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January 6, 2002 | From Times Wire Services
Authorities have arrested 15 suspected militants, some of whom trained at Al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan, for allegedly plotting bombings in this city state, the government said Saturday. Singapore's announcement came a day after Malaysian authorities said they had locked up 13 suspects with possible links to Osama bin Laden since Dec. 9.
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January 6, 2002 | From Times Wire Services
Authorities have arrested 15 suspected militants, some of whom trained at Al Qaeda camps in Afghanistan, for allegedly plotting bombings in this city state, the government said Saturday. Singapore's announcement came a day after Malaysian authorities said they had locked up 13 suspects with possible links to Osama bin Laden since Dec. 9.
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November 1, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Sacked Malaysian Deputy Premier Anwar Ibrahim will be tried on additional sex charges after facing two trials on corruption and sodomy charges that are expected to last at least eight months, the chief prosecutor said. Anwar faces five counts of corruption and five of sodomy, all of which he denies. The first trial begins Monday, the second in December. Anwar, who also served as finance minister, was ousted Sept. 2 after repeatedly calling for political reform and action against corruption.
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November 25, 2001 | From Associated Press
Police arrested a renegade Philippine governor and six supporters when they tried to slip into the country by boat early Saturday, Malaysia's police chief said. Nur Misuari, governor of the southern Muslim region in the Philippines, and his supporters will be turned over to the Philippine government "as soon as possible," the Malaysian news agency Bernama quoted Police Chief Norian Mai as saying.
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April 15, 2000 | From Associated Press
Several opposition leaders were arrested Friday, and riot police, some toting machine guns, were deployed in the Malaysian capital as authorities stepped up an apparent crackdown ahead of a protest in support of jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim. At least three officials of the opposition National Justice Party were arrested before dawn Friday. Police said they had orders to arrest four other rally organizers.
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August 5, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The son of the spiritual leader of Malaysia's opposition Islamic fundamentalist party was arrested under harsh internal security laws that have netted 10 people in two days. Nik Adli Nik Abdul Aziz, a religious teacher, was arrested in part of a sweep that the police say is aimed at crushing a little-known militant group accused of waging a violent campaign to install a hard-line Islamic state. Nik Adli, 34, is the son of opposition leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat.
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July 20, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost 26 years ago, the young nation of Malaysia was gravely shaken when the tiny state of Singapore left a fledgling federation and went out to survive on its own. Singapore, of course, went on to become one of the great success stories of Asia, leaving Malaysia in its economic wake. But the idea of secession has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many Malaysian political leaders.
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November 25, 2001 | From Associated Press
Police arrested a renegade Philippine governor and six supporters when they tried to slip into the country by boat early Saturday, Malaysia's police chief said. Nur Misuari, governor of the southern Muslim region in the Philippines, and his supporters will be turned over to the Philippine government "as soon as possible," the Malaysian news agency Bernama quoted Police Chief Norian Mai as saying.
BUSINESS
May 5, 2007 | John Horn, Times Staff Writer
In a season filled with sequels, this is one plot twist that everyone saw coming. Within an hour of the first U.S. showing of Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man 3," police arrested a man videotaping the film inside New York's AMC Loews Lincoln Square theater shortly after the Thursday midnight screening, the studio said Friday. The suspect was spotted by theater employees, who summoned the police. Police made similar arrests in Malaysia and Argentina.
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August 5, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The son of the spiritual leader of Malaysia's opposition Islamic fundamentalist party was arrested under harsh internal security laws that have netted 10 people in two days. Nik Adli Nik Abdul Aziz, a religious teacher, was arrested in part of a sweep that the police say is aimed at crushing a little-known militant group accused of waging a violent campaign to install a hard-line Islamic state. Nik Adli, 34, is the son of opposition leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat.
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April 15, 2000 | From Associated Press
Several opposition leaders were arrested Friday, and riot police, some toting machine guns, were deployed in the Malaysian capital as authorities stepped up an apparent crackdown ahead of a protest in support of jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim. At least three officials of the opposition National Justice Party were arrested before dawn Friday. Police said they had orders to arrest four other rally organizers.
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November 1, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Sacked Malaysian Deputy Premier Anwar Ibrahim will be tried on additional sex charges after facing two trials on corruption and sodomy charges that are expected to last at least eight months, the chief prosecutor said. Anwar faces five counts of corruption and five of sodomy, all of which he denies. The first trial begins Monday, the second in December. Anwar, who also served as finance minister, was ousted Sept. 2 after repeatedly calling for political reform and action against corruption.
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July 20, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost 26 years ago, the young nation of Malaysia was gravely shaken when the tiny state of Singapore left a fledgling federation and went out to survive on its own. Singapore, of course, went on to become one of the great success stories of Asia, leaving Malaysia in its economic wake. But the idea of secession has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many Malaysian political leaders.
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