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Terrorism

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Russia recognises Pakistan as root cause of terror in Afghanistan, steps up diplomacy to reign in Islamabad  
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Deeply concerned about the situation in Afghanistan and the region, the Vladimir Putin administration had flown to Islamabad a top-level Russian defence delegation, which held talks with its Pakistani counterpart on Wednesday.
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Militant Bangladesh preacher Ibrahim arrested, to be grilled
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He is also accused of being behind the assassination of progressive popular Islamic preacher Maulana Shaikh Nurul Islam Faruqi in 2014. In a case of murder against six presenters, including Ibrahim, of Islamist programmes, organised by Jamaat-e-Islami and paid by Pakistan, on different private Bangladesh television channels, it was alleged that Ibrahim of the Zakir Naik-run Peace TV had threatened to kill Faruqi in 2012.
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Terror sleeper cells wake up in Central Asia after Taliban's return to power in Afghanistan
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Ata Mohammad Noor, leader of Jamiat-e Islami Afghanistan and the former governor of Balkh Province, had recently compiled and made public a list of 39 jihadist organisations operating in the region - from the Islamic State and Jamaat Ansarullah to the East Turkestan Islamic Movement and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
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Al Qaeda operated from Khyber Pakhtunwa, Karachi: Report
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US officials have identified Pakistan as a base of operations and/or target for numerous armed, non state militant groups, some of which have existed since the 1980s, said the report. Many observers predict a resurgence of regional terrorism and militancy in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan last month, it added.
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Al Qaeda operated from Khyber Pakhtunwa, Karachi: Report
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US officials have identified Pakistan as a base of operations and/or target for numerous armed, non state militant groups, some of which have existed since the 1980s, said the report. Many observers predict a resurgence of regional terrorism and militancy in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan last month, it added.
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Don't worry about 'little bit mischief' on LoC: Lt Gen Pandey  
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In an obvious reference to recent incidents of infiltration and an occasional ceasefire violation on the LoC, Lt General Pandey said: "The army is ready to deal with any situation on the LoC and the hinterland.
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Hefazat leader held for violence during Modi's visit to Dhaka
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Rafiquee was arrested from Dhaka's Mugda area on Friday night, the police said. Rafiquee has been shown arrested in the case filed with the Paltan police station in connection with the March 26 violence in Dhaka, centering around Narendra Modi's visit, said A.K.M. Hafiz Akhter, Additional Commissioner of the Detective Branch.
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Despite video, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri could still be dead
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"However, Zawahiri doesn't mention Taliban's Afghanistan victory, and his talk of US "making its exit from Afghanistan" could have been said early as Feb 2020 upon Doha Agreement. Thus, he could still be dead, though if so, would have been at some point in or after Jan 2021", Rita Katz, SITE's Director tweeted.
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Watch Video | When New York's Twin Towers were razed during 9/11 terror attacks
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9/11 attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 was a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks carried out by the Al Qaeda terror group. Four commercial planes were hijacked by 19 Al Qaeda terrorists and were set up to target important American buildings.
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NZ to fast track counter-terrorism bill after supermarket attack
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Addressing the media on Saturday, Ardern said Parliament will pass the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill by the end of the month, reports Xinhua news agency. The opposition National Party has supported the use of urgency to pass the bill. The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill was introduced earlier this year as part of the response to the Christchurch mosque attacks consisting of a new definition for what constitutes a "terrorist act".
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