IS supporters in Singapore detained World

IS supporters in Singapore detained

A Singaporean was detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after investigations showed that he was "radicalised and harboured the intention" to travel to Syria to join the self-claimed Islamic State (IS), said the Singaporean Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots World

Malaysia arrests three suspects over terror plots

Three militants inspired by the self-claimed Islamic State (IS) group have been arrested in Malaysia, accused of planning attacks on non-Muslim places of worship in the country and neighbouring Indonesia, police said on May 16.
Minister: Terrorism threats remain in Indonesia World

Minister: Terrorism threats remain in Indonesia

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto has stated that Indonesia remains under real threat of terrorism and that the National Agency for Combating Terrorism (BNPT) cannot work alone in countering it.
Blast in Philippines kills at least two World

Blast in Philippines kills at least two

At least two people were killed while 21 others were injured when an explosion occurred on December 31 afternoon, near the entrance of a mall in Cotabato city in southern Philippines, Xinhua news agency reported.
Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year World

Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao for one more year

The Philippine Congress voted on December 12 to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for another year until the end of 2019, due to concerns over continued threats from rebels and groups sympathetic to Islamic State militants.