Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf World

Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Six soldiers of the Philippine army were killed and four others were injured during a clash with gunmen of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Basilan province of the Philippines.
Indonesia arrests nine terrorist suspects World

Indonesia arrests nine terrorist suspects

Indonesian police spokesman Rikwanto said on October 25 that authorities arrested nine men suspected of having links to a militant network loyal to the Islamic State.
Russia supports ASEAN’s fight against terrorism ASEAN

Russia supports ASEAN’s fight against terrorism

Russian Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu on October 24 announced that Russia is ready to assist ASEAN in preventing the spread of international terrorism, especially impeding the infiltration of terrorism into the Asian-Pacific countries.
Singaporean Prime Minister visits US World

Singaporean Prime Minister visits US

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began his six-day visit to the US on October 21, aiming to strengthen the bilateral partnership, according to Singapore media.
Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city World

Philippines declares early liberation of Marawi city

The government armed forces will liberate the southern Marawi city in a few days, announced General Eduardo Ano, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in a televised press conference on October 16.