Malaysia arrests five with suspected ISIS, al-Qaeda links

Malaysia arrests five with suspected ISIS, al-Qaeda links

Malaysia’s police said on Saturday that it had arrested five people, including a European employed as a teacher, on suspicion of links with militant groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaeda. Malaysia is on heightened alert after reports on Friday that ten Syrians linked to Islamic State entered neighbouringThailand in October to attack Russian interests. Police

Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour dead

Afghan Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour has died of injuries, a senior official said. Sultan Faizy, spokesman for Afghanistan first Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum, tweeted: “Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour died of injuries.” Akhtar Mansour replaced former Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar who was confirmed dead in July. However, Taliban leadership by

Modi-Sharif meeting can ‘reduce tensions’, says Pak Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif

Approving the meeting between the Indian and Pakistani Prime Ministers in Paris, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif said that everybody hoped the meeting between the two leaders would help bring down tensions in South Asia. “Tensions between two nuclear-armed countries was a cause of concern for the entire world. Peace in the subcontinent is