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Indonesia violence: Samurai sword-armed men target police station

 
The attack on a Sumatran police station comes after suicide bombings shocked the country in recent days



Four men who attacked a police station with samurai swords in Indonesia have been shot dead, authorities say.

The group began the assault by ramming a car into the police headquarters in the town of Pekanbaru in Riau province.

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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim freed from jail after Mahathir election win

Anwar Ibrahim was greeted by his supporters

 

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from jail, paving the way for his return to politics.

Once seen as a potential future leader, he had been jailed on charges of sodomy and corruption after falling out with the government.

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Surabaya: Suicide bombers attack Indonesia police headquarters

Police outside the station following the blast



Attackers on motorbikes carried out a suicide bombing at a police headquarters in Surabaya, a day after a wave of deadly blasts in the Indonesian city.

Authorities said a young girl who was with the group, survived the attack, which wounded at least 10 people.

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