Indonesian police arrested six suspected militants on Friday who they believed to be linked to the Islamic State group and plotting a rocket attack on Singapore, authorities in Indonesia and Singapore said. Singapore said it was stepping up security in response to the plan to attack it that was being hatched on Indonesia’s Batam island, which is

only about 15 km (10 miles) to the south of the wealthy city-state. Members of an elite Singapore police unit patrolled the glittering downtown waterfront in vehicles and on foot on Friday afternoon. One officer said they were on routine patrol. READ MORE