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Tech firms not doing enough to fight terrorism, says Met police chief

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The UK most senior police officer has accused technology firms of failing to identify, monitor and report the activity of terrorists, in a plea for improved access to social media platforms. Dame Cressida Dick, the Me...

Terrorism can’t be defeated by military means

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Jonathan Powell makes some good points (The lesson we failed to learn from 9/11: peace is impossible if we don’t talk to our enemies, 10 September). However, when he says: “There was no real alternative to going after...

Four Hong Kong students arrested for ‘advocating terrorism’

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Four student leaders from Hong Kong’s top university have been arrested for “advocating terrorism”, police said. Arrests were made in response to a controversial student union statement after a man attacked a police o...

In the post-9/11 era, our greatest threat isn’t jihadist terrorism any more

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The 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks is a natural time to assess our nation’s response over the last two decades and chart a course for the future. Our single-minded focus on defeating terrorist groups cla...

South Korean politicians seek to criminalise ‘semen terrorism’

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Politicians in South Korea are seeking to make amendments to an existing law in order to make “semen terrorism” a punishable sex crime. The move comes after a string of controversial court verdicts that have punished ...

Pakistan reckons with its ‘gender terrorism epidemic’ after murder of Noor Mukadam

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The family of a 27-year-old woman who was allegedly tortured and beheaded by the son of a business tycoon have spoken of their devastation in a case that has pushed Pakistan to examine what has been called a “gender t...

Hong Kong police say mourning officer’s attacker is like backing terrorism

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Police in Hong Kong have told citizens that mourning the death of a man who stabbed a police officer last week is “no different to supporting terrorism”, as the case was taken over by the national security department....

Hong Kong police say mourning officer’s attacker is no different to backing terrorism

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Police in Hong Kong have told citizens that mourning the death of a man who stabbed a police officer last week was “no different to supporting terrorism”, as the case was taken over by the national security department...

White House unveils first national strategy to fight domestic terrorism

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The White House has published its first ever national strategy for countering domestic terrorism five months after a violent mob stormed the US Capitol in Washington. The framework released on Tuesday by the national ...

Canada: suspect faces terrorism charges after Muslim family killed with truck

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Prosecutors in Canada have laid terrorism charges against a man accused of deliberately running over a Muslim family in London, Ontario, killing four members from three generations. The prosecution said on Monday that...

Marco Rubio wants to pause student debt – but only to terrorism survivors

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Americans who survive a terrorist attack should get an automatic one-year deferment on their federal student loan payments, according to a bill introduced by Marco Rubio, a Republican senator from Florida. “We should ...

An act of terrorism America tried to forget – 360 video

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On the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, artist Bayeté Ross Smith uses archival photos to create immersive 360 scenes of these events. He finds that the underlying political and economic injustices were...

Tulsa race massacre at 100: an act of terrorism America tried to forget

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Racial terror has long been the go-to response for aggrieved whites in America. The insurrectionists waving Confederate flags who attacked the Capitol on 6 January to overthrow the results of the 2020 national electi...

Terrorism expert failed to spot warning signs about Fishmongers’ Hall attacker – inquest

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A prison counter-terrorism expert has admitted to an inquest that he failed to pick up on warning signs about Usman Khan when he talked to him just before his deadly terror attack at Fishmongers’ Hall in London. Steve...

France arrests seven Italians convicted of far-left terrorism

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Seven Italian far-left guerrilla fighters, who hid in France for decades after escaping terrorism convictions that left “an open wound” in Italy, have been arrested. French authorities are also searching for three oth...

Melbourne terrorism accused allegedly bought knife for attack

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Aran Sherani, one of two brothers arrested in counter-terror raids, is accused of being a member of Islamic State One of two brothers arrested in terror raids in Melbourne’s north allegedly purchased a knife this week...