Today’s Headlines

  • Malaysia: Penang murders could be linked to Burmese unrest

  • Indonesia sinks illegal fishing boats

  • Aceh regency canes seven convicted gamblers

  • Malaysian civil servants funding ISIS: report

  • Indonesian Islamic scholars joining counterterrorism fight

  • Super typhoon intensifies, threatens Philippines

  • ISIS's "caliphate" has peaked: analysts

  • Indonesia's Moeldoko warns of ISIS threat

  • Powerful storm threatens the Philippines

  • UMNO vice president screens ISIS execution video at assembly meeting

Hot in Southeast Asia

 Saud Usman Nasution, new head of Indonesia's National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT), addresses a press conference in March 2012. The former National Police spokesman has vowed to go after Indonesian jihadist websites and dismantle them. [Zahara Tiba/Khabar]

Indonesia's new counter-terror chief declares online war against jihadists

A West Java campus specialising in technology joins forces with the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) to help it defeat Indonesian radicals.

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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) does not represent Muslims.

Photo Essay

 Worshippers read from the Qur'an at Jakarta's Istiqlal Grand Mosque on May 4th, as part of

Hardliners threaten tolerance in Indonesia

Indonesia's tradition of moderate, tolerant Islam is under threat by hard-line groups who are imposing their conservative views on others and intimidating religious minorities.


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