Indonesia police crack down on terrorism World

Indonesia police crack down on terrorism

Indonesia's counterterrorism Unit Densus 88 recently arrested a suspect alleged to have link with regional and global terrorism network, the local media on November 17 quoted the National Police’s spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying.
Philippines Senate adopts Bangsamoro Basic Law World

Philippines Senate adopts Bangsamoro Basic Law

The Senate of the Philippines on May 31 approved the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), under which the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be replaced by a new Bangsamoro region in the south. ​
Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines World

Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines

Indonesian Deputy President Jusuf Kalla on February 1 received a delegation of the south Philippines-based Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which is visiting Indonesia to learn from the successful peace process in Aceh province.
Philippines: Gunmen kidnap three foreigners World

Philippines: Gunmen kidnap three foreigners

Unidentified gunmen have abducted two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian resort manager and a Filipino woman from a popular resort island in the southern Philippines, the local army confirmed on Sept. 22.