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Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq

ASEAN

Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq

Two Philippine women were kidnapped on a road connecting Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad to oil-rich city of Kirkuk, local security and military officials said on July 7.

Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia

Politics

Vietnam condemns terror attacks in Indonesia

Vietnam strongly condemns the recent terror attacks in Surabaya city of Indonesia, including inhuman attacks at three churches in the early morning of May 13 that left many civilians dead and injured, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Condolences sent to Indonesia over terror attacks

Politics

Condolences sent to Indonesia over terror attacks

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 14 cabled messages of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the recent terror attacks in Surabaya city of Indonesia, especially the bombings at three churches in the early morning of May 13 that left many civilians dead and injured.

Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths

World

Indonesian jail riot ends with six deaths

A riot and deadly two-day standoff by terrorism detainees in a police detention center near the Indonesian capital ended on early May 10 after a police assault on the cellblock led to a mass surrender by those holed up inside, officials said.

Thailand arrests IS suspect

World

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.

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.

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.