Malaysian police have arrested 12 people linked to the militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack several locations in and around the capital, which is hosting the ASEAN summit.
Malaysia is steering clear of criticising China`s actions in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders next week, a draft end-statement seen by Reuters shows, despite a push by the Philippines to denounce Beijing`s reclamation work.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to leave for Australia Thursday night to attend the G-20 Summit, preparations in Sydney are in full swing especially for his address to the Indian community at the Allphones Arena.
Another controversial statement by a PDP leader has sparked communal tension in the valley. A legislator of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Peer Mansoor asked the people not to vote for the BJP as it will impose a Hindu chief minister on the state.
Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a string of meetings here with leaders of Southeast Asian neighbours, including Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Seeking to deepen ties with ASEAN as part of India's 'Act East' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for improving connectivity in the region to give a boost to trade and people-to-people contact at their summit next week.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday left for a four-day trip to Bali, where he will attend the East Asia and the ASEAN summit, and Singapore where he will hold bilateral talks with the leadership of the city state.