Sunday, 25 February 2018

Tag Archives: extremist

Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

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BOLLYWOOD: Protesters in India’s Gujarat have blocked roads and caused local bus services to be suspended, after the Supreme Court cleared the release of controversial Bollywood film Padmavat. Extremist Hindu groups torched buses and vandalised a theatre in the western state of Gujarat on Sunday. Despite the court ruling and ...

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Trial of IS-inspired Indian-origin terror suspect

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LONDON: An Indian-origin terror suspect, who allegedly agreed to help another man acquire a gun for an attack in London, went on trial along with three others on Tuesday. Nadeem Ilyas Patel, from east London, was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence in ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

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BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan Are Said to Kill 16 Civilians

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JALALABAD: Afghan officials said on Friday that American warplanes killed 16 civilians as they tried to flee an area in eastern Afghanistan controlled by Islamic State militants, but the United States military insisted the dead had been extremist fighters. Hajji Saz Wali, the governor of Haska Meena District in the ...

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Home Secretary warns internet giants over extremist content

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LONDON: Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd will push US tech giants to step up efforts to tackle and remove extremist content online during a visit to Silicon Valley on Tuesday (1 August). At the newly created Global Forum to Counter Terrorism in San Francisco, Rudd will warn tech firms that ...

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