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Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Nur Azlan says attack on Sri Lankan envoy was a “political” and not a “terrorist” act

Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Nur Azlan says attack on Sri Lankan envoy was a “political” and not a “terrorist” act

Kuala Lumpur, September 6 (NIA): The Malaysian Deputy Home Minister, Datuk Nur Azlan Mohomed, said on Tuesday that the assault on Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday, was a “political act” and not a “terrorist act.” “It was an isolated incident triggered by political conflicts,” Nur Jazlan said....

Sri Lanka asks Malaysia to take sternest legal action against perpetrators of violence against envoy and monk

Sri Lanka asks Malaysia to take sternest legal action against perpetrators of violence against envoy and monk

Colombo, September 5 (NIA): The Secretary to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Esala Weerakoon, on Monday called in the High Commissioner of Malaysia to express disappointment that the Malaysian authorities had failed to provide necessary protection to Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, despite the High Commission bringing to the notice of relevant Malaysian authorities,...

Malaysia sternly warns pro-LTTE groups after attacks on Sri Lankan envoy and Buddhist monk

Malaysia sternly warns pro-LTTE groups after attacks on Sri Lankan envoy and Buddhist monk

Kuala Lumpur September 5 (NIA): The Malaysian police have warned that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) is an illegal organization and action can be taken against Malaysians who support the group, The Star reports. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police would investigate local groups who protested against former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa, hit...

Five arrested for assaulting Sri Lankan envoy in Malaysia during anti-Rajapaksa stir

Five arrested for assaulting Sri Lankan envoy in Malaysia during anti-Rajapaksa stir

Kuala Lumpur, September 5 (NIA): Five people have been arrested over the assault on Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday, The Star Online reported on Monday. Selangor CID chief Deputy Commissioner, Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah, conformed the arrests but he declined to give the names and other details...

Sri Lanka summons Malaysian diplomat over envoy’s assault

Sri Lanka summons Malaysian diplomat over envoy’s assault

Sept 5 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's Foreign Ministry, on Monday, summoned Malaysia's High Commissioner in Sri Lanka to express its deepest concerns over the assault of a Sri Lankan envoy in Kuala Lampur. Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, I. Ansar was assaulted by a group of people at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Sunday. Ansar is receiving...

Bangladeshi war criminal and Jammat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali hanged

Dhaka, September 3 (NIA): Mir Quasem Ali, Jamaat-e-Islami’s key financier and a notorious Al-Badr leader of Chittagong during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war, was hanged Saturday night at the Kashimpur Central jail for crimes committed against humanity during the war. The 63-year-old Quasem Ali was hanged at 10:30pm, Proshanto Kumar Banik, Senior Jail Superintendent told journalists. Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman...

Sri Lanka’s expertise in defeating terrorism can benefit the world, says defence sec.

Sri Lanka’s expertise in defeating terrorism can benefit the world, says defence sec.

Sept 1 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's in-house expertise on defeating terrorists can be of immense benefit for the rest of the world especially in the post-IS age of widespread terror, Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary, Karunasena Hettiarachchi said here on Thursday. Addressing the inaugural session of the 'Colombo Defence Seminar - 2016', which kicked off in the capital on Thursday, Hettiarachchi...

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