Police officers stand guard in Malaysia. Photo: EPA

Malaysian lawmakers, CEO charged over links to Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers

  • Assemblymen G. Saminathan and P. Gunasekaran were charged for supporting the militant group at an event held in 2018
  • If found guilty, the trio could face life sentence in prison
Topic |   Malaysia

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Police officers stand guard in Malaysia. Photo: EPA
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Former Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: EPA

Baghdadi’s dead, but Islamic State’s ideology lives on in Southeast Asia

  • Security agencies in the region are bracing for possible retaliatory attacks following the US’ killing of the terror group leader
  • Analysts and authorities say the threat will remain as long as the ideology keeps spreading, with self-radicalised individuals a concern
Topic |   Islamic State

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Former Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: EPA
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