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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.

Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia

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Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia

A Vietnamese merchant ship was saved from robbery or kidnapping recently thanks to the Malaysian Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), according to the country’s Bernama News Agency. ​

Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects

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Malaysia arrests four IS-linked suspects

Malaysia’s police on January 23 arrested four people, including three foreigners, who have connections with a branch in southern Philippines of the self-claimed Islamic State terrorist group.

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

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Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.