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Giant statues cast shadow over Thai military

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Asean called to tackle Abu Sayyaf

The Black Standard of ISIL, which was adopted by Abu Sayyaf. Source: Wikipedia Asean must work together to break the kidnapping threat of the Abu...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

Obama to raise South China Sea dispute

US President Barack Obama (pictured) and Asean leaders plan to raise the South China Sea dispute at this weekend’s summit in Kuala Lumpur, according...

Malaysia on war footing for Asean summit

Barack Obama will be addressing the Asean summit.Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Around 4,000 police officers will provide security for the 27th Asean summit in Malaysia this...

Malaysia on war footing for Asean summit

Barack Obama will be addressing the Asean summit.Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Around 4,000 police officers will provide security for the 27th Asean summit in Malaysia this...

Malaysia steps up security ahead of Asean summit

The Paris attacks overshadow the Asean summit Following Friday’s terror strikes in Paris, Malaysia’s police have been put on high alert and will be doubling...

Bomb kills four in southern Thailand

Four people were killed and four injured in an overnight bomb attack at a checkpoint in the southern Thai province of Pattani, agencies report. “The...

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