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Nation 10 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

In the end, it was too late for Jari

KOTA KINABALU: A Malaysian kidnap victim who escaped from Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in a volley of gunfire five days ago has died at a private hospital in Zamboanga City in southern Philippines.

Nation 09 Apr 2019 | 12:17 PM

Wife of kidnap victim feels lost, only wants husband's body back for burial

KOTA KINABALU: The wife of the late kidnap victim Jari Abdullah is trying to get her husband's body back for burial.

Nation 09 Apr 2019 | 6:56 AM

Malaysian Abu Sayyaf hostage succumbs to gunshot wounds

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian kidnap victim, who escaped from his Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in a volley of gunfire five days ago, died at a private hospital in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines.

AseanPlus News 20 Jan 2018 | 8:05 AM

Indonesia secures release of fishermen held by Abu Sayyaf

JAKARTA: Two Indonesians kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf in waters off Sabah more than a year ago, have been released by the militant group and are on their way home, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Jakarta on Saturday (Jan 20).

Nation 23 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Philippine forces kill another Abu Sayyaf militant

KOTA KINABALU: The Philippine military is continuing its operations against fleeing Abu Sayyaf gunmen, killing a militant known only as Imbo, a key man to the notorious Alhabsi Misaya who was killed in late April.

Nation 18 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cops want arrested kidnappers brought to Malaysia

KOTA KINABALU: Police are hoping their Filipino counterparts will help bring arrested Abu Sayyaf kidnappers to face charges in Malaysia.