November 26th @ 4:46 PM GMT
Yahoo! President Barack Obama on Saturday said the United States is extending ''a hand of friendship to the Cuban people'' following the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. The United States restored diplomatic ties with Cuba in July 2015 and re-opened its embassy in Havana a month later in a historic rapprochement ending more than a half-century of Cold War enmity with the communist island. Obama made a landmark visit to Cuba in March. (Politics)
November 28th @ 4:52 PM GMT
CBS News Chief of Philippine police says extremists behind ''attempted act of terrorism'' near U.S. compound in Manila (World)
November 28th @ 5:35 AM GMT
Yahoo! Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the US embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said. The police chief of the national capital region told AFP an improvised explosive device composed of a cellphone, blasting cap, 9-volt battery and 81-millimetre mortar was found by a street sweeper about 200 meters from the embassy. ''Most probably there was an intention to bomb the area because there's a detonating device, a cellphone, but this is still under investigation,''... (World)
November 27th @ 12:38 PM GMT
Yahoo! Indonesia's anti-terror squad has arrested two militants who were planning to attack prominent places in the country's capital, including the Myanmar Embassy, police said Sunday. (World)
November 27th @ 8:26 AM GMT
Yahoo! Indonesian police arrested a third Islamic State-linked militant Sunday accused of plotting to bomb the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, as anger grows at a violent military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. The militants -- all from a domestic cell affiliated with the Syria-based jihadist group -- had amassed enough explosives to create bombs more powerful than those used in the 2002 Bali bombings, which killed 202 people, police say. ''They were helping plan a bomb attack against parliament, th... (World)
November 28th @ 1:39 PM GMT
CBS News Chief of Philippine police says extremists behind ''attempted act of terrorism'' near U.S. compound in Manila (World)
November 28th @ 5:01 AM GMT
Yahoo! Manila police detonated an improvised bomb found Monday in a trash bin near the U.S. Embassy, snarling morning traffic after authorities closed a portion of a major boulevard where the device was found. No one was reported hurt in the incident. (World)
November 27th @ 8:29 AM GMT
Yahoo! Indonesian police over the weekend arrested two more members of a militant group that had planned to bomb government buildings and the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta, having arrested the bombmaker earlier in the week, a police spokesman said on Sunday. All the suspects belong to Jamaah Ansharut Daulah, a militant group that backs Islamic state, police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said. Earlier this week, police arrested 23-year-old Rio Priatna Wibawa at his home in Majalengka, West Java, with a lar... (World)
November 28th @ 7:50 AM GMT
Yahoo! Philippine police conducted a controlled detonation of a home-made bomb found in a trash bin near the U.S. embassy in Manila on Monday and said militants sympathetic to Islamic State could have been responsible. National police chief Ronald dela Rosa said components of the improvised explosive device suggested it could have been planted by the Maute, a Muslim rebel group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State. ''We could theorize that they could use this as a diversion,'' dela Ros... (World)
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