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Modi brands Pakistan ‘terrorism mothership’ at BRICS meet

Benaulim, India, Oct 16, 2016 (AFP) -Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged BRICS leaders Sunday to take a strong united stand against the “mothership of terrorism” in the South Asian region, in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan. Modi said a country in India’s neighbourhood held links to “terror modules” …

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India foils ‘attack’ – 3 militants shot dead

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 6, (Agencies): Indian soldiers shot dead three suspected militants who tried to raid an army base in northern Kashmir on Thursday, police said, the latest in a wave of attacks that has raised tension with neighbouring Pakistan. In a sign of how fraught relations have become, Pakistan’s …

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US holds Kuwaitis for laptop content

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Over the past few months the US authorities have reportedly arrested a significant number of Kuwaitis, most of whom are believed to be students and young tourists, reports Al-Rai daily quoting knowledgeable sources. According to the same sources, they have been detained for committing minor violations …

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Kuwait ‘denies’ reports charities funding terror – ‘Ministries jointly battle extremism’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti diplomat denied Wednesday recent media reports that accused Kuwaiti charities of funding terrorism, pointing out these charities’ firm commitment to the country’s laws and regulations. “I’m 100 percent sure that not a single fils from Kuwait goes to any terrorist organization or person …

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Israel eyes law to remove online content on terror

TEL AVIV, June 23, (Agencies): Israel’s Justice Ministry is drafting legislation that would enable it to order Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media to remove online postings it deems to be inciting terrorism. “We are working on draft legislation, similar to what is being done in other countries; one …

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Kuwait praised for terror fight

KUWAIT CITY, June 8: The US Treasury Department has praised the efforts that have been exerted by Kuwait in its fight against terrorism, reports Al-Anba daily quoting highlevel security sources. This has not come from a vacuum but as a result of ample information provided by Kuwait to many European, …

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‘Moderate Muslim scholars must counter terror thought’ – ‘Fanatics portray wrong image’

Islam does not justify acts of violence against innocent people. However, as in any other religion, it so happens that Islamic teachings of peace and tolerance get twisted, manipulated and exploited by those who seek to achieve their personal interests. Basic Islamic teachings do not forgive, justify or overlook any …

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Man held at UK airport over ‘terror’

LONDON, April 16, (Agencies): Police in Britain Saturday arrested a man at an airport on suspicion of carrying out “Syria-related terrorism offences,” they said. The 18-year-old man from Birmingham, central England, was held at Manchester airport in northwest England after landing in Britain Saturday morning, according to a statement from …

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Skepticism remains over Pakistan’s ability to end militant violence – Tackling ‘terror’ is political minefield

ISLAMABAD, April 6, (AP): Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists within the security forces and civil administration for perpetrators of crimes committed in the name of religion. As a result, many remain skeptical of the …

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