Thursday, June 17,  2010
      Editorial:Dengue and boru talk

Foreign militants, including remnants of the Tamil Tigers, are using Malaysia as their operational base and for recruiting new activists, a top Malaysian minister said today.

Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said here today that militant groups, both Islamic and non-Islamic, were using Malaysia as their operational base to step up their violent struggle.

Japanese Peace Envoy Yasushi Akashi listens to External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris at yesterday’s joint press conference at the Ministry of External Affairs. (Photo-Siripala Halwala)

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