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2 missing Germans abducted by Abu Sayyaf, says military

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

Military officials say they have verified that two missing German tourists were abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants and are being held “unharmed” by the Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen in their jungle encampments in the south.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gunmen attack diving resort in Sabah


A policeman was killed and a second kidnapped after heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a Malaysian diving resort off Borneo island, a fresh escalation of violence in the tourist hotspot, a security official said Sunday.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Chinese fish farmer freed after Malaysia kidnapping

Lahad Datu

A Chinese fish farm manager who was kidnapped in May has been released amid a spate of abductions in Malaysia by gunmen based in the southern Philippines, police said Thursday.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah kidnappings may be caused by corruption

The fish farm where one of the recent kidnappings took place in Sabah. The Star/ANN

The seemingly endless cross-border kidnappings in Sabah’s east coast have raised the specter of corruption among law enforcement agencies.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cop held for kidnap of South Korean


A policeman has been arrested and is now detained at the National Bureau of Investigation in connection with the kidnapping of a South Korean national two months ago.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »