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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Gunmen kidnap two men off Malaysia’s Borneo coast

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... But kidnappings have continued. Many abductions over the years have been blamed on the Abu Sayyaf militant group, which is believed to be affiliated with Al-Qaeda. Abu Sayyaf gunmen kidnapped 21 people- ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia blames Abu Sayyaf for killing of Taiwanese tourist

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Abu Sayyaf blamed for killing of Taiwanese Malaysian police said yesterday a terrorist group from the Philippines was believed to be behind the killing ... a Malaysian security clampdown. Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the Islamist extremist group Abu Sayyaf was suspected to be behind the attack. "We believe the terrorists were able to slip ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia kidnappers telephone Chinese victim’s family

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 04:44pm by AFP

    ... in the east of Malaysia's Sabah state. We hope they will be returned safely to their families as soon as possible Mohammad Mentek The Abu Sayyaf, a small band of militants infamous for kidnapping ... believe the kidnappers are affiliated with Abu Sayyaf "sub-commander" Murphy Ambang Ladjia, who was involved in a spectacular kidnapping of 21 people from another resort in Sabah- ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Son’s divorce settlement battle exposes unexplained wealth of ex-Sarawak ruler Abdul Taib Mahmud

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:03pm by BLOOM

    ... details of Taib's family wealth are surfacing in a divorce settlement battle between his elder son, Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, and his ex-wife, who is seeking a separation payout of more than ... thus been closely followed. A forensic accounting of Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib's assets has been presented to the court by lawyers for Shahnaz. Mahmud is the deputy chairman of Kuala ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Kidnappers demand US$11.2 million for return of Chinese tourist snatched in Malaysia

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 03:25pm by Teddy Ng

    ... witnesses said. No shots were fired. The kidnappers are believed to be affiliated with Abu Sayyaf “sub-commander” Murphy Ambang Ladjia in the Philippines. Gao was travelling with a friend, who left ... said. The last Abu Sayyaf abduction in the area was in 2000, when Philippine gunmen crossed the border in speedboats and abducted 21 European tourists along with Malaysian and Filipino workers ...

  6. News - China Insider - MALAYSIA

    Pictured: The Chinese tourist kidnapped by ‘rebels’ while on holiday in Malaysia

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 08:10am by Patrick Boehler and agencies

    ... resort. In 2000, Abu Sayyaf gunmen from the Philippines crossed the border in speedboats and snatched 21 European tourists and Malaysian and Filipino workers from Malaysia's Sipadan diving ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Migrant workers warned to stay away from Malaysia election

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Organisation is the largest political party in the ruling coalition, which is facing its most hotly contested election to date. ABU accuses the Barisan Nasional, or National Front, of trying ... million. ABU's strong words and tactics were criticised by a prominent migrant-worker rights activist, who says it was wrong to go after "a vulnerable group". "We are very ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Family rejoices as Malaysian police identify London ‘slave’ victim

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... a joyous reaction from the long-lost woman’s sister. Malaysia’s top police official Khalid Abu Bakar, citing information provided by British police, confirmed the woman was Siti Aishah Abdul Wahab, ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia in stand-off with ‘Philippine militants’

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 02:32pm by AFP

    ... military official told reporters that Manila did not rule out the possibility that the men could be members of the Abu Sayyaf. The small gang of self-styled Islamic militants has carried out previous raids into Malaysian waters. In 2000 Abu Sayyaf guerrillas seized 21 mostly Western holidaymakers as hostages at the Malaysian scuba diving resort of Sipadan near Lahad Datu, taking them ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Thousands gather in support of Malaysian opposition

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... rally participant Azlan Abu Bakar, 29, who travelled from the eastern state of Terengganu for the gathering. Access to the venue was granted by authorities this week, and as the crowds gathered, ...



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