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 Student volunteers from Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok form a human chain as they help build an Islamic study centre in a remote Narathiwat Province village. The centre is due to open today. [Rapee Mama/Khabar]
Thai students go on Deep South goodwill mission
University volunteers from Bangkok with assistance from the Royal Thai Army, undertake a building project benefitting a village in the troubled far southern region
 A Yazidi girl who fled her home when Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants attacked the town of Sinjar, Iraq looks on August 16th inside a partially-completed building where she lives outside Dohuk, in autonomous Kurdistan. A recent ISIS pamphlet tells its fighters it is
ISIS document authorising rape of 'non-believers' draws revulsion
Indonesians express disgust at the extremist group's pamphlet permitting its fighters to rape captured women and even pre-pubescent girls.


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

Photo Essay

 A woman reacts outside Jakarta's Ritz-Carlton hotel on July 17th, 2009 after bomb blasts tore through it and the nearby JW Marriott. Two suspected Jemaah Islamiyah suicide bombers killed at least six people and injured more than 40 others. [Arif Ariadi/AFP]

The Global Terror Threat: Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has been both a source and a target of global terrorism. Al-Qaeda affiliates Jemaah Islamiyah in Indonesia and Malaysia and Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines are among regional groups that terrorise their home countries with bombings, ambushes,