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LIVE! After North and South Korea meeting, Trump says summit talks going 'well' 27.5.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Chinese official: Destroy terrorism 'breeding ground' 26.5.2018 General News
China's top anti-terrorism official has called for closer international cooperation to "destroy the breeding ground of terrorism," along with a ramping-up of already overwhelming counterterrorism measures at home. State media quoted State Councilor Zhao Kezhi telling officials at a national teleconference yesterday that more needs to be done to improve intelligence gathering and anti-infiltration measures. "It's necessary to comprehensively implement measures to address the root cause and improve anti-terrorism work system," the official Xinhua News Agency quoted Zhao as saying. He called for "deepening anti-terror international cooperation and making efforts to destroy the breeding ground of terrorism." China's international counterterrorism efforts have focused on Central Asia, which borders on its restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, where Islamic militants have killed hundreds in recent years. China has imposed stifling security in Xinjiang, employing armed force as well as ...
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SCO legal experts meet in Pak to discuss extremism, terrorism 25.5.2018 General News
Legal experts from SCO member states today met in the Pakistani capital and discussed proposals to increase cooperation to combat extremism and terrorism. Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement that the legal experts' group meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) started on May 23 and ended today. "Member states discussed various proposals for enhancing regional cooperation in countering terrorism and extremism. The legal experts also discussed administrative and organisational matters," the FO said. It said the meeting of legal experts in Islamabad also deliberated on the agenda of the 33rd session of the council of SCO-RATS, which will be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in October. This was the first ever SCO meeting to be held in Pakistan since it become a member of the grouping in June, 2017 along with India. The FO said legal experts from eight member states, namely China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Russia, ...
Turkey Detains 51 Suspected ISIS Members 25.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The suspects were believed to be planning to travel back to conflict zones in Syria, they said in a statement, adding that all those detained were foreign nationals.
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Indonesia approves new anti-terror law after series of attacks 25.5.2018 General News
The Indonesian parliament on Friday approved a new anti-terror law that allows security forces to detain suspects for a longer period, two weeks after the country witnessed its worst terrorist attacks since 2005.
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Indonesia toughens up anti-terror laws days after worst attack in years 25.5.2018 Reuters: World News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's parliament approved on Friday tougher anti-terrorism laws as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown Islamist militancy, days after suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State killed more than 30 people in the city of ...
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Indonesia's parliament approves tougher anti-terror laws 25.5.2018 Reuters: World News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's parliament approved on Friday tougher anti-terrorism laws as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown Islamist militancy, days after suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State killed more than 30 people in the city of ...
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Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Indonesia’s parliament unanimously approved a strengthened anti-terrorism law, expanding the definition of terror and lengthening detention periods,
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Army seeks Arunachal govt's help in counter-insurgency ops 24.5.2018 General News
General officer Commanding (GoC) of 2 Mountain Division, Major General Gajinder Singh today sought the intervention of Arunachal Pradesh government in facilitating coordination between the state police, central para-military forces and the army in counter-insurgency operations along the inter-state boundary, an official communique said. Maj Gen Singh, who heads the Division based at Dinjan in Assams Tinsukia district bordering Arunachal Pradesh, held a meeting here with Chief Minister Pema Khandu during the day and discussed issues related to army presence and its activities in the eastern parts of the state, it said. He said intelligence sharing and logistic support from the state machinery is of utmost necessity for successful operations for tackling cross-border insurgency. The GoC assured the chief minister that the Army is committed to welfare and safety of civilians during operations and is ready to lend its assistance for welfare measures through medical camps, ..
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What's cooking? Cops to grill ISI 'spy' who worked for Indian envoy in Pak 24.5.2018 Latest News
Anti-terrorist squad (ATS) has arrested a suspected ISI agent, who worked at the home of an Indian diplomat in Pakistan as a cook
Indo-Nepal joint training to be held in Uttarakhand 24.5.2018 General News
India and Nepal's joint military exercise Surya Kiran-XIII will be held at Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district from May 30 to June 12.The exercise would comprise of nearly 300 soldiers from both Nepali and Indian armies who would share their respective experiences of counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations.Surya Kiran is a bi-annual event which is hosted alternatively by Nepal and India.Incidentally, Surya Kiran has highest troop participation as compared to other international military exercises with India.The aim of this exercise is to conduct battalion level joint training with emphasis on counterterrorism operations in mountainous terrain.Additional training for disaster management and relief work will also be imparted as part of the exercise.The joint military exercise is expected to enhance the level of defence cooperation and strengthen Indo-Nepal bilateral relations.
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India, Nepal to conduct 2-week long military exercise from Wednesday 24.5.2018 General News
Armies of India and Nepal will carry out a two-week long military exercise beginning Wednesday in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh region with an aim to deepen counter-terror cooperation. The Indian Army said the 'Surya Kiran' exercise is expected to enhance the level of defence cooperation between the two militaries. It said the focus of the exercise will be to enhance cooperation in conducting counter-terrorism operations in mountainous terrain. Around 300 soldiers from Nepal and equal numbers from India are expected to participate in the exercise. "Indian and Nepal Army would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of various counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations," the Army said in a statement. "The joint military exercise will enhance the level of defence cooperation which will further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two nations," it said. The exercise is taking place nearly three weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Himalayan ..
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Rattled by bombings, Indonesia set to pass tough anti-terror laws 24.5.2018 Reuters: World News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's parliament is expected to adopt tough anti-terrorism laws on Friday as it seeks to combat a surge in homegrown Islamist militancy days after the deadliest attacks since 2002 bombings on the tourist island of Bali.
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Suspension of operations by security forces likely to continue in J&K after Ramzan: Sources 24.5.2018 Zee News : States
Welcoming the ceasefire decision, J&K Mehbooba Mufti had said, "I wholeheartedly welcome the Ramadan ceasefire and would like to thank PM and Home Minister for their personal intervention."
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Curtain Raiser: India-Nepal Joint Battalion Level Exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII 24.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII between India and Nepal will be conducted at Pithoragarh from 30 May to 12 June 2018.  The exercise will comprise of nearly 300 soldiers from both Indian and Nepal Army who would be sharing their experiences gained during conduct of various counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations in the past.
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Ready to work with regional countries to eliminate terrorism, says Pak FS J... 24.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Ready to work with regional countries to eliminate terrorism, says Pak FS J...
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China wants Pakistan to relocate Hafiz Saeed to a West Asian country 24.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
President Xi pitches the suggestion to Prime Minister Abbasi in the face of mounting international pressure on Islamabad
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Pakistan supports SCO's anti-terrorism efforts: Tehmina Janjua 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Pakistan fully supports anti-terrorism efforts by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and will be working with regional countries under the SCO framework to effectively eliminate this menace from the region, a top Pakistani diplomat said on Wednesday.
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Pak ready to work with SCO countries to curb terrorism 23.5.2018 General News
Pakistan is ready to work with countries under the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) to eliminate terrorism from the region, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said on Wednesday.The Government of Pakistan took to Twitter to inform the same."Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua says #Pakistan is ready to work with regional countries under the umbrella of #SCO to effectively eliminate the menace of terrorism from the region. She was inaugurating meeting of the Legal Experts Group of the SCO-RATS in #Islamabad today," the Pakistani government tweeted.Inaugurating the meeting of the Legal Experts Group of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) here, Janjua said, "We now look forward to working with regional countries under the umbrella of SCO to effectively eliminate terrorism from our region. Pakistan fully supports and welcomes the efforts of SCO-RATS in the fight against 'three evils' of terrorism, extremism, and separatism."Janjua
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Pak ready to work with regional countries to eliminate terrorism: Janjua 23.5.2018 General News
Pakistan today said that the terrorism should not be identified with any religion, individual countries or nationalities and offered to work with regional countries to eliminate the menace from the region at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) also attended by India. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua made the remarks while inaugurating a meeting of the Legal Experts Group of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) here. Experts from the eight SCO member states - China, Kazakhstan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan - are attending the meeting. India's presence at the meeting assumes significance since it had boycotted the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit here in 2016 citing continuing support to cross-border terrorism from Pakistan. "We now look forward to working with regional countries under the umbrella of SCO to effectively eliminate terrorism from our region. .
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