MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines Navy said it had detained 35 suspected Filipino militants on Wednesday as they sought to sail home from a military offensive against them in the Malaysian state of Sabah.
KUALA LUMPUR (AP) - Malaysia's foreign minister says authorities will not let armed members of a Filipino royal clan who are being hunted in Borneo meet Philippine officials or family members who might seek to negotiate their safety.
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Amid the continuing Sabah stand-off, Malaysia's premier has called a deadly incursion by Philippine militants a "wake-up call" that will lead to tighter security on the neighbours' notoriously porous sea border, a report said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Philippine armed intruders shot dead a Malaysian soldier on Tuesday, the first military fatality since security forces launched an assault one week ago to crush the Islamist gunmen.
MANILA (AP) - A Muslim royal clan leader has met a top Philippine government official to discuss possible ways of resolving a deadly crisis that started when his brother and 200 others barged into a village in Malaysia's Sabah state to revive an old claim to the territory.
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysian police said on Monday they had cleared a remote village at the heart of a month-long incursion by Filipino Islamists as another gunman was killed, raising the toll in the crisis to 63.
MANILA (AFP) - Malaysia withdrew from an Asian boxing tournament in the Philippines due to the incursion of armed Filipinos in Sabah, a Filipino boxing official said on Sunday.
FELDA SAHABAT (AFP) - Malaysian police said on Sunday two officers were injured in shootouts with Filipino gunmen as they try to end a month-long incursion in remote Sabah state that has already left 61 people dead.
Over the last few days, Malaysia's security forces have been engaged in an operation to flush out the Philippine militants who landed on the shores of east Sabah a month ago.
LAHAD DATU: Malaysia's security forces arrested 27 people in three boats on Saturday afternoon off the coast of a village where Philippine gunmen are being hunted.
FELDA SAHABAT (AFP) - Malaysian police said on Saturday they had arrested 79 people in Sabah state on the island of Borneo as skirmishes to end a month-long incursion by armed Filipino Islamists left one more dead.