Saturday, 16 October 2021

Tag Archives: counter-terrorism

UN conference to combat terrorism kicks off in Nairobi

NAIROBI: African counter-terrorism must be holistic, well-funded, underpinned by respect for human rights, and most importantly backed by strong political will to defeat terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. Guterres addressed the official opening of the African Regional High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism Conducive to ...

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Scotland Yard’s first Indian-origin counter-terror chief wins award in UK

MANCHESTER: Scotland Yard’s first Indian-origin counter-terrorism chief has won the Asian Achievers’ Award in the Uniformed and Civil Services category for his contribution to policing in the UK. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, who is the Metropolitan Police’s National Lead for Counter Terrorism and the Head of the Met Police’s Specialist ...

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China rushes to Pakistan’s rescue after Trump’s statement

BEIJING: China on Tuesday rushed to Pakistan’s rescue after US President Donald Trump’s threatening tweet on New Year’s Day in which he accused Pakistan of giving Washington “nothing but lies and deceit”, announcing that the country will not get any aid in future. China said the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ...

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World should recognise Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts: China

BEIJING: China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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Digital platforms give militants huge advantage: Gen Raheel

DAVOS: Former army chief General (r) Raheel Sharif on Tuesday highlighted Pakistani army’s counter-terrorism operations and improved security environment at World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos. During the panel discussion on “Terrorism in the Digital Age”, Gen Raheel Sharif said that intelligence sharing is key to success against ...

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