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June 22, 2018 2:19 AM Radical Indonesian cleric faces death penalty ruling for 2016 attack

JAKARTA: An Indonesian court is set to decide Friday whether to sentence a radical cleric to death for his role in a 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia. Aman Abdurrahman is suspected of masterminding the gun and suicide attack in downtown Jakarta which left four attackers and four civilians dead. The assault 13

May 28, 2018 5:01 AM Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

BEIJING: China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway. The foreign ministry issued a statement expressing "resolute opposition" to the US sail-by of the territory in the disputed Paracel Island chain on Sunday 14

May 14, 2018 4:18 AM Four suicide bombers dead in Indonesia police HQ attack (Updated)

SURABAYA, Indonesia: Four militants on motorcycles blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, wounding at least 10 people including officers a day after a deadly wave of suicide bombings hit churches. A young girl who was with the group survived the attack, police said as they revised their 11

May 1, 2018 2:53 PM Dozens killed in NE Nigeria suicide blasts

KANO, Nigeria: Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, residents said. "We have evacuated dozens of dead and injured people to the hospital and the rescue operation is still ongoing," local volunteer Habu Saleh told AFP. A medical source at the Mubi General 22

April 23, 2018 3:12 AM Axes, sunglasses and now a summit at Korea's DMZ

PANMUNJOM, South Korea: In the Demilitarized Zone that has divided the two Koreas for decades, the two sides come face to face — along with the contradictory narratives that will underlie a summit at the site this week. South Korean guards chosen for their height and looks, and sporting aviator sunglasses stand stern and unmoving outside the blue huts of the Joint 23

April 21, 2018 12:38 PM China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific as Taiwan tensions rise

BEIJING: China has carried out aircraft carrier drills in the Pacific, its navy said Saturday, ramping up tensions with Taiwan over its military exercises in the sensitive region. Beijing's sole aircraft carrier and two destroyer ships carried out "offensive and defensive drills to test their combat muscle" on Friday, China's navy said on its official 27

February 19, 2018 11:24 PM Boko Haram attacks girls school in northeast Nigeria

Chadian soldiers drive past flags painted by Boko Haram militants in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015. — Reuters picKANO (Nigeria), Feb 20 — Boko Haram jihadists launched an attack on a girls boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said yesterday. A convoy of fighters in pickup 32

February 17, 2018 7:30 AM Three suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri, say police

Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri. — Picture courtesy of Google MapsMAIDUGURI (Nigeria), Feb 17 — Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, its police commissioner said on Saturday. Nobody has claimed 26

January 15, 2018 8:48 AM 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

BAGHDAD: A double suicide bombing killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, officials said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad, reported "26 dead and 90 wounded". "Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayyaran Square in central Baghdad," said General Saad Maan, spokesman 27

December 6, 2017 8:28 AM Bomb blast kills nine people in Pakistan, near Afghan border

No militant group has as yet claimed responsibility for the blast. — Reuters picMIRANSHAH (Pakistan), Dec 6 — A bomb rigged to a motorcycle exploded in a militant-plagued part of northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, killing nine people, officials said today, the latest violence in a recent rise in attacks in the nuclear-armed country. The bomb was detonated 33