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[14 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

by Kristin Huang in South China Morning Post, Apr 13, 2017, 10:34pm
A remote area in China’s Xinjiang is offering huge rewards to thwart terrorism, the latest authority in the region to give large cash incentives to help catch militants.
Altay, which is close to Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia, is offering up to 5 million yuan (US$725,000) for tip-offs, the prefecture’s police authority said in a statement on its social media account.
The rewards dwarf the 500,000 yuan rewards offered by the state security bureau in the capital Beijing to help catch foreign …

Bangladesh »

[30 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Mohiuddin Molla & Arifur Rahman Rabbi
Comilla/Dhaka:  Law enforcers on Wednesday discovered a den of terrorists at south Bagmara village in Kotbari of Comilla Sadar south upazila, while two other suspected militant hideouts in Borohat and Nasirpur areas of Moulvibazar Sadar upazila had already been cordoned off the same day.
They have laid a siege to the suspected hideout, Superintendent of Police of Comilla Shah Abid Hossain told reporters.
Preferring to be anonymous, an official of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit (CTTC) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said the law enforcers …

Sectarian Violence »

[22 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

The writer is a security analyst.
THE recent surge in sectarian violence has done two things. First, it has highlighted the challenges and vulnerabilities the country’s security and law-enforcement forces face in countering terrorism. Second, it has brought to the fore some critical, long-standing questions about the state’s resolve and efforts to counter religiously inspired extremism, mainly violent sectarianism.
Violent sectarian organisations are apparently shifting their territorial focus while law-enforcement agencies struggle to chase and trace their networks. There is, however, something more worrisome: how are these groups able to restructure and …

AF-PAK /ISIS/TALIBAN, Pakistan, Taliban, Talibanisation, Terrorism »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

AFP report in Dawn, August 29th, 2015
KHOGYANI: The self-styled Islamic State (IS) group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less scarred by sectarianism mean the extremists have so far failed to repeat their Middle Eastern breakthrough.
The terrorist group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq, has been trying for months to establish itself in Afghanistan’s eastern areas, challenging the Taliban on their own turf.
Its franchise in the war-torn country has managed to recruit disaffected Taliban fighters, as the fractious Afghan militant …

AF-PAK /ISIS/TALIBAN, Taliban, Talibanisation, Terrorism »

[29 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Khaama Press, Aug 28 2015, 10:53 pm
Kabul: The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has claimed that the ISIS affiliates operating in Afghanistan are mostly Pakistani nationals with few young Afghan men recruited by the group.
Taliban also ruled out that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) terrorist group is based in Afghanistan, insisting that the militant groups are fighting under the flag and policy of Taliban in Afghanistan.
“People under the name of Daesh are currently only operating in one or two districts of Nangarhar who are mostly Pakistani nationals with a …

Uncategorized »

[13 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

By Farooq Ganderbali
Defying all predictions and trampling the boycott call given by the separatist leaders, a large majority of Kashmir has voted for the success of democracy. This majority which has been suffering for no reason of their and they had been overshadowed by the vociferous voices of few. But when their turn came for making a change they defied all restrictions not only for themselves but for future generations also.
There has been unusually strong turnout in the first phase of elections for a new state government. Queues of hundreds …