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Indonesian Police Foil String of “Jihad” Attacks

JAKARTA, Dec 20 – Indonesian counter-terrorism police said on Sunday they had arrested suspected Islamist militants in locations across the island of Java, foiling separate plots to bomb minority Shiite communities and target Christmas and New Year celebrations. Bomb-making materials and ‘jihad manuals’ were seized after the arrest of six men in central and west

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Southeast Asia at Potential Risk of Daesh-Style Attacks

By Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 18 – Southeast Asia faces the threat of Daesh-inspired attacks designed to “glamorise terrorism”, a Malaysian minister said on Wednesday, voicing fears of battle-hardened fighters returning from Syria to launch Paris-style attacks. In September, Malaysian police thwarted a plot to detonate bombs in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant tourist area of

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