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Thailand arrests IS suspect

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Thailand arrests IS suspect

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan announced that Awae Wae-ya, a Thai man suspected to have links with the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), has been arrested.

Hi-tech terror threat warned at ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

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Hi-tech terror threat warned at ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

Australian Home Affair Minister Peter Dutton on March 17 named use of encrypted messaging apps to plot terrorist attacks the greatest threat faced by intelligence agencies in modern times in his remarks at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit that is underway in Sydney.

Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects

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Malaysia detains 11 terror suspects

Malaysian police said on Feb. 21 that they had arrested 11 Malaysians and Filipinos for suspected link to terrorist organisations, including the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the southern Philippines.

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

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Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.