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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    EU and China agree to increase cooperation against terrorism

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 09:56am by Reuters in Brussels

    ... Reuters in Brussels Premier Li Keqiang agrees counterterrorism measures with EU leaders during Asia-Europe meeting in Milan in response to threat from Islamic State Leaders from China ... and terrorism in these regions,” an EU statement issued after the talks said, without specifying what kind of cooperation. China responded cautiously to a call by US President Barack Obama last month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1617489/eu-china-agree-increase-cooperation-against-terrorism
  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Mapping drone prompts PLA to scramble fighter jets, mobilise troops: official media

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 01:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... in Beijing China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported on Thursday. Three men are being prosecuted over the incident, the China Daily said. It cited prosecutors as saying that 1,226 military personnel, 123 military vehicles, 26 radar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1622870/mapping-drone-prompts-pla-scramble-fighter-jets-mobilise-troops-official
  3. News - China - SECURITY

    China to boost counterterrorism measures amid fears of attacks from returning IS fighters

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:05am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... will return from Syria and Iraq to launch attacks in China. Like many of the countries that have seen their nationals fighting for Islamic State, China is wary of the threat posed by militants who have fled to the Middle East to join the brutal jihadist group. However, experts said it was unlikely China would join the United States-led military campaign against Islamic State. The US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599075/china-step-counterterror-measures-amid-fears-over-returning-fighters
  4. News - China - SECURITY

    Spiked batons, neck-chains and shock shields: Report slams China's 'tools of torture' trade

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The human rights advocacy group Amnesty International has criticised China in a new report for failing to regulate the production and international ... weapons sell projectile stun guns, stun shields and electric batons. China has replaced the United Kingdom as the world’s fifth largest arms exporter around 2012, according to data collected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598026/spiked-batons-neck-chains-and-shock-shields-report-slams-chinas-tools
  5. News - China - SECURITY

    Snoozing policeman who let convict escape is jailed for breach of duty

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:16pm by WU NAN

    ... were deployed. It was unclear if the policewoman was punished. Security breaches in China’s jails recently came into the spotlight after three prisoners strangled a policeman to death ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598646/snoozing-policeman-who-let-prisoner-escape-jailed-breach-duty
  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Switzerland flags 'safe passage' for Edward Snowden to spying inquiry

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... not be extradited to the United States if Washington asked, but it was also unlikely that he would be granted political asylum, according to a document laying out Switzerland's legal options if Snowden ... with a US extradition request if he was accused of treason or divulging state secrets because such charges would have a "political character" under Swiss law, the document said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594117/switzerland-flags-safe-passage-edward-snowden-spying-inquiry
  7. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    Shooting cases in China prompt calls for stricter rules on police gun use

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:01pm by Chris Luo

    ... as mentality,” Yu said. Qu Xinjiu, head of the China University of Political Science and Law’s Criminal Justice College, said in a CCTV interview that security forces face complicated situations. “They ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com China’s decision to ramp up the police’s use of guns against terrorists has come under fire after cases where officials were questioned for opening fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1529318/shooting-cases-china-prompt-calls-stricter-rules-police-gun-use
  8. News - China - SECURITY

    China to vet IT products and services to boost national security

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Angela Meng, BIEN PEREZ

    ... internet-based resources to implement large-scale network monitoring and stealing of political and military secrets as well as business data. CNS said among China Telecom's 163 backbone networks, 73 ... aimed at improving China's cyberspace security, China News Service reported. Xinhua said products and services that failed the vetting would be banned from use on the mainland. "For ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1518208/china-vet-it-products-and-services-boost-national-security
  9. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing wants to hire 100,000 volunteers as 'anti-terror informants'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by WU NAN

    ... expert at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, said the mainland was following the practices of the United States and European countries in asking civilians to act ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570874/offer-big-rewards-terrorism-tip-offs-met-doubt-public
  10. News - World - SECURITY

    Snowden too young to spend life dodging extradition, German minister says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:23pm by NYT

    ... the charges against him. Snowden's grant of political asylum in Russia expires today. Although Moscow authorities may approve the extension he requested this month, the 31-year-old "surely ... to Berlin to testify, citing concern that Germany would be obliged to honour a US extradition request. And granting political asylum to the fugitive wanted by Washington on felony charges could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562865/snowden-too-young-spend-life-dodging-extradition-german-minister-says

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