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Filipino wanted in US terror plots stands accused at home - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipino doctor accused of plotting terror attacks in the United States was arrested months ago in the Philippines for his alleged involvement in kidnappings and beheadings blamed on pro-Islamic State group militants, an ...and more »

Police to probe links of Filipino doctor suspected of financing Movida attack - Free Malaysia Today

KOTA KINABALU: Police will further investigate Malaysian links to a Filipino doctor believed to be a financier of a foiled terrorist attack in New York and the grenade bombing of the Movida nightclub in Puchong, Selangor, last year. Dr Russel Salic was ...and more »

Filipino in jihadist plot to be extradited to US - Inquirer.net

A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadist plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square will be extradited to the United States, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Sunday. Russell Salic and two others have been charged with involvement ...and more »

Filipino charged for foiled NY terror plot is a doctor from Marawi - Rappler

(3rd UPDATE) Russel Salic surrendered to authorities in the Philippines in April 2017 in connection with a local case. The US wants him extradited. Carmela Fonbuena · @carmelafonbuena. Published 8:19 PM, October 07, 2017. Updated 10:02 AM, October ...and more »

Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists,' says Filipino suspect in NY plot - Rappler

The US Justice Department says Filipino doctor Russel Salic told others involved in the foiled New York terror plot that terror laws in the Philippines are 'not strict' compared to laws in countries like Australia and the UK ...and more »

PH a haven for terrorists? AFP, PNP point to 'so much democratic space' - Rappler

AFP chief Eduardo Año and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa both say the Philippines must strengthen security and anti-terrorism legislation. Rambo Talabong. Published 3:30 PM, October 09, 2017. Updated 1:39 AM, October 10, 2017. MANILA, Philippines – No ...and more »

Filipino suspect in NY plot says money was for charity - Rappler

AFP chief General Eduardo Año is junking Russel Salic's alibi, saying he is involved in other terror plots in various countries. Carmela Fonbuena · @carmelafonbuena. Published 9:32 AM, October 08, 2017. Updated 10:00 AM, October 08, 2017. NY PLOT ...and more »

Extradition process for US terror suspect gets Aguirre nod - Inquirer.net

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Sunday that the extradition process for a Filipino doctor accused of plotting terror attacks in the US should already begin. “It only means that we have to begin the extradition proceedings being requested ...and more »

ISIS Fanatics Plot New York Attacks From 'Terror Breeding Ground' The Philippines - Newsweek

A terror suspect from the Philippines charged with funding an attack in New York City in the name of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has warned that his country is a “breeding ground for terrorists.” The Justice Department said that 37-year-old ...and more »

Suspected NYC attack plotter: Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists' - The Japan Times

MANILA – A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadi plot targeting New York City had boasted that his country was “a breeding ground for terrorists,” the U.S. Justice Department said Saturday. Russell Salic and two others have been charged with ...and more »