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UN Mission: 80 civilians dying in terror attacks daily in Afghanistan.

It has been 16 years since the U.S. launched the War on Terror in Afghanistan, yet civilians still are bearing the brunt of the bloodshed.

- FOX News - US

At UN Assembly, African leaders call for more support to fight terrorism in sub-Saharan Sahel.

Highlighting the dangers posed by terrorism in Africa's sub-Saharan Sahel region, African leaders mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to appeal for the resources needed to make the multinational force set up to counter the scourge fully operational

- UN - INT

To address terrorism, 'we must stamp out its root causes,' Pakistan leader says at UN Assembly.

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly today, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan underscored that any strategy to combat global terrorism must focus on addressing the issue of State sponsored terrorism, as well as resolve the root causes behind such violence

- UN - INT

UK's terror fight 'puts unsustainable strain on police'.

Resources are being diverted from mainstream policing, the National Police Chiefs' Council says.

- BBC - UK

Pakistan urges UN to appoint special envoy to Kashmir.

Accusing India of terror activities,' Shahid Khaqan Abbasi warns of a matching response.'

- The Hindu - IN

At UN, Premier Abbasi calls for end to 'India-sponsored terror' in Pakistan.

PM urges world community to help end blatant rights abuses in Indian Occupied Kashmir The post At UN, Premier Abbasi calls for end to 'India-sponsored terror' in Pakistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

BRICS countries call for expeditious adoption of CCIT.

, September 22 : Foreign Ministers of BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, in a meeting on sidelines of United Nations General Assembly , have called for expeditious adoption of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism at the United Nations.In a meeting held on Thursday, the BRICS ...

- Sify - IN

India denounces terror support systems in South Asia.

New York, Sep 21 In an obvious reference to Pakistan, India on Thursday condemned support systems for terrorists in South Asia while expressing concern over North Korea's nuclear and weapons and ballistic missile programmes. Terror groups draw sustenance from support systems in South Asia," Sushma Swaraj said while speaking ...

- Yahoo! News - US

BRICS must end terrorism's 'support systems in South Asia', says Sushma.

United Nations, Sep 21 India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that the five-member BRICS, which includes China, should work to end terrorism's "support systems in South Asia," making a pointed reference to Beijing's ally, Islamabad. At a ministerial-level meeting of BRICS here, she said without ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Sushma Swaraj meets Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in New York.

Sept. 22 : India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here at the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly council.Earlier, Swaraj also chaired the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Foreign Ministers' meeting in which she urged to step up the combined efforts for ...

- Sify - IN

Trump meets Afghan President Ghani, ignores Pak PM at UNGA.

, September 22 : US President Donald Trump on Thursday held a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, while he clearly ignored Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is also present at the 72nd Session of the UNGA.Trump, during the meeting with ...

- Sify - IN

PM Abbasi to address UNGA after Trump, BRICS statements

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday. His address will come mere weeks after the revised US policy was announced by President Donald Trump. On August 22, Trump alleged that Pakistan, a frontline state and a key ally of Washington's in the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

German envoy calls on COAS, discusses affairs of mutual interest

RAWALPINDI: German Ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler, Thursday met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters , according to the Inter-Services Public Relations .The two figures discussed affairs of mutual interest including security situation, the ISPR said in a statement. On the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Sixth suspect detained over London Tube attack

 A sixth suspect has been detained over last week's terror attack on a London Tube train, the Metropolitan Police said on Thursday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Facebook is using AI and thousands of employees to weed out terrorists

FacebookFacebook is using artificial intelligence software and thousands of employees to weed out terrorism-related content, according to the company's head of global counterterrorism policy. In an interview with West Point's Combating Terrorism Center published Thursday, Brian Fishman said that Facebook had 4,500 employees ...

- Business Insider - US

Feds Lost Track of Suspected Terrorists Put in Witness Protection

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- Mediaite - US

Sushma slams Pakistan over terror funding

The External Affairs Minister's statement comes ahead of Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's address at the UN General Assembly

- The Hindu - IN

Terror groups draw sustenance from support systems in South Asia: Sushma Swaraj at BRICS ministerial meet

In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said militants continue to find shelter in countries using terrorism as an 'instrument of state policy'.

- Zee News - IN

Khalistan movement stages anti-India rally

Protestors say India is a terrorist state and a murderer of the Sikh community The post Khalistan movement stages anti-India rally appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

White supremacists taking a page out of the terrorist playbook to win support in Appalachia — here's how

Terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah don't gain popular legitimacy simply by bombing civilians , rather, they also step in to offer key public services to areas that are struggling economically. A new report from the Lexington Herald-Leader shows that white supremacist organizations...

- The Raw Story - US

Twitter to testify on Russian bots as politicians take aim at big tech

Twitter is playing nice with the U.S. government. President Donald Trump's favorite social network now has a meeting scheduled with the Senate Intelligence Committee to answer questions on Russian interference in the 2016 election. SEE ALSO: Twitter's crackdown on terrorism appears to be working This move comes after ...

- Mashable! - US

Säpo: Terror threat against Sweden on social media

Sweden's security service, Säpo, is investigating a terrorism threat in Stockholm. Measures have been taken but the terror threat level has not been raised.

- Radio Sweden - SE

WhatsApp and YouTube terror video man jailed

The 21-year-old radical Islamist filmed himself calling British soldiers "baby butchers of the Muslims".

- BBC - UK

Google starts $5M Anti-Terror Fund After UK, France, Italy Push Agenda at UNGA

Google announced Wednesday it will launch a $5 million innovation fund to counter terrorism worldwide. The search giant said in a statement it plans on giving an initial grant of $1.3 million to the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, a British counter-extremism organization. Officials said the donation will help ...

- Albawaba - UK

Condemn countries using terrorism as instrument of state policy: India

- Times Of India - IN

Aoun talks terrorism, refugees at UN

President Michel Aoun began his address to the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at 5:10 p.m. Thursday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanon's pluralism the antithesis of extremism: Aoun

President Michel Aoun addressed global terrorism and its ripple-on effects in the Middle East and the world Thursday in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly.

- The Daily Star - LB

In Meeting With Ghani, Trump Praises Partnership, Combat Efforts in Afghanistan

In a meeting with Afghanistan's leader, U.S. President Donald Trump has praised the combat efforts to drive the Taliban and terror groups out of Afghanistan.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkey arrests 14 lawyers over alleged terrorism links

Turkey has arrested 14 lawyers whom Ankara accuses of having terrorist ties. The case is related to that of two jailed teachers on hunger strike and adds to an unknown number of lawyers now sitting in Turkish prisons.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Multilateralism is pathway forward to a better world, Cyprus tells UN Assembly

As the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly continued today, Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, spoke extensively about multilateralism as the only way to preserve the planet; peacefully resolve conflicts; end terrorism and extremism; prevent natural disasters and alleviate humanitarian crises ...

- UN - INT

Cop shot 15 times recounts encounter with Westgate terrorists

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 21- Like tens of other security officers deployed to the Westgate mall to rescue victims from blood thirsty terrorists, Geoffrey Emojong recounts how he came face-to-face with death. It was a matter of life and death four years ago, and Emojong says it is with the grace of God that he has

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Turkey jails 14 lawyers representing imprisoned hunger strikers

A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked in a mass crackdown.

- The Daily Star - LB

Iraq launches operation to liberate El-Ha'wij region from ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of an operation aimed to liberate the El-Ha'wij region, southwest of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, seized by militants of the Islamic State terrorist group.

- AzerNews - AZ

Modesto school suspends 5-year-old boy for 'terroristic threats'

The parents of a 5-year-old boy in California are speaking out after their son was suspended from school for allegedly making a terroristic' threat when he told his teacher there was a bomb in his backpack.

- FOX News - US

Ukraine says 1 WIA amid 19 enemy attacks in past day, reports provocation against civilians near Maiorsk

Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 19 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action , according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters.

- UNIAN - UA

Chief military psychiatrist suspended for calling war veterans a threat to society

Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has dismissed head of the psychiatry clinic of the Main Military Clinical Hospital, Colonel Oleh Druz for the period of verification of his words claiming that participants in the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine pose a threat to society and own families after they leave ...

- UNIAN - UA

Germany assures Pakistan of continued support in fighting terrorism

German Ambassador Martin Kobler and army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa discuss regional security at GHQ The post Germany assures Pakistan of continued support in fighting terrorism appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

German envoy calls on COAS, discusses mutual interest affairs

RAWALPINDI: German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler Thursday met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters GHQ, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations .The two figures discussed affairs of mutual interest including security situation, the ISPR said in a statement. On the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Rohingya crisis: CPM general secretary Prakash Karat questions Centre's stand on migrants being security threat

The CPM Thursday questioned the government's stand that the Rohingya were a security threat to India, saying there have been no complaints about them being involved in any terror or criminal activity in the country The post Rohingya crisis: CPM general secretary Prakash Karat questions Centre's stand on migrants being ...

- Firstpost - IN

'We are not a threat to anyone, don't treat us as terrorists'

Rohingyas hoping desperately that the Indian government does not deport them.

- Rediff.com - IN

Duterte spends National Day of Protest with Marawi troops

President Rodrigo Duterte went to Marawi City on Thursday, his fifth visit since government troops started fighting with Islamic State-inspired terrorists on May 23. Just a day before, the military he and the military said that the fighting was nearing its end with the retaking of major strongholds of the Maute Group and ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

SSB constable killed in Banihal in terror attack: J&K police

Ending speculation, the Jammu and Kashmir police said that the killing of a head constable of Sashastra Seema Bal and wounding of another jawan in Ramban district on Wednesday was carried out by militants.

- Zee News - IN

Bengal BJP flays Mamata on Rohingya Muslims issue

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Thursday ridiculed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remarks on the Rohingya people and alleged that the Trinamool Congress was trying to turn the state into a "safe haven for terrorists and jihadis" for vote bank politics.

- Zee News - IN

There can be no justification for terrorism: Swaraj to SCO

Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has told her counterparts from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation that there can be no justification for any acts of terrorism.Addressing a meeting of foreign ministers of the grouping on the sidelines of the UN General ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Cong hits back at BJP for criticising Rahul's remarks

The Congress today hit back at the BJP over its allegation that Rahul Gandhi brought ignominy to India on foreign soil, claiming it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who did so and asked him to "apologise" to the country.Recalling the party vice presidents comments made during his ongoing US tour on various issues including ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

WhatsApp refused to add a backdoor for the UK government

The UK government has made no secret of its dislike of encrypted messaging tools, and it has made frequent reference to the problems WhatsApp causes it with regard to investigations into terrorism. Calls have been made by the government to force companies to allow access to encrypted content when asked. In the wake of ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Bat cracks replace gunfire in former Taliban stronghold

Friendly match organised between Pakistan XI and amateur UK eleven in Miranshah, North Waziristan The post Bat cracks replace gunfire in former Taliban stronghold appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Pakistan Wants ‘Zero’ Political or Military Role for India in Afghanistan

Pakistan has vowed to remain engaged with the United States in fighting regional terrorism and stabilizing Afghanistan, but said “any political or military” role for its archenemy India in the war-torn country will be unacceptable for Islamabad. Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi made the remarks late ...

- Voice of America - US

Pope Francis Welcomes Leader of Muslim World League to Vatican

Pope Francis met with the secretary general of the Muslim World League in the Vatican Wednesday, a group that has been tied to Saudi financing of jihadist terrorism and the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

- Breitbart - US

Bat cracks replace gunfire in former Taliban stronghold

Pakistani cricketers Shahid Afridi and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq took to the lush pitch.

- Daily Nation - KE

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