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PH arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid


Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino on trial in California for terrorist plot

Suspect Ralph de Leon

Jurors must weigh whether two Inland Empire men, including a Filipino, posed a true threat with their plans to travel overseas and join Al Qaeda or if investigators exaggerated, as their trial resumed in federal court here.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US ends Philippines anti-terror force

In this March 23, 2013 file photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command, Australian hostage Warren Richard Rodwell, center, arrives at the Command's headquarters in Zamboanga city in southern Philippines following his release by Al-Qaida-linked militants after 15 months of jungle captivity. Philippine security forces have captured two Abu Sayyaf militants in a southern city, including one who allegedly was involved in the kidnappings of an American teenage boy and the Australian man, officials said Tuesday, June 17, 2014.  AP

American and Filipino officials say the US is disbanding an anti-terror task force composed of hundreds of elite military forces after more than a decade of helping fight al-Qaeda-linked militants in Mindanao.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

BI has deported over 40 foreign criminals, ‘undesirable’ aliens since January

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

More than 40 “undesirable aliens,” including an alleged member of the notorious terror group Al-Qaeda, were deported back to their native countries since January this year, according to the Bureau of Immigration (BI).

Posted: March 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia blames Abu Sayyaf for tourist kidnapping

A Malaysian policeman maintains a checkpoint on a road leading to an area in Malaysian police   AFP PHOTO

Malaysian police said on Saturday an Al-Qaeda linked terror group from the Philippines was believed to be behind the killing of a Taiwanese tourist and the kidnapping of his wife.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »