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Nation 08 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Foreign lecturer among eight nabbed in anti-terror swoops

KUALA LUMPUR: A foreign lecturer working here and a former Internal Security Act detainee planning attacks on houses of worship were among eight suspected militants detained following anti-terror swoops in three states.

Community 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Robbers eye jewellery worn by devotees and those kept in temples

WE are living in a time where criminals prey on people at houses of worship. As such, temples and churches have to seek new preventive measures to curb any untoward incidences, such as installing CCTV surveillance systems and a card-access only entrance.

Nation 08 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Buddhist centre to be built in Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA: A national Buddhist centre and houses of worship of other major faiths will be built here as part of the Government’s plan to have a multi-religious enclave at the nation’s administrative capital.

Nation 03 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Attacks still being probed, says Hisham

THE arson attacks on houses of worship in January is still being investigated, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Nation 17 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Harmony walk in KL

KUALA LUMPUR: Three weeks after the Harmony Street Walk in Penang, a similar visit to various houses of worship has taken place in Brickfields here in another show of support for moderation.

World 10 Dec 2014 | 12:45 AM

New York police shoot, kill man who stabbed student in synagogue

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police fatally shot a man armed with a knife on Tuesday after he stabbed a rabbinical student from Israel in a Brooklyn synagogue, and authorities quickly stepped up security at Jewish houses of worship around the city, police said.

Nation 27 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

No political rallies in mosques, says Sultan

SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has reminded mosque officials against allowing the use of the houses of worship for politics.

Nation 15 May 2019 | 4:42 AM

Police still hunting three members of IS 'wolf pack' cell

KUALA LUMPUR: The other three members of the Islamic State (IS) "wolf pack" cell that planned to assassinate four VIPs and launch large-scale attacks on non-Muslim houses of worship are believed to be still in the country, says the nation's top cop.

World 29 Oct 2018 | 8:12 AM

Shooting triggers lockdowns, then locked arms in Pittsburgh community

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The gunshots that tore through a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday first triggered lockdowns in houses of worship across the city. Then they brought forth an outpouring of unity and support.

Nation 19 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Cops on high terror alert during festive period

KUALA LUMPUR: Extra attention will be focused on potential terror targets in the city and other areas, including houses of worship, entertainment outlets and locations of interest to the United States during the Christmas and New Year holiday periods.