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ASEAN ministers fly home amid summit questions

Asian ministers have packed up and left the Philippines as officials questioned whether a regional summit had been cancelled over storm fears or concern about a terror attack. Philippine foreign ministry sources said fear of an imminent terror strike on Cebu, a resort island popular with Western tourists that was to host the summit, was a major factor in Friday’s decision. The postponement until January was announced one day after several nations, including the United States, issued a warning for Cebu due to threats of a terrorist attack. Australia said attack plans were in the “final stages.” Full Story

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