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Indonesia bomb blast raises terrorist fears

The first key suspect to go on trial for last year’s Bali bombings began his defence on Monday as a small bomb exploded outside Indonesia’s parliament, further raising fears of a new round of terrorist attacks in the world’s largest Muslim country. Nobody was injured in the early morning bomb, which caused minor damage to the building, and no one had claimed responsibility as of Monday night. Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, who is expected to face a verdict early next month, said in his defence that religion had pushed him to take part in the Bali plot rather than the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah. Meanwhile, Indonesian authorities and diplomats are engaged in a new round of assessing the threat posed by the group blamed for taking the lives of more than 200 people in last October’s Bali attack. Full Story

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