial capital was being targeted in a bombing campaign by militants following an attack on a rush-hour train which left 11 dead and 65 injured.

Nation 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian students society in Egypt acting 'like the Taliban'

Malaysian authorities managed to free 1,000 Malaysian students in Egypt who were being #8220;held captive#8221; by a Malaysian student body there over the past year.

AseanPlus News 15 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Abubakar charged with treason

B>JAKARTA:/BProsecutors yesterday accused Muslim cleric Abubakar Ba'asyir of plotting terror bombings in Indonesia and Singapore as part of a campaign to topple the Indonesian government and set up an Islamic state.

AseanPlus News 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Indon cleric's treason trial next week

B>JAKARTA:/BAn Indonesian cleric charged with trying to overthrow the government and setting up a Southeast Asian militant network will go on trial on April 23, a court spokesman said.

AseanPlus News 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Abubakar goes on trial for treason

An Indonesian Muslim cleric accused of leading the regional terror network blamed for the Bali bombing went on trial for treason here yesterday under blanket security.

AseanPlus News 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bombs go off near UN offices in Jakarta

B>JAKARTA:/BTwo home-made bombs exploded near the offices of the United Nations here early yesterday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, police said.

Nation 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

MILF agrees to resume peace talks

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest Muslim separatist group in the Philippines, has agreed to resume exploratory peace talks with the government, officials said.

AseanPlus News 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Abubakar: God will be my judge

Indonesian cleric Abubakar Ba'ashir began his defence Wednesday against accusations that he leads a deadly Islamic terror network, saying God would be his judge.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

KMM and JI in US global terrorist groups list

KMM and Jemaah Islamiah (JI) are in the list of 250 terrorist groups contained in the annual report on global terrorism released on Tuesday by the US government.

Nation 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ministry to help Thais hunt for killers

The Home Ministry has assured its Thai counterpart that it will co-operate in the hunt for those responsible for the killing of five Thai soldiers in southern Thailand recently.