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China anti-terror advice: "fight back" or "run away"
Beijing (AFP) July 23, 2014
Chinese citizens confronted by knife-wielding attackers should "quickly run away", authorities have advised in an updated anti-terrorism handbook. But those made of sterner stuff, it suggests in a section entitled "Do one's best to fight back", can "get together with others" and "make use of anything handy, handbags, clothes and umbrellas". The 45-page "Citizens' Anti-Terror Handbook" is illustrated with a cartoon of a knife-waving, bomb-carrying terrorist, complete with pot belly, maniacal grin ... read more

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Basque group ETA claims new step towards disarming
Basque separatist group ETA said it has dismantled the "logistical and operational structures" of its armed campaign in a step towards full disarmament, in a declaration published Sunday. ... more
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US raises rights with China in counterterror talks
The United States said Thursday it raised concerns with China about human rights in the Xinjiang region after activists voiced outrage over a meeting between the two powers on counterterrorism. ... more
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Sri Lanka announces probe into military's alleged rights abuses
Sri Lanka announced Thursday an investigation into its military over allegations of rights abuses, following intense international pressure for a war-crimes probe into the island's decades-long ethnic conflict. ... more
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14 Tunisian troops killed in deadliest attack on army
Suspected jihadists killed 14 Tunisian soldiers near the Algerian border, officials said Thursday, in the worst such attack in the army's history as it presses a crackdown on radical Islamists. ... more
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US nurse refuses to force-feed Gitmo inmates: Pentagon
A US Navy nurse has refused to take part in force-feeding Guantanamo inmates on hunger strike, the first time a medical officer has openly objected to the practice, the Pentagon said Wednesday. ... more
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Qaeda in N.Africa rejects caliphate declaration: SITE
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has rejected the declaration of an Islamist Caliphate in Iraq and Syria, saying it had "defects" that jihadist leaders should rectify, SITE Intelligence said Tuesday. ... more
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China seeking foreign counterterror experts: report
China is recruiting foreign experts in counterterrorism to assist the training of anti-terror personnel, state-run media reported Thursday, following a spate of deadly attacks which authorities blame on Islamist-inspired separatists. ... more
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Dabiq: the smiling face of Iraq-Syria 'caliphate'
Pictures of smiling locals, tales of life-changing experiences, articles glorifying centuries of heritage and predicting a bright future: if the "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria had an airline, Dabiq would be its in-flight magazine. ... more
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West in push to stop flow of jihadists
Europe and the United States are drawing up a new wave of anti-terror measures to try to stop the growing number of would-be jihadists from going to fight in Syria and Iraq. ... more
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'Terrorist groups' seize former chemical weapons site: Iraq
The Iraqi government has told the United Nations that militants have seized one of Saddam Hussein's former chemical weapons factories, confirming an earlier claim by Washington. ... more
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Bosnia floods unearth war graves
The remains of 24 people, believed to be Muslims killed during Bosnia's 1990s war, were exhumed from several graves unearthed by May's devastating floods, an official said Friday. ... more
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Syrian chemical weapons transferred to US ship
The international operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons entered its final phase on Wednesday, with the stockpile loaded onto a US military ship equipped to dispose of them. ... more
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US court reinstates Abu Ghraib torture lawsuit against contractor
A decade after the Abu Ghraib scandal, a US federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against a defense contractor accusing its employees of torturing detainees at the Iraqi prison. ... more
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Bomb blast wounds 6 Tunisan security force members
Six members of the Tunisian security forces were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded Tuesday in the mountainous Kef region near the Algerian border, the interior ministry said. ... more
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Islamic State, Al-Qaeda rivalry could spark dangerous contest
The declaration of an Islamic caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria is a direct challenge to Al-Qaeda and could set off a dangerous contest for the leadership of the global jihadist movement, experts say. ... more
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Jihadists declare 'caliphate', claim world leadership
Ruthless jihadists spearheading a Sunni militant offensive in Iraq have declared an "Islamic caliphate" and ordered Muslims worldwide to pledge allegiance to their chief, in a move the US dismissed as meaningless. ... more
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Graphic images of Tiananmen car attack shown on China TV
China Tuesday released graphic video footage of the fiery car attack on Tiananmen Square that was blamed on militants from the restive Xinjiang region, as authorities act to stamp out growing unrest. ... more
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Jordan fears Iraq jihadist fight may spill over
The Sunni militant offensive in Iraq has sparked fears in Amman that they will take the fight to Jordan, which is already struggling with its own home-grown Islamists. ... more
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Britain bans ISIL, other Syria-related groups
The British government on Thursday banned the ISIL militant group currently rampaging through northern Iraq, adding it to a list of proscribed organisations along with four other groups linked to the Syrian conflict. ... more
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UT, ORNL Scientists' Discoveries Could Help Neutralize Chemical Weapons
Researchers at UT are a step closer to creating a prophylactic drug that would neutralize the deadly effects of the chemical weapons used in Syria and elsewhere. Jeremy Smith, UT-ORNL Governor's Cha ... more
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Qaeda suspect kills 8 Yemen military hospital staff
A suspected Al-Qaeda gunman opened fire on a minibus carrying staff members from a military hospital in Yemen's main southern city of Aden on Sunday, killing eight people, an army official said. ... more
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Dutch fear new European jihadi wave after ISIL success
Recent military successes by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) will encourage a new wave of European jihadist fighters to join the conflict, the Dutch government said Monday. ... more
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UN Security Council calls for urgent dialogue in Iraq
The UN Security Council on Thursday demanded urgent inclusive dialogue in Iraq and condemned "terrorist" activities, but stopped short of mulling action against militants advancing on Baghdad. ... more
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ISIL, jihadist group tormenting Iraq, threatening region
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which dealt a spectacular blow to Baghdad's Shiite-led government by grabbing Iraq's second city Mosul, now poses a threat across the Middle East. ... more
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