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ASEAN leaders tackle Rohingya crisis, urge South China Sea calm

Mar 18, 2018 - 6:29 PM

While it noted a resolve to 'protect human rights,' it failed to condemn member state Myanmar's treatment of the Muslim-minority Rohingya

ASEAN LEADERS. The region's leaders pose in solidarity during the ASEAn Summit and Related Summits in Manila, Philippines in November 2017. Malacañang file photo

Suspected ISIS leader-recruiter nabbed in Manila

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:52 AM

(UPDATED) Egyptian Fehmi Lassqued is captured by joint Philippine police and military operatives in Manila

SUSPECT. Fehmi Lassqued is caught by joint forces of the PNP and AFP. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Why security in the Middle East matters to Southeast Asia

Dec 10, 2017 - 9:54 AM

Southeast Asia must brace for the effects of Donald Trump's declaration on Jerusalem and the loss of territory of ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa – both of which may have dire consequences for the region

JERUSALEM CRISIS. A Palestinian Red Crescent member aids a protester injured during clashes between demonstrators and Israeli security forces at the Qalandiya checkpoint, between Ramallah and Jerusalem on July 21, 2017. Photo by Abbas Momani/AFP

EU stresses ASEAN cooperation in fighting terrorism

Nov 14, 2017 - 3:04 PM

'Tensions and radicalization in the Asia-Pacific can destabilize the world well beyond your region,' EU President Donald Tusk tells Southeast Asian leaders

COUNTER-TERRORISM. European Council President Donald Tusk appeals to Southeast Asian nation for cooperation in fighting radicalization during the ASEAN-EU Summit on November 14, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Photo from RTVM feed

5 Filipinos arrested in Sabah over alleged ISIS links

Mar 13, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Three of the arrested Filipinos are permanent residents of Sabah

Duterte fears ISIS caliphate in Southeast Asia

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:30 PM

ISIS wants to establish a caliphate a kingdom that would comprise Indonesia Philippines Malaysia and Brunei says the Philippine President

FOREFRONT OF FIGHT. President Duterte speaks to military forces fighting Maute group in Lanao del Sur on November 30, 2016. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

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Jan 11, 2016 - 7:02 PM

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British PM visits Southeast Asia with trade, ISIS on agenda

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:20 AM

UPDATED British Prime Minister David Cameron seeks greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State ISIS group and to strengthen trade ties with the region s booming economies

WELCOME TO INDONESIA. British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) and Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 27, 2015. Mast Irham/EPA